Jillian Harris

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Jillian Harris
Born (1979-12-30) December 30, 1979 (age 34)
Peace River, Alberta, Canada
Occupation Television Presenter

Jillian Harris is a Canadian television personality and interior decorator. She appears on the series Love It or List It Vancouver, which airs on W Network in Canada and HGTV in the United States, where she works to redesign a family's existing home in hopes that they will stay in the home. Before this, Harris briefly lent her services to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

Harris was previously a contestant on The Bachelor and was later chosen to be the fifth Bachelorette. She is from Peace River, Alberta, Canada.[1]

Interior decor career[edit]

She worked at Caban interior goods store, which led her into interior decor. She formalized her interior credentials with a 2006 certificate from BCIT in interior design.[2]

In 2011, she headlined the Calgary Home + Design Show, as part of the HGTV stand.[3]

She runs her own brand of interior decor goods.[2]

On 8 July 2013, she launched her e-vintage webstore, Charlie Ford Vintage.[4]

Television appearances[edit]

In early 2009, she was a contestant on the American TV show The Bachelor (season 13), ending up as second-runner-up.[1]

In mid 2009, she was on the American TV show The Bachelorette (season 5), as its first Canadian star.[1]

In 2010 she was a designer on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.[1][5]

In 2011, she hosted season one of Canadian TV show Canada's Handyman Challenge, which aired in 2012.[1][6][7][8]

In 2013, she appears on Love It or List It Vancouver.[9]


  1. ^ a b c d e TV, eh? "Jillian Harris to host Canada’s Handyman Challenge", Diane Wild, 15 July 2011
  2. ^ a b Vancouver Sun, "Q&A: Former Bachelorette Jillian Harris on the risky business of success", Jenny Lee, 9 July 2013
  3. ^ Calgary Herald, "The personal touch of Jillian Harris", Claire Young, 2011
  4. ^ VanCityBuzz, "Jillian Harris Launches Charlie Ford Vintage", Tamar Peters, 2013
  5. ^ Style At Home, "Jillian Harris' design inspiration", Natalie Bahadur
  6. ^ IMDb, "Jillian Harris to host 'Canada's Handyman Challenge'", Lara Martin, 18 July 2011
  7. ^ Toronto Life, "Talking To: Jillian Harris", Murtz Jaffer, 10 January 2012
  8. ^ Huffington Post, "Jillian Harris And Mike Holmes On 'Canada's Handyman Challenge'", Bryan Cairns, 17 January 2012
  9. ^ Love It or List It Vancouver at the Internet Movie Database

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