Who is Mina Starsiak Hawk? Wiki Bio
Mina Nicole Starsiak was born on 26 November 1987, in Indianapolis, Indiana USA – her sun sign is Sagittarius and she holds American nationality. Mina is a TV personality, probably best known for starring alongside her mother in the “Good Bones” reality TV show.
Early life and education
Mina was raised with seven siblings in Indianapolis, by her father Casey and her mother Karen Laine. However, her parents divorced when she was still a teenager, after which they tried to work things out and married again, however, the second marriage ended in a divorce as well.
After two divorces, Karen went on to marry Randy, but after she gave birth to their daughter Kelsy, they divorced as well. She married once again, this time to a man named Mick, but divorced him after less than two years together. Her next husband was Roger and the two have been together for years now. Mina’s father remarried, too – his wife Cheryl gave birth to two children named Jess and Tad, before she died.
Mina attended a high school in Indianapolis before enrolling at the University of Indiana, from which she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business and sociology in 2009 – while there, Mina was physically very active, and was running track with notable results.
Career as a TV personality and a businesswoman
Mina launched her career in 2007, when she had her first contract for a house renovation. After several renovations, she founded a real estate company together with her mother, called Two Chicks and a Hammer.
Before this, Mina was working as a waitress for several years, and had no education or experience in renovating when the company was founded.
In 2015, Mina was invited by a casting director of HGTV to star in her own show – “Good Bones” began airing on 22 March 2016 on HGTV, staring both Mina and her mother. Prior to her receiving the call from HGTV, Mina had already renovated more than 20 houses but thought that the call was a prank – even though she believed it was a joke, her mother encouraged her to give it a shot.
The show so far counts four seasons and 52 episodes, and follows the two as they revitalize Indianapolis by working on one property at a time. mostly focusing on the Fountain Square and Bates-Hendricks areas – they buy houses which are in poor shape, and then ‘flip’, renovate them into stunning urban houses.
Love life and husband
Mina and Stephen Hawk met shortly after she began starring in “Good Bones” – they dated for just a few months before marrying in June 2016; Stephen proposed to Mina while they were on the Indianapolis Colts’ football training field and she said ‘yes’ – their wedding was a rather unusual one, as Mina and Stephen didn’t have a cake but rather served 400 donuts to their guests.
In August 2018 Mina gave birth to their first child they named Jack and she often uploads pictures of the trio onto her social media accounts – Mina and Stephen have also recently adopted a little girl named Jessica, and the family of four is currently residing at their home in Indianapolis, actually living next door to Mina’s mother Karen.
Stephen is an actor who has appeared in several movies and TV series, but mostly in support roles. Mina admitted that their first date was a disaster as he was not paying attention to her the entire night.
In addition to that, Stephen let his friend hit on her, but even after all that, she gave him another chance stating she ‘felt he was the right guy for her’.
Hobbies and other interests
Mina is a big lover of animals and has three pet rescue dogs – itsrosy.com website has featured her at #19 on their list of celebrities who have adopted rescue dogs, and have featured a picture of her with her Dogo Argentino pet dog Frank. She enjoys tasting various cuisines, with her favorite being Asian – her favorites are steamed buns and ramen. Mina traveled around several states in the US after she graduated from college.
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Mina and Stephen often watch movies together and as Stephen is an actor – the two have some favorites and enjoy discussing the movies they watch afterwards – their favorites include “Edward Scissorhands” and “Yes Man”, while the TV series they enjoy watching the most is “Breaking Bad”. Mina also likes to listen to music, as it relaxes her; favorites are Angus & Julia Stone and Daughter.
Being a control freak
Mina has described herself as a control freak, as she always has to plan everything in advance – she created her baby a registry even before she became pregnant.
She decided to change this about her after her son Jack was born, while her mother also promised to help her change her ways, however, although she has changed a bit, she still admits to being in control.
Appearance and net worth
Mina is 32 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, and weighs around 141lbs (64kgs). Her net worth is over $1.4 million, as of late 2019.