Joanna Gaines

Joanna Gaines - Updated Apr 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Waco, United States
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Waco, United States

Joanna Gaines is an American TV host, businesswoman, and designer as well. Joanna Gaines rose to fame after her appearance in a reality show whose name is “Fixer Upper”. Likewise, she is famous as the wife of the American author, Chip Gaines.

Early Life

Joanna Gaines’s date of birth is April 19, 1978, and her birthplace is Waco, Texas, US. Her current age must be around 43 years old. Similarly, she holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity as well. Also, she follows the Christian religion.

The name of her father is Jerry Stevens whereas there is no information about her mother. Moreover, her father was half-Lebanese and half-German and on the other hand, her mother was Korean. She even has 2 siblings and they are Mary Kay McCall and Teresa Criswell.

Just like she, her sisters also have a good career. Her elder sister, Teresa is the host of a motivational YouTube series whose name is “Let’s Talk with Teresa Ann”.

In her blog, Triumphant Victorious Reminders, she has also added lifestyles and math-related posts and shared them on Instagram about mother-daughter relationships.

As for her, she grew up learning from her dad about a fair share of the company as she promoted him to manage his tire store. Regarding the businesswoman’s education, she must be well-educated. Also, she attended Baylor University which is located in Waco, Texas, USA.

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Caption: Joanna Gaines when she was young (Source: Instagram)

Joanna Gaines – Net Worth 2023

As of 2018 and 2019, Joanna had a decent net worth of around $750,000.  On the other hand, her husband, Chip Gaines has a good net worth of $10 million. Together, the couple’s total net worth arises up to $20 million.

Moreover, they currently have a Magnolia house which is entirely rental for cations. Its cost is $695 for just a night.

On their 40-acre farm, the couple is the owner of over 60 livestock. Also, to maintain some entertainment in their life and for their kids, they have constructed a treehouse on the farm.

Relationship Status

Joanna got to meet her husband, Chip Gaines at the auto shop where he went to repair his bike’s brake. The couple eventually fell for each other and got married in the year 2003.

The interesting fact is that both of them were studying at the same University but were not aware of each other at that time. Together the couple is blessed with two sons and two daughters.

Also, their names are Drake, Duke, Ella, and Emmie. As of now, the whole family is living a peaceful and happy life in Waco, Texas, USA.

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Caption: Joanna Gaines with her husband, Chip Gaines (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional life

After completing her studies, Joanna Gaines interned and achieved expertise in various boutiques. In the year 2003, she began her own boutique and turned out to be a designer as well.

The businesswoman has founded the Magnolia Homes & Magnolia Market together with her husband after their marriage by borrowing $5000. She is also the CEO of the company.

Before she and Chip tied the knot, the name “Magnolia” came from a story. Chip Gaines loves to pick out flowers from Magnolia trees and so this action became the name of their company.

The company has even served very well to various other big celebrities and has also become a successful business. She together with her husband, Chip Gaines, has written a book whose name is “Magnolia Story”.

In the book, they have also written about their all those experiences they have collected from their life. Chip and she were given an offer to join in the show, “Fixer Upper” with a lot of renovation experience and shot a pilot that publicized on HGTV in the spring of the year 2014.

The show was already turning successful with 1.9 M viewers.

More about her career

Furthermore, she came into the spotlight after she appeared in “Fixer Upper” which is a reality show together with her husband, Chip Gaines. In the show, they renovated houses that cannot afford it.

Moreover, the show “Fixer Upper” was set for just 5 seasons with an option for a 6th. It was the 2nd-most-viewed cable show in the 2nd section of 2017.

The show distributed with familial remodeling and decorations of the house. Later, the pair declared that the 5th season is the show’s final season because they wanted to focus on their family.

Furthermore, she has formed a “Magnolia Market” home decor shop and she is the co-owner of the Magnolia House bed and breakfast. The couple also runs a real estate business and a “Magnolia Villas” building organization.

They are the owners of a line of premium interior paints that costs $46 per gallon. Besides her career and professional life, she also loves shopping, traveling, and reading books.

Her favorite colors are blue and black. She loves to visit London very often and loves to eat Japanese foods as well. Likewise, her favorite actor and actress are Brad Pit, Robert Downey Jr., Emma Watson, and Anne Hathaway.

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Caption: Joanna Gaines with her husband at an interview (Source: Instagram)


A case was raised in April after a scandal in which Chip Gaines’s previous partner of Magnolia Real Estate sued him for $1M. They even said Gaines made them sell their stocks at a dollar a dime to him, and before creating the sale, they didn’t consult about their plans.

Chip and his lawyers ended the allegations by calling them pointless.

The other rumor that shocked everyone was that Joanna Gaines agreed that she was planning to quit the show and going into a new skincare line. However, she ended the rumors by saying you cannot think everything you read.

Body Measurement

Regarding the businesswoman’s physical appearance, Joanna Gaines has a good height of 5 feet 7 inches or else 170 cm or 1.7 m. She has a bodyweight of around 60 kg or 132 pounds. Similarly, her body measurements are 34-28-35 inches.

Also, she wears a shoe size of 6. The businesswoman has a pair of brown eyes with brown long hair. Moreover, she has a fair complexion with an average body type.

Joanna Gaines – Social Media

Talking about her presence on social media, she is quite active there. She has various social media accounts with thousands and millions of followers there. On Instagram, she has 12.9 million followers whereas, on Twitter, she has 1.4 million followers.

Similarly, on her Facebook page, she has gained 6 million followers. She often uploads her family’s images and her work’s related images and videos. The businesswoman manages her time to be active on social media and create beautiful content.