After three years of taking the break from QVC, former news anchor and TV show host Shawn Killinger made everything right with her comeback. She left the station in 2017 leaving fans concerned about her well-being.
However, she returned with an even better story to tell as she had adopted a daughter. This meant she was happy and back at it what she did best. To know more about Shawn, delve into this wiki-article as it unfolds details on her.
Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Shawn Killinger was born on 2 November 1972. She turned 47 years old while celebrating her birthday in 2019.
Per her date of birth, she hailed Scorpio as her zodiac sign.
Shawn Killinger Wiki: Parents, Siblings, Family
Shawn Killinger was born to her father David Killinger Sr. and her mother Lo Killinger in Gross Pointe, Michigan. While almost no information has been shared about her mother, her father worked as a lawyer and also was a part of Ford’s labor union.
Because of his job, David and his family moved in and outside the country. The family briefly lived in Mexico, Switzerland, and London.
Shawn’s father also had health complications. Doctors diagnosed him with pancreatic cancer which left Shawn taking care of him. She drove him to chemotherapy sessions and treatments during that difficult period of his life.
Sadly, David Killinger Sr. passed away on 2 May 2020. During that time, Shawn kept herself away from social media to grieve for her loss.
More on her family: Shawn has a brother named David Killinger Jr. Both, the siblings had admired their father and spoke openly about the life he had lived.
Shawn Killinger Height, Weight, Measurements
While Shawn Killinger weighed approximately, 54 kilograms (119 lbs), she stood at an average height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.62 meters) at the time of this writing.
Moreover, she is blessed with attractive measurements of 34.5-25-35 inches on her social media platforms. As agreed by most of her fans, her brown highlighted short hair is her distinct feature.
Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, Facebook
Her prominence grew exponentially since 2007 after Shawn joined QVC which could be witnessed on her social media reach. As of Aug 2020, her Instagram boasted an impressive social media following with 94.2k followers at the time of this writing.
Likewise, she had a verified Facebook page with 159, 967 followers at the same time. However, her whereabouts on Twitter was almost non-existent.
Shawn Killinger Net Worth, Salary, Education
Starting with Shawn’s academic qualifications, after graduating from high school, she went on to attend Penn State University. She graduated from the same with a Business Studies degree in marketing in 1995.
Following graduation, she went on to join the CBS News network. She debuted as an intern at CBS Evening News and The Late Show with David Letterman in 1995. She was later promoted from an intern to a production assistant.
In 1997, Shawn left the CBS news and made an on-camera debut in stations related to CBS. She landed the job of a morning reporter for an affiliate in Albany, New York. She also anchored at weekday in Orlando, Florida Station.
Around 2006, Shawn also became a cast member of The Apprentice: Martha Stewart.
Following that, the American beauty joined QVC in 2007. She hosted live shows such as The Find with Shawn Killinger. She also covered New York Fashion Week along with other red carpet events.
As of 2020, Shawn Killinger boasted a total net worth of $2.5 million. Meanwhile, her salary at QVC surpassed $200 thousand.
Shawn Killinger Husband, Married, Kids
Shawn Killinger’s unbound happiness arrived on 13 April 2013 when she tied knots with Joe Caretta. Neither Shawn nor her husband addressed the question of how they met each other in the first place.
Nonetheless, Shawn got pregnant with her first expected child a year after. However, within five months she went through an emotional phase after the loss of her unborn child. She shared about the incident in a blog post written for QVC.
But, the couple’s desire to be a parent never stopped them. They adopted their daughter, Jagger Jude Killinger-Caretta in 2017 after she was born in June. After that, Shawn’s wishes to have a family became a reality after her arrival.
During that time, she took a short break from QVC and later revealed about having a daughter. At that time, she completed her 10 years at the station.
Last modified: August 6, 2020