Amy Matthews is a TV presenter and a contractor famous for her home improvement program ‘Sweat Equity and Renovation Raiders.’ Matthews is also a licensed contractor who is passionate about making innovations in architectural designs. She also has been working to educate people and spreading knowledge to change the perception in the field to change people’s views on housing.
Matthews values home highly and for her housing is one of, if not the most important investment in life. So she has taken it in herself to inspire people to improve their housing through shows like The Design Network and DIY Network. Let us get to know more about this unorthodox star.
— Amy Matthews (@DIYMatthews) April 23, 2018
Amy Matthews: Early Life and Education
Amy Matthews was born on the 19th of May in 1973. She is from Minnesota who belongs to White-American ethnicity and holds American nationality. From a very young age, Amy had a chance to observe home improvement. She even got to travel with a group of youth from her church to repair homes for families in need of renovations. This initialized her interest in the field and was getting more projects in various organizations at a very young age.
Caption: A younger Amy Matthews
For her education, Matthews went to the Boston University. She also enrolled for the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. Next, she wanted to pursue her interests in home improvement and returned to her hometown.
Amy Matthews: Career
Amy began her carer in the Minnesota Opera and the Guthrie Theater. She next got a job at the Open Eye Figure Theater. However, her passion was still in renovating and she got to learn just that with The Family Handyman Magazine.
All I wanted was a photo of @Kohler ‘s new STUNNING stand-alone farmhouse sink… but somehow I was subconsciously inspired to check out the new showers as well 😳. I ❤️#IBSOrlando & #KBIS pic.twitter.com/68OjHXI9Du
— Amy Matthews (@DIYMatthews) January 12, 2018
Matthews then joined the DIY Network where she spent a few years and became a specialist in home improvement. She also got herself a license in contracting and has made appearances for a number of commercials.
Some of her major work is for the Habitat for Humanity, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. The DIY show and HGTV feature her work and she has now become a renowned figure in renovation and design.
Amy Matthews: Personal Life
— Amy Matthews (@DIYMatthews) February 2, 2018
As of 2018, Amy is married to Aaron Doering who is an innovator, educator explorer, author, and a professor at the University of Minnesota. Her husband is a versatile personality who has been involved in humanitarian work in the past.
— Amy Matthews (@DIYMatthews) May 13, 2018
The two of them have a son named Eli and are leading a happy life together. Amy is a woman who likes her privacy. She is not someone who enjoys being in the constant eyes of the media. However, we do know that both Amy and her husband are famous personalities doing well in their respective fields.
Amy Matthews: Net Worth and Social Media
Amy has been in the business of renovation and designing for a long time now. She has worked her hardest to hide information regarding her worth, but we would not be doing our jobs truly if we did not do some digging. After some relentless research, we have found that this creative genius has a net worth of approximately $1 million. She has made most of her money from her gigs with popular networks like DIY and HGTV.
This year’s @tchabitat President’s reception was bittersweet as our amazing CEO Sue Haigh is retiring after 13 incredible yrs of leadership! Cheers to #affordablehousing, #neighborhood revitalization, record breaking fundraising, & new @Habitat_org ReStores.🔨🥂❤️#changemakers pic.twitter.com/Mdp7J2FJZI
— Amy Matthews (@DIYMatthews) May 14, 2018
Matthews is also active on social media platforms. You can find her on Twitter under the handle @DIYMatthews where she has over 5k followers.