Jimmy DiResta Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Wife, Education, Career, Making Fun, Net worth

Jimmy DiResta Biography

Jimmy DiResta is a designer, builder, fabricator, and video producer. He is the founder and owner of DiResta Unlimited Inc. He is also a television host and has hosted a number of TV shows including Dirty Money, Against the Grain, and Hammered with John & Jimmy DiResta. Moreover, DiResta is a star of Netflix’s reality show Making Fun.

Jimmy DiResta Age | Birthday

DiResta is 54 years old as of 2021. He was born on April 3, 1967. DiResta celebrates his birthday on the 4th of April each year.

Jimmy DiResta Parents

DiResta was born in New York, the United States to his parents; to his father who was a craftsman and builder, and to his mother. He revealed that he watched his father build and design when he was growing up and that’s when his desire for being a craftsman grew. Moreover, DiResta has three siblings; younger sister Kathleen,  Younger brother Joseph DiResta, and elder brother John DiResta who is a TV Personality, actor, and former New York Transit police officer.

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Jimmy DiResta Height

DiResta stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 9 inches.

Jimmy DiResta Wife

DiResta is married to Taylor Forrest, a designer, and creator of furniture and homewares in a studio that is based in the lower east side of Manhattan.

Jimmy DiResta Education

DiResta graduated from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, New York with a BFA degree in 1990.

Jimmy DiResta  Career

In 2003, DiResta served as set decorator and co-host on Trash to Cash with his brother, John DiResta, on Fox Television (FX Network). In 2006, he co-hosted Hammered with John & Jimmy DiResta, on HGTV.  Moreover, he hosted Against the Grain in 2009, on the DIY Network.

DiResta co-hosted Dirty Money on Discovery Channel alongside his brother John DiResta. Additionally, the designer has a Youtube Channel where he posts his designs and co-hosts the Making It podcast. He stars in Netlix’s reality series Making Fun.

Jimmy DiResta Making Fun

DiResta will be joined by a group of skilled makers and longtime buddies in the Netflix reality series Making Fun.  The show will follow the designers, builders, and fabricators as they turn kids’” ideas for impossible builds into reality.”

Making Fun premieres on March 4, 2022, on Netflix.

Jimmy DiResta Net worth

DiResta has an estimated net worth of $9 million. He earns income through his career as a designer, builder, and fabricator. He is also a television host and has hosted a number of TV shows including Dirty Money, Against the Grain, and Hammered with John & Jimmy DiResta. 


Jimmy is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @jimmydiresta with 210K followers as of March 2022.