• Ellison Barber is a renowned American journalist and Fox News Channel correspondent based in Washington DC.
• She was born in Atlanta, Georgia and is of American nationality and white ethnicity.
• She graduated from Wofford College with a Bachelor’s in Arts in 201•
• She is in a relationship with her boyfriend, Andy Tongren.
• In 2017, Ellison Barber was diagnosed with skin cancer.
Who is Ellison Barber?
Ellison Barber is a renowned American journalist as well as a Fox News Channel correspondent who is based in Washington DC; she started working with Fox in April 2017, before which Ellison worked as a major assignment reporter. She is also an affiliate of Prince George’s County Bureau.
Early Life and Family
Ellison was born under the zodiac of Libra on 20 October 1988 making her 30 years old. She is of American nationality and white ethnicity, raised in Atlanta, Georgia by her parents who have been very supportive of her career. She has a brother and sisters too.
As a young girl, Ellison was a sports fanatic and played baseball, but when she was just 10 years old, Ellison fell in love with hockey. She was a real tomboy in her formative years and her love for sports never faded as she is still a big sports fan. During her free time, she checks out hockey games, with her favorite team being the Washington Capitals.
Education and Career
Barber began her education at Wofford College and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Arts in 2012. After graduating, her first job was writing for “Washington Free Beacon”, an internet-based magazine, and she then worked as a reporter and chief deputy bureau at WUSA television in DC. Later, she covered the Savopoulos family mansion murders that took place in 2015. Ellison also did the coverage of the missing saving bonds five parts series in 2016.
This prominent reporter rose to stardom when she interviewed Alexander Ovechkin, one of the most popular ice hockey players in 2016, when a blizzard hit all the states, with this unedited interview making Barber a sensation overnight, so that just over a year later, she got a job with Fox News. Ellison has had the pleasure of covering different hit stories both during the day and at primetime, including the May Day protests against the US President Trump’s orders that targeted immigration.
At present, she still works for the popular and influential Fox News, where she started working in 2017.
Ellison Barber Husband, Married, and Personal Life
Currently, Ellison is in a relationship with Andy Tongren, her boyfriend – the couple has been together for some time, and they never shy away from showing their romantic life on social media. Despite Barber having such a hectic job that takes up most of her time, she still makes time for her boyfriend and the two seem able to spend quality time together. Her boyfriend is also fond of posting photos of them together at various events and occasions. These photos are usually followed by lovely captions too. Ellison is also a lover of dogs and has two furry friends.
Ellison Barber Cancer
Ellison confessed that she never realized how important it was to protect the skin until she got a call from her doctor with the bad news that she had a cancerous spot on her back. Although her doctor had removed it, she was advised to go for another procedure to have more skin removed in case the cells had already spread. She admits that the news made her panic, although skin cancer is treatable.
She imagined what could have happened if she had ignored it, or if her doctor hadn’t caught it in good time. Ellison went to the doctor the next day and had more skin removed, which needed 50 stitches. She later got a clean bill of health when her doctor assured her that the infected cells had not spread. The large scar that was left behind always reminds her to take care of her skin and protect it. Ellison tweeted a picture saying that only 1% of skin cancer is as a result of Melanoma. The tweet was accompanied by a reminder to her fans to always use sunscreen, avoid tanning beds, and go for regular skin tests.
Desire to Wear Jeans on Her Wedding Day
Ellison is the only one among her siblings who is yet to tie the knot. She might be facing pressure to settle down soon. Her tweets demonstrate her desire to get married, and she once shared her dream of getting married in jeans instead of a wedding gown. Whether her decision was due to the exorbitant prices of a wedding gown or not, it is clear that Ellison has been thinking about getting married for some time now.
Body Measurements and Features
The prominent journalist stands at 5ft 7in (1.7m) tall. She has also managed to maintain a stable weight, a great physique as well as body structure. Although her weight is not available online, she is of average build and it is correct to say that this 30-year-old woman has really maintained herself well. Ellison’s eye color is brown with dark brown hair.