Alison Victoria - Biography
Last Modified: Sep 28, 2020
|Born on :||October 31, 1981 (age 40)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Mother's Name:||Becky Karacostas|
Jamie Grameno (older brother)
|University:||University of Nevada|
|Height:||1.62 meter (5 feet 4 inch)|
|Weight:||55 kg (121.25 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size:||4 US|
|Breast Size:||34 inch|
|Waist Size:||28 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
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Who is Alison Victoria?
Alison Victoria is a TV host, interior designer by profession, and American by nationality. She is one of the well known HGTV and DIY Networks’ Crashers franchise Kitchen Crashers.
Alison Victoria – Age, Parents, Siblings
Alison Victoria was born on October 31, 1981, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was born as Alison Victoria Gramenos to mother Becky Karacostas and father whose identity is yet to be revealed, although he is often featured on her social media.
Her parents raised by her parents alongside her three siblings- older brother Jamie Grameno, younger sister Diana Gramenos and younger brother Nicholas James Gramenos. Diana is now Chicago’s top Social Security Disability Lawyers, according to their mother.
young Alison Victoria with siblings (Image: Instagram)
Following graduation from high school, Alison Victoria moved from Chicago to Las Vegas where she studied at the University of Nevada. She studied to become an interior designer. Her ethnicity is Greek.
Alison Victoria – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Alison Victoria and her longtime boyfriend Luke Harding dated for years after meeting on an online dating site. On June 1, 2013, she and her fiancé celebrated their engagement party. The couple married in November at the Drake Hotel (140 E. Walton) of the same year.
Harding owns an insurance agency. She does not have any children with her husband yet. However, she is an aunt to her new nephews and a niece, who is often mistaken as her daughter when views browse her social media.
Alison Victoria, Luke Harding at their engagement party (Image: chicagosplash)
Alison Victoria – Career
Following graduation, Victoria worked as an interior designer and just two years later she launched Alison Victoria Interiors. The firm had two locations- one in Chicago and one in Las Vegas. She is also the founder of a line of luxury furniture for the home called Alison Victoria Collection.
HGTV and DIY Networks’ Crashers franchise was a major success including House Crashers, Bath Crashers, Room Crashers, Yard Crashers. Alison Victoria was originally a ghost designer for House Crashers, meaning she designed episodes but didn’t appear on-camera. This gig went on to land her own version of the show, Kitchen Crashers. She was the first female host of the franchise.
After a successful couple of seasons, Victoria began to host as well as design houses in the city of Chicago on the HGTV show Windy City Rehab. On the show, Alison Victoria and lead contractor Donovan Eckhardt bought and renovated vintage fixer-uppers in historic Chicago neighborhoods to sell for a profit.
In June 2020 she announced that she will be hosting a new HGTV show Flipping Across America.
Alison Victoria – Controversy, Legal Issue
In January 2020, a Chicago couple James and Anna Morrissey filed the lawsuit in Circuit Court of Cook County, citing defective and shoddy work, breach of contract, breach of warranty, and consumer fraud. The $1.36 million home was featured on Windy City Rehab and they were suing to reverse the sale plus $80,000 the Morrisseys said they paid for upgrades and landscaping. The suit named Alison Victoria, Donovan Eckhardt, contractor Ermin Pajazetovic as defendants along with Eckhardt’s Greymark Development Group, Alison Victoria Interiors Inc., two other related business.
In April 2020 another lawsuit was filed in Circuit Court of Cook County against Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt and others. The buyers Shane Jones and Samantha Mostaccio. The lawsuit alleges the garage work was never properly completed, the work that was done was without a building permit, leading the city to shut down the site, among other issues. It also asked for a permanent injunction to force HGTV to take Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt off the air.
Alison Victoria (Image: )
For the third time, Windy City Rehab was sued for fraud in June 2020. The lawsuit, which was filed by Michael Ward Jr. and his father and brother in Cook County, alleged that the hosts grossly mismanaged "nearly every project they were associated with," and Eckhardt lied about having pull with the Chicago buildings department.
Alison Victoria – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Victoria is estimated to be around $3 million while the figure on her annual salary/income is not shared publicly.
Alison Victoria – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Alison Victoria is followed by thousands of followers and counting.
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