Hilary Elizabeth Farr is an actress, designer, businesswoman, and TV host. She worked on HGTV as a co-host. She is half British and half Canadian.
She co-hosted the TV show Love It or List It with David Visentin on the W Network. She became interested in theatre and helping her mother decorate the house where she grew up gave her a taste of interior design.
Hilary Farr: Early Life
Hilary Farr Labow was born on August 31, 1952, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is now 70 years old. Her parents moved, and she grew up in London, UK. She became interested in the theatre and learned about interior design by helping her mother decorate the house where she grew up.
Hilary Farr: Career
Hilary Farr moved to Los Angeles and bought several properties, which she then fixed. She worked part-time jobs, like fixing homes and building sets for movies and TV shows.
Under the name Hilary Labow, Farr had minor roles in Layout for 5 Models (1972), Sex Farm (1973), Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (1973), Legend of the Werewolf (1975), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), City on Fire (1979), and The Return (1980).
She also sang in Grease, which ran in London in 1973. She had minor roles in sitcoms at the start of the 1980s. Farr designed and remodeled homes in Australia, the UK, California, New York, and later Toronto. She fixed up the homes of famous people, like Jenna Elfman and Jennifer Hudson, both of whom live in Chicago.
After getting a divorce in 2008, she moved back to Toronto. She was hired by the W Network, Big Coat Productions, and Corus Entertainment to co-host Love It or List It with David Visentin. Both HGTV and W Network showed the show. In Spain, the show was shown on Divinity with two different soundtracks.
Farr was also a judge for the 2010 Search for the Next W Expert on W Network. In 2011, she showed up at the Canadian International Interior Design Show, held in Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver. She has also been a guest on The Marilyn Denis Show and regularly writes for the Huffington Post.
In June 2014, Farr was a guest and design expert at the Art Van Furniture convention in Orland Park and Chicago, Illinois. Amy Tara Koch, who writes for CNN and USA Today, was also there.
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In 2016, Hilary Farr played Malignicent in Ross Petty's stage version of Sleeping Beauty at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto. (The character is usually called Maleficent, but for this production, she was given the name “Malignicent.”)
Hilary Farr's Net Worth
According to celebrity net worth, Hilary Farr has a net worth of about $8 million. She makes most of her money from her jobs as a designer, businesswoman, TV host, and former actress. Farr's successful career has given her a nice place to live and trips in nice cars. She is one of Canada's wealthiest and most influential people.
Hilary Farr: Personal Life
Hilary Farr is not married and is not with anyone at the moment. But she was married to Gordon Farr. They married in a small ceremony in Toronto, Canada, in 1982. Her Canadian partner works on TV shows. Josh Farr was their only child.
Farr and her husband, Gordon Farr, split up in 2008. Many people were surprised when they said they were breaking up because they had never shown any signs of problems, tension, or misunderstanding. She is living in a beautiful house in Toronto at the moment.