Hilary Farr Biography
Born Hilary Elizabeth Labow, Hilary Farr is a British-Canadian designer, actress, and television personality. She was born in Toronto, Canada, and grew up in Londo, England. She serves as the president of Hilary Farr Designs Inc and a co-host of HGTV’s real estate reality series, Love It, or List It, alongside David Visentin.
Hilary Farr Age | Birthday
Born on August 31, 1952, Farr is 69 years old (age in 2021). She celebrates her birthday on the 31st of August yearly.
Hilary Farr Family
Farr was born to her parents in Toronto, Canada. The interior designer has not disclosed much information about her family/parents except that her mother impacted her love for design. Furthermore, when she was 16 years old, her mother asked her to design the interior of a house the family had bought in London.
Hilary Farr Height
Farr stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall.
Hilary Farr Husband
Hilary was married to Canadian TV producer Gordon Farr in 1982 and divorced in 2008. Farr and Gordon had met while she was auditioning for an acting role in Canada. After her divorce from Gordon Farr, she has not married again.
Hilary Farr Children | Son
Farr and her ex-husband Gordon Farr, together, have a son named Josh Farr. Josh is married with three kids, making Farr a grandmother of three. There is not much information in the public domain about Hilary’s son Josh. However, in 2013, she shared a photo of herself beside her son Josh when they opened TMX Group Stock Exchange.
Furthermore, Josh and his three kids wished her a Happy Mother’s Day as seen in one of her Twitter posts back in 2020. She shared a video of Josh wishing her a Happy Mother’s Day on Twitter and wrote: “A video from my son Josh and grandkids that I wanted to share. Happy Mother’s Day!”
Hillary Farr Education
The Love It, or List It co-host, Farr attended Ryerson University and graduated with a major in Interior Design. She also attended Royal Ballet School.
Hilary Farr Career
Farr is a television personality and interior designer. She co-hosts HGTV’s reality show, Love It, or List It. She also has her collections of products under Hilary Farr Designs. As an interior designer, she redesigns and renovates homes to give them a different look based on the homeowner’s desire.
Hilary Farr Designs
Farr created her studio, Hilary Farr Designs. According to her website HilaryFarr.com, she has “designed her collections of furniture, lighting, area rugs, accessories, fabrics, and bedding ensembles with a mission to make decorating fun and easy. Informed by her travels around the globe and her love of art and nature, motifs range from exotic elephants, birds, and bees, to fabulous florals, modern geometrics, and mesmerizing abstracts inspired by Icelandic glaciers. Luxurious and accessible, the designs are purposefully eclectic, enabling you to express your style.”
Hilary Farr Movies & TV Shows
Farr has appeared in several TV shows and Movies. She made her acting debut in 1982 with a role in Layout For 5 Models. Her other appearances in TV shows and movies include:
- Never Mind the Quality
- Feel the Width
- Legend of the Werewolf
- City on Fire
- We Got It Made
- The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Hilary Farr Love It or List It
Farr is the co-host of HGTV’s reality series, Love It or List It. She hosts alongside David Vinsetin. The reality series premiered in 2008. The show follows the interior designer and real estate agent, David Vinsetin, as A couple or family shows their current house after which Farr redesigns parts of the home based on the desires of the homeowners and their budget and she oversees the renovations and construction. David on the other hand finds real estate listings that meet the homeowners’ needs and budget to convince them to list their current house and buy a new one.
After renovations and redesign the family either decides to keep living in the house, “Love It “, or agrees to sale it, “List It.”
Season 16 of Love It, or List It premiered on October 11, 2021, on HGTV, and it airs on Mondays at 8 pm ET. Be sure to catch it.
Tough Love with Hilary Farr
In this Discovery+ reality show, Farr “will use her invaluable design expertise and life experience to help families with unique challenges renovate their homes.” Tough Love with Farr is aired on Discovery+ on Mondays.
Hilary Farr Net worth
Farr has an estimated net worth of $8 million. She has amassed her fortune through her career as an interior designer and television personality.
Hilary is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @hilary_farr, with over 231k followers at the time of writing this article in November 2021. She is also active on Twitter. Her Twitter handle is @Hilary-Farr, with 61.5k followers.