Scott McGillivray (HGTV) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Wife, Children, Vacation House Rules, Net worth

Scott McGillivray Biography

Scott McGillivray is a Canadian entrepreneur, TV host, real estate investor, author, and educator. He is widely recognized for his HGTV shows, including “Income Property,” “Vacation House Rules,” “Renovation Resort,” and “Buyers Bootcamp.” McGillivray is also the co-founder of Keyspire, a real estate investing education company, and serves as the CEO of McGillivray Group and McGillivray Entertainment. He divides his time between Toronto, Ontario, and Fort Myers, Florida.

Personal Details


Full NameScott McGillivray
Age46 years old (as of 2024)
Date of BirthApril 7, 1978
ParentsMother (nurse) and Father (chartered accountant)
Siblings Brother: Andrew

Sister: Erin

HeightApproximately 6 feet 1 inch

Family and Relationships

  • Wife: Sabrina McGillivray (Canadian school teacher, dancer, and designer)
  • Children: Two daughters
    • Layla Chloe McGillivray (born October 30, 2013)
    • Myah McGillivray (born January 25, 2012; 11 years old as of 2023)
Scott McGillivray
Scott McGillivray

Education and Career

  • Scott McGillivray attended the University of Guelph, where he earned an honors degree in Commerce in 2001.
  • His career began as a property developer, purchasing and renovating homes for rental purposes.
  • In 2004, he became a licensed contractor and managed his own construction crews.
  • Since 2008, McGillivray has been an HGTV host in both the US and Canada.
  • He is the award-winning Executive Producer of HGTV hit series such as “Income Property,” “Buyers Bootcamp,” and “Vacation House Rules.”
  • McGillivray is also an author, having written books on real estate investing and home improvement, including “How to Add Value to Your Home” and “The Invested Life.”
  • As a popular speaker and educator, he shares his expertise with aspiring entrepreneurs and homeowners.

HGTV Shows

  • “Vacation House Rules”: Scott McGillivray hosts this HGTV series, which premieres its new season on June 3, 2023, at 9 pm.
  • He has also produced and hosted other HGTV shows, including “Moving the McGillivrays,” “Scott’s Own Vacation House,” “Renovation Resort,” and “Vacation House Rules.”

Net Worth

Scott McGillivray’s estimated net worth is $4 million (as of 2023). His income comes from TV shows, books, real estate investments, and his education company, Keyspire.


Scott is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @scott_mcgillivray with 296K followers as of June 2023.