‘Property Brothers’: Drew Scott Admitted to Making 1 Major Mistake Before Getting Famous

by Jeremy Spirogis
Drew Scott at The Levi

Viewers proceed to flock to HGTV’s ever-growing catalog of tv programming that tells them the way to repair up their houses—or no less than lets them dream huge about the home that will by no means be. Among the celebrities which have risen to fame by way of the community are twin brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott. 

Starring in Property Brothers, the twins have had some twists and turns as they tackled each the true property world and the performing one. Having to construct up their abilities and popularity in each has required some finesse, and in 2017, they collectively revealed a memoir titled It Takes Two: Our Story to discover simply how they made it this far.

Their rise to fame was not with out some missteps, and Drew Scott opened up about one among his largest errors early on. 

The Scott twins began their business younger

Drew Scott at The Levi's Store Times Square
Drew Scott | Jason Mendez/Getty Images

The Scott twins have had a nostril for funding properties from a really younger age. When they had been 18, they had been each enrolled within the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Recognizing that pupil housing could be a scorching commodity within the space, they purchased their first home. They had been capable of leverage that funding into regular month-to-month earnings as they rented it out.

From there, the pair centered on flipping houses. They purchased the primary home they flipped for $200,000 and netted themselves a pleasant $50,000 revenue. Those early abilities have developed through the years, and today the twins are well-known for his or her capacity to replace outdated houses and make their purchasers’ desires come true.

These days, these with no less than $90,000 (and, after all, a home) obtainable for renovations may discover themselves eligible to look on an episode of the present and get to see the twins work their magic up shut and private.

They’ll have to satisfy some character {qualifications} as properly, although. The present prefers householders with upbeat personalities and an incredible story to inform.  

‘Property Brothers’ has been a long-standing staple for HGTV

HGTV was created by Kenneth Lowe 25 years in the past. The community went stay in 1994, and on the time it was one thing of a chance as only a few tv sequence had tried to cowl the house enchancment matter—not to mention a complete community! Luckily, the community’s creation paired with an American housing increase, and its rise to success was regular. 

Over the years, the personalities of the present hosts have change into manufacturers of their very own, and the Property Brothers sequence is an enormous a part of that transformation. While HGTV has confronted criticism for being overly staged, followers don’t appear to thoughts. Getting to look at the wonderful residence transformations and observe the antics of vibrant host personalities retains viewers tuned in. 

Property Brothers premiered in 2011 and rapidly grew to become a significant model beneath the HGTV banner alongside different fashionable exhibits like Love It or List It and Flip or Flop. Since their premiere, the twins have additionally managed to snag offers for spin-off sequence together with Brother vs. Brother and the brand new Property Brothers: Forever Home

Jonathan and Drew Scott each tried conventional performing

Before they grew to become actuality TV superstars, Drew and Jonathan Scott each tried to make it within the conventional performing and leisure world. They every did some sci-fi associated work with Drew touchdown a visitor position on Smallville and Jonathan taking part in in an episode of X-Files. They additionally each did work as underwear fashions earlier than discovering their groove within the residence enchancment world. 

Jonathan even needed to change into knowledgeable magician, however his desires had been dashed when his props had been stolen. These tales of stumbling by way of the early days are an enormous a part of the It Takes Two memoir. In the e book, Drew reveals that he made some monetary missteps early on. In truth, he racked up over $100,000 in debt by pursuing performing courses in Vancouver. 

Today, the twins contemplate all of those bumps within the street as a part of their general story of success. It appears to be like like their rise to the highest isn’t over but, both. In addition to the brand new spin-off, HGTV has huge plans for the brothers, together with a podcast and {a magazine} of their model title. 

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