Home Town's Ben and Erin Napier Are Finding Their 'Groove' as a Family of 4: 'Every Day Is a Dance'
Erin and Ben Napier have three TV shows, two stores and a handful of new business ventures on the horizon — but their world still centers on two little girls.
The Home Town stars welcomed their second daughter, Mae, 7 months, last spring and share daughter Helen, 3. And while they admit they don't have all the kinks worked out when it comes to parenting as a family of four, they're grateful to be finding their "rhythm."
By Mackenzie Schmidt
'A Happy Accident': Ben and Erin Napier welcome HGTV fans to their new 'Home Town Takeover'
The genesis of their story is the stuff of TV fairy tales. It goes like this: College sweethearts Erin, an artist and graphic designer, and Ben, a woodworker, craftsman and former minister, had their historic home in Laurel, Mississippi, featured in "Southern Weddings" magazine in 2014. Erin gained a slew of Instagram followers practically overnight, one of whom happened to be an HGTV executive who loved their collected, easygoing style. She wondered, might the couple consider a new chapter on television?
Home Town Couple Ben and Erin Napier’s Unbelievable Journey to HGTV Stardom: ‘We Never Expected This’
Ben and Erin Napier might be some of HGTV’s biggest stars, but the college sweethearts never planned on being famous. Before the former church minister, 36, and his graphic-designer wife, 34, shot to success on their hit series Home Town, on which they find and renovate homes for families, they were newlyweds trying to fix up their own dream house: a 1925 craftsman cottage in Laurel, Miss.
By Emily Strohm