• Amy Matthews is a licensed general contractor, home decorator, and interior designer
• She has been interested in home decorating and renovations from an early age
• She has appeared in shows such as “Sweat Equity” on DIY Network, and “Renovation Raiders” on HGTV
• She is also an accomplished actress, appearing in films such as “How to Kill a Mockingbird” and “Into Temptation”
• She is also a home improvement advisor for HomeAdvisor, and has a net worth of $6 million

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SpouseAaron Doering
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Who is home advisor Amy Matthews?

Amy Matthews was born on the 19th May 1973 in Robbinsdale, Minnesota USA, and is a licensed general contractor, home decorator, and interior designer, best known to the world for her appearances in such shows as “Sweat Equity” on DIY Network, and “Renovation Raiders”, aired on HGTV, among many other shows focused on house renovations.

Early Life, Family, and Education

Amy has been interested in home decorating and renovations from an early age, having her first taste of home decorating when she was 14 years old, becoming a member of a local church group that repaired homes for families in need. Realizing she liked the job, she joined other organization that focused on the same problem, and she was soon more into the house renovation business. Following her successful completion of high school, she enrolled at Boston University and then attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. After she obtained her degree, Amy returned to her native Minnesota, and her career was ready to start.
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Career Beginnings

She became a part of the Guthrie Theatre, and then the Minnesota Opera, passing on her ideas while she also contributed to Hey City Theatre, Open Eye Figure Theatre, and Mixed Blood Theatre. Gradually, her skills were improving, and she found a place for herself with The Family Handyman magazine, while also obtaining a license to work as a general contractor.

Rise to Prominence

As her experience grew, more people heard about Amy, and she was offered a job at the DIY Network as a licensed contractor and home improvement specialist, and then on HGTV. In 2011 she became the host of the show “Sweat Equity”, which follows homeowners as they try to renovate their house within a budget, hopefully boosting the value of their home and being able to sell it at a profit. Thanks to the popularity of the show, Amy herself became rather popular with the public, but also at the network, which resulted in her being promoted to HGTV, and its “Renovation Raiders” show in 2013. The show depicts Amy’s trying to renovate a house in just five hours, and in that way surprises the owners. Unfortunately, after just one season the show was canceled. However, Amy’s work has been featured in a number of high profile publications, such as Country Living, Good Housekeeping, The New York Times, and Esquire, among others. She is now a home improvement advisor for HomeAdvisor, which is a digital marketplace that connects homeowners with pre-screened, local service professionals to complete home maintenance, improvements, and re-modeling projects.

An Accomplished Actress

In addition to her primary work, Amy is also an accomplished actress; she made her debut in 2002 with the role of Wendy in the independent comedy-drama film “How to Kill a Mockingbird”, written and directed by Joe Sweet. Two years later she appeared in the film “Justice”, while in 2009 she portrayed Nadine Brennan in the drama film “Into Temptation”, written and directed by Patrick Coyle, and starring Jeremy Sisto, Kristin Chenoweth and Brian Baumgartner. Most recently, Amy appeared in the TV series “In an Instant” (2017), as Julia Brown.

Do You Know How Rich Amy Matthews Is?

Amy has become a rather famed personality since her first appearance on screen, which has increased her wealth through a number of successful endeavors. So, have you ever wondered how rich Amy Matthews is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Matthews’ net worth is as high as $6 million, which is quite impressive, don’t you agree?

Do You Know About Amy’s Personal Life, Marriage, Children?

Amy is rather open about her personal life, having shared almost every important detail with her fans. She is a married woman, having tied the knot with her husband Aaron Doering, an author and public speaker. The couple has welcomed a baby boy, Eli. Unfortunately, there is now information about their wedding ceremony in the media.

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Humanitarian Work

Amy, aside from her professional work, has also helped those in need. Starting at the tender age of 14, she has continued to help less fortunate people. She has been a part of the Habitat for Humanity and the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project, which took her to cities such as New Orleans and Los Angeles, among other cities across the USA,  and Chiang Mai in Thailand.

Amy Matthews Tattoo

Having been to Thailand, she became inspired by the country’s culture, and language, and combined her humanity and Thailand’s culture to have her left forearm tattooed with Thai characters that translate to “humanity”.

Internet Popularity

Amy has built a decent following on social media platforms since becoming popular across the world, especially on Twitter and Facebook. Her official Twitter account is followed by just over 5,000 followers, with whom Amy has shared her personal opinions, ideas, and details from her career and personal life, focusing on time spent with her son. She is also popular on Facebook, with close to 10,000 followers, who have enjoyed daily posts from Amy in regards to her career and life as well. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent personality, then this is a fantastic opportunity for you, just skip over to her official pages.

General Info

Full NameAmy Matthews
ProfessionTelevision presenter, Actor, Personal trainer, General contractor
EducationBoston University


SpouseAaron Doering


AwardsLogie Award for Most Popular New Female Talent
MoviesInto Temptation, Justice
TV ShowsSweat Equity, This New House, Blog Cabin, Bathroom Renovations, 10 Things You Must Know

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Into Temptation2009Nadine Brennan
How to Kill a Mockingbird2002Wendy


Renovation Raiders2013TV SeriesHerself
This New House2011TV SeriesHerself - Co-host
Sweat Equity2011TV SeriesHerself - Host
Stud Finder2009TV MovieHerself
Bathroom Renovations2009TV SeriesHerself
10 Things You Must Know2006TV SeriesHerself - Host (2006)
Golf Bound2005TV SeriesHerself - Host (2005-2006)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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