Elle Smith Bio | Wiki
Elle Smith (Full Name: Ellen Elizabeth “Elle” Smith) is a popular American model, journalist, and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss USA 2021. Currently, Elle serves as a multi-skilled journalist at WHAS11 News in Louisville, Kentucky, specializing in Southern Indiana.
Before joining WHAS-TV, Elle worked as the vice president of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). Prior to that, she was a Communication and Public Relations Intern at the University of Kentucky. She was also a College Associate at Fox News.
Elle Smith Age
Elle was born on June 19, 1998, in Springfield, Ohio, in the United States. She is 24 years old. Elle celebrates her birthday on June 19, every year.
Elle Smith Height
She is a woman of above-average height. Elle stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in ( Approx1.78 m).
Elle Smith Family
She was born in Springfield, Ohio to parents Samuel Clayborne and Lydia Smith. Elle is biracial, being born to a black father and a white mother. Elle’s black ancestors were enslaved on a plantation in Kentucky, prior to migrating to Ohio in the aftermath of the American Civil War.
Elle Smith Husband
Elle resides in Kentucky. Currently, Elle has not mentioned any details concerning her relationship status to the public.
Elle Smith Education
She enrolled and graduated from the Campus of Kentucky in May 2020 and earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism as well as a minor in Political Science.
Elle Smith WHAS |WHAS 11
She began serving on the WHAS team in October 2020 and is excited to stay in the Commonwealth. Being a Wildcat, Elle was the vice president of the UK’s National Association of Black Journalists chapter, a reporter for the UK Student News Network as well as a videographer for the UK Athletics and SEC Network.
While in college Elle unabashedly moved to several cities for internships and adventure. Elle worked as a Fox News College Associate in their Washington D.C. Bureau in the summer of 2019. Moreover, Elle also served as a videography intern in Arkansas and studied abroad for a semester in Florence, Italy.
If Elle is not planning a trip, one can most often find her singing loudly to a show tune while attempting a new recipe, or reading a book recommended by a friend. Her traveling is one of her favorite hobbies as it provides Elle an opportunity to learn about other cultures, which in return provides her new insight into her own. Besides Elle is happy to explore the Kentucky and Indiana region over the next few years.
Elle’s colleagues at WHAS include:
Christina Sanjuan – Meteorologist
Kristin Goodwillie – anchor
Elle Smith Miss Kentucky USA 2021
She has been crowned Miss Kentucky USA in 2021. Ellen bested 45 other candidates. The Miss Kentucky USA 2021 coronation night took place at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, Kentucky on May 22, 2021. It is the 67th edition of the beauty pageant that selects Kentucky’s official Miss USA candidate.
Elle will represent Kentucky in the 70th edition of Miss USA on November 29, 2021. The coronation night will take place at the Paradise Cove Theater of River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
In case Elle wins Miss USA 2021, she will be the second woman from Kentucky to win the title. The first one was Tara Conner, 35, of Russell Springs, Kentucky, who was crowned Miss USA 2006 on April 21, 2006.
Elle Smith Salary
She gets a satisfying amount from her work as a WHAS news reporter and anchor. Elle’s average salary is $61,121 per year.
Elle Smith Net Worth
She gets her wealth from her work as a WHAS news reporter and anchor. Therefore, Elle has accumulated a decent fortune over the years she has worked. Elle’s estimated net worth is $607,308.
How Old Is Elle Smith
Elle is a 24-year-old who was born on June 19, 1998, in Springfield, Ohio, in the United States.
Where Is Elle Smith
Elle is a popular American model, journalist, and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss USA 2021. Currently, Elle serves as a multi-skilled journalist at WHAS11 News in Louisville, Kentucky, specializing in Southern Indiana.