Fixer Upper

Chasity Clark

Profiles of FACS Success

Chip and Joanna help transform old country style homes in Waco, Texas into modern refurbished homes while still keeping their character. The got married in 2003 and have four children.

About Chip and Joanna

He's a real estate and construction pro who knows how to turn an affordable but "blah" house into a sparkling gem. She's a designer with an eye for shabby chic flea-market finds. Together, they own and operate Magnolia Homes.

Chip Gaines

  • Born in Texas on November 14, 1974
  • Graduated from Baylor University's Hankamers school of Business

Joanna Gaines

  • Born in Kansas on April 19, 1978
  • Graduated from Baylor University in Communications
  • Inspired in Design while interning in New York
  • Opened her own business called Magnolia

Interesting Facts

  • Chip frequented a tire / auto repair shop and saw a picture of Joanna with her family behind the counter and he knew “She was the one!”
  • 4 kids + over 60 animals on their 40-acre farm.
  • Joanna believes in ‘sticking’ to your budget even when shopping flea markets.