How Much Your Most Loved and Hated HGTV Stars Are Really Worth

There is no doubt about it: HGTV offers some of the most popular programming on cable TV. From Fixer Upper to Flip or Flop, the series and personalities who star on them are beloved by fans everywhere.

Reality TV has proven to be lucrative for the HGTV stars and the businesses they run. Here are 15 of the most wealthy HGTV personalities, including a surprise at the top of the list.

1. Josh Temple

Josh Temple

He also made guest appearances on some shows. | Josh Temple via Instagram

The star of several programs — including America’s Toughest Jobs, Disaster House, House Crashers, and Flipping the Block Josh Temple has an estimated worth of $1 million. Aside from HGTV programming, Temple has also appeared on Will & Grace in 2001 and Curb Your Enthusiasm in 2002.

2. Jillian Harris

Jillian Harris and cohost

She went from The Bachelorette to HGTV| Jillian Harris via Instagram

The Canadian HGTV star Jillian Harris was once a star on The Bachelorette, but she is now known for appearing on Love It or List It. Also the founder of Jillian Harris Design, her keen eye for design has helped her accrue a net worth estimated at $2 million.

3. David Bromstad

David Bromstad on HGTV

He has a $2 million net worth. | David Bromstad via Instagram

The star of Color Splash got his start on TV as the winner of the HGTV’s first season of the Design Star competition in 2006. He then was a guest judge on the show during its second season and hosted in 2012. Bromstad also blogs for HGTV and has an estimated worth of $2 million.

4. Egypt Sherrod

Egypt Sherrod

She also works on radio. | Egypt Sherrod via Instagram

First a real estate expert, Egypt Sherrod found fame as the star of HGTV shows, including Property Virgins and Flipping Virgins. In addition to her work on HGTV, Sherrod hosts for WVEE radio in Atlanta and has an estimated worth of $2 million.

5. Carter Oosterhouse

Carter Oosterhouse

The carpenter has a net worth of $2 million. | Wikimedia Commons

Traverse City, Michigan, native Carter Oosterhouse got his start as a carpenter before taking his skills to television on programs, including Trading Spaces. In addition to some time spent modeling, Oosterhouse hosts Red Hot and Green and Million Dollar Rooms on HGTV, which has helped him amass an estimated worth of $2 million.

6. Christina El Moussa and Tarek El Moussa

Flip or Flop hosts

Despite their divorce, they still have a business partnership. | HGTV

Christina El Moussa might be known as much for her divorce from ex-husband Tarek El Moussa as for their show Flip or Flop on HGTV. Though they are separated, Christina El Moussa and her ex still work together professionally on the show. Their shared ownership of The El Moussa Group real estate firm is in question, but the pair have an estimated wealth of $4 million each.

7. Scott McGillivray

Scott McGillivray on HGTV

He switched to carpentry after graduating. | Scott McGillivray via Facebook

A Canadian real estate investor who was born in Toronto, Scott McGillivray studied marketing management in college but then switched to carpentry after graduating. It’s hard to argue with that decision as the star of the long-running program Income Property on HGTV has a net worth estimated at $4 million.

8. Genevieve Gorder

Genevieve Gorder

Her design expertise has netted her $5 million. | HGTV

An ace interior designer, Genevieve Gorder has put her expertise to use on shows, such as Genevieve’s Renovation, HGTV Design Star, and Dear Genevieve on HGTV. Gorder has found success as a designer to the tune of an estimated worth of $5 million.

9. Nicole Curtis

Nicole Curtis

Her worth is in the $5 million range. | HGTV

When it comes to home rehab, there isn’t much Nicole Curtis can’t do. A licensed real estate agent and an interior designer, she is also the star of Rehab Addict on HGTV. Her eye for cheap finds while refurbishing homes has led to Rehab Addict becoming a popular show, which has in turn helped push Curtis’ estimated wealth to $5 million.

10. Hilary Farr

Hilary Farr and David Visentin of Love It or List It

Hilary Farr also has her own design company. | HGTV

One of the stars of Love It or List It on HGTV, Hilary Farr is also the president of Hilary Farr’s Designs. Cinema buffs might recognize her from The Rocky Horror Picture Show, though it is her work outside of dramatic acting that has helped her accrue an estimated wealth of $8 million.

11. Candice Olson

Candice Olson HGTV

She has her own design firm in addition to her multiple HGTV shows. | Candice Olson via Instagram

Candice Olson specializes in interior design, an occupation that has proven to be quite lucrative for the Canadian. The founder of Candice Olson Design, which specializes in design elements for residential and commercial properties, Olson is known for Candice Tells All, Divine Design, and other HGTV shows. She has an estimated wealth of $10 million.

12. Bryan Baeumler

Bryan Baeumler

He owns a construction company and has shows on HGTV Canada. | Bryan Baeumler via Instagram

The owner of his own company, Baeumler Quality Construction, this Canadian branched out to include television starting in 2003. Best known for HGTV Canada shows, including House of Bryan and Disaster DIY, Bryan Baeumler has a worth estimated to be $15 million.

13. Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Chip and Joanna Gaines

The power couple is worth about $16 million. | Magnolia Market

  • Estimated worth: $16 million

Chip Gaines had his own laundry, landscaping, and house rental businesses before he married Joanna Gaines. Combined, the stars of Fixer Upper are worth $16 million, with Joanna Gaines worth $8 million and Chip Gaines also estimated to be worth $8 million. In addition to their long-running HGTV show, which centers on the couple’s efforts to restore and remodel homes in Waco, Texas, they run a decor company.

14. Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott

Jonathan and Drew Scott

The brothers profit off their multiple TV shows. | HGTV

The stars of HGTV’s Property Brothers and its spinoffs are worth an estimated $20 million combined thanks to their Scott Real Estate company and their work on HGTV. The brothers also both have legitimate acting credits to their names. Drew Scott appeared in an episode of Smallville in 2006 and Jonathan Scott was on The X-Files in 1994.

15. Mike Holmes

Mike Holmes

He started his career very early in life. | Mike Holmes via Instagram

Mike Holmes started learning construction from his father at age 6. Now 54 years old, he is the owner of his own contracting and construction business in addition to being a reality TV star. His Holmes on Homes program is now in its seventh season on HGTV. The combination of his personal business and television work has led to him building an estimated worth of $30 million.