Monica Pedersen Biography
Monica Pedersen is a renowned American interior designer and television show host. She rose to fame after hosting HGTV Dream Home Giveaway (2011), HGTV’s 2009 Bang for Your Buck, and the show Designed to Sell (2004). She often appears on HGTV’s Bang for Your Buck to critique designs made for home renovations.
Pedersen grew up in the world of home repair and remodeling, horning her father’s craftsmanship skills. Her mother was also running her sewing machine. She, therefore, developed a passion for beautiful textiles while traveling the world as a successful fashion model and incorporates what she calls her “fabric obsession” into most of her designs.
On HGTV’s Designed to Sell, Pedersen is a trusted expert showing viewers how to remake their homes while working within their budget and encourages homeowners to use their creativity.
Her design projects have received national recognition on Live with Regis and Kelly, the Today Show, Domino Magazine, and the Chicago Tribune. Moreover, she is the spokesperson for the National Home Furnishings Association and a member of the Sustainable Green Furnishings Council.
When Pedersen is not behind the big screens or working with private clients, she dedicates her time and services to various charities. Recently, Monica remodeled the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center and designed rooms in the Lake Forest Infant Welfare Showcase House.
Dedicated to community service, Monica serves on the Executive committee of the Guild Board of the Lyric Opera of Chicago; the Advisory Board of the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center; and volunteers with the L.O.S.S. program of Chicago.
Monica Pedersen Age
According to an article in the Chicago Splash, she was 35 years of age in 2005. Thus, the star is around 52 years of age in 2022. Pedersen was born and raised in Wood Dale, Illinois, the United States of America.
Monica Pedersen Husband
Pedersen is married to Erik Pedersen. She met Erik at the age of 27 at a Blackhawks game and was engaged five weeks later. The two are now living in a home that Monica says was a “total fixer-upper.”
In 2013, Pedersen and Erik announced their preparation for their newborn. Pedersen met her lawyer husband at a Blackhawks game 13 years ago, and the two are supporters of Lyric Opera of Chicago and other causes. On nights off, Pedersen appears on reality television shows such as Bravo’s Real Housewives series.
They have been married for over 21 years now.
Monica Pedersen Family
Pedersen is very private about his personal information hence has not disclosed details about her parents and siblings. We promise to update you once the information is available in the public domain.
Monica Pedersen Height, Weight
Pedersen stands at an approximate height of between 5’9″ and 5’11”. However, she has not disclosed her body weight and other measurements. We will keep you posted once the details are available.
Monica Pedersen Net Worth
Pedersen has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $3 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a television personality, homemaker, and interior designer.