• Brett Waterman is a professional TV personality, show host, and architect.
• Born in 1965 in Palm Springs, CA, Waterman grew up on his family's Oklahoma farm.
• He rose to fame after restoring historic homes into modern houses on DIY Network's "Restored".
• Waterman is an entrepreneur and has been featured on HGTV and other TV shows.
• His net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.

Brett Waterman is an American professional TV personality, a show host and also an architect. Waterman is famous for his appearances in renovation TV shows, particularly “Restored”, and also for his “unique and interesting” English accent.

Early life – date and place of birth, parents, siblings, early education

Born on 18 May 1965, in Palm Springs, California USA, Brett Waterman is one of the richest TV show hosts. When growing up, Brett spent a lot of time on his family’s Oklahoma farm, where he learnt restoration skills from his father and grandfather, which at the same time boosted his enthusiasm for prevention as well as restoration.

As stated in an interview prior the release of the second season of “Restored”, he wished to buy a dairy near the family’s farm and restore it, “It really stuck with me and that was where my passion for preservation really began.”

Waterman attended his college studies at UCLA in Los Angeles. He graduated with a dual bachelor’s degree in political science and history. Due to the fact that Waterman has kept most of his early life private, there is no further information regarding his childhood and family members.


Preservationist Brett Waterman is a master of restoration work – his aim is to bring new life to historic homes of all architectural styles. As argued on his DIY Network’s biography “Brett says he has a deep appreciation for architecture and landscape, and prefers to take a holistic approach to restoration”.

One of his first known jobs was the restoration of the O’Melveny House in Los Angeles, before David Arquette purchased it in September 2014.

Brett Waterman

In The Los Angeles Times he is described as “an entrepreneur who likes old houses” – the news site expresses that “He performed a massive refurbishing” in which the removed bricks were “reversed and put back in place” to show the more preserved side while enhancing its look. He rose to fame was after he uniquely transformed historic homes into modern houses – this gave him a chance to showcase his talent on DIY Network’s “Restored”. Since then, Brett Waterman’s career has been flourishing.

His first appearance as the host of the popular DIY Network reality TV series “Restored” was in January 2017.

In each hour episode he focuses on homes with fascinating stories and unknown potential, which has been hidden beneath poor renovation, ugly additions and just neglect. ‘Restored’ has presented more than 30 projects in which Brett shows his talent and enthusiasm for his job.

In season 1 the TV series showed Waterman’s work on various homes in Riverside, Yucaipa and Redlands for 13 episodes. The second season followed the same formula, and added a new location in California: Corona. Crews filmed 13 episodes, nine of them in Redlands.

The third season had its premiere on 10 July 2019 at 9pm, and had just six episodes.

In addition, he made an appearance in the “Brother Vs. Brother” show aired on HGTV as a guest judge. He appeared on an episode of “Property Brothers at Home”. An year later, Waterman restored an engaged couple’s neoclassical Victorian Home and also appeared in the “Home & Family Talk Show”.

Personal life

The 54 years old TV host, is apparently single as of 2019. He has not made public any information regarding relationships. Waterman is a very reticent kind of person when it comes to his personal life. Similarly, there are no past records of his previous love life, he has never been spotted posting any photos of any couple on social media.

He keeps himself away from undesired rumors and controversies concerning his relationships. It seems that he wants to keep his personal life separated from his professional one.

Social media

He can be found on social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram where he has a massive number of followers. His Instagram account is the place where updated information about the host can be accessed, as he frequently uploads posts regarding his work and some pieces of his personal life. He also has fan pages on Twitter and Facebook.

Physical characteristics.

Brett Waterman stands 6ft 4ins (1.93m) tall, and weighs around 172lbs. (72kgs). He has got blue eyes with short hair. Brett is usually seen wearing a white colored cowboy hat.

Net worth, salary, significant input

According to Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDb and various online resources, the architect’s net worth is around $1 million as per 2019, earned through his successful career as a TV host and his skills in renovating. Since the creation of “Restored”, Waterman is working as a regular host of it. Despite the fact that most of his income comes from the TV show and from his career as an architect, he also adds some of the money to his income from his family farm, his appearances as a guest in several other TV shows and from various brand endorsements.

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1 Comment

  1. Mark Smith Reply

    Interesting article. I always enjoy his shows. However, I don’t think he is an architect. That is usually not possible without getting a degree in architecture.

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