Elisabeth Hasselbeck Biography

Elisabeth Hasselbeck is an American retired television actress and a talk show host. She is infamously known for her conservative views on socio-political issues. Apart from that, she is a businesswoman and writer/author.

Early Life

Elisabeth Hasselbeck was born on May 28, 1977, in Cranston, Rhode Island. Her father, Kenneth Filarski was an architect and her mother, Elizabeth DelPadre was a school teacher and lawyer. She also has a sibling, Kenneth Jr., who is a practicing attorney. Her ethnicity is half-Polish and half-Italian. She was raised as a Catholic and thus, her religion is Christianity. Elisabeth has been living with an immune-reactive disease called celiac disease. It has however not been confirmed how long it has been since she suffered from it.

Hasselbeck attended St.Mary School in Cranston. Following this, she also attended St.Mary Academy-Bay View in East Providence, where she graduated in 1995. Later on, she completed her university education (BFA with a concentration in large-scale painting and industrial design) at  Boston College. In college, she was a captain of the women’s softball team for two seasons, winning consecutive Big East Championships.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Career

While in college, Elisabeth started working for Puma in 1998 as a member of its design team. In 2001, she appeared on a reality show called ‘Survivor: The Australian Outback.’ The show turned her career path as now she was regarded as a suitable person for a talk show. First, she appeared as a judge in a beauty pageant and then as a host in ‘The Look for Less.’ Hasselbeck then went on to be the co-host of a talk show,’ The View’. This show brought her to the limelight because of her feisty nature and strong, unwavering political opinions.

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Although she became a well-known personality due to her stringent views, the opinion of people towards her wasn’t that endearing. Hasselback and her co-hosts won a Daytime Emmy Award in August 2009 for Outstanding Talk Show Host. After this, she hosted another show on Fox News called ‘Fox & Friends.’ Apart from this, Hasselbeck has written three books. They are- The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide, Deliciously G-Free: Food So Flavorful They’ll Never believe It’s Gluten-Free, and Point of View- A Fresh Look at Work, Faith, and Freedom.

Social Media

Elisabeth is extremely active on both platforms, Instagram and Twitter. She currently has 148k followers on Instagram and keeps her fans and followers quite updated with her life and views.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Biography

Real Name Elisabeth DelPadre Hasselbeck
Birth Date 28 May 1977
Age (as of 2022) 45 Years
Birth Place Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
Profession TV Personality
College
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimeters – 163 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 50 kg  –  in Pounds –  110 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown

Family

Father Kenneth Filarski
Mother Elizabeth DelPadre
Sister
Brother Kenny Filarski

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Tim Hasselbeck
Children Three (Grace Elisabeth, Taylor Thomas & Isaiah Timothy Hasselbeck)
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Personal Life

Elisabeth married her college sweetheart, a professional quarterback NFL player, Tim Hasselbeck on July 6, 2002. They have three children together, Grace Elisabeth(born in 2005), Taylor Thomas(born in 2007), and Isaiah Timothy(born in 2009). Not much has been revealed of her personal life as the couple likes to keep it intimate.

Controversy

Being a part of a Talk show and a person with conservative views, Elisabeth has received an excruciating amount of criticism and hate. Major conflicts include opposing the Food and Drug Administration’s plan to sell the ‘morning-after pill’. Her conflict with co-host Rosie O’Donnel on-air broadcasting caught quite the attention of media outlets. She supported the war in Iraq while Rosie opposed it by saying “655,000 Iraqi civilians dead. Who are the terrorists?” Recently she made comeback to The View and this time debated with Whoopi Goldberg about abortions law in the country.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Net Worth

As of now, not much is known about her professional life. However, her earnings come from that being a ret. actress and a writer. It is estimated that her net worth is around $16 million from all of it.

Trivia

  • Elisabeth was born in Cranston, Rhode Island.
  • She completed her studies as a Fine Arts major.
  • Elisabeth was the captain of the softball team at Boston College.
  • She suffers from Celiac disease.
  • Elisabeth has a conservative view on socio-political issues.
  • She worked for Puma as a member of design.
  • Elisabeth was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host in August 2009.

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