Born in Columbus, Ohio, Elaine attended OSU, she’s has an adventurous work background ranging from model, PlayBoy Bunny, Journalist and Canadian TV Host.
Elaine entered the business world becoming a successful entrepreneur building several companies including SCENT SEAL INC. a hi-tech fragrance/cosmetic sampling system and ASG Media Inc. She went on to create MAG-A-MUSIC, a unique Entertainment packaging for CDs and DVDs to replace the jewel case.
Elaine also pioneered the AFFORDABLE editorial-style compilation advertising page which allows smaller companies to enjoy major exposure in National publications. Her tipsntrends inc.’s pages (sold last year) still appear monthly in publications including InStyle, Elle, Ladies’ Home Journal, Parents, Parenting, Disney’s Family Fun etc....
Elaine Sold two companies, Closed one and still maintains a deep-discount print media placement agency: In-House Media & entertainment inc. along with her newest venture Gallery GO ...”targeting a young, hip audience...NOT OUR PARENTS” PAINTINGS”.
Elaine is married to former film producer, now “master builder”, Peter Kares. She has a daughter Nicky Trebek and two step children Lauren Harrison and Greg Kares. She and her husband live in the Hollywood Hills.