Shawn Killinger Wiki: QVC Host, Husband & Family Gusher, Cancer Victim?

By Pravash Gautam | On: 21 Sep, 2018
Shawn Killinger Wiki: QVC Host, Husband & Family Gusher, Cancer Victim?

Quick Summary

Date of BirthNovember 02 ,1979
Age40 Years 5 Month(s)
ProfessionTelevision Personality
Career 1995-present
Relationship StatusMarried
Husaband/SpouseJoe Carretta
Divorce/SplitNot Yet
Wedding Date2013
Net Worth$1 Million
High SchoolInternational American School Foundation
CollegePenn State University
Height/ How Tall?5 Feet 5 Inches (1.68 Meters)
Weight N/A
Daughter/sJagger Jude

American television personality Shawn Killinger lost a baby girl while she was five months pregnant and later adopted a new baby girl.

The Michigan native is widely known as a host on hosting on QVC TV, a flagship shopping channel specializing in televised home shopping that is owned by Qurate Retail Group. She also hosts 'Live from L.A.' red carpet Oscars beauty coverage and NYC fashion week programming annually on the network.

The following wiki facts of Shawn discusses her bio, work in QVC, salary, net worth, married life with husband, children, and about cancer.

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1. Shawn Killinger's Wiki-like Bio; Education, Height

The prominent host was born as Shawn Elizabeth Killinger on 2nd November 1972 in Detroit, Michigan.

She moved to Mexico City with her parents at the age of 11 and attended International American School Foundation, where she pursued her primary education.

Shawn, who stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters) earned her graduation with a degree in Marketing from the Penn State University in 1995.

2. Shawn Joined QVC As Program Host In 2007

Shawn started her career as a set assistant on CBS News in 1995 and later became a production assistant on CBS's show, Foreign Desk. She worked as an anchor and reporter for WRGB-TV and WKMG-TV until 2005. 

In 2006, she started working as a cast member on Martha Stewart’s version of ‘Apprentice,’ where she was the third member to be fired. She later joined Martha Stewart in promoting the apparel line on QVC.

Shawn joined QVC as a program host in 2007, shining in live national primetime as a fashion, beauty & lifestyle authority. Since then, she and has been entertaining millions of viewers, boosting sales of the company by millions of dollars.

3. Her Salary & Net Worth As QVC Host

Working for various local, network and cable TV for more than 20 years she has garnered the striking amount of net worth. Her prominent part of net worth is contributed by the earning she yield from QVC.

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As a host of QVC earns the salary of about $47,026, Shawn earns relatively more than the average as she has been associated with the network for more than a decade.

Similarly, her earnings during the stint to various networks make her net worth of $1 Million.

4. Shawn Married Consultant Husband, Joseph Carretta

Shawn currently shares the marital relationship with the consultant husband, Joseph Carretta. Joseph is the director of General Services Operations at Erickson Living.

They began their relationship after their first meet via social sites. Since then, the sound relationship between them is manifested by her posts on her social sites.

For instance, Shawn wished her husband Joseph on his birthday on 1st September 2018 regarding herself as the luckiest girl in the world to get such husband.

5. Shaw & Husband, Joseph Adopted New Baby Girl After Miscarriage

Shawn is the mother of her two adorable sons born from the relationship with her husband, Joseph. Moreover, they have expanded their family by adopting a new baby daughter.

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In June 2017, they adopted a new baby daughter named Jagger Jude. The decision of adopting a girl was outed after her miscarriage. Shawn lost a beautiful baby girl while she was almost five months pregnant in August 2014. 

Family delighted: Shawn Killinger poses with her husband and new baby daughter in June 2018. (Photo: Shawn Killinger's Instagram)

Relishing the moment of being a mother, Shawn frequently captures the childhood moments of her daughter and shares on her social sites. She currently resides outside Philadelphia with her husband.

6. Is Shawn Killinger Cancer Victim?

Many of her fans and followers are in a quandary whether Shawn is suffering from cancer or not. But, she has not revealed anything about the disease.

However, it is known that her grandfather is a cancer survivor, who won a battle against Pancreatic Cancer at the age of 80. On the occasion of Father's day 2018, she uploaded an Instagram picture of her father enjoying with her daughter with a heartwarming caption.

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She thanked the God for giving the new life to her father and wished him endorsing her praise and gratitude.