What These 25 HGTV Stars Did Before They Were Famous

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Christina Haack

Known for: “Flip or Flop” and “Christina on the Coast”

Then: Before “Flip or Flop” debuted in 2013, Christina Haack was a real estate agent who recently had forayed into the house-flipping business with now-ex-husband Tarek El Moussa.

Now: Beyond filming “Flip or Flop,” the interior design expert is busy with her own HGTV show, “Christina on the Coast,” which premiered in early 2019 and follows Haack as she expands her design business throughout Southern California. In 2020, she started Christina @ Home, a home-furnishing line.

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David Bromstad

Known for: “My Lottery Dream Home,” “HGTV Design Star,” “Color Splash” and “Rock the Block”

Then: The original winner of “HGTV Design Star,” David Bromstad started his career as a Disney illustrator.

Now: Still an HGTV regular, Bromstad offers a number of design

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