HGTV’s 13 Biggest Stars Share How They Were Discovered

  
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No matter what profession we are in or how successful we become, we all have to start somewhere! This rings true for HGTV’s biggest stars. While they are all experts now, each HGTV star was a beginner at one time or another, and they all have unique stories of how they ended up on TV. Here’s a list of HGTV’s 13 biggest stars and how they were discovered!

13. Chip and Joanna Gaines

These two are no doubt HGTV’s most beloved couple, and arguably the network’s biggest stars. Chip and Joanna Gaines have hosted Fixer Upper since 2013. Now into its fifth and final season, here’s the story of how they landed this show in the first place! According to Joanna, they were noticed after one of their renovation projects was posted on the popular blog Design Mom. It caught the eye of their production company, who then contacted Chip and Joanna through their website, and the rest is history!

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12. Bryan Baeumler

This Canadian star is well known for his numerous shows including Leave It to Bryan, Bryan Inc., and Disaster DIY. His reality TV career basically happened by a mistake! “To be honest, I never planned on being on television. Part of my marketing plan for my construction company was to offer free construction labor to a production company for a couple of months in exchange for advertising — it turns out they were looking for someone to host the show, and I guess they picked me!” he said.

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