Chip And Joanna Gaines Net Worth, Age, Kids, Divorce Rumor, Business

Chip And Joanna Gaines Net Worth, How Much They Were Paid?

Chip And Joanna Gaines are the hosts of a popular home design show on HGTV channel.

They had become a reality tv star because of that “Fixer Upper” show.

Before being a popular couple, Chip and Joana Gaines had already been running their Magnolia Homes construction and design business for years.

This married couple is also well-known as the “Fixer Upper” couple.

However, in early 2018, the popular show has ended.

Even though the couple decided to end the Fixer Upper show, Chip and Joanna Gaines net worth have still been improving because of their Magnolia business empire.

As of this year, Chip and Joanna Gaines net worth are estimated to be as high as $18 million and still increasing.

Do you really want to know how much Chip and Joanna Gaines Net Worth? However, let’s find out the answer down below.

Since starring Fixer Upper series in HGTV, a couple Chip and Joanna Gaines both have reportedly a combined net worth of $18 million.

However, have a hit reality show seems like the beginning for this popular couple.

It’s not only about popularity coming from appearance of TV show, but it’s also coming from another source people mostly don’t know.

Magnolia Homes, their own construction and design business is one of the sources that make Chip and Joanna Gaines net worth rises up for past several years.

Furthermore, this famous couple also rebrands Waco, Texas, as the part of Magnolia conglomerate.

Chip Gaines Age, Real Name, And Personal Life

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Chip Gaines was born on November 14, 1974, in Waco, Texas, America.

Therefore, his age as of this year is 45 years old. He graduated from a High School in Waco.

Then, he attended Hankamer School of Business which is now Baylor University.

He received a Bachelor degree in Business Management.

The reason Chip Gaines studied business management because has an interest in the business.

He also invested his money in properties of the Baylor area.

Later, Chip started his first company named “Trinity Properties” before starting Magnolia business with his wife.

Some of his fans thought that “Chip” from Chip Gaines’s name is not his real name.

Well, Chip is actually his real first name. The god given name or Chip Gaines real name is “Chip Carter Gaines”.

Joanna Gaines Age, Real Name, And Personal Life

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Joanna Gaines was born on April 19, 1978, in Waco, Texas, America. Therefore, Joanna’s age is 41 years old this year.

Joanna Gaines’s Ethnicity was a mixed multiracial white American.

The parents of Joanna Gaines were multiracial, her mother was Korean and her father was half-German and half-Lebanese.

She graduated from Baylor University. The same university where Chip Gaines attended.

In 2003, Joanna became a designer and started his own boutique.

When she wanted to repair her bike’s brake, she met Chip Gaines at an auto shop.

Then, they fell in love with each other and got married in 2003. Joanna Gaines was so active on Social Media.

She has over 3.5 million followers on Instagram and over 850 thousand followers on Twitter.

Chip And Joanna Gaines Career, Kids, And Divorce Rumor

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Chip and Joanna Gaines got married in 2003. Both of them started their dream business in Waco, Texas.

In 2003, they bought a place and opened their first Magnolia market that sells home furnishing an decor store.

Joanna developed and happened to her design skills and styles.

However, they both decided to close the market after having two children. It was a tough decision for them.

During that time, they dreamed to work together as a team. Chip in construction and Joanna in design.

Chip and Joanna Gaines have five beautiful children, three sons named Drake, Duke, and the baby Crew, and two daughters name Ella and Emmie.

In 2013, Chip and Joanna Gaines got involved in a reality TV show project about home design and renovation from HGTV channel called “Fixer Upper”.

That’s the beginning of their popularity. The show was aired in May 2013.

They have been in the show for 5 seasons and 79 episodes.

In the mid-2018, Chip and Joanna Gaines Divorce rumor were spreading.

Recently, the couple addressed the divorce rumor and said that their marriage was fine.

Joanna And Chip Gaines Book, Business, Other Works

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The Magnolia Market was reopen while they are in contract with Fixer Upper.

Then, their business expanded into some other business such as Magnolia Homes, Silos Baking Co, Magnolia Seed & Supply, Magnolia Table, and Magnolia House.

Magnolia Homes is the construction company in Waco, Texas. The company owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines.

Silos Baking Co is Joanna Gaines bakery shop. Magnolia Seed & Supply is a garden shop owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines.

Magnolia Table is the brunch restaurant which opened in early 2018.

They also owned two houses where you can stay in or rent while you are in Waco, Texas.

The houses are called Hillcrest Estate and Magnolia House.

They also released a magazine called “The Magnolia Journal” that already has over 1.2 million subscribers.

The popularity of the Fixer Upper really improved their business value.

Here are some books that Chip And Joanna Gaines Wrote:

  • Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave (by Joanna Gaines)
  • The Magnolia Store (by Chip and Joanna Gaines)
  • Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff (by Chip Gaines)
  • Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering (A Cookbook by Joanna Gaines)

Chip and Joanna Gaines has been well-known as celebrities that staring a HGTV program and hit show called ‘Fixer Upper”.

The couple that owns Magnolia Homes in Waco also becomes so popular with many businesses they have such as Magnolia Homes, Magnolia Realty, Magnolia Market, and Magnolia Seed & Supply.

Anyway, it’s not only about Magnolia which they call Waco & The heart of Texas their home.

Chip and Joanna Gaines also owning several businesses which increasing Chip and Joanna Gaines net worth outside home decoration services, including Silos Baking Co. in Waco and two vacation rentals:  Hillcrest Estate in Waco, and also Magnolia House.

This dynamic couple is truly creative with building a restaurant called ‘Magnolia Table’ with a little shop called ‘Chip’s Corner’ located over there.

Chip And Joanna Gaines House, Cars, And Other Assets

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Obviously, one of the largest sources of income for this couple was from the “Fixer Upper” show on HGTV.

According to some reports, Chip and Joanna Gaines earned an approximately $30,000 payment per episode without including the additional yearly payment

For their final season, the total fees they got was roughly $540,000.

A bunch of running businesses that really add a big amount of money to their net worth.

Even more, they have planned to release some more projects.

It seems like their business empires would only go bigger and bigger even though the HGTV shows are already over.

Gaines family live happily in a cozy big house worth $1.2 million. They have built it from themselves.

All of the properties they’re own is worth about $3.5 million.

The couple owns several expensive cars that they often use that has a total worth millions of dollars.

If you want to have the couple speaks at your event, you may need to prepare about $30,000.

But, if you only want Joanna Gaines, the price would be as high as $150,000 per hour.

Recently, Chip and Joanna Gains announced their return to TV.

That means more money to add to Chip and Joanna net worth.

To expand their business, Joanna has taken over aisle at local Target department store with Hearth & Hand and also Magnolia line.

In addition, she’s also making the modern farmhouse style through that place.

Becoming popular and well-known as a fun-loving couple, Chip and Joanna has also transformed into multimillionaires with famous TV program they’re hosting and all assets they have as well.

Chip and Joanna Gaines before the Fames

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People may only know about prosperity of the popular couple, Chip and Joanna Gaines, but mostly people doesn’t even know how long the way they reach achievement until this day.

Owning Magnolia Home and staring hit TV show ‘Fixer Upper’, Chip and Joanna Gaines may look like very rich.

But in fact, their past life didn’t seem like as easy as people though before. Let’s see how they’re struggle for life.

1. Joanna Begun Her Career in Food Service

It may look impossible to see that Joanna Gaines had an unfortunate life, especially when she got her first job.

Before being so popular and becoming multimillionaires like today, Joanna Gaines has spent some of her times in the aisles at local all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant.

Based on PopSugar’s interview with Joanna, she said that she still have an appreciation for buffet line while doing that job.

2. Joanna never Get Degree in Interior Design

With her expertise on decorating home and her popularity to make over interior, mostly people may guess that Joana has the interior design title on her degree, but the facts tell different.

Another story about Chip and Joanna is revealed by the Magnolia story which told about Joanna’s education.

Joanna actually graduated with a communications degree from Baylor University.

Has no educational title on Interior Design doesn’t mean that she could do nothing with that passion, otherwise, rather than act like advisor at that time, she learnt pretty much about interior design and gaining many experiences from it.

On the interview she has said that she didn’t even know anything about interior design or construction, but the only thing she does is learning more than content to help out.

3. She Intend to Working on Broadcast Journalism, But It Doesn’t Seem to Happen

Even though she began her career on interior design in New York, Joanna doesn’t exactly spend much time over there.

Formerly, she’s totally interested on broadcast journalism while studying at Baylor University because she’s really loving the storytelling and editing process.

Moreover, she’s also trying to get two years’ worth of internship, but the future leads her to the different way.

4. She Had Ever Worked at Her Father’s Tire Shop

Finish her study on New York City and intend to back home to Texas, Joanna begun to work with on Tire Shop, Firestone owned by her dad.

Once, Joanna has ever said that someday she’ll take over dad’s store when he retired because she thought that that was the right thing to do.

However, becoming an interior designer is more suitably for Joanne than only working at her dad tire shop.

5. Chip also Ever Had a Political Ambition

As a Kid, Chip had known what he wanted to do on the future, even though his career looks pretty flexible periods while he’s studying at Baylor University.

According to the interview, Chip also prefers to be a baseball player or a politician in his future life.

However, this may seem that interesting because Chip and Joanna Gaines have also remained closemouthed about their political affiliation.

6. Chip Formerly Started a Laundry Service

Running his laundry service business is one of his entrepreneurial pursuance while Chip was dreaming of his mowing lawns while in college.

According to the article posted on, he actually planned a wash n’ fold business with two of his friend while in college.

It’s because there are huge number of college students that will paid a fee through their laundry service.

7. Chip and Joanne Gaines Did Honeymoon in a Flat-Broke

At the time of Chip and Joanne Gaines marriage, money was something that couldn’t instantly earn.

Chip tried to remember when he first got married with Joanne, the only money he had only what was in Chip’s pocket.

As well as Joanne said on the interview, she told that Chip always had a wad of cash, but they’re exactly broke.

She also told that they’re only buying anything on grocery as much as the money in pocket.

Scandals that Coming Across to the Chip And Joanna Gaines Life

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Chip and Joanna Gaines net worth, their popularity or even prosperity don’t seem that Chip and Joanne are far from problem or scandal issues, however they’re several big scandals that ever ruined Chip and Joanna life.

Although that all of those scandals are not true, it’s still good to know how actually problems are, and how this great couple faces those problem.

1. The Fake Opening Scene

Once, David Ridley, the Fixer Upper fans told that the opening of Fixer Upper was manipulated.

Chronologically, before going on the HGTV show, the former Ralph Lauren and Abercrombie model told Fox News about purchased ranch-style home.

It means that the opening scene where Chips and Joanna choose three potential houses to renovate seems untrue.

2. The Pretend Company

In May, Magnolia Market owned by couple Chip and Joanna issued by a statement from Facebook page that warning people due to a circulating online scam.

Seemingly, it was totally false because a design and construction company sent people emails and messages from Facebook saying that they’re about to work for the couple and excited to make over the house of that fan.

3. “Steal Their Style”

It’s about a thefts of barn-wood which speculate that thieves has stolen reclaimed wood as well as the demand of ‘modern farmhouse’ style which popularized by Chip and Joanna is about to rising up.

However, Joanna has never suggested steal the look. Further, fact shows that Chip and Joanna have several furniture and décor line.


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Chip and Joanna Gaines are not just an ordinary couple.

They are the stars in the home designing industry and other businesses.

They gained popularity from the HGTV’s biggest hit show “Fixer Upper”.

Actually, Many people love this couple because of the amazing skills they presented on the show.

With all of their businesses and other works, Chip and Joanna Gaines net worth are approximately $9 million each and a total of $18 million combined.