Do you know that HGTV’s beloved realty/renovation present Love It or Listing It has impressed a complete of 5 spin-offs, together with a model primarily based in Australia?
Actually, we will’t think about a greater pairing than David and Hilary, however in accordance with followers of the Aussie iteration, the hosts from down below are a detailed second.
Meet ‘Love It or Listing It Australia’ hosts Andrew Winter and Neale Whitaker.
Andrew, an actual property property knowledgeable, and Neale, an inside designer, have been with the collection since its premiere in 2017. Like their North American counterparts, the TV personalities take pleasure in teasing one another.
When requested what the key is to their present’s success, Neale acknowledged, “Me, I believe,” to which Andrew responded, “I might say me. Look, if [Neale] left, nobody would discover.” However, kidding apart, the latter added, “We inherited a unbelievable format as a result of there may be computerized jeopardy — the householders are in real debate and every of us desires to win.”
Andrew, who’s truly British, isn’t any stranger to actuality tv, having appeared on a number of packages equivalent to Promoting Homes Australia and Tiny Homes Australia.
In response to his bio, the Information Corp columnist began in actual property on the age of 17 and acquired his first dwelling a 12 months later. He’s printed two property books — one among which is a information to Australian actual property, the nation he’s referred to as dwelling since 2005.
“Three youngsters, a spouse who works, and two canines; a show dwelling on a regular basis it isn’t!” he admitted of his personal residence, which is located in Gold Coast, Queensland. “I panic frequently until the home is immaculate.”
As for type guru Neale, who additionally hails from the U.Okay., he headed down a number of completely different profession paths earlier than touchdown on inside design. The editor-in-chief of structure and residential enchancment journal Belle as soon as labored for PR powerhouse Lynne Franks, and later turned a vogue publicist and stylist.
He bought into publishing by way of Meals Illustrated journal, and finally made the transfer to Sydney in 1999 to run Marie Claire Way of life. Neale additionally served as head of Vogue Dwelling for practically three years earlier than turning his consideration to on-camera gigs.
The Block decide at the moment lives in Berry on the South Coast of New South Wales together with his companion of 17 years, David Novak-Piper. The couple tied the knot below British legislation in 2008, however have but to register their civil union in Australia.
“We actually keep it up like an outdated married couple!” Neale mentioned in a 2019 interview. “Like most individuals, David and I don’t stay an ideal, Instagram life. We disagree typically however essentially, there’s respect, understanding, and love. We each know who one another is and what we’re on the lookout for in life.”