How much are Chip and Joanna Gaines worth? $18 million
How did Chip and Joanna Gaines earn his money and wealth?
Chip Gaines was born on 14 November 1974 in New Mexico, USA while Joanna Gaines was born on 19 April 1978 in Kansas, US. Chip attended Grapevine High School and later moved to Hankamer School of Business and graduated from there with a degree in Marketing. Joanna went to Baylor University and received a degree in communication. The two met each other in Joanna’s father’s automobile shop and started dating. The couple tied the knot in the year 2003 and have 5 children: 2 daughters, Ella and Emmie and 2 sons, Drake, Duke, and Crew.
Chip and Joanna Gaines both are not only American entrepreneurs but are also reality television stars. The year Joanna got married; she along with Chip bought a “Little Shop on Bosque” and made their first step towards a business career by establishing the boutique/accessory store, Magnolia Market. The two grew as a business owner as the business became successful and gained a lot of confidence. They soon opened a new construction business called Magnolia Homes. Both their ‘Magnolia’ ventures received immense success and the two expanded their reach in remodeling and fixing homes.
Chip and Joanna then tried their luck in real estate and soon revamped several houses across the US together, especially in the Waco region of Texas. Talking about their clientele, both common people as well as celebrities come to Chip and Joanna and seek their help for remodeling and fixing their houses. Joanna makes use of her unique construction and design skills and converts each home into a masterpiece while Chip looks after the business part and acts as the lead contractor.
Chip and Joanna remark having taken many chances in their business choices and career despite Joanna being fearful of failing but Chip’s support helped her overcome those fears. The couple received a lot of popularity and as a result, they were offered the HGTV’s reality show ‘Fixer Upper.’ The series showcases how Chip and Joanna help homeowners who typically have an overall budget of about $200,000 and are willing to do renovation work with around $30,000. It is believed that the executives of the channel saw the pictures of a house the pair had renovated and were very impressed with their work, hence offered them the show. They share a compatibility that is obvious in both their personal and professional lives.
The first episode of ‘Fixer Upper’ aired on HGTV in the year 2013 and received both commercials as well as critical acclaim. It’s the couple’s talent and hard work that helped the show earn immense fame within just 1 year of its premiere. Later, in March 2017, it was announced that the show would get a spin-off, titled ‘Fixer Upper: Behind the Design’ which would show how Joanna creates the designs seen on the original ‘Fixer Upper.’ The spin-off show premiered in April 2018.
What are the highest grossing earnings of Chip and Joanna Gaines?
- Salary for each episode of ‘Fixer Upper’: $30,000
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