Quick Facts of Kristi Marie Capel

  • Full NameKristi Marie Capel
  • Date of Birth1983 /07 /07
  • NicknameKristi Capel
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceFlorence, Kentucky
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourBrown
  • SpouseHal (m.2007)
  • Height5 feet 10 inches
  • EducationHeritage Academy, Evangel University
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook
  • Children2 (Duke Edward, Kyndal)
  • HoroscopeCancer

The name Kristi Capel is a popular name in the journalism field, currently, appearing in Fox 8 morning. Also, a former Miss Missouri USA, she made the headline in 2015 because of her racist comment towards Lady Gaga’s performance at the 87th Academy Awards.

Regarding her personal life, Capel is a married woman and shares two adorable children with her husband. Currently, she is living a blissful life with her family as well as enjoying her tremendous net worth.

Kristi Capel’s Bio and Wiki

Born on 7th July 1983, in Florence, Kentucky, Kristi Capel later moved to Missouri. Her star sign is Cancer. Regarding her nationality, she is an American, having white ethnicity background. Furthermore, Capel was raised alongside her brother by their parents.

In 2001, she graduated from Heritage Academy in Kentucky. Moreover, she won a volleyball scholarship to Evangel University, where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Broadcasting and Public Relations with honors in 2005.


That same year, Capel competed in the Miss Missouri USA pageant and eventually won the crown. Also, she had placed in the top fifteen of the Miss Kentucky USA pageant the previous year. Furthermore, she headed in represent to Missouri in the Miss USA 2006 pageants in Baltimore, Maryland in April 2006. But unfortunately, she did not place.

After that, Capel began her career in the journalism field, co-anchoring for ABC affiliate KSPR Springfield 33 News. Later, she went on to serve as a radio host in 1340 AM KADI as 99 Hit FM. In April 2008, Capel relocated to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where she landed a job at WBRE-TV.

On 7th January 2011, Kristi Capel switched to WJW-TV, where she replaced Tracy McCool and she was appointed morning co-anchor of Fox 8 News in Morning. In 2015, she was dragged into controversy after she termed performance of Lady Gaga as Jigaboo, which gave racial meaning for the performance. Later, she apologized to Lady Gaga.

Know Kristi Capel’s House and Net Worth

Not to mention, the significant source of Capel’s earning is her journalism career. Currently, she is working for ABC affiliate KSPR Springfield 33 News and a TV reporter, co-anchor, and weekend anchor. Through her work, she has earned not only fame but also decent salary.

However, she has not revealed the exact figure of net worth and salary. But as per glassdoor, the average salary of TV reporter is approximately $52,791. So far, there is not any information about her house.

Is Kristi Capel Married? Husband, Children, and Family

Kristi Capel, 35, is a married woman. She tied the knot with her long-term boyfriend, Hal, in a secret ceremony, in 2007. Going deep into their relationship, the pair met at their college. Moreover, Hal asked Capel out on a date on Valentine’s Day and the rest, as we all know, is history.

On 1st September 2013, Capel and Hal became the pound parent following the birth of their first baby, a daughter named Kyndal. Later four years, the couple welcomed their baby boy, Duke Edward.

Posted by Kristi Capel on Sunday, October 7, 2018

As of now, Capel is living a blissful life with her family of four.