Hilary Farr (Love It or List It)Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Education, Career, Net Worth

Hilary Farr Biography

Hilary Elizabeth Farr (nee Labow) is a British-Canadian designer, former actress, businesswoman, and television host. Farr is best known as the co-host (with David Visentin) of the HGTV and W Network television series Love It or List It.

Hilary Farr Age|Birthday

Farr was born on August 31, 1951. Therefore, she is 71 years old as of 2021 and celebrates her birthday on 31st August every year.

Hilary Farr Height|Weight

Farr’s height is 5 feet 9 inches (approximately 175 centimeters). Moreover, she weighs 58.5 kilograms.

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Hilary Farr Family

Farr was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to her parents. In addition, her British mother was an Anglican and a member of the Church of England, and her Canadian father was Jewish. Moreover, the former model was raised celebrating both Jewish and Christian religious traditions. However, Hilary has not disclosed if she has any siblings.

Hilary Farr Husband

In 1982, the television host married Gordon Farr, a Canadian TV producer. Moreover, Farr gave birth to their son, Joshua on March 7, 1983, in Los Angeles. However, in 2008, the couple divorced.

Hilary Farr Education

Farr attended Royal Ballet School until age 11 and aspired to have a career as a ballerina. In addition, Hilary took an interest in theatre and was introduced to interior design by helping her mother to decorate her childhood home.

Hilary Farr Career

Farr’s career began in Los Angeles where she began by purchasing and renovating homes as well as working as a film and television set designer. In addition, she made appearances in Layout 5 Models (1972), Sex Farm (1973), Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (1973), and Legend of the Werewolf (1975) acting under the name Hilary Labow. Additionally, she appeared on The Rocky Horror Picture Show 91975), City on Fire (1979), and Return (1980). Furthermore, Farr also performed a singing role in Grease in London in 1973. Moreover, Hilary had small parts in television sitcoms in the early 1980s.

In addition, she designed and renovated properties in Australia, the United Kingdom, California, New York, and later Toronto. Farr renovated homes for notable celebrities including Jenna Elfman’s home and Jennifer Hudson’s loft in Chicago.

Love It or List It

However, she returned to Toronto in 2008 after the divorce. Additionally, along with David Visentin, she was signed as a co-host of Love It or List It by the W Network, Big Coat Productions, and Corus Entertainment. Furthermore, the Love It or List show was broadcast on HGTV and W Network. Moreover, it was broadcast with a dual soundtrack on Divinity in Spain.

Moreover, the series sees Hilary and the real estate mogul, David Visentin battle it out to win clients over with the decision of listing or keeping their current homes. However, the former actress is always up for a challenge though there definitely are times when they get very passionate.

Search for the Next W Expert

Hilary also served as a judge on W Network’s Search for the Next W Expert 2010. Moreover, in 2011, Farr made a number of guest appearances at the Canadian International Interior Design Show hosted in the cities of Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver. Furthermore, the television host also made a guest appearance on The Marilyn Denis Show. Additionally, Farr is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.

In June 2014, the former model was a guest and design expert along with Amy Tara Koch, a CNN and USA Today pundit and journalist at the Art and Furniture convention in Orland Park and Chicago, Illinois.

Furthermore, she appeared in the role of Malignicent in Ross Petty’s stage version of Sleeping Beauty at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto in 2016.

Additionally, she has noted she has a passion for animal rescue. Moreover, in 2017, Hilary volunteered in Nairobi, Kenya with an organization protecting orphaned elephants.

Rules of Renovation

In 2017, she co-founded Rules of Renovation, a real estate investment seminar series held at locations across North America for aspiring investors.

Filmography

Film

1972 – Layout for 5 Models
1973 – Sex Farm, Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width
1975 – Legend of the Werewolf, The Rocky Horror Picture Show
1979 – City on Fire
1980 – The Return

Television

1982 – The Greatest American Hero
1984 – We Got It Made
2008 to present – Love It or List It
2010 – Search for the Next W Expert 2010
2012-2014 – The Marilyn Denis Show, Steen and Chris
2012 – ETalk
2013-2014 – George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight
2013 to present – Brother s. Brother
2014 – Fox News Channel, Makeover Manor, You and Me thus Morning, HuffPost Live
2015 – This Hour Has 22 Minutes
2021 to present – Tonight Loe with Hilary Farr

Hilary Farr’s Net Worth

Farr’s net worth is $8 million.