Who is Ellison Barber? Wiki bio
Ellison Litton Barber was born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, on October 20, 1989, so her zodiac sign is Libra and she is an American national. She is a reporter and journalist and currently works for the Fox News Channel.
Early life and education
Ellison spent her early years in Atlanta, where she was raised as an only child by her father, who is a mechanic, and her mother, who is a nurse. She became interested in broadcast journalism at a very young age and watched news and other programs on TV with her parents.
She attended a local high school in Atlanta where she was physically active and played a variety of sports while being primarily interested in reporting and thus working for the school’s local show. After matriculation, she enrolled at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
Ellison also practiced acting and singing while attending college, appearing in several college plays, while also dancing and playing lacrosse.
Career as a reporter
In 2012, Ellison began working for CBS station WUSA as their general assignment reporter. A year later, she was promoted to Deputy Bureau Chief of Prince George’s County where she did many stories such as the 2015 Washington DC murders when the entire Savopoulos family was murdered, including Veralicia Figueroa who worked as the family’s housekeeper. Ellison also covered the closing of the US Capitol, as well as the events that followed Terrence Sterling was shot dead.
In April 2017, Ellison was invited to work for the Fox News network and become a general assignment correspondent. She was the first to report from Maicao in Colombia and during shooting a firefight took place that lasted 30 minutes – luckily neither Ellison nor members of her team were injured.
Ellison became somewhat famous when she worked at the WUSA network reporting during a snow storm, where she happened to Alexander Ovechkin who is a Russian professional ice hockey player for the Washington Capitals who compete in the National Hockey League (NHL).
The video of her interview with Alexander went viral and more than four million Americans saw it on the Internet. Ellison recently returned to Maicao and reports with her crew from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) refugee camp.
Love life and relationships
2017 Ellison met Andy Tongren, who is best known as a member of the rock band Young Rising Sons. Ellison announced they were together in December 2017 when she uploaded a photo of them together on her Instagram account, and she has written about her significant other many times since then.
Andy has also shared the photos of the two on his social media accounts, and while Ellison and Andy reportedly live together, they are not married and have no children together. Ellison was in a long-term relationship with her college sweetheart, which lasted from 2009 to 2012 when she graduated, and the two went their separate ways, while Andy has had many short-term relationships that didn’t last more than a few months.
Hobbies and other interests
Ellison is a fan of sports and enjoys going to live baseball and football games while she is good at tennis and lacrosse among other sports – winter is her favorite season as she is an avid skier.
She likes watching movies late at night, and her favorite actor and actress are Will Smith and Angelina Jolie, while some of her favorite movies are “Catch Me If You Can”, “Seven Pounds” and “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”. She is an animal lover and has a pet dog.
Her main hobby is traveling, and she has been all over the US, but as a philanthropist, Ellison has volunteered with many non-profit organizations as she traveled through several European countries, visited some Asian countries, and worked with underprivileged people. She has also donated money to charitable organizations and is currently working with the UN Refugee Center in Colombia homeless children trying to help.
Appearance and power
Ellison is 30 years old. She has long blond hair and blue eyes, is 1.65 m tall and weighs about 58 kg. As of March 2020, her net worth is estimated to be over $1 million.
Who is Andy Tongren, Ellison’s boyfriend? Wiki bio
Andy Tongres was born in New Jersey, USA on April 5, 1987, so his zodiac sign is Aries and he is an American national. He is a musician, but best known as Ellison Barber’s husband.
He grew up in New Jersey and started singing when he entered high school. He joined his first band at the age of 15 and later joined the alternative rock band Young Rising Sons – the three other members are Julian Dimagiba on the bass, Max Lantorno on the guitar and Steve Patrick who plays the drums.
The band was formed in 2010, but only gained recognition after they started working with Shep Goodman and Aaron Accetta, two New York music producers.
Young Rising Sons were soon signed to Dirty Canvas Music, while their debut single “High” was released in 2013. In 2014, they signed a new deal with Interscope Records, releasing their first self-titled extended play (EP) in the same year. They toured North America in 2014 and 2015 along with other famous musicians such as Halsey and The Neighborhood – their latest single was released on February 10, 2017, titled “Carry On”.
Before meeting Ellison, Andy was in a relationship with Evan Rachel Wooda famous American actress.