Property Brothers: Drew and Jonathan Scott | Real Estate, Reality TV, HGTV Personalities
How to Become a Successful Lifestyle TV Host
In a restaurant near their temporary apartment outside New York City, New York, Drew and Jonathan Scott sat down to discuss their massive success and their advice for aspiring hosts and actors. We had a million technical issues on this shoot, but that didn't stop the Property Brothers from giving AMAZING content, so bear with our sound and lighting and learn a TON from two of the most successful men in show business.
Jonathan and Drew Scott are the charismatic twin brothers who star in HGTV’s hit series Property Brothers, Buying & Selling and Brother Vs. Brother. Along with their winning blend of sibling rivalry and humor, they have a rare knack for finding fixer-uppers and turning them into perfect properties. Jonathan, a renowned designer and licensed contractor, and Drew, a seasoned agent, have bought and renovated real estate for over 15 years. In addition to their on-screen success, Drew and Jonathan founded Scott Brothers Entertainment, which produces engaging content for TV, film and digital platforms. In early 2014 they launched the Scott Living Collection (available to consumers in late 2015), a growing line of indoor and outdoor furniture and décor, combining quality, luxury And affordability. As sports enthusiasts both brothers hold 2nd- degree black belts in karate and have taken part in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Games. They also serve as global ambassadors for World Vision, working to improve child protection domestically and abroad. For more information on Drew and Jonathan, visit TheScottBrothers.com.
In this episode, you'll learn:
- How the brothers started their real estate/design business (5:35)
- Exactly what helped them excel in the entertainment industry (8:40)
- Advice for aspiring reality TV stars (11:26)
- Why "it's a one-in-a-million chance you'll make it" isn't true (20:40)
- The first steps an actor/host should take to think of themselves as a brand (21:12)
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