Joanna Gaines

Joanna Gaines

Reality Star

Joanna Gaines is an American television personality, entrepreneur, author, and designer best known for her role in Fixer Upper, the HGTV show she co-hosted with her husband Chip Gaines. She is also the co-founder of Magnolia Home, a line of home furnishing and decor products.

Full Name
Joanna Stevens Gaines
Apr 19, 1978
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Joanna Gaines was born April 19, 1978 in Kansas. She attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas and graduated with a degree in Communications. After college she briefly worked as an art teacher before opening her own business, Magnolia Homes, with her husband Chip Gaines in 2003. The couple began to gain fame after appearing on HGTV’s hit show Fixer Upper alongside Joanna’s siblings-in-law. 

The show ran for 5 seasons between 2013 and 2018 and gained massive success due to its entertaining hosts and well-crafted projects. The series led the couple to numerous opportunities such as founding their own media company, Magnolia Network, launching a lifestyle magazine called “The Magnolia Journal”, writing several books including “The Magnolia Story” and “Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave”, creating their own home decor line called “Magnolia Home” sold at Target, and creating their own hotel chain.

In addition to these accomplishments, Joanna has also been featured on major networks like NBC and CBS for her inspiring design advice and has spoken at events such as SXSW Festival about female empowerment. Joanna is currently working on new projects that will be released soon so fans can expect plenty more from this talented reality star!

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1978</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joanna Gaines is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 19, 1978, Joanna Gaines was born in Kansas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Opens Magnolia Market</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joanna and her husband Chip open Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">HGTV Show “Fixer Upper” Debuts</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joanna and Chip star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper” which proves to be a hit.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joanna Launches Furniture Line</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joanna launches her own furniture line with Loloi Rugs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Magnolia Table Book is Published</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joanna publishes her first cookbook, “Magnolia Table.”</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Gaines Family Reality Show Premieres</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The family reality show “Behind the Design with Joanna Gaines” premieres on Discovery Channel.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Ends “Fixer Upper” Run </h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">After 5 seasons, Joanna and Chip announce that they are ending the run of “Fixer Upper.”</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Joanna Gaines is a great role model for women. She encourages everyone to pursue their dreams and inspires them to be creative and think outside the box. She also promotes building strong relationships with family and friends, which is important in today's world.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's a Great Designer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Joanna Gaines is an amazing designer. Her designs are timeless and beautiful, combining modern elements with traditional style. She is able to create unique spaces that reflect her clients' personalities while still being functional.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She Has A Positive Attitude</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Joanna Gaines has a positive attitude about life and work. She is always encouraging people to stay motivated and see the good in every situation. Her upbeat personality makes her an inspiration for people of all ages.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Worked in a Nursing Home</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Joanna Gaines worked as a nurse's aid at a nursing home before landing her role on the show Fixer Upper.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Founded Her Own Business</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Joanna founded her own business, Magnolia Homes, in 2003 and has since expanded it to include a magazine, website, retail stores, and more.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Wrote a New York Times Best Seller</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Joanna wrote the New York Times best seller 'The Magnolia Story' with her husband Chip in 2016, which documents their journey to fame.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Has Five Children</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Joanna and her husband Chip have five children - Drake, Ella, Duke, Emmie Kay, and Crew.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Received an Honorary Doctorate</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Baylor University awarded Joanna an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters for her work in design and business.</p></div>


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