Carwyn Owen appeared on the consecutive two seasons of BBC’s Money For Nothing in 2021, and viewers just couldn’t have enough of him. His unstoppable enthusiasm for design and furniture, and not to mention his charming personality, was the sole reason some fans kept coming back for more.
Keep reading this Carwyn Owen Bio to learn more about him.
Carwyn Owen On Money For Nothing
Carwyn Owen’s first episode on Money For Nothing aired on May 11, 2021, where he upcycled a pine wardrobe into a stylish modern side cabinet. Then followed, his next projects which he confessed was “as much as a challenge as the first one.”
Talking about his time on the show, Carwyn shared that he had an amazing time filming with the cast. He even once wrote an IG post captioned, “The middle part of the week I’ve been away for a few days to make the most of being able to do so before a knee op next week that is going to render me fairly immobile.”
But Money For Nothing wasn’t Carwyn’s first time on reality TV.
Previously, he was cast on HGTV’s Cash in the Spare Room in March 2020. The show featured highly creative people creating their own air BnB space for some extra income. His most impressive feat on the series was the creation of a clever little wardrobe to help guests get ready for their wedding.
Also, Carwyn has starred alongside Max McMurdo in ITV’s My £10K Holiday Home back in August 2018.
Carwyn Owen Age
Carwyn Owen was 26 years of age when he first appeared on Money For Nothing in 2021.
Does Carwyn Owen Have A Wife?
No, as of 2021, Carwyn Owen didn’t have a wife. However, he did have a girlfriend named Megan Varley, with whom he built an impressive starter home without a mortgage.
Reportedly, they finished their 800sq Wales home with just two lorries for just £5,500. It featured one bedroom, a galley kitchen, a double bedroom, and a bathroom with a standalone shower. Quite impressive!
Overall, it cost them £5,000 for the supplies, £500 for a kitchen, £20 for oven, £9 for fridge, £30 for washing machine, and £100 for the bathroom.
Carwyn’s girlfriend often appeared over his IG, and also once in a while, besides him on the TV.
Find her over IG @megvarley.
But we have no idea where their relationship stands as of 2021.
Interesting Fact: Carwyn came out as gay on 30th May 2013. He even marked the day over his FB, captioned, “Today is the day I decided everyone needs to know, that I can’t stay in the closet forever!”
Carwyn Owen Net Worth
Carwyn garnered a net worth of above £600 thousand by 2021.
By now, you should’ve already known that Carwyn is an enthusiastic designer, always striving to innovate new things and come up with new concepts. And he brought his passion into life through his furniture workshop based in the heart of Mid-Wales.
His business website “cowendesigns.com” sold wood worked maps, clocks, and various basic accessories randing from £40 to £1500 at most.
When Carwyn wasn’t working, he loved to be involved in outdoor activities; especially kayaking. He is a kayaking enthusiast who’s suffered a few injuries during the sport.
In light of his education, Carwyn graduated from Llanfair Caereinion High school in 2012 and went on to join Sheffield Hallam University to enhance his screen in furniture designing.
Carwyn Owen Family
Carwyn Owen admitted that he inherits the skill of carpentry from his family; especially his parental grandfather. Although his “Taids” (grandad in welsh) passed away when he was just 7, Carwyn strongly insisted that his nack for woods came from him.
Praising his grandad, Carwyn shared, “He built mum and dad’s kitchen single-handed, this is the massive 8×4’ dining table in production.”
Apart from this, Carwyn also believed that his talent comes from his maternal side as well. “If they weren’t picking me up or dropping me off somewhere, I’d be at theirs; either learning how to make and fix things around the farm or indoors learning how to sew, knit, and countless other things with Nain,” he said.
As for Carwyn’s parents, his mother is named Chris Owen @chriswowen, while his dad remained anonymous. He lived with them until he built his own house.
Mentioning Carwyn’s siblings, they are:
Gareth Owen: He is a “farmer, mechanic, and fabricator” who lived in Llangadfan. Also, he worked at Camborne School of Mines.
Ceri Owen: She is a vet who lived in Peak District with her husband Nick (who is a teacher). The two were married in April 2017 at her parent’s farm near Welshpool and the reception was held in the silage shed!
Trivia: Carwyn has a nephew named Steff Lowther.
Is Carwyn Owen On Instagram?
Yes, find him over Instagram @cowendesigns.
Where Was Carwyn Owen Born?
Carwyn was born and raised in Llangadfan, Gwynedd, United Kingdom; where he resided as of 2021.
No wonder, Carwyn is fluent in Welsh
How Tall Is Carwyn Owen?
Carwyn Owen stands tall at a height of 5 feet 8.5 inches (174 cm).