Chip Gaines Wiki: Net Worth, Book, ‘Fixer Upper’ & Facts About Joanna Gaines’s Husband

Intrigued with the husband of Joanna Gaines? Find out the net worth, book, the ‘Fixer Upper’ show and other facts about Chip Gaines.


Chip Gaines

Chip Gaines is a reality TV star who shot to fame after his show ‘Fixer Upper’ with his wife Joanna Gaines. He has a net worth of $9 million. The TV Show ‘Fixer Upper’ was featured on HGTV. Gaines has done his graduation from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of business. He has ventured into many businesses like ‘Green and Gold Wash’ and ‘Fold’. He hosted the five seasons of the show ‘Fixer Upper’ with his wife. He has five children with his five. The fifth one is still to come. Chip Gaines has remodeled many homes along with his wife and he has 15 years of experience in this business. Gaines works in the Baylor real estate market. The couple also have their business ‘Magnolia Homes’. The people who generally show interest in purchasing their homes have a budget of $200,000 and are willing to invest around $30,000 for renovations. The couple once had a serious problem regarding their show ‘Fixer Upper’ when the former partners filed a $1 million dollar lawsuit over the show alleging that the couple bought out the partners Richard L. Clark and John L. Lewis without telling them about the deal that was made by them with the HGTV for the TV series. The two claim that he paid $2,500 each for their shares but did not share insider information. Chip’s attorney said “We are confident that these claims will be found to be meritless, and it is disappointing to see people try to take advantage of the hard work and success of Chip and Joanna Gaines.”

Husband of Joanna Gaines

Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines both went to Baylor University but he did not meet her there. Chip graduated in 1998 with a degree in Business Administration and Joanna got her degree in Communication in 2001. Chip saw Joanna in a photo before he met her and decided that she was the ‘one.’ Chip used to visit Joanna’s dads auto shop and he saw her pic over there. He met her finally when she was working in the shop’s office. They tied the knot in 2003. Joanna Gaines started her own shop ‘Magnolia Market’ in 2003, which dawned on her New York-propelled thoughts as well as her Waco roots. She and her husband started rebuilding houses and remodeling homes. The company today is a multi-faceted company including Magnolia Homes and Magnolia Realty. Her husband, Chip wanted to become a baseball player or a politician before. Chip has always been loyal to his favorite clothes brand since he got married in 2003. He has worn the same style of jeans and boots till date. He goes by the theory, ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’. The couple have 4 kids-Drake, Ella, Duke, Emmie who regularly come on the show. They had revealed the arrival of their fifth child in January, 2018. They were very excited about their fifth child, but they got some unexpected backlash from their fans who thought that they should be done with 4 children. The couple has a 100 year old farm of about 40 acres and they have a total of 60 animals on their farm. The couple are against keeping a television in their homes inspite of being TV stars. They have a cute little tree house in their farm.

Fixer Upper TV Show

Their reality TV show ‘Fixer Upper’ on HGTV revolved around the complete redesigning and makover of an old and shaggy house into a nice and decent home space utilizing their wonderful remodel systems. Chip Gaines and his wife manage to keep the eccentricity of every home and at the same time make it appear unique and substantial. They make useful rooms that motivate and urge others to have a similar living space for themselves. They have a wonderful taste in home interiors and come up with the most wonderful utilization of old and shabby things. Famous personalities have approached them for revamping their homes. Their very first ‘Fixer Upper’ home was their very own house which they started working on soon after their honeymoon.

Chip Gaines book

His wife, Joanna Gaines has authored a book, ‘The Magnolia Story’ which offers a detailed look at their life together. From their first renovation project to a project that cost them everything, from their childhood memories to the twists and turns in their life, ‘The Magnolia Story’ pretty much sums up their life journey so far. The funny, talented, renovation expert, Chip Gaines has authored his book, ‘Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff’. In this book, he shares stories from the early days of starting businesses. Some of his stories were successful and some were not. This book, ‘Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff’ came a year after their best-selling book ‘Magnolia Story’ co-authored with his wife, Joanna Gaines. This new book was loved by all and immediately became a best-seller.

Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines are rightly called a power couple. Together, they have achieved quite a lot in a very short time. They announced the end of their Fixer Upper show after successful five seasons citing ‘their growing family’ as a reason. But the power couple have just gone for their rightly deserved break. They shall soon be back with something wacky and wonderful just like before!