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Husband & Baby of Shawn Killinger; Actress’ Net Worth 2022, Salary, Haircut

Husband & Baby of Shawn Killinger; Actress’ Net Worth 2022, Salary, Haircut

Facts of Shawn Killinger

Full Name: Shawn Killinger
Birth Date: November 2, 1979
Age: 42 years
Gender: Female
Profession: TV host, Journalist
Country: United States
Horoscope: Scorpio
Height: 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)
HusbandJoe Carettta
MarriedJoe Carettta (2013)
Net Worth$1 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceDetroit, Michigan
EducationPenn State University
KidsJagger Jude
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Shawn Killinger is a well-known TV personality. She is famous as the host of the popular at-home shopping channel, QVC.

Early Life

Shawn Killinger was born Shawn Elizabeth Killinger on November 2, 1979, in Detroit, Michigan. As of 2020, she is 41 years old and her sun sign is Virgo. Shawn holds an American nationality and belongs to the White ethnic group.

At the age of 11, she moved to Mexico City along with her family and lived there for four years. Concerning her education, she attended the International American School Foundation. Later on, she graduated from Penn State University in State College with a degree in Marketing.

During her matriculation for college, she even worked for the International Labor Organization (ILO) as well as the World Health Organization (WHO).

Is Shawn Killinger Married?

Killinger married Joe Caretta who is a businessman and consultant at an intimate ceremony. Firstly, they met via dating sites and eventually fell in love. In the year 2014, when she suddenly disappeared from her shows, different rumors started swirling, later she came out with a heartfelt Facebook post where she stated she has an unfortunate miscarriage while five months pregnant with a daughter.

Besides this, Shawn suffered from kidney cancer and is a cancer survivor. As per the generals, she couldn’t conceive a baby because of cancer. It took everything of Shawn to fight Cancer, her unshakable willpower, and the number of treatments.

Shawn Killinger with her husband, Joe Caretta
Caption: Shawn Killinger with her husband, Joe Caretta

After that, she was told she couldn’t be a mother again. Later on, in June 2017, the pair adopted a baby girl, Jagger Jude. She also has two stepsons from her husband’s first marriage.

Nevertheless, in 2015, Killinger and designer Isaac Mizrahi were trolled on the internet after they argued on whether the Moon is a planet or a star during the show. Later, they got off-camera information that the Moon is a natural satellite.

But after a year of controversy, a petition was filed on the consumer advocacy website ‘Pissed Consumer’ requesting the removal of the ‘egomaniacal’ ‘Shawnie Sue’ persona as the host of the show. The petition was viewed more than 24k times with two hundred comments though everyone wasn’t agreed with the original poster.

Similarly, in 2008, Killinger was involved with the Make-A-Wish Foundation where she served as Wish Grantor’, fulfilling the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses and she considers it one of the most important things in her life.

How much is Shawn Killinger’s Net Worth and Salary?

As a popular TV personality, she currently has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2022. In addition, the average salary of QVC TV hosts is between $79k-115k. 

Shawn Killinger, TV Personality
Caption: Shawn Killinger, TV Personality

Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Shawn has a perfect height of 5 feet 5 inches. She has a slim body and weighs around 50 kg. In addition, her body measurements are 32.5-24-32 inches. Furthermore, she has brown eyes and blonde hair.

TV Shows

Later on, she helped seating audience members at the David Letterman show,  Late Show with David Letterman. Then she became the Assistant Producer for  CBS News ‘Foreign Desk’ program. 

After working for nearly two years behind the scene, Killinger eventually decided to come in front of the camera and served as an anchor reporter for Fox and CBS stations. She was a newscaster in local and network news for 10 years, and then she hosted a show for an affiliate in Orlando, Florida. 

Shawn Killinger, TV Personality
Caption: Shawn Killinger, TV Personality

Shawn was a cast member on Martha Stewart’s version of ‘Apprentice’ where she got fired because the host did not like her catchphrase “Fake it till you make it” but eventually it became a rage in popular culture.

Later on, she joined Martha Stewart in promoting her QVC apparel line. In the year 2007, Killinger joined QVC as a program host and since then she is entertaining millions of viewers.


  • Killinger moved to New York City in 1997 soon after completing her graduation.
  • At first, she worked for CBS Page Program as a set assistant where she provided scripts for Dan Rather for the CBS Evening News.