Ben Napier Biography
Ben Napier is an American TV Personality who is best known for starring in the series “Home Town,” which premiered in January 2016 on HGTV. He is elated to be part of the reality TV series.
Napier is also a woodworker, entrepreneur, and author. He is also the founder of Scotsman Co. and co-owns Laurel Mercantile Co. Additionally, Ben is a former president of Laurel’s Main Street America chapter committed to promoting the rebirth of their historic downtown district.
Napier and his wife embrace a love for renovating and preserving historic homes. They own Lucky Luxe (an international stationery company) and are founding co-owners of Laurel Mercantile Co. When coming to his education, Napier is a proud graduate of the University of Mississippi where he obtained a degree in history.
Ben Napier Age
Napier is 39 years old as of 2022. He was born on September 24, 1983, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 24th of September every year.
Ben Napier Height
Napier stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m).
Ben Napier Family
Ben Napier Parents
Napier was born to his loving parents, Wayne Napier (father) and Bennie Kay (mother). His parents are church ministers and Napier was raised as a Christian. His dad retired from his church in July 2017. In November 2014, Napier revealed that his dad had undergone “major (semi-emergency) heart surgery,” through a blog post. Napier’s mom is a talented seamstress.
Ben Napier Brothers
Napier was raised alongside his 3 brothers; Jesse Napier (second-oldest), Tom Napier, and Sam Napier (oldest). Jesse is married to Lauren and they had their new home completely renovated during the April 2021 episode of the series “Home Town.” Sam is a math professor.
Ben Napier Husband
Napier is married to Erin Napier, an artist. The couple tied the knot in the year 2008. Information about their wedding is unknown. They first met while they were both students at the University of Mississippi and they have been together ever since.
Erin Napier Daughters
Napier and his wife Erin are proud parents to their 2 daughters, Mae Napier and Helen Napier (firstborn). Helen is 4 years old as of 2022 having been born in January 2018. Mae is 1 year old as of 2022 having been born on May 28, 2021. Napier likes spending his spare time with his kids and wife.
Ben Napier Net Worth
Napier has an annual estimated net worth of $5 Million.
Ben Napier Home Town
Napier is one of the hosts of the series “Home Town,” which premiered its very first episode on January 24, 2016, on HGTV. This series has 7 seasons: Season 1 – 10 episodes, Season 2 – 10 episodes, Season 3 – 13 episodes, Season 4 – 20 episodes, Season 5 – 15 episodes, and Season 6 – 10 episodes. The latest season (season 7) premiered its first episode on December 4, 2022, on HGTV.
This reality TV series stars husband and wife team, Ben and his wife, Erin Napier. They restore Southern homes in Laurel, Mississippi. The couple renovates various houses (turn-of-the-century homes for 1st-time buyers, adults, and young families wishing to live closer to grandchildren) in the historic district of Laurel, Mississippi.
Guides the renovations are Erin’s background in graphic design and sense of style. Ben’s woodworking and building skills celebrate and preserve the history of homes. Old textiles and found materials are used in the renovations and they keep the character intact but create affordable and modern updates.
Napier and Erin got a contract from HGTV after being featured in Southern Weddings magazine, as well as on the magazine’s Instagram. The reality TV show has been highly rated in the first 3 of the series aired seasons.
Ben Napier Takeover – Spin-Off
HGTV’s spin-off titled “Home Town Takeover” premiered on May 2, 2021, and was hosted by Napier and her husband Ben. Also, a spin-off titled “Home Town: Ben’s Workshop” premiered on Discovery+ on January 4, 2021. The HGTV hit has also inspired other spinoffs like “Home Town Kickstart.”
The Home Town Takeover spin-off featured Ben and his wife working with another community to renovate considerable homes and public spaces within a single town. On July 2, 2020, HGTV announced that Wetumpka, Alabama, will be the town featured in this spin-off and it will be filmed in Fort Morgan, Colorado in the year 2021.
Ben Napier Books / Author
Napier and his wife Erin have penned a New York Times best-selling book named “Make Something Good Today.” In the year 2022, his wife penned her first children’s book, named “The Lantern House.”
Ben Napier Laurel Mercantile
Napier and her husband Ben are the founders of a shop named “Laurel Mercantile,” which specializes mainly in durable goods and heirloom wares made in the U.S. They expanded their operation to include a factory producing countertops and cutting boards for the purpose of boosting the local economy. Napier and her husband’s love for American craftsmanship and small-town revitalization are evident in their shop, Laurel Mercantile.
Ben Napier Scotsman Co.
In January 2022, Napier and his wife Erin launched a new company, Scotsman Manufacturing, in Laurel, Mississippi. There he builds wood products and fine furnishings using reclaimed materials. They expanded their Laurel Mercantile operation to include a company producing countertops and cutting boards for the purpose of boosting the local economy.
Ben Napier House
The Napiers revealed their home on season 6 of the show Home Town. They explained their house’s renovation process in early December 2021. The couple was always dreaming to have a home in the Mississippi countryside. CLICK HERE to see more information about their house.
Ben Napier Clothing
Napier and his wife Erin own an internationally acclaimed event and wedding stationery boutique called “Lucky Luxe Couture Correspondence.” The company has been featured by WellWed Magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings, Mississippi Magazine, Brides Magazine, and other most respected design and wedding industry websites and blogs. The clients of this company include major universities, professional athletes, rock bands, and actors. Some of these rock bands include ZZ Top and Goo Goo Dolls. Mostly, the company works with regular folks who appreciate friendly service and good design.
Ben Napier Illness / Health
Napier has never been diagnosed with any illness. However, her wife has been diagnosed with a perforated appendix. On January 20, 2022, his wife posted some photos of rare snapshots of when she was in the hospital in the year 2014, on her official Instagram Page. In the photos, Erin was beside Ben and they were on the hospital bed. She revealed her diagnosis of a perforated appendix through her caption. She stated that she is still experiencing troubling symptoms. Their story is demonstrated in a book she and her husband wrote, “Make Something Good Today: A Memoir.”
She stated that she has been learning through conversation with her dear friend, a therapist, since her diagnosis. She also stated that it left some deep ruts in her neuro pathways that have left her with extreme preoccupation and fear of sickness – specifically nausea. Erin also talked about mental health and stated that she has been struggling with it for about 10 years after her years-long battle with a mystery illness.
Ben Napier Truck
In February 2022, Napier gave a “sad update” about his ‘Trusty’ Truck (Chevy). He stated that he was faced with a tough decision about his “noble steed.” Napier also said that his Chevy truck was with him through thick and thin and it was time for him to decide whether to stick with as much of its original parts as he can or make a few major repairs.