Shannon Pettypiece: Early life, Career & Net worth

Shannon Pettypiece is a popular American journalist currently serving for NBC News as a senior White House Correspondent.

Before this, she also reported regarding the health and drug industry as a correspondent to Bloomberg TV.

Brought up in Lake Orion, Michigan, Shannon has graduated in Political Science from Michigan.

Shannon Pettypiece posing for a photo
Shannon Pettypiece posing for a photo.

The American journalist has been serving in the field of journalism since her graduation.

Previously, she had served as an editor and a reporter in The Michigan Daily during her college year.

So, how well do you know about this TV personality? Let’s explore more about her.

Quick facts

Here are some quick facts about Shannon Pettypiece:

Name Shannon Pettypiece
Nick/Celebrated Name Shannon Pettypiece
Date of Birth June 10, 1981
Age [calculate_years datestring=”06/10/1981″]
Place Lake Orion, Michigan, United States
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Race White
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Waist Size 26 inches
Bicep hip Size 36 inches
Chest Bra Size 42 D
Shoe Size 8 (U.S)
Body Measurement 34-26-36
Height 5 ft and 7 in (1.7m)
Weight 67 kg (148lb)
Sexual Orientation Straight
Parents Father – Doug Pettypiece
Mother – Aileen Pettypiece
Siblings Erin Pettypiece (Sister)
High School Lake Orion High School
University University of Michigan (B.A. in Political Science)
Relationship Status Married
Partner Jason Fields
Children Isaac Field Pettypiece
Profession Print and Broadcast Journalist
Salary $80k (expected)
Net worth $2 million
Debut The New York Times, Washing D.C. (as an intern)
Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin
Last Update [current-month] [current-year]

Early Life 


Shannon Pettypiece was born on June 10, 1981, to Aileen and Doug Pettypiece. She grew up in her hometown, Lake Orion, Michigan.

She was raised with her sister, Erin Pettypiece. Her mother was a science teacher, and her father owned Troy Corners Doors Co.

At the early age of 5, she disclosed her interest in horse competition. Surprisingly, she was involved in 4-H as well as her high school and college equestrian team.

Shannon Pattypiece enjoying horse riding.
Shannon Pettypiece with her horse.

Shannon graduated with a B.A. in political science focusing on Russia and the Former Soviet Union from the University of Michigan.

Interestingly, she worked as a reporter and editor at The Michigan University, the newspaper run by the students of the University.

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Body Measurement

To describe Shannon Pettypiece in a single sentence, she is talented and equally beautiful as well. She stands 5 feet 7 inches (1.7m) tall and weighs 67 kg (148lbs). 

She wears shoes sized of 8 (U.S). Additionally, her chest bra size is 42D.

Similarly, her waist and bicep hip size is 26 and 36 inches, respectively. Overall the body of Shannon measures is 34-26-36.

The journalist is blessed with beautiful blue eyes and long-flowing blonde hair.

Personal Life

Shannon Pettypiece is married to Jason Fields, who is also an editor at The Riverdale Press.

Jason was born to Susan and Stanley Fields. He is originally from Manhattan. Furthermore, he graduated from St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland.

Shannon’s husband previously worked for The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Associated Press.

Shannon Pettypiece with her husband Jason Fields.
Shannon Pettypiece with her husband, Jason Fields in a baseball match.

On May 24, 2009, the pair took wedding vows in Central Perk. Currently, the couple has a son named Isaac Field Pettypiece.

However, there are no actual facts in any source regarding their children as she has not yet disclosed.

Professional Life

Shannon initially worked for The New York Times, Washington D.C. as an intern. Later on, she worked as a stringer for The New York Times in Detroit.

Likewise, she has covered many local government-related news and stories for Miami Today News.

Also, Shannon has covered stories relegating to health care and technology for Crain’s Cleveland Business.

Thereafter, she joined Bloomberg News in Washington DC in 2006, where she worked in the Food and the Drug Administration.

Shannon got an opportunity to interview many Chief Executives of the world’s largest health care companies like Pfizer, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer, and Eli lily.

Surprisingly, her reporting led her to China, where she got to explore and report on the country’s evolving health care system.

In 2010, Shannon was appointed as a correspondent for Bloomberg TV to cover the health care industry.

Furthermore, she has contributed to Bloomberg Business week.

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Net worth

Unfortunately, there is no actual fact about how much worth Shannon Pettypiece has. It is estimated that her net worth is around $2 million.

Regarding her salary, it is expected that she makes around 480k yearly.

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Social Media

Despite being in the broadcasting field, Shannon ain’t as active as other journalists regarding her participation on different existing social media. 

Shannon Pettypiece has around 1891 followers on her Instagram account under the username @Instragahan1231. She has posted 212 times to date. Most of her posts are related to traveling and social gatherings.

Shannon Pattypiece posted a picture with her son from Halloween, 2019.
Shannon Pettypiece posted a picture with her son from Halloween, 2019.

Regarding her Facebook account, it seems as that it has been without any update since 2017. 

Similarly, she is really engaged on Twitter with 52.8k followers with regular updates on her professional life and contemporary issues. Shannon has twitted 121 times till now.

Likewise, we can find her on Linkedin too. She has more than 500 connections.


An interesting fact about Shannon Pettypiece:

  • The American journalist loves horse riding and traveling.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When does Shannon celebrate her birthday?

Shannon Pettypiece was born on 10th June 1981. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on the 10th of June.

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