Amie Sikes - Biography
Last Modified: Oct 2, 2020
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|Birth Place:||Overton, Texas, USA|
|Father's Name:||Phillip Sikes|
|Mother's Name:||Janie Sikes|
Jolie Sikes (younger sister)
|University:||Texas A&M University|
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Who is Amie Sikes?
Amie Sikes is a reality TV host by profession and American by nationality. She is best known for hosting HGTV’s show Junk Gypsies, That Junk Gypsy Life.
Amie Sikes – Age, Parents, Siblings
Amie Sikes was born in Overton, Texas, the USA to mother Janie Sikes and father Phillip Sikes. Her birth year is 1973. Her parents, who had opened Overton’s first pizza restaurant, raised her alongside her sibling- younger sister Jolie Sikes.
Following high school graduation, Amie Sikes went on to study at Texas A&M University. She graduated from the same in 1995 with a degree in agriculture journalism.
Her ethnicity is Caucasian.
Amie Sikes – Boyfriend, Husband, Children
Amie Sikes is a very private person when it comes to romantic relationships. There have been no records of her past boyfriends or if she had been married before and had a husband. She however has a daughter named Indie who was born in August 2008.
Amie Sikes – Career
Following college graduation, Sikes went on to work 8 to 5 job in Austin sporting business suits and matching pumps. Although she did fit in with her work environment, she quickly grew tired of it and longed to work freely. So she applied for law school. However, Amie Sikes left her job, stored her law school acceptance letter to start a new career, and find a new way of life.
She moved back home, worked part-time at the family pizza restaurant, and slowly built what would one day become Junk Gypsy.
Rise to fame
Along with her sister, Amie Sikes traveled through America like gypsies, collecting roadside trinkets and treasures which most would find little value in. Their brand Junk Gypsy Co. was created in 1998 to sell vintage flea market finds and is based inRound Top, Texas. They went on to launch the wildly successful Junk Gypsy brand.
The Sikes sisters were in the considerable spotlight when country singer and songwriter Miranda Lambert hired them to redesign her Airstream tour bus in 2010. They also designed Lambert's wedding vehicle to Blake Shelton in 2011. After their newfound success, Amie Sikes with her sister began hosting HGTV show Junk Gypsies in 2012. The season also featured a redesign of Dierks Bentley's Airstream tour bus.
Jolie and Amie Sikes (Image: HGTV Photo Library)
TV shows, Books
Over the years they have been featured in countless newspapers, magazines, and television shows – Today show, Country Living, People Country, Southern Living, The Houston Chronicle, Fortune Small Business, HGTV’s Garage Sale Wars, Celebrity Motor Homes (2011), That Junk Gypsy Life (2017), etc.
Their other brands include Pottery Barn Teen and a Lane boot line.
The Sikes sisters have also published a book titled Junk Gypsy: Designing a Life at the Crossroads of Wonder & Wander in 2016.
Amie Sikes – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth and annual salary of Sikes under review.
Amie Sikes – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Amie Sikes is active on social media sites such as Instagram and Facebook as Junk Gypsy. She is absent from Twitter.
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