27 Things You Didn't Know About the Property Brothers
Twins Jonathan and Drew Scott are kind of a big deal on the HGTV network. The brothers host four different shows on the network: Property Brothers, Buying and Selling, Property Brothers at Home, and Brother vs. Brother. Kathleen Finch, president of HGTV, even told The New York Times that Jonathan and Drew are "the cable equivalent of box-office movie stars."
Well, that much is true if you look at their social media followings. Both Jonathan and Drew are beloved on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. If you're a big fan and love to watch the brothers work their real estate and design magic on the small screen, then you'll definitely want to learn these 27 facts we've uncovered about the duo.
They Plan Meals in Advance
When shooting takes the guys away from home, they contact local chefs to prep their meals so they can stay make sure to eat healthy no matter what.
Scott Foley Loves Them
Jonathan and Drew joked with Us Weekly about bringing superfan Scott Foley in as the third Property Brother.
Drew Works Out More
Jonathan told the LA Times that Drew is more of a gymgoer. "Why have a six-pack," Jonathan said. "When you can have the whole keg?"
Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels Can Play Them in the Movie
When asked about who could play the twins in a movie about their lives in 20 years, Drew joked with the Hartford Courant by saying, "I guess Jim Carrey would play me, and Jeff Daniels would play Jonathan, and we'd call it Dumb and Dumber III."
There Is a Third Scott Brother
His name is J.D., and he's older than the twins. He works with Jonathan and Drew at Scott Brothers Entertainment and has a background in improv and performing. He hosts a show on the Great American Country network called All-American Amusement Parks.
Drew Was a Surprise
Jonathan was born first, but Drew was a surprise; their mother didn't know she was carrying twins.
Jonathan Said No to The Bachelor
Jonathan is no longer single, so he's not looking for love on national television. He turned down a chance to star on The Bachelor.
They Do Karate
Both Jonathan and Drew have second-degree black belts.
They Do Have Vices
Jonathan and Drew do have naughty sides — kind of. Jonathan and Drew told The Daily Beast their respective vices are haunted houses and being a health nut.
They Differ on Boxers vs. Briefs
When asked the age-old question on the Canadian television show Cityline in 2014, Drew confirmed that he's into "boxer briefs." Jonathan, though, prefers going "commando" and even says he sleeps naked.
They Have a Furniture Collection at Lowe's
Jonathan and Drew launched a line of furniture at Lowe's.
They Love Shakes and Smoothies
The brothers are particular about their breakfasts. In 2014, Drew revealed a fondness for protein shakes to Birchbox, while Jonathan spoke about loving fresh berry smoothies.
They're Producing Films Too
Jonathan and Drew are busy producing feature-length films through Scott Brothers Entertainment.
They Were Underwear Models
Before they were TV stars, Jonathan and Drew modeled underwear. Jonathan said to OK!, "Drew and I both modeled for years and we did underwear model for a while. . . . brace yourselves."
Jonathan Is 4 Minutes Older
Jonathan is the older identical twin and was born a full four minutes before younger twin Drew.
Drew Was on Smallville
Before hitting it big on HGTV, Drew was an actor who even had a small role on the show Smallville. Drew told WGN in Chicago that his small scene may have ended up on the cutting-room floor.
Jonathan Has 2 Dogs
Jonathan is an animal-lover and has two small dogs, Gracie and Stewie. He told Modern Dog magazine, "The smaller the dog, the bigger you look."
The guys grew up near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on a ranch.
Jonathan has said his favorite drink is a Manhattan.
They're Related to Scottish Nobility
The brothers are related to Robert the Bruce, a 14th-century ruler of Scotland, on their mother's side.
They've Dated Twins
The guys told Fox News Magazine that, yes, they have dated a pair of identical twins. It was in high school, and according to Jonathan, "it got weird."
Drew Has Gluten Sensitivities
While he doesn't suffer from celiac disease, Drew tries to limit his gluten intake. He told Real Style, "A lot of people think that I'm allergic to gluten, but I'm actually not. It's just that I have sensitivities. . . . I find that my body functions better and it breaks down food better if I don't do gluten."
They Started in Real Estate as Teens
Jonathan and Drew bought their first house at 18 years old, and after renovating it, they sold the property for a $50,000 profit.
They Had a Band
Along with brother J.D., the twins once had a country boy band called Western Union.
The brothers, along with Drew's girlfriend, Linda Phan, share a mansion in Las Vegas.