Hilary Farr

Hilary Farr

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Updated On August 11, 2021
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By Profession, Hilary Farr is widely renowned as an International designer for houses and also as a host of HTGV and W Network TV episodes Love It or Lost It along with David Visentin. Hilary Farr is also the chief of Hilary Farr’s Designs, constituted in Toronto and New York.

Early Life and Childhood

Hilary Farr was born on 31 August 1952 and her birthplace is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At this moment, Hilary is 69 years old whereas her zodiac sign is Virgo. Talking about her family details, her father and mother details are still unknown to the public. Similarly, her sibling details are still not revealed. Hilary belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. Likewise, Farr was raised in London, England and therefore she belongs to both British-Canadian nationality. From her childhood, Farr was very fascinated in the theatre field.

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Caption: Hilary Farr with her father at her wedding (Instagram)

Hilary loved to help her mother in decorating the home and she spent most of her childhood in doing so. In this way, Farr was introduced to the interior designing world. Being a child, she desired to be a ballet dancer. Following her passion, Farr joined the ballet classes at the ‘Royal Ballet School’ in London.

But later on, with the change in time, Hilary’s interest moved towards acting. Additionally, she took an interior designing degree from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario.

Professional life

By Profession, Hilary Farr migrated to Los Angeles to enhance her career in the field of acting and designing. Farr began her designing profession in Los Angeles and acquired many houses and properties to renovate and redesign them. She also worked in many interior designing firms temporarily.  Hilary Farr debuted with a small role in ‘Layout for 5 Models’ in 1972. Similarly, she emerged in the film ‘Sex Farm’ in 1973. In the same year, Farr emerged in the British comedy film named ‘Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width’.

Farr has played significant roles in movies like ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show,’ ‘Legend of the Werewolf,’ and ‘City on Fire.’ Among these, ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ turned out to be a cult- classic horror film. However, Farr was not always notable in the film industry. So, when she didn’t find respectable work in the acting industry, Farr centralized on designing and renovating her career. She carried out her work in cities like New York and Toronto as well as in Australia and the UK.


Moreover, Renowned American actors like Jenna Elfman and Jennifer Hudson also appointed Farr to design and renovate their houses. Also, she signed as a co-host of Love It or List It for the W Network, Big Coast Production, Corus Entertainment, along with David Visentin. The show was afterward broadcast on HGTV and W Network. Farr has also present as the role of judge on W Network’s Search for the Next W Expert 2010. Similarly, Hilary has also emerged in several Canadian International Interior Design Show which was organized in the cities of Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver.

Last but not least, Hilary Farr has also emerged as a guest on The Marilyn Denis Show and is the regular supporter of the Huffington Post. Similarly, the talented lady has also invited as a guest and design expert alongside, CNN and USA Today pundit as well as journalist Amy Tara Koch at the Art Van Furniture agreement in Orland Park and Chicago, Illinois in 2014.

In 2016 Farr was starred in Ross Petty’s stage category of Sleeping Beauty at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto, in the character of Malignicent.

Awards and Nominations

Talking about awards and achievements that Farr has received till now, Farr has been nominated twice for ‘Gemini Awards’ under the category ‘Best Direction in a Reality Program or Series’ and ‘Best Reality Program or Series’ for ‘Love It or List It’ in 2010.  Likewise, the series when broadcasting on ‘HGTV’, the producers of the series declared it as one of the most-viewed TV series in the history of the network.

Hilary Farr in a ceremony

Caption: Hilary Farr in an opening ceremony (Pinterest)

Moreover, the show was praised by many celebrities and personalities. Hilary Clinton stated the show as her best-loved TV series. Celebrities such as Vanna White and Julianne Moore also praised the series.

Net worth and income

The versatile lady has kept her mark on several and is the President of Hilary Farr’s Design and International home Design. Farr has worked in the entertainment industry as well as the interior designer. Also, she has performed as the TV host and presenter.

From her hard work in a different field, Farr’s net worth is expected to be around $ 7 million and it shows her success till now. However, her actual annual salary and other property details are still not revealed.

Personal life and Relationships

Before rising into fame, the renowned actress was in a married relationship with Gordon Farr, and he was a producer and writer. The couple tied a knot on 12 September 1982.

Likewise, the couple welcomed a baby boy at any point in life. The baby was never revealed and came into limelight. However, their relationship didn’t last long and they had different problems in their relationship which results in separation in 2008.

Nevertheless, she has focused currently on her career and life with her only child. At present, Farr has not disclosed her personal life too much.

Rumors and Controversy

Hilary was focused on her career ever since her divorce with Gordon Farr. While she was working in Love It or List It, her bonding with co-host David Visentin seemed that Farr has moved on from her past relationship.

Additionally, many were assured that David Visentin would be her future husband. But the fact is, David is in a married relationship with Krista Visentin since 2006. Therefore, we don’t see any possibility of an on-screen couple being together in real life.

Body Measurement and Social Media

The stunning model has got a balanced body figure. She stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches. Moreover, Farr has got fair body appearance with an average weight of 58.5 kg. Likewise, she has got brunette hair color and brown eye color.

Furthermore, Farr’s bra size is 34 whereas her waist size is 25 and her hip size is 36. Her dress size is 6(US).

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Caption: Hilary Farr body measurement (Instagram)

Hilary Farr is one of the most lovable personalities on social media. Far has got her official Instagram account under the username hilary_farr with great numbers of fans and followers. She has got 188k followers on Instagram whereas Farr is also active on Twitter with her official account i.e. Hilary Farr with more than 59k followers over there. Also, she is active on Facebook with her username Hilary Farr with more than 158k followers and fans.