Several motivational speakers, successful businessmen and entrepreneurs in the past have advocated the need for people to invest in their passion when choosing a career path rather than taking up a job that offers prospects of a quick buck. While many are quick to pass on the former which is filled in several uncertainties, one man who seems to have taken the message to heart is Jeff Devlin.
That being said, Jeff Devlin is a carpenter who has made the most of his talents in woodworking and ability to pay attention to detail to become immensely popular, thus, creating a good fulfilling life for himself. Thanks to the diversity of programs on television in America, he has transformed himself from just a carpenter to being an important TV personality with several hit TV shows to his credit; shows you will get to find out about if you keep reading.
Jeff Devlin’s Bio
Jeff Devlin was born on May 19, 1973, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA. He is of white ethnicity and an American by nationality, As regards his education, Devlin is an alumnus of Neshaminy High School. During his time in high school, he was recorded to be highly skilled in baseball and singing, as a result, he began nursing desires of being a professional athlete or singer someday. He also shone interest in other recreational activities such as surfing and mountain climbing. Nevertheless, his one true love which he was clearly fascinated by was carpentry. Clearly obsessed with carpentry, he was known to collect scraps of wood and tools he found with the intent of creating something new out of it.
Upon graduation from high school in the early ’90s, Jeff Devlin became highly poised of what he wanted to become in life; a carpenter, and there was no changing his mind. As a result, he became an apprentice for a professional carpenter and historic remodeler in his hometown. During the course of his apprenticeship, Devlin learned the intricacies of modern carpentry, designing, and history which changed his perception towards carpentry from ‘a job to an art’. After the completion of his apprenticeship, he set up his woodwork establishment in 1995, marking the start of his professional career as a carpenter.
Devlin’s love for television and its likelihood of elevating him to a whole new level saw him venture into the television business. At first, he served as a cameraman for HGTV behind the scenes of the show Save My Bathroom for several years before he was made a host on the network. His entertainment instincts and funny nature saw him feature in a long list of TV shows such as Spice up My Kitchen, I Hate My Bath, Most Embarrassing Rooms, Ellen’s Design Challenge and most notably Stone House Revival in which Devlin and his team transform dilapidated historic houses into modern structures. His love for carpentry has inspired several young ones around the world to opt for a career in the craft.
Jeff Devlin’s Family
Due to Jeff Devlin’s private nature, not much is known as regards his family. As at the time of updating this post, there is no information available to the mainstream as regards the identity of his parents or siblings. It is however known that he has a brother but as expected, his name is pretty much a mystery to the public. Several sources claim his parents were in the carpentry line of business, hence, Devlin’s love for carpentry, but such reports are baseless and untrue.
Personal, Married Life with Christine
Make an inquiry into the personal life of Jeff Devlin and you will be surprised to know that the famous carpenter and TV personality has been married for a very long time to no other person than the beautiful Christine Devlin. Due to his penchant for secrecy, there is very limited information as regards how they met and when they decided to tie the knot. During an interview, he once revealed that they dated for a year before walking down the aisle together. He further went on to describe his beautiful wife as a very patient person who he loves so much for her kindness.
The two are parents to two children: a daughter named Reese Devlin and a son who goes by the name of Aiden Devlin. The family also own a dog named Gretel. Despite Devlin’s busy schedule, he is one to carve out time to spend with his beloved family.