Elaine Welteroth

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Date of Birth December 10, 1987
Place of Birth Santa Clara, California
Age 33 years old
Horoscope Sagittarius

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Elaine Welteroth

Elaine Marie Welteroth is an American journalist, editor and New York Times best-selling author. In April 2016, Welteroth was named editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue, making her the second person of African-American heritage in Condé Nast's 107-year history to hold such a title. Her promotion to editor at age 29 makes her the second youngest editor in Condé Nast history, behind current Teen Vogue EIC Lindsay Peoples Wagner who was 28 when she started in the role in Condé Nast. When she became beauty director of Teen Vogue in 2012, Welteroth was the first person of African-American heritage to serve in the role. She is credited for the notable increase of Teen Vogue coverage of politics and social justice, encouraging readers to become civically engaged, specifically during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Born: Elaine Marie Welteroth, December 10, 1986, Newark, California, U.S.
Nationality: American
Alma mater: California State University-Sacramento
Occupation: Magazine editor, Journalist
Years active: 2008–present
Employer: Conde Nast Publications
Known for: Editor-in-chief, Teen Vogue
Predecessor: Amy Astley
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About Elaine Welteroth

American journalist who is recognized for having been named editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue in 2017. She also served as the publication's beauty director for a five year period.

Before Fame

One of her first jobs was wearing the mascot costume for the restaurant Hometown Buffet.


In 2016, she made a cameo appearance on the ABC sitcom Black-ish.

Family Life

She became engaged to musician Jonathan Singletary in 2016.


She had the opportunity to interview comedian Chelsea Handler in 2017.

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