HGTV’s Good Bones explores mother and daughter duo Karen E Laine and Mina Starsiak setting out to revitalize their hometown of Indianapolis one property at a time. They are seen helping couples find their dream homes without having to the bank. The pair basically turn rundown homes into stunning remodels. However, mother and daughter are not doing it alone. Besides them, another major cast member on the series that helps with interior design is MJ Coyle. MJ, with the full name Michael Jeffrey, is the head designer for the HGTV series. And if you have seen MJ on social media, you will know he is married to Andrew Merkley.
Now, it is MJ Coyle’s husband Andrew we are telling you about in this writing called ‘Andrew Merkley Bio’.
Meet Andrew Merkley, HGTV Good Bones MJ Coyle’s Husband
Andrew with the full name, Andrew Stephen Merkley, married Good Bones MJ Coyle on 15 May 2019 in Italy. The wedding looked beautiful in pictures, the grooms surrounded by a few of their best friends. Later, on their Honeymoon, they flew to Rue Saint-Antoine in Paris. And the same year, they bought a new house and did some major renovations.
A year later, MJ took to his IG to thank “Mr. Merkley” for being the most understanding husband ever, letting him be completely crazy, believing in him and the list goes on. From those, one can tell that it was Andrew who taught everything about handling the budget wisely and saving up. Also, among the two, Andrew cooks amazing food.
Before that, on 18 December 2017, it was Andrew who got on one knee under a giant tree in Quebec and asked MJ to marry him.
Reportedly, the two have been together since at least 2016.
Andrew Merkley Age
Every year on the 9th of May Andrew Merkley makes sure to celebrate his birthday to the fullest. Even during the pandemic times, when most of us no more cared for any kind of celebrations, he managed to have good food, wine, and good company to cure the quarantine blues. As for his age, Andrew on this day in 2022 turned 31 years old.
Andrew Merkley Job
As of 2022, Andrew Merkley continued to be the administrator of Homelessness Policy and Eviction Prevention at the City of Indianapolis and government and president of the board at Stonewall Sports – Indianapolis.
The recipient of the William A. Crawford Humanitarian Award has worked for the state of Indiana in a variety of roles, including a legislative assistant, a director of Latino affairs, and an internship program director. He was awarded the award for his work with the Indianapolis homelessness initiative.
As for his husband, he is an interior designer who before joining Mina’s family business Good Bones pursued a career in merchandising. As per LinkedIn, he started working as an interior designer for Two Chicks and a Hammer in 2019. Also, in addition to working on Good Bones, MJ has been involved in a few other HGTV renovation series. Among them is the reality shows Small Space Big Potential and Rock the Block.
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Andrew Merekley Family
Andrew’s mother is Angela R Merkley. She turned 59 in November 2021.
Often on occasions, Andrew gives shout-outs to his mother as well as his father, Stephen J Merkley (turned 62 on 1 August 2022), who continued to live around Newburgh, Indiana.
For the past 8 years, Stephen had been working as a plant manager at Parker Hannifin, an industrial machinery manufacturer in Cleveland, Ohio. His LinkedIn also described him as an experienced senior manufacturing engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the mechanical or industrial engineering industry. And in the past, he received AS in Tool Engineering Technology at ITT Technical Institute-Evansville (1986 – 1988) and a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from Oakland City University (1993 – 1995).
As for siblings, Andrew seemed to have a brother only. And by the look of things, he is Evan Merkley of Newburgh, Indiana.
Evan turned 26-year-old in June 2022. He studied Sports Marketing and Management at Indiana University and before that he went to Castle High School. Also, as of 29 July 2020, he started residing in Chicago, Illinois. Evan is also into sports and he is used to getting his diving interception to win on online voting every time he gets down to play.
Andrew also seemed quite proud of his brother’s triumphs.
Where Is Andrew Merekley From?
Currently, Indianapolis, Indiana inhabiting Andrew Merkley hails from Newburgh, a borough in Ohio Township, Warrick County, Indiana, along the Ohio River.
How Tall Is Andrew Merkley?
Physically attractive, gracious, and kind appearing Andrew stands above 6 feet and 2 inches tall.
Where Did Andrew Merkley Recieve His Education?
Andrew Merkley acquired a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Indiana University’s Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health from 2016 through 2018. And before that, he got his Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Political Science (2010 – 2013) from Indiana Univerity Bloomington.