Jeff Lewis Biography, Age, Boyfriend, Baby, Surrogate and Flipping Out
Who Is Jeff Lewis?
Jeff Lewis (real name Jeffrey Thomas Lewis) is an American real estate speculator, television personality, and interior designer. He is best known for his Bravo channel reality show Flipping Out.
Lewis is also the Creative Director for Alder & Tweed Furniture, a furniture manufacturer that sells to retailers nationwide. Lewis began working for a real estate agent after graduating from college in 1993.
Jeff attended Mater Dei High School and later attended both the University of Southern California and Chapman University where he was pre-law and a political science major.
How Old Is Jeff Lewis?
Jeffrey Thomas Lewis was born on March 24, 1970, in Orange County, California. He is 48 years old as of 2018.
Jeff Lewis Family
Lewis was born to Tom Lewis. He lost his mother to cancer when he was 18. There is no available information on his siblings or brother.
Jeff Lewis Grandmother
Jeff’s grandmother passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Lewis shared the sad news in a post featuring a lovely photo of his grandmother, who was the mother of his late mom. Lewis had helped remodel her home in Season 6, and he also shared that his grandmother was just as “strong” and “opinionated” as he is when he went to visit her home.
Jeff Lewis Boyfriend – Husband
Lewis had been in a 10-year relationship with business manager Gage Edward. The couple split in January 2019 where Edward moved into a hotel and later got an apartment. The two never wed though, in October 2018, Lewis had said on Watch What Happens Live he was thinking about proposing. Unfortunately, the two split before it happened. Lewis is not yet married.
Jeff Lewis Baby | Child
Lewis and Edward have a daughter, Monroe Christine, via a surrogate. The baby was born on October 25, 2016. Despite the couple’s tension before their split, they always kept any of the trouble that was going on between them away from Monroe. Maintaining a sense of normalcy for her was part of the reason Edward went to live elsewhere, according to the source. The two also wanted to keep Monroe in the home that she’s used to, around the friends that she’s used to, and also with the routine that she’s used to. That’s why she was left behind with Jeff.
Jeff Lewis Surrogate
Lewis and Edward’s surrogate, Alexandra Trent, who carried their daughter, filed a lawsuit against the couple in June 2018. Trent is seeking damages for unlawful recording, invasion of privacy, and fraud. She is also suing the show’s production company and Bravo network over footage that aired, of which she said she never consented.
Jeff Lewis Design
In 2009, he started his own design firm. Lewis was asked by House Beautiful to design their “Kitchen of the Year,” in 2010, which was then showcased at Rockefeller Center.
Jeff Lewis Home Depot – Color
Jeff Lewis Paint was relaunched in the winter of 2018 with the 52-color palette. Lewis has created lines of products for homes such as paints, rugs, tiles, and doors starting in 2013 at The Home Depot.
Bravo Jeff Lewis Flipping Out
The American reality television Flipping out debuted on July 31, 2007. Flipping out focuses on Lewis’ flip projects and his interior design business. Its tenth season premiered on August 17, 2017. On March 14, 2012, a spinoff, Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis debuted on Bravo and ran for two seasons. Lewis was also a regular panelist on the show Property Envy.
Jeff Lewis Show | Podcast
Lewis started a highly acclaimed weekly radio show JEFF LEWIS LIVE on SiriusXM Radio Andy Channel 102 in 2017 which then expanded to 3-days per week in 2018.
Jeff Lewis Lawsuit
Jeff was subject to a restraining order filed by Ashley Jensen and Terence Beesley who was living next door to a Los Feliz house being renovated by Lewis in December 2008. That conflict arose after a deck that Lewis had constructed crossed the property line onto the Jensen-Beesley property. The two sued lewis, seeking $100,000 for an easement. Jeff reacted negatively and Jensen/Beesley filed a restraining order. The two parties settled for a $30,000 easement in mid-April 2009 and also an agreement that the deck could remain.
Jenny Jeff Lewis | Jenni
Jenni Pulos and Lewis ended a 20-year friendship after an explosive fight, causing her to leave Flipping Out after 11 years. Jenni was first as seen being his assistant but was then promoted to work as a project manager for Jeff’s flip projects.
Jeff Lewis Zoila | Maid
Zoila is Jeff’s housekeeper whom he calls his “surrogate mother” and she retired in 2017 after working for him for 18 years.
Jeff Lewis House | Home
Lewis listed his spectacular Hollywood Boulevard home, one he’s spent a lot of time obsessing over in the past several years, for $7.95 million in October 2018. According to Variety, Lewis had first bought the house in 2002 for $860,000, renovated, and sold it in 2003 for $1.75 million. The Flipping Out designer bought it again in 2015 for $2.484 million. This time Lewis and his then partner Gage Edward spent three years renovating it once again. Much of it was also documented on the show.
Where Does Jeff Lewis Live?
Jeff lives in Los Angeles with his daughter Monroe Christine.
How Much is Jeff Lewis Worth?
Jeff’s net worth is not yet revealed.