Joanna Gaines Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14.Dec.2017
Facts of Joanna Gaines
Date of Birth: 1978 , April-19
Age:40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
NameJoanna Gaines
ProfessionTelevision Personality
Working ForHGTV
Net Worth$ 1 million
Weight in KG55 kg
Married toJoanna
ChildrenEmmie, Duke, Ella and Drake
TV ShowFixed Upper
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Joanna Gaines is a television personality. She is famou for running HGTV show, Fixer Upper, a reality show which shows the renovating and constructing the old house. She hosts the show with her husband Chip Gaines. Gaines is working for over 12 years on the Fixer Upper. 

Early Life and Education

Gaines was born on April 19, 1978, in Kansas, U.S. She was raised in Texas. Her nationality is American and belongs to the White-American ethnicity.

Before rising to fame, Joanna earned a degree in Communications from the Baylor University. She then moved to New York as an intern. She also opened a boutique store in 2003. She helped her father next, in the automobile business he ran.


Gaines started her career from her show Fixer Upper. Upon meeting her husband and them having similar ideas about construction details and about how to make an old house a new one, they were given a job to host and become the part of the own show which was named Fixer Upper.

After the photos of the house that had been decorated and made new by the couple were spotted by the HGTV, the channel reportedly offered them their show. Joanna previously used to work in an all you can eat buffet named Magnolia Homes, and this buffet is currently owned by this couple.  

It has been said that celebrities and people alike, line up to make this power couple decorate their homes. Joanna finds market materials which can be put to good use to renovate and decorate houses and turn them into a beautiful masterpiece fit to stay in. this has become the major reason behind the huge success of the show, just within a year of airing.

Personal Life

Joanna Gaines is a married woman. She is married to Chip Gaines since 2003 and has already been 14 years of their marriage. Chip is said to have had fallen in love with Joanna as soon as he saw her photo in the automobile shop owned by her father. 

The couple has four children, two sons; Drake and Duke and two daughters; Ella and Emmie.

After his car suffered a brake failure, Chip ran into Joanna’s father’s automobile shop. He met Joanna there and the couple eventually fell in love and Joanna became Chic’s girlfriend.

Their love translated into marriage and into the opportunity to host and run a show together and rise to the heights of fame. They renovated their first house, for their honeymoon after getting married and currently live there too.

This house was the one spotted by HGTV which led them to get their current show. This lovely couple has four children together. Their children are Emmie, Duke, Ella, and Drake.

Gaines was charged with a fraud lawsuit along with her co-host of Fixer Upper and husband,  Chip Gaines recently in May 2017. She was even rumored to be leaving the show. 

Net worth

Joanna earns nearly $1 million from her work. However, the combined net worth of Chip and Joanna is found to be $16 million. She amassed a huge amount of net worth from her show, which reportedly earns $30K an episode from Fixer Upper. 

Social Media

Gaines is active on social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. However, she has earned millions of fan followers on her social accounts.

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