QVC show hosts can make anywhere from half a million dollars or more per year, according to a 2007 New York Times report. QVC is an American cable channel network specializing in home television shopping.
Founded in 1986 by John Segel, QVC began broadcasting in November of that year, with Sears being one of the first brands to sign a contract with the network. The name QVC is an initialization of "Quality, Value and Convenience." With its headquarters located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, the QVC channel is broadcast around the world from different broadcasting facilities located in the U.K., Germany, Italy, Japan and China.
Being a QVC host can be a very lucrative career and the job can last for decades, notes the New York Times report. Among the most recognizable QVC hosts are Brenda Brabham, Jacque Gonzales and Lisa Mason.