Scott McGillivray was born on April 7, 1978 (Age 42, Zodiac Sign Aries) in Toronto, Canada. His family then moved to Richmond Hill and there’s where he was raised. His childhood, along with information regarding his parents, is scarce.
Scott McGillivray Education Details
He attended to the University of Guelph where he received an honours degree in Commerce in 2011. His first business plan first started as a school project about income properties.
At age 21, Scott used his student loans to purchase and renovate his first rental property and two years later, at age 23, he owned 5 rental properties.
He became a licensed contractor in 2004 to manage his own crews. As of now, he owns hundreds of income properties across Canada and the United States.
Scott McGillivray Career Details
Scott McGillivray is an entrepreneur, investor, television host, author and educator. His hosting career begun since 2008 and he has performed as such in the U.S. and Canada, starring in over 400 episodes of television.
He’s the host and executive producer of Income Property, a home renovation show. Scott initiated his television career as a crew member in Debbie Travis’ home improvement reality shows, and then he performed as a project manager in the same. In 2007, he and Kim Myles co-hosted a competition for the best holiday-decorated house, Holiday Battle on the Block HGTV.
It was in 2009 that Income property premiered and as of 2013, it airs in 33 countries around the world. The show premise’s revolves around Scott aiding homeowners to turn part of their home into an income source to help with the mortgage. In 2009, he too began his own live speaking events titled “Creating Wealth through Real Estate” to instruct people about real estate investing.
A year later, he co-hosted All American Handyman, working with Mike Holmes once again. Also, he started his own real estate education company called The Lifetime Wealth Academy, (renamed Keyspire in 2013.)
In 2012, he functioned as a judge on Canada’s Handyman Challenge, along with Mike Holmes, Bryan Baeumler and Paul LaFrance. In 2014, he was a judge in a home-flipping competition, rating the restoration talents of the four couples in contest. As well, he wrote his first home improvement book, How to Add Value to your Home.
In 2016, Scott, his wife and two daughters starred their own program, Moving the McGillivrays. In the show, they bought and renovated a house into their dreamed home.
Two years later, he starred in another home renovation program, Buyers Bootcamp with Scott McGillivray, where he assisted buyers in renovating and overturning properties. As of 2020, he has yet a new home renovation show revolving around vacation cottages, Scott’s Vacation House Rules, in which he helps the cottages owners renovate their properties into attractive rental properties for vacation rentals.
He is a customary, expert collaborator in day-time TV interviews, counting with apparitions in The Today Show, Marilyn Dennis, Steven and Chris, and CityLine, apart from that he’s a primary speaker in home demonstrations and corporative events in all of North America. His practical focus for renovation and design has been chronicled by Forbes, FOX News, and many other networks.
Scott McGillivray Marriage Details
Scott McGillivray married his wife, Sabrina McGillivray, a teacher, on June 2, 2008. Together they have two daughters: Myah (January 25, 2012) and Layla (October 29, 2013); the family divides their time between residences in Toronto, Ontario, and Fort Myers, Florida.
Sabrina values her privacy and the ones of her daughters, therefore they don’t make as much public appearances, but she agreed for the entire family to star in Moving the McGillivrays in 2016.
Scott McGillivray Net Worth
By the end of 2019, Scott McGillivray’s net worth was approximately $100 million. His net worth for 2020 is still under review, but so far it shows no sign of decreasing.