Who is Hilary Farr?
Born Hilary Labow on the 31st August 1982, in Toronto, Ontario Canada, she is an interior home designer, renovator, television host, and actress as well, probably best known to the world from appearing in the HGTV show “Love It or List It” (2008-2018), alongside David Visentin, and in “Brother vs. Brother” (2013-2015), among other differing accomplishments.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Although born in Canada, Hilary grew up in London, England, and it was in her early years that she became drawn to home designing, as she would often help her mother decorating their family home. She has never talked about her father and education, though it is known that after high school she enrolled at Ryerson University.
Hilary was actually an actress, before pursuing home decorating professionally. She made her debut in 1972 in a minor role in the film “Layout for 5 Models”, she continued with appearances in such films as “Never Mind the Quality: Feel the Width” in 1973, then “Frustrated Wives” in 1974, and had a supporting role in the comedy musical “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in 1975, starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick. She remained active as an actress until the mid- ‘80s, with her last role in the TV series “We Got It Made” in 1984.
Interior DesignerUpon leaving an acting, Hilary started pursuing her other love – home decoration. She bought a number of properties on which she spent time renovating, which helped her hone her skills and become recognized for her work. Gradually she started working with celebrities, and also expanded her work to Australia, the UK and Canada, in addition to her already established a business in the US. Her company, Hilary Farr’s Designs became recognized all over the world, which caught the attention of such celebrities as Jenna Elfman and Jennifer Hudson.
Return to Toronto
After going through some personal troubles, Hillary returned to her hometown and auditioned for a spot in the HGTV show “Love It or List It”, subsequently joining with David Visentin as co-host of what would become one of the most praised shows on HGTV. The show premiered on the 8th September 2008, and has so far aired 130 episodes, with another string of 20 episodes that started airing in June this year. Since her first appearance, Hilary has become a rather popular personality all over the world, and especially an idol to women.
— Hilary Farr (@Hilary_Farr) August 30, 2018
Rise to ProminenceWith every appearance in “Love It or List It”, Hilary was becoming more popular, which resulted in a new engagement on HGTV, though she faced some problems while on the show, including a lawsuit from a couple whose house she and her co-worker Visentin renovated. Some of the most popular shows on HGTV in which she has appeared include “Brother vs. Brother”, and “HGTV Insider”, and thanks to her increasing popularity, has featured in shows on other channels, such as “This Hour Has 22 Minutes”, and “Today”, among others. Hilary has also contributed to HuffPost Live, a video streaming network owned and operated by the popular magazine, and was also one of the experts at the Art Van Furniture convention in 2014, in Orland Park, Chicago, USA, with Amy Tara Koch, a CNN and USA Today pundit and journalist.
Do You Know How Rich Hilary Farr Is?
A multitalented artist, Hilary has proven herself worthy of fame and fortune. Although not active as an actress for over 20 years, she made an appearance on stage in the play “Sleeping Beauty” performed at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto in 2016, in which she portrayed Malignicent, better known as Maleficent, which also contributed to her wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Hilary Farr is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Hilary’s net worth is as high as $7 million. Pretty impressive, don’t you think?
Do You Know About Hilary’s Personal Life, Affairs, Husband, Marriage?
When it comes to Hilary’s personal life, she hasn’t been very open, though the media has discovered her failed marriage to television writer Gordon Farr, with whom she has one child; there is no information as to when the two married and divorced. Because of her close work with Visentin, the two have often been mentioned in the context of a romantic relationship, however, David is a married man and devoted only to his wife, Krista Grycko.
Hilary is not only a television star, but a social media star as well, with quite a decent following on social media platforms, especially Facebook and Instagram, though she is also no stranger to Twitter. Her official Facebook page has close to 130,000 followers with whom she has shared details from her career, including the newest episodes of “Love It or List It”. She is also quite active on Instagram, with a following of 47,000, which she has used to share details from her personal life, including her love for dogs, among other interests. Hilary can also be found on Twitter, on which she has just over 45,000 fans, with whom she has shared her most recent career endeavors, including the announcement of “Love It or List It” record-breaking rating. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent TV personality, then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages.