Joanna Gaines Biography

Joanna Gaines is an American reality television personality. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

Quick Facts

Birthday: April 19, 1978

Nationality: American

Famous: Reality TV Personalities American Men

Age: 42 Years, 42 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Aries

Born in: Kansas

Famous as: Reality TV Personality

Height: 5'7" (170 cm), 5'7" Males


Spouse/Ex-: Chip Gaines

U.S. State: Kansas

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education: Baylor University

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Joanna Gaines is a reality television personality, who is known for hosting HGTV’s show ‘Fixer Upper’ alongside husband Chip Gaines. She is also a co-founder and co-owner of the remodelling and design business, ‘Magnolia Homes.’ Under this business, she remodels and fixes up homes. Known for her unique techniques and skills in designing and makeover, Gaines excels in making old homes as good as new. She highlights and preserves the character of each house and keeps things real and one-of-a-kind. She holds the ability to see the potential in each house project, no matter how hopeless it might seem in the beginning. As of today, the efficient professional has fixed and remodelled more than 100 homes! She has converted those old and shaggy houses into beautiful homes through her apt construction skills and techniques. Holding a bachelor’s degree in communication, Gaines also owns a boutique. This popular face of the television world is also a successful business personality. Her contributions have helped her gain millions of fans from all across the globe. As of July 2017, Gaines had about 4.9m followers and 527k followers on Instagram and Twitter respectively. She has over 2 million fans on Facebook as well!

  • Joanna Gaines started earning through a boutique that she opened in 2003. She and her husband Chip then opened Magnolia Market, marking the first step of her business career. As this business prospered, the couple opened a new construction business named Magnolia Homes. This business earned immense success and fame and as a result of this, Joanna and Chip were offered the show ‘Fixer Upper’ by HGTV. It is said that executives at the channel spotted the photographs of a house that had been renovated by the couple, and impressed by their work, they offered them the show.
  • This show has become one of the biggest reality shows of recent times. Coming to their clientele, both common people and celebrities alike come to Joanna and Chip and ask them to remodel and fix their houses. Joanna makes use of her unique construction skills and techniques and converts each house into a masterpiece. It’s her talent and hard work that has made the show earn tremendous success within just one year of its premiere!
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Controversies & Scandals
  • In May 2017, both Gaines and her husband Chip were charged with a fraud lawsuit which kindled a controversy regarding their credibility. It also came in the news that the couple is leaving the show ‘Fixer Upper’.
Personal Life
  • Joanna Gaines was born on April 19, 1978 in Kansas. Her father owned an automobile business. Raised in Texas, Gaines attended Baylor University and earned a degree in communication. She met her now-husband Chip in her father’s automobile shop after Chip’s car suffered a failure. The couple fell in love and got in a relationship. Later on, Gaines and Chip got married in 2003. Today, they have four children; two daughters: Ella and Emmie, and two sons: Drake and Duke.

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