Jamie Durie Biography
Jamie Durie is an Australian horticulturalists and landscape designer, furniture designer, television host, television producer, as well as and author of eleven books on landscape architecture, garden design, and lifestyle. In 2009 he hosted the dynamic design makeover show HGTV Showdown.
In 1988, Jamie founded the landscape design company Patio Landscape Architecture and Design. He also registered the Australian business company, JPD Medis & Design in 2000. Durie made hosting appearances on Australian reality show DIY television programs. He was the main host and the lead landscaper on the garden makeover program Backyard Blitz, on the Nine Network from 2000 to 2005.
On the Nine Network, he was the host of the show The Block which ran for two consecutive seasons 2003 and 2006. He participated in the 6th Australian series of Dancing with the Stars in 2007, he was unfortunately removed in 7th place on 17 April 2007. In the same year, Jamie hosted a lifestyle garden program Australia’s Best Backyards on the Seven Network
Additionally, in 2007, he filmed lifestyle segments with Oprah Winfrey, on the Oprah Winfrey Network. He has also hosted the US PBS series The Victory Garden from 2007 to 2010, and the dynamic design makeover show HGTV Showdown on the HGTV network in 2009.
Jamie was also the host of the Australian lifestyle program The Outdoor Room, broadcast on Seven Network in 2008. Furthermore, he has co-presented as a visiting expert in gardening and landscaping, on the program Living Room since 2015. He was the quad triple winner of the Logie Award for Most Popular Lifestyle Program, which airs on Network Ten. Recently in 2019, he joined the Australia Seven Network reality renovation series House Rules as a new judge.
Jamie attended Benowa State High School. Unfortunately, it is not stated which university Durie graduated from. However, we will keep you updated as soon as the information is available.
Jamie Durie Age
How old is Jamie Durie? Durie is 51 years old as of June 2021. He was born on June 3, 1970, in Sydney, New South Wales, in Australia. In addition, he usually celebrates his birthday on 3rd June every year and her birth sign is Gemini.
Jamie Durie Family
Durie grew in West Australia, a mining town, as a son to Dave and Joy. His parents split when he was only ten years of age. Then, Jamie, his mother, and older brother Chris moved to be with their maternal grandparents in Gold Coast. Additionally, Jamie was very close to his grandparents claiming that it was the nicest period of his life. Jamie’s mom is a busy woman who likes to be associated with several things such as sewing, baking, bushwalking, and charity works for hospitals.
During Durie’s interview in August 2018, he said that his mom has been growing 60 different types of fruits and vegetables in her backyard. Additionally, she also teaches local school kids about growing a veggie garden. Currently, she lives in Cairns to be closer to Chris and his kids.
Jamie Durie Wife
Although Durie owns property in Pittwater, on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia, and in Los Angeles, he is still unmarried although he has engaged three times. He claims that her relationship suffers due to him focusing on his career. Around 1990. Jamie was engaged with Teresa Livingstone, though eventually, they broke up.
Secondly, he was then engaged to Siobhan Way, a jewelry designer. Durie did not give up that easily that he fell in love again with Nadine Bush whom they eventually broke up with. Additionally, he got engaged to Lisa Christie. Due to Jamie cheating, Lisa broke off the engagement.
Furthermore, he has a daughter, Taylor, with his ex-girlfriend Michelle Glenrock. The two met when they were both 18 and became parents in their mid 20’s.
Jamie Durie’s Height
Durie stands at an approximate height of 1.72m tall.
Furniture Design and Merchandise Lines
Jamie’s company, Patio Landscape Architecture, and Design was renamed Durie Design in 2010. The company was not only committed to just rejuvenating the existing gardens but also offering new exciting outdoor destinations for clients. With his furniture design, he has worked for Hollywood celebrity clients such as designing 100 pieces of furniture for an American talk show, comedian Chelsea Handler and designing garden landscapes for Charlize Theron the actress.
- Logie Award for the Most Popular New Talent award in 2001
- Gold Medal Award at Britain’s prestigious Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show in 2008.
- Medal of the Order of Australia Award for his service to the environment in 2012.
- New York Design Awards for the product design category in 2014.
- Patio: Garden Design and Inspiration (2003)
- Outdoor Kids: A Practical Guide for Kids in the Garden (2005)
- Inspired: The Ideas That Shape and Create My Design (2006)
- 100 Gardens (2011)
- The Outdoor Room (2011)
- Edible Garden Design: Delicious Designs from the Ground Up (2014)
- The Source Book: Plants, Materials, Products, and Ideas for Contemporary Outdoor Spaces & Where to Get Them(2011)
- Living Design (2016)
Jamie Durie Net Worth
Durie has an estimated net worth of around $30 million dollars as of 2021. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career.