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 are beloved by fans. Reality TV proves to be lucrative for HGTV stars and their businesses. These are the 18 wealthiest HGTV personalities on the network. You won’t believe what famous couple don’t make bank compared to their cohorts.

1. Lara Spencer

TV Personality Lara Spencer attends the 2014 Oscars.

TV Personality Lara Spencer attends the 2014 Oscars. | Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Estimated worth: $9 million

Lara Spencer is a busy woman. In addition to being the co-anchor of Good Morning America and a correspondent for Nightline and ABC News, the TV personality hosts two shows on HGTV, I Brake for Yard Sales and Flea Market Flip. The former show has received an Emmy for best lifestyle program.

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2. Hilary Farr

I tried to make him smile… maybe he’s got a case of the Mondays?

A post shared by Hilary Farr (@hilary_farr) on Nov 13, 2017 at 9:02am PST


Estimated worth: $8 million

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 helped her accrue an estimated wealth of $8 million.

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3. Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott

Jonathan and Drew Scott

The brothers profit off their multiple TV shows. | HGTV

Estimated worth: $20 million combined

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.

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4. Christina El Moussa

Christina El Moussa

Christina El Moussa attends an HGTV event. | Jerod Harris/Getty Images

Estimated worth: $4 million

People may know Christina El Moussa as much for her messy divorce from Tarek El Moussa as for their HGTV show Flip or Flop. Though their marriage is over, Christina and her ex still work together on the show. Many estimate her net worth to be $4 million. But dividing their assets — public appearances, properties, businesses, and a $1.5 million yacht — during the divorce makes this amount questionable.

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5. Tarek El Moussa

Estimated worth: $4 million

Tarek and Christina El Moussa divorce filing shocked fans of their hit show Flip or Flop. After an intense year of he-said-she-said arguments reported by the media, they’re currently (and amicably) filming season seven of the show. As Tarek and Christina divide their assets, their individual net worths will certainly change. However, experts estimate that the TV star and cancer survivor is worth about $4 million.

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6. Genevieve Gorder

Genevieve Gorder

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

Estimated worth: $5 million

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.

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7. Josh Temple

Josh Temple

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

Estimated worth: $1 million

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.

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8. Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

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.

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9. Mike Holmes

Mike Holmes

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

Estimated worth: $30 million

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

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10. Jennie Garth

Actress Jennie Garth speaks to the media.

Actress Jennie Garth speaks to the media. | Ben Gabbe/Getty Images

Estimated worth: $5 million

Known for her earlier acting gigs on Beverly Hills, 90210 and What I Like About You, Jennie Garth now hosts The Jennie Garth Project on HGTV. This show features Garth, a single mom, renovating a ’70s ranch home along with the help of a contractor and the feedback of her three daughters.

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11. Bryan Baeumler

Bryan Baeumler

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

Estimated worth: $15 million

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 an estimated worth of $15 million.

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12. Egypt Sherrod

Estimated worth: $2 million

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 HGTV work, Sherrod hosts for WVEE radio in Atlanta and has an estimated worth of $2 million.

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13. David Bromstad

David Bromstad on HGTV

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

Estimated worth: $2 million

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 became 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.

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14. Jillian Harris

Jillian Harris and cohost

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

Estimated worth: $2 million

The Canadian HGTV star Jillian Harris was once a star on The Bachelorette, but fans know her now as a star 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.

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15. Carter Oosterhouse

@jhs_32 c’mon over and I’ll give u a lesson on how to build..

A post shared by Carter Oosterhouse (@carterooster) on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:02pm PDT


Estimated worth: $2 million

Michigan native Carter Oosterhouse got his start as a carpenter before taking his skills to TV on programs like Trading Spaces. In addition to 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.

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16. Candice Olson

Candice Olson HGTV

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

Estimated worth: $10 million

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.

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17. Scott McGillivray

Scott McGillivray on HGTV

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

Estimated worth: $4 million

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

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18. Pete de Best

Contractor Pete de Best of Flip or Flop | Facebook

Contractor Pete de Best of Flip or Flop | Facebook

Estimated worth: $5 million

Tarek and Christina El Moussa’s famous contractor boasts a surprisingly high worth. The Flip or Flop TV personality brings experience and know-how to the show with his reputation at one of the best loan originators in the country. The El Moussas tends to trust his judgement on home purchases, and it pays off — usually.

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19. Nicole Curtis

Nicole Curtis

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

Estimated worth: $5 million

When it comes to home rehab, there isn’t much Nicole Curtis can’t do. A licensed real estate agent and an interior designer, Curtis also stars on Rehab Addict on HGTV. Her eye for cheap finds and ability to refurbish homes led to Rehab Addict becoming a popular show, which has helped push her estimated wealth to $5 million.

Additional reporting by Ali Harrison.

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