Jillian Harris

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Jillian Harris
Born (1979-12-30) December 30, 1979 (age 35)
Peace River, Alberta, Canada
Occupation Television Presenter

Jillian Harris (born December 30, 1979) 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 under the title Love It or List It Too, 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, where she finished in third place, and was later chosen to be the fifth Bachelorette. She chose Ed Swiderski and they became engaged, but broke up in 2010. She is originally from Peace River, Alberta, Canada.[1] but has been a long time resident of Vancouver.

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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