Raised by a father who believes in doing things yourself, Tamara Day learned a lot of tricks while helping her father maintain the family’s farm in Kansas. They would team up to do repairs on their buildings instead of hiring someone for the task. Ordinarily, she would have moved on from this part of her life when she left home but Tamara has built a successful career from her handiness, buying and overhauling neglected buildings in Kansas City. The wonderful job she does with the buildings is documented for viewers to enjoy on Bargain Mansions, a DIY Network program.
Beyond the wonderful work she has been doing on TV, returning the lost glory of abandoned homes and turning them into historic edifices, below are some lesser-known facts about the woman who is not afraid to get her hands dirty.
Tamara Day Biography (Age)
Though the TV personality has not said much about her life, especially the beginning part of it, some records on her have it that she was born on an unspecified date in 1976, in Kansas City, Missouri, the United States of America. The name of her dad is Ward Schraeder and he is only known publicly because he often joins her on Bargain Mansions. The rest of her birth family members – mother, siblings, are not known to the public but it has been mentioned that she has a brother but no name was attached to him. One thing that is clear is that Day is from a family full of people with a passion for renovating homes and getting things done by themselves. Thus, it is safe to say she is carrying on with the family legacy.
Not one to open up about personal details, Tamara Day has not shared the schools she attended but we are sure she went to college. This assumption follows the renovation she reportedly did on her college dorm room. She also extended the talent to the home she bought with her husband in 2008. The 5,000-square-foot home was in dire need of renovation, a task Tamara took upon herself. She redesigned all the nooks and crannies in the house to much acclaim. This caught the attention of people around her who witnessed her turn the old mansion into a wonderful abode, mostly with furniture she bought at estate sales and restructured by herself.
Fast forward to a few years later, Tamara Day turned her passion for restoring dilapidated buildings to look like a dream home into a career. People started seeking her services in renovating their homes and soon, she was buying and flipping houses. This continued until HGTV came calling and subsequently changed her story from low-key to world-class renovations. While she started hosting the show in 2016, the network actually brought the offer five years before then. However, they first went to Day’s brother who turned the offer down but Tamara saw the potentials in it and decided to run with it. This career path has seen her host DIY Network’s series Bargain Mansions. The show focuses on her burning desire to use her great design on old mansions in Kansas City and in the end, come up with a beautiful home, the result of which is always mindblowing.
Tamara Day also has a few accomplishments as an actress. In addition to her role in Bargain Mansions, Day is known for roles she played in The Mailbox (2007) and DIY Ultimate Retreat 2017.
Her Net Worth
Unsurprisingly, details of her earnings and net worth are not known. Tamara Day does not flaunt her private life for the media to divulge. Notwithstanding, if the house flipping and state of the art renovations she has been doing for years are anything to go by, the TV host must be earning a lot. Besides, she has also starred in a couple of other productions asides Bargain Mansions.
Tamara Day’s Husband
Tamar Day combines her job as a home renovator, top-notch designer, and TV host, with maintaining a stable home alongside her husband Bill Day. They got married in 2001 and their bond has only gotten stronger with each passing day. The happy couple is blessed with four children – three sons and a daughter. Their daughter was the last to be born (in 2013) and they named her Nora.
While Bill shares his wife’s passion for renovating old buildings, he is not known for making a career out of it. In fact, nothing is known about his career endeavors.