Carissa Culiner Net Worth, Career and Achievement

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Updated 2020/04/28 at 7:20 PM
Carissa Culiner Net Worth
Carissa Culiner Net Worth

Popular Name:Carissa Culiner
Birth Name:Carissa Renee Loethen
Birth Date:21 February 1986
Birth Place:Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
Marital Status:Married
Shanon Culiner
Profession:Anchor, Actress
Years active:2006 till date
Net Worth:$15 million
Last Updated:2022


Carissa Culiner is an American actress and radio broadcaster famous for hosting “Scotty & Carissa” in the Morning in Columbia, Missouri, United States. She started her professional career as a managing editor and anchor in 2012 while working with the online news company, Newsy.

While she was at Newsy, She got used to being on camera as it became her primary focus. In 2015, she moved to Los Angeles, California to join E! News.

She was born and brought up in Jefferson City, Missouri, in the U.S, the broadcaster currently, resides in Los Angeles, California. Scroll down this page for more on Carissa Culiner net worth, career life, and achievements.

Carissa Culiner’s Early Life

Carissa Renee Loethen was born to her father, David Loethen, who walked her down the aisle on the day of her wedding. Carissa Loethen adopted her husband’s family name Culiner after their wedding.

The news reporter was born in Jefferson City, Missouri on February 21, 1986. She schooled at the Saint Joseph Cathedral School in Jefferson. She also attended Helias Catholic High School before enrolling at Columbia College.

She never completed her program in college, dropping out after a year and then moving to Los Angeles and enrolled at Santa Monica Community College, from where she also dropped out and flew back to Jefferson City. She eventually graduated from the University of Missouri in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in communications.

Carissa Culiner’s Career

Carissa Culiner began her career as a broadcaster on the radio show “Scotty & Carissa in the Morning” as a radio co-host. This show was aired on the award-winning famous radio station, Clear 99 FM in Columbia, Missouri.

The morning show duo, Carissa and Scotty won a number of awards throughout their reign, and further solidified Carissa’s position as one of the best show hosts in the game. In the same period of time, Carissa also worked for Columbia’s FOX affiliate, KQFX as the station’s TV Personality.

She began to work as a television personality as a managing editor and anchor in 2012 while working with the online news company, Newsy. While she was at Newsy, She got used to being on camera as it became her primary focus. At Newsy, her roles included managing the partnership of the company with AOL, specifically focusing on the “TV Replay” and “Morning Rush” series of AOL.

She also broadcasted for some other companies like and TIME Magazine that partnered with Newsy. In 2015, Carissa left Newsy and joined the entertainment news network E! News after realizing that her interests were mainly focusing on the camera.

She became E! News correspondent as well as its digital series, E! News Now. Alongside other hosts like Morgan Stewart and Justin Sylvester, she now hosts the E! News: Daily Pop.

Carissa Culiner’s Shows & Films

Carissa Culiner is also an actress, known for the following

  • The Other Two (2019)
  • Daily Pop (2017)
  • E! News (1991)

Awards & Achievements

The following are Carissa Culiner’s award winnings, nominations, and achievements in her career as a broadcaster:

  • Nominee (2009 – 2011), Winner (2012) — NAB Marconi Radio Awards
  • Nominee (2011, 2012) — Missouri Broadcasters Association Award
  • Winner (2010), Nominee (2009, 2011) — Country Music Association Award
  • Winner (2011), Nominee (2010) — NAB Marconi Radio Awards
  • Winner (2012) — Academy of Country Music Awards
  • Nominee (2010, 2012) — CRS/Country Aircheck Awards
  • Nominee (2012) — Academy of Country Music Award
  • Nominee (2011, 2012) — Country Music Association Award

Personal Life & Family

The renowned radio host got married to Shanon Culiner in June 2016 after they got engaged on December 26, 2014. They got married in front of a few family and friends.

Physical Features

The American correspondent belongs to the white ethnicity. She stands at a height of  163cm and maintains a lean body shape. While weighing 58kg, she wears her hair dark brown. The color of her eyes is dark brown in nature.

Carissa Culiner’s Net Worth

The exact details of her earnings have been made available in the media even though not all of her career history is known. Carissa is a correspondent and that has been her job all through the start of her career, so how much is Carissa Culiner net worth, and how much does she earn for her efforts as an award-winning broadcaster?

Salary & Earnings

For three years from 2012 to 2015, Carissa worked as a news anchor and managing editor and anchor at the online news company, Newsy. Her career breakthrough happened in 2018 when she became a correspondent and host for ‘E! News Now’ and ‘E! News.

Since she got signed, all she knows is big paychecks after big paychecks. She is said to earn around $57,000 every month based on her current contract with the company, although not much has been confirmed.

Assets, Houses, Cars, Wealth

By looking at her successful career, Carissa Culiner’s wealth doesn’t surprise anyone due to the fact that her career led her to work with major employers with reasonable paychecks. Carissa and her husband Shannon live in their house in Los Angeles.

Their house is estimated to be worth around $1.5 million and plays home to their collection of fancy cars. The news anchor also owns several expensive pieces of jewelry which are expected to cost a fortune. Carissa Culiner net worth is estimated at $15 million.

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