A Look at the Property Brothers' Phenomenal Rise

May 14, 2017

Drew and Jonathan Scott started buying, renovating, and flipping houses at age 18, intending to use the profit to fund their showbiz careers. 

Instead, at 39, the twin brothers from Canada are still flipping houses—as they star in and produce some of the most popular shows on HGTV. "People think because you're a celebrity, because you're on TV, because you're People magazine's Sexiest Men Alive, things like that, that we're bathing in champagne and taking limos door to door," Jonathan says in an extensive New York Times interview. "But we're literally the same guys, just with much busier schedules."

The twins, who performed as children, started their journey to international fame in 2009 with Property Brothers; it aired on Canadian cable in 2010 and 2011 before being picked up by HGTV, where it still airs. 

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