Lindsay Shookus - Updated May 2024

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Lindsay Shookus

Lindsay Shookus is a popular television producer from the United States. Lindsay Shookus has worked on “Saturday Night Live” serving as an assistant to the producer and worked her way up to become a producer on the show. She has been nominated for 10 Emmy Awards, winning four times for her works in SNL.

Early Life

Lindsay Shookus opened her eyes to this world on June 18, 1980, in Williamsville, New York, the United States. He comes under the birth sign of Gemini and is currently 43 years old. Her full name is Lindsay Anne Shookus and holds American nationality.

She was born to her father Robert A. Shookus and her mother Christine N. Shookus. By profession, her father was an electronics and housewares business owner whereas her mother worked as a sales representative. Unfortunately, she has not disclosed about her siblings.

Caption: Lindsay Shookus’s childhood photo with her mother (Source: Instagram)

Moving forward to her academic, she attended Williamsville South High School. Later, she enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and studied journalism. From the university, she graduated in 2002.

Professional Career

After completing her graduation, Lindsay Shookus got hired as Marci Klein’s assistant on “Saturday Night Live.” Later, she became an associate producer on the show in the year 2008. Moreover, she also had producing credits on 45 episodes of “30 Rock” between 2008 and 2010. In 2010, she was appointed as SNL co-producer and later in 2012, she was named as a producer.

Caption: The Saturday Night Live crew (Source: Variety)

She is in charge of the show’s talent department, which includes hiring hosts and musical guests as well as scouting for possible cast members. Moreover, she was recognized as one of Billboard’s 50 Most Powerful Music Executives in 2015 and 2016.

In 2022, she departed from the show, working after 20 years at SNL. Shookus and her friend Kristin O’Keeffe Merrick conduct an annual “Women Work Fucking Hard” networking event in New York that celebrates female entrepreneurs and encourages them to assist one another succeed in business.


Caption: Lindsay Shookus with her Emmy Award (Source: The US Sun)

After working at the SNL for 20 years, she has earned 10 Emmy Nominations, 4 of which she has won, and multiple Peabody awards. She was included in the ‘Billboard’ list of the ‘50 Most Powerful Music Executives’ for 2015 and 2016. Similarly, she has been nominated for PGA awards from the same show.

Net Worth

According to the online report, Lindsay’s net worth is estimated at around $75 million while she has not mentioned her annual salary and income. She has been able to earn this huge sum of money from her work as a television producer and working as a producer for the renowned show ‘Saturday Night Live’ for 20 years.

Relationship Status

Lindsay Shookus is a divorced woman and is not dating anyone at the moment. But in the past, she married television producer Kevin Miller. The couple first met in 2002 and has a daughter named Madeline. However, the couple got separated in the year 2014. Later, she also dated Ben Affleck from 2015 to 2019.

Caption: Lindsay Shookus with her daughter (Source: Instagram)

In September 2018, Radar Online speculated that Lindsay was pregnant. Also, there were reports of Affleck and Lindsay getting married.

Body Measurement

Caption: Lindsay Shookus posing for a photo (Source: People)

This beautiful television producer stands 5 feet 11 inches tall (180 cm) and weighs around 69 kg (152 lbs). In addition, she has a pair of beautiful blue eyes with blonde hair colour. Her body measurement is 35-25-35 inches and wears a bra size of 40 C (US).

Social Media

She runs an Instagram page ‘@shookusshookus’ and there are over 35.1K followers. However, she is not present on Facebook and Twitter.