Denese Butler

Who is HGTV Host Denese Butler? Age, Parents, Kids, Net worth

Denese Butler Biography

Denese Butler is an interior designer, with a background in fashion design, and founder of “The Perfect Vignette”, a design studio. She hosts HGTV’s ‘Fix My Frankenhouse’ alongside her husband Mike Butler.

They were both hail from families with construction background. Denese’s father is a master carpenter and contractor while Mike’s father is a renowned builder and carpenter. Their dads also appear in the show.

Denese Butler Age

Denese is 36 years old, she was born in 1987 in Mattapan, Boston, Massachusetts. She celebrates her birthday on April 12.

Denese Butler Background

Denese was born to family involved in business construction as her father, Peter is a master carpenter and contractor. While in high school, she pursued a course in fashion design but she ended up working as an interior design.

Denese Butler Parents

Denese is the daughter of  Peter and Maureen C. Doyle. Maureen immigrated to the US at the age of 14 and met Peter when she was 15. They began dating soon after and eventually got married. She grew up alongside her siblings, Duaine Doyle and Kameal Doyle.

Her dad, Peter is a master carpenter and appears on the show alongside Mike’s dad John Butler. During an interview with HGTV, Denese revealed that, despite her dad being in the construction industry she never showed any interest in the field while she was young as she thought she would be a scientist. She however added that her dad influenced her journey due to his hard work.

Her mother, Maureen, is an immigrant from Tobago in the West Indies, her mother died when she was young and had to take up the role of being a mom to her younger siblings. Denese in an interview created her mother for her being the way she is as she grew up watching her work really hard.

Denese Butler Nationality

Butler is an American national of African-American ethnicity.

Mike and Denese Butler

Denese is married to Mike Butler, his co-hosts on ‘Fix My Frankenhouse’. The couple met in 2005 and soon after began dating. They have been married for over a decade, as they got married on April 21, 2012. Just like Denese, Mike comes from a family of builders and is a builder on his own rights. When he was  young he wanted to be an architect and in high school in focused on design and then went on to architectural school. He has worked on both design and construction management.

How many kids does Mike and Denese Butler Have?

Denese and Mike have three children; Ellis born in 2016, Felix born in 2019 and Luca born in 2021. Denese has described herself as superwoman.

“I’m superwoman, okay? When I say that, I’m talking about the fact that we have three kids. We’re dealing with Latin tests, parent-teacher conferences, things like that. That’s my version of superwoman — balancing the business and construction aspect with my kids and my husband too.”

Denese Butler Designer

Denese is an interior designer and founder of “The Perfect Vignette”. Prior to being an interior designer, she was a fashion design. While studying fashion merchandising in college, together with some other students they visited the flagship location of furniture retailer Lillian August during a field trip. After completing their walk through, the vice president of the company approached her and asked her to send a resume and cover letter. She ended getting a job working in the Lillian August design studio for several years. the company primarily dealt with luxury products. While there she learnt about fabric construction and even got a basic idea of interior design.  When the company launched its New York office, she transferred to Big Apple.

Denese still wanted a career in fashion industry and took a job as a personal shopper at Saks Fifth Avenue. Her next gig was working in the insurance industry at State Farm which taught her to be content in her situation. She then landed a job at Romo Fabrics. While there, she found herself gravitating further toward home decor and ended up launching her own design studio, The Perfect Vignette.

Denese Butler HGTV Fix My Frankenhouse

Denese and her husband Mike are co-hosts of HGTV Fix My Frankenhouse. Denese handles interior design while Mike handles construction.The show follows them as they  remodel some homes in Massachusetts. The houses have botched jobs that are not only dysfunctional but also ugly. HGTV describes the properties as being “filled with wonky layouts, misplaced staircases, and maze-like hallways.” The couple were discovered on social media as they posted the progress of their own house remodel.

Denese Butler Net worth

Denese and her husband Mike has an estimated net worth of $750,000.

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