Jonathan Silver Scott Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Jonathan Silver|
|Real Name:||Jonathan Silver Scott|
|Spouse(s):||Kelsy Ully (2007-2010)|
|Profession:||Real Estate Agent, Producer, Reality Television Star|
|Net Worth:||$120 Million|
|Last Updated:||December, 2020|
Jonathan Silver Scott is a Canadian real estate agent, producer, and reality television star, who first came to prominence as a co-host of the real estate program “Property Brothers” on HGTV. Today he and Drew his twin brother oversee a media and home goods business through their company Scott Brothers Global which is said to generate more than $500 million in revenue annually. Jonathan Silver net worth has been drawn from his occupation as a television star and also from the business empire he has built with his brother. You will find out more details about this entrepreneur and how he has acquired his wealth if you continue to read this article.
Jonathan Silver Scott‘s Early Life
Jonathan Silver Scott was born on 28 April 1978 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is four minutes older than his twin Drew Scott, and also has an older brother named James. Their parents are Jim and Joanne Scott. Their father, Jim Scott worked in the entertainment industry as an actor, stuntman and assistant director in the 1970s. After the twins were born, the family settled in Canada and decided to carve out a more normal life.
Jonathan started appearing in theater productions during his days in elementary school, and moved to become one of the youngest international illusionists in the world. In addition to performing, he also practiced martial arts and worked as a model. He is a 13-time Canadian Karate champion today.
With the help of his father and older brother, Jonathan and his twin brother started flipping houses in high school. They made $50,000 after their try at flipping and got addicted from that point on.
After graduating from high school, he enrolled in a business management course at the University of Calgary. While in college he started dabbling in real estate investments. Along the line of his educational struggle, he transferred to Southern Alberta Institute of Technology where he became a contractor and earned his license.
Jonathan Silver Scott’s Career
In 2004 when he was 26 years old, he combined with his twin brother Drew and they founded Scott the Real Estate Inc., a company which they hoped customers would use for their buying, selling and other real estate needs. Within the next four years, the company had more than a dozen employees. In the meantime, Drew Scott began pursuing television projects. An early concept was a real estate competition show. Drew found remarkable success with the Cineflix production company which wanted to pair him with a female to host a show called ‘My Dream Home’. When Cineflix learnt that Drew had a twin brother, the concept of the show was changed and the ‘Property Brothers’ was born. On the show, the brothers find good houses that were not in their best conditions and fix them up within a time frame and tight budget. While Drew handles the real estate sales, Jonathan typically handles the contractor/renovating aspect of the houses.
Following the premier of the show ‘Property Brothers’ on January 4, 2011, HGTV networks ratings increased 77% within three weeks of the show’s debut. Within just a few years, the ‘Property Brothers’ was routinely attracting over 10 million viewers weekly, earning an inclusion among top five programs on cable TV for viewers in the 24-55 age demographic. By 2017 ratings slipped slightly to 2 million viewers per week, and today, the show airs in more than 150 countries.
In 2010, before their show ‘Property Brothers’ premiered, the twins founded Scott Brothers Entertainment. Over the years their company has produced several reality programs for film, television, and the web. They founded another company Scott Brothers Global in 2017, which in 2019, acquired the IP rights to their show ‘Property Brothers’ from Cineflix. The deal allowed Jonathan and Drew to control and produce future versions of the show. Cineflix maintained global distribution rights and also a profit participation stake going forward.
Today Jonathan Silver and his brother run a growing empire under the umbrella of Scott Brothers Global. In 2015 they combined with QVC and opened an outdoor furniture brand and named it Scott Living. In 2016 the company generated an estimated $100 million in revenue. The following years, they expanded to home décor, indoor furniture, fabrics, and more. Their products are sold in Lowe’s, Costco, Bed Bath & Beyond, Hobby Lobby, and more. According to an interview by Entrepreneur magazine in 2018, the brothers stated that their combined businesses generate around $500 million in revenue per year. Although this number has not been confirmed, there’s no disputing the fact that their empire is quite successful.
Awards & Achievements
In 2012, Jonathan Silver Scott and his brother Drew Scott were presented a Leo Award by the British Columbia film and television industry. In 2018 and also in 2019, they were presented the Canadian Screen Award in recognition of their performance on the real estate program “Property Brothers” on HGTV.
Personal Life & Family
Jonathan married Kelsy Ully in 2007, but they separated three years after. Since August 2019, he has been dating actress Zooey Deschanel.
Jonathan Silver Scott Net Worth
Jonathan Silver is a creatively person who has made a living by articulating old houses into a new ones with spectacular interiors and furnishing. His engagement in the real estate business as well as hosting the television show ‘Property Brothers’ has been a major source of income for him throughout his life. While nothing has been made public about his salary or earnings and bonuses, Jonathan surely earns handsomely from all the businesses he opened and now manages with his twin brother drew Scott.
Jonathan Silver Scott net worth is about $120 million approximately. He has set a new dimension in the real estate and television industry with his innovations creative ideas, and enshrined himself in the hearts of his fans and beloved viewers as a talented and creative person who puts things in place with perfection.