Shea McGee

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Interior Designer (1985)
Thu Nov 17 2022
By   Sushmita22

The Netflix hit, Dream Home Makeover has a different reputation with the public as the one to help them get their dream homes. And the same goes for the host of the show Shea McGee and her partner Syd McGee.

Shea is an interior designer who became famous after the Netflix reality series Dream Home Makeover hit the top of the charts. She is a businesswoman and entrepreneur from Texas, United States, and the owner of Studio McGee.

So What Is The Net Worth of Shea McGee? 

The show Dream Home Makeover became pretty successful in America. Moreover, this helped Shea to have a breakout in her career and have a lot of attractive deals. So, it's pretty obvious that she was able to make a lot more money than she ever did before.

Shea McGee
Host of Dream Home Makeover, Shea McGee. Source: [email protected]

The host of the Dream Home Makeover, Shea McGee has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. Moreover, her husband and partner in business, Syd McGee also has the same estimated net worth as Shea i.e. $5 million.

Moreover, according to Forbes, the duo had gross revenue of $59.7 million in 2020.

Shea Promotes Her Business Through Social Media 

Shea McGee is available on all sorts of social media. Through social media, she shares her extremely lavish and attractive works that help to promote her business. 

Shea McGee and her business on social media
Shea McGee On Instagram. Source: [email protected]

On Instagram, she has an account under the username @studiomcgee and has over 3.6 million followers. With this much following, all she has to do is post about her works for its media representation and marketing.

Similarly, on Twitter, her account is under the username @StudioMcGee and has just over 4k followers. Though she joined Twitter in 2014, she hasn't been able to flourish her business and gain as many followers as on Instagram.

Early Life & Parents

The famous interior designer and social media sensation, Shea was born on July 5, 1985. She is an American national born in Texas.

Shea McGee Having A Party
Shea McGee holding a mike. Source: [email protected]

The information about the identity of her parents remains covered, However, some sources claim that her father is an owner of a small business and her mother is a house woman. Her parents raised her in Texas.

Shea Is A Graduate Of BYU

According to the linked-in profile of Shea, she graduated from Bringham Young University and took her degree in Communication and Social Relations.

Shea McGee
Shea McGee mirror selfie. Source: [email protected]

Regarding her high school studies, sources state that she studied at a local school available in her hometown. And also that when she knew she wanted to pursue designing, even after already graduating from university, she took classes in interior design at a junior college.

Shea McGee & Syd McGee Wrote A New York Times Best Seller Book

The promising couple Shea & Syd revealed that they always wanted to create more than just pretty spaces. And so they wrote the book Make Life Beautiful to share their experiences and lessons.

ovely picture of Shea McGee and Syd McGe
A lovely picture of Shea McGee and Syd McGee. Source: Twitter

However, their book did not only reflect their life but also became the New York Times Best Seller. They never would have expected that the book that they wrote to show how they've learned to find the bright spots in their every day will reach the next level.

“Make Life Beautiful is a necessary reminder there is inherent beauty and warmth in all moments. Shea and Syd invite us into endearing conversations filled with wit, humor, creativity and an honesty shining light on the couples beautiful focal points.

-Studio McGee/Make Life Beautiful

Shea's Husband Was Her Brother's Roommate

In her book Make Life Beautiful which became New York Times bestseller, she revealed that she first met Syd when she was visiting her brother in Utah. At the time, Syd was a roommate of her brother.

Shea McGee and her husband Syd McGee.
Shea McGee and her husband Syd McGee. Source: [email protected]

Shea McGee is happily married to Syd McGee. This romantic couple married in 2018. And now, Shea is currently living happily with her family in Laguna Beach, California after moving out from Utah.

Blessed With Three Daughters

Shea has welcomed altogether three children with Syd and the lovely couple is blessed with all daughters. Her eldest daughter is name is Wren McGee.

Shea McGee with her husband and children.
Shea McGee with her husband and children. Source: [email protected]

Similarly, her second daughter has a lovely name Ivy McGee and has reached the age of six. Finally, the youngest daughter of the couple is Margot McGee who was welcomed on July 18, 2021.

Shea & Her Husband Try To Balance Their Family & Profession:

As the owners of Studio McGee, Shea and Syd are some of the most sought names in interior design. With their growing business and busy schedule, the couple is trying very hard to balance their time with their profession and children.

Shea McGee and Syd McGee with their kids.
Shea McGee and Syd McGee with their kids. Source: [email protected]

Shea revealed, "It's always a dance" to make time for themselves along with their family and growing business. She said, "There are times when filming is a long day and then, come weekend, we are going to go somewhere really fun with the kids and we are putting those phones down and we are focusing on that."

Shea & Syd Nearly Went Broke Before Dream Home Makeover

Though Shea and her partner Syd have reached a milestone in their career, the start wasn't very motivating. They were just becoming parents when they took a great risk to start their designing firm, Studio McGee by quitting their jobs. 

Shea McGee and her husband Syd McGee.
Shea McGee and her husband Syd McGee. Source: [email protected]

However, they quickly ran out of their savings and went nearly bankrupt. They faced such financial troubles while chasing their dreams that they were selling things to make ends meet. They sold anything and everything that wasn't a necessity. 

Then, they moved from California to Utah in an effort to make it right. And they did. And their efforts landed them their own show, Dream House Makeover.

Shea McGee and Syd McGee in Dream House Makeover.
Shea McGee and Syd McGee in Dream House Makeover. Source: Netflix

I look back and still can’t believe that we were so gutsy. The months leading up to that decision were filled with fear and uncertainty, but once we were fully committed to building our business, the fear disappeared and was replaced with a fire to chase our dream.

-Shea McGee

 

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