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HGTV’s Fixer Upper has quickly become one of the most popular reality shows on TV, in large part due to its charismatic hosts, Chip and Joanna Gaines. The real-life married couple not only make a great professional team with their enviable reconstruction and design skills, but they also add an appealing personal element to the show. Case in point? They often hold business meetings at their farm home and bring their adorable kids to view their finished projects.

Though the show may give viewers a glimpse into their home and work lives, it doesn’t tell the full story. Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Fixer Upper‘s Chip and Joanna — including the one item the couple refuses to have in their home (No. 4), and how they got discovered (No. 5).

1. They attended the same college

Chip and Joanna Gaines stand at a table in HGTV's Fixer Upper
Chip and Joanna Gaines host Fixer Upper. | HGTV

Chip and Joanna both attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He graduated in 1998 with a degree in business administration while she graduated in 2001 with a degree in communications. But though they may have shared the same campus for some time, the two never actually crossed paths at school.

Next: How Chip and Joanna met