Chip and Joanna Gaines, a popular couple of the Hollywood Town who gained fame through the HGTV’s show ‘Fixer Upper’. The show was about the home design and renovation that run from 2013-2018. Currently, they own Magnolia Silos in Waco that specializes in home decor, design tips, silos and more.
Moreover, because of their strong commitment towards each other, the couple is able to fight and take the challenge together. Though at the beginning of their marriage had some conflicts, as the time passed by their togetherness secured and climbed the path of success. Let us scroll down to know more interesting details. Also, know about the legal issues that their former business partner had filed.
Chip and Joanna Gaines: Bio, Family, Education
Chip was born on 14 November 1974, in Waco, Texas, the USA to parents Gayle and Bob Gaines. Joanna was born on 19 April 1978, in Kansas, the USA to a Korean mother and Lebanese-German father. From a young age, Jo has helped her father’s automobiles business. After moving to New York, she was inspired and open the boutiques.
Both Chip and Joanna had attended Baylor University. Chip is a graduate of BBA whereas Jo graduate in communication.
Chip and Joanna Gaines: Career, Net Worth, & Social Media Profiles
After their marriage, the couple started from a small business like flipping houses and later focused on renovations. Now, they run Manholia Silos in their hometown Waco, Texas.
Furthermore, Joanna does not have interior designing at the beginning of her career. Initially, she started working at ‘All You can eat buffet’ which she is now she owns. Whereas Chip invested his properties in Baylor Area in the business and built company ‘Trinity Properties’. After marriage, both the couple involved in constructing and designing houses of the client. Later in 2009, they opened a company ‘Magnolia Reality’. He helps the client to find them suitable homes at reasonable prices.
Together the couple has amassed a lot of wealth and recognition for their joint and single ventures. They were a successful small businessman before gaining popularity as an HGTV host. Therefore, their net worth is estimated at $18 million.
The couple is currently working for their upcoming project that will be aired on Discovery by replacing DIY network. According to sources, the show will be starring cooking, lifestyle, and family things.
Both the couple is active over the different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. Therefore, they have over a million followers on their account.
Chip and Joanna Gaines: Personal Life & Legal Issues
Although the couple attended the same university, they never had met before. Chip has revealed that they met first time at joanna’s father automobile shop while his car broke down due to brake failure. There he saw her in the family photo hanging on the shop. After that, they fell for each other and begin to date. Hence, they married on 31 March 2003. Together, the couple has five children; Drake, Duke, Ella, Emmie Kay, and Crew.
In addition, the couple was involved in the rumors of having a divorce. Meanwhile, the couple had denied all the rumors and said that they are happily living their life. Seriously, they are having a quality time with their children.
In April 2017, their former business partners filed a lawsuit against Chip. Further, partners also alleged that Gaines persuaded to sell their interest in magnolia Reality for $2500 each without disclosing the plans. Further, he used it all to develop the reality show ‘Fixer Upper’. However, the case was claimed meritless by his attorney Jordan Mayfield.
Again in June 2017, they were involved in another case stating that they violated the rules for the safe handling of lead paint during homes renovation according to the United States Environment Protection Agency. Further, they were made to pay $40,000 fines.
Chip and Joanna Gaines: Body Measurements
Talking about their body measurements, Chip has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 77 kg. Whereas Joanna has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 55 kg. Further, she has body figure of 32-26-35 inches and has brown hair and eye color.