Hilary Farr Bio, Wiki, Love It or List It, HGTV, Age, Height, Partner, Kids, Family, and Net Worth

Hilary Farr Biography

Hilary Farr is a British-Canadian TV Host, Interior Designer, businesswoman, and former actress. She is a co-host of the HGTV and W Network series, Love It or List It alongside David Visentin.

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Hilary Farr Age

Farr was born on 31 August 1951 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is therefore 72 years old as of 2023 and celebrates her birthday every year on August 31st.

Hilary Farr Height / Measurements

Farr is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Hilary Farr Husband/ Children

Farr was married to Gordon Farr a renowned Canadian TV producer from 1982 to 2008. During the time they were married, they welcomed their son, Joshua Farr in Los Angeles on 7 March 1983. Hilary is an active volunteer for animal rescue including with an organization protecting orphaned elephants in Nairobi in 2017.

Hilary Farr Family / Relatives

Farr was born and raised in Toronto, Canada by her Canadian father and British mother. Her father is Jewish and her mother is an Anglican and a member of the Church of England. She grew up celebrating both Christian religious and Jewish traditions.

Hilary Farr Career

Farr kickstarted her career by working as a television and film set designer in Los Angeles as well as buying and renovating homes. She later made several appearances in several movies and series City on Fire (1979), Sex Farm (1973), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Feel the Width (1973), The Return (1980), Layout for 5 Models (1972), and Never Mind the Quality. In 1973, she took a singing role in Grease in London. In November 1996, Hilary founded Hilary Farr Designs Inc. based in Toronto, Canada.

As an interior designer, she has renovated and designed properties in the UK, Australia, New York, California, and Toronto. Moreover, she also renovated properties for several celebrities including Jennifer Hudson’s loft in Chicago and Jenna Elfman’s home. In 2008, Hilary moved back to Toronto and started serving as the co-host of Love It or List It by HGTV and W Network alongside David Visentin.

In 2010, she appeared on Search for the Next W Expert and served as a judge. Later in 2011, she made several guest appearances as guest host of the Canadian International Interior Design Show in Vancouver, Edmonton, and Toronto. Moreover, Hilary often appeared on The Marilyn Denis Show and also as a contributor to the Huffington Post. Hilary and Amy Tara Koch made guest appearances as a design expert at the Art Van Furniture convention in June 2014 in Chicago and Orland Park. Illinois as well as

Later in 2016, Hilary made an appearance in Ross Petty’s stage version of Sleeping Beauty in the role of Malignicent in Toronto. The following year, (2017), Hilary founded a real estate investment seminar series for aspiring investors named Rules of Renovation which was held at different locations in North America.

Hilary Farr Net Worth

Through Farr’s career as a TV Host, Interior Designer, businesswoman, and former actress, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.

Hilary Farr Cancer

In 2012, Hilary was diagnosed with a precancerous tumor which was surgically removed. Later in 2014, she was diagnosed with malignant breast cancer and immediately started treatment after the diagnosis. Her treatment featured a series of surgical interventions and radiation therapy. However, this news broke to the public in December 2021 when she shared her journey with battling cancer.

Hilary Farr House

In 2020, Farr bought her bungalow in Raleigh, North Carolina, and had originally planned to renovate the house but later found out that the house was termite-ridden and waterlogged. Due to these circumstances, she destroyed the whole house and built the house afresh. She shared that building the house from scratch was not part of the plan but she had to do what she did since the old house was damaged beyond repair.

Hilary Farr Love It Or List It

Hilary serves as the host of the HGTV and W Network series, Love It or List It alongside Canadian Realtor, Actor, and commentator, David Visentin. In this show, a family or couple displays their current house to realtor, David Visentin and designer, Hilary who later redesigns parts of the house depending on the homeowner’s desires and budget.

Concerning the renovation, Hilary oversees construction and redesigning while David is on the lookout for real estate listings as per the homeowners’ needs and budget trying to convince them to sell their old house and buy a new home. While Hillary convinces them to renovate their current home instead of buying a new house. At the end of the competition, the renovations, the family/couple is given a house tour of their new home and the keys to their home.

Hilary Farr Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Farr is active on her social media accounts. She has about 275K followers on her Facebook Page, about 5K followers on her Twitter account, and around 315K followers on her Instagram account.

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