Find out Joanna Gaines’s age, how old is Chip Gaines, and five other facts you’ve been wondering about the couple.

By Real Simple Editors
Updated June 06, 2019

Everyone’s favorite home renovation couple Chip and Joanna Gaines welcomed baby number five in 2018 (with the cutest nursery, of course), and the couple is embarking on a whole new adventure with their own cable network after the finale of their uber-popular Fixer Upper series. Chip and Joanna Gaines’s net worth mirrors their success; with so many achievements under their belts already—think Joanna Gaines’s cookbook and her world-class biscuit recipe—many people are wondering how old Chip and Joanna Gaines are.

Want to know that—and more—about the families the relationship goals–worthy couple grew up with? Here are the answers to seven of the most popular questions on fans’ minds.


Joanna Gaines was born on April 19, 1978, making her 41 years old.


Chip is slightly older than Joanna, having celebrated his 44th birthday last November 14. (He’ll turn 45 in 2019.)


According to Wacoan magazine, the couple married in 2003 after dating for a little more than a year.


Joanna has an older sister, Teresa, and a younger sister, Mary Kay, who was featured in the first Fixer Upper episode of 2018. Mary Kay, or "Mikey," moved back to Waco with her husband and their five kids after several years away just a few years ago.


Chip has one sister, Shannon, who he mentioned on Twitter back in 2015.


Joanna’s father, Jerry Stevens, and mother, Nan, live in Waco, Texas. According to her Instagram, her parents met in 1969 when her dad was stationed in Korea.


According to a 2015 article on, Chip Gaines’s dad, Bob Gaines, and mother, Gayle Gaines, raised Chip and Shannon in Colleyville, Texas.