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Amy Matthews              

Host of HGTV's "Sweat Equity"; Co-Founder of Now She Rises

Amy Matthews is a licensed contractor, personal trainer, TV star and host of HGTV's "Sweat Equity." At the ripe old age of 14, Amy Matthews got her first taste of home improvement when she traveled with her church youth group to repair homes for families in need. For the next several years, she tackled similar fix-it-up projects through various organizations. From underpinning to building porches to tarring a tin roof, she learned the most important tools for home renovation are patience and a good sense of humor!

After studying at Boston University and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, Amy returned to her native Minnesota where she continued to hone her do-it-yourself skills with The Family Handyman magazine. For the magazine, she's done everything from outdoor repairs and projects to new product demonstrations. She is also a personal trainer, certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Her film and television credits include leading roles in three independent feature films, and numerous national and regional commercials.Amy flushes renovation fears down the drain as the host of on the DIY Network.

Matthews is also the co-founder of Now She Rises, a non-profit movement for domestic abuse.

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DIY Network Host Amy Matthews - Spruce up Your Home

Apr 17, 2014 ... Amy is a licensed general contractor and the host of DIY Network's Sweat Equity and Bathroom Renovations, and HGTV's Renovation Raiders.

Top HGTV and DIY Network Stars to Appear at 2014 Epcot ...

Jan 21, 2014 ... HGTV and DIY Network Superstars Share Design Tips at… ... Also new to this year's festival are “Renovation Raiders” star Amy Matthews and ...

HGTV and DIY Network stars share design tips at the Epcot ...

Feb 3, 2014 ... Superstars of HGTV and DIY Network shows will appear at the 21st ... to this year's festival are “Renovation Raiders” star Amy Matthews and ...

HGTV and DIY Network Stars Visit Disney World | Cool Houses ...

Feb 21, 2014 ... This spring, stars from HGTV and DIY Network are crashing the 2014 Epcot International ... April 11-13 – Amy Matthews, Renovation Raiders.

Amy Matthews Video Biography Video | HGTV

Get to know HGTV's Renovation Raiders host Amy Matthews in a video bio.

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