Amidst the 2020 pandemic, Michel Smith Boyd had the idea that he was “afraid to get too excited about.” But since he knew there was “magic in the concept,” the talented renovator contacted HGTV, and now we have Luxe for Less.
Keep reading this short biography on Michel Smith Boyd to get acquainted.
Michel Smith Boyd On Luxe For Less
Everybody wants more for less. And those who want it more than others, come to Michel to have a high-end home on a mid-to-low budget. This amazing renovator uses his decades of creative experience on Luxe for Less to turn “nightmare” looking homes into luxurious spaces. Of course, without his clients breaking their banks.
“Get ready to laugh, learn a ton of new design hacks, and feel empowered to discover your own version of luxury….bc everyone deserves it,” he shared his excitement on IG, right before Luxe for Less’s premiere.
Also, joining the star to aid the clients were his team Kai Williamson, Anthony Elle, and Laura Green Born.
Luxe for Less, which premiered on December 1, 2022, was filmed in Georgia. There, Michel worked with most of his clients in the Atlanta metropolitan area, and a few in Georgia cities, Johns Creek and Dunwoody are suburban areas located a few miles from Atlanta proper.
But Luxe for Less isn’t Michel’s first show. Back in 2017, he was a contributor for HGTV’s House Hunters, and the next year, he starred in Bravo’s hit design series, Buying It Blind.
Did you know: Luxe for Less was a concept from May 2020. But it was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Much Is Michel Smith Boyd Net Worth?
Michel Smith Boyd flaunted a net worth of above $5 million in 2022.
This bulky renovator started his career back in 2006, establishing SMITHBOYD Interiors. At the time, it was a one-man operation but over the years it has now transformed into a boutique firm of eight, specializing in luxury residential and commercial projects nationwide.
His firm takes great printed in creating aspirational residences and brand-strengthening atmospheres for commercial projects alike. “The depth of our knowledge as a team, combined with our goal to stay attuned with our ever-evolving industry, allows us to execute signature design experiences,” said Michel. Also, they boasted that each of their projects ultimately became a unique product of client vision, architecture, and region.
Thanks to Michel’s unparalleled eye for detail, his firm has been also featured on the pages of Atlanta Home & Lifestyles, LA Weekly, Traditional Home, House Beautiful, Elle Décor, Architectural Digest, and Vogue. And not to mention, the star has designed spaces for Atlanta Symphony Associates’ Decorators’ Show House, Southern Style Now Designer Show House in New Orleans, and the Christopher Kennedy Compound Show House in Palm Springs, CA.
Besides SMITHBOYD Interiors, Michel was also the owner of MSB Bespoke Rug Collection and MSB x1429Mfg, a collaboration with an Annapolis, MD-based company.
In 2022, Michel also had licensed collections with Verde Home and Left Bank Art. His paintings were sourced globally at retailers including Z Gallerie and Neiman Marcus. Also, you may shop some of his designs at “michelsmithboyd.com.” His products cost around $5.7K on average.
As for his education, Michel graduated from Thibodaux High School in 1992. He then went on to study Interior design at the Art Institute of Atlanta.
Michel Smith Boyd Age
Michel Smith Boyd was 48 years of age when he appeared on Luxe for Less in 2022.
But he was only 32 when he started SMITHBOYD Interiors.
Michel Smith Boyd Family
Michel comes from a family of five — his parents, Michel Sr. and Denise, himself, and his two smaller siblings.
His mother, Denise often graced his IG as well. On her birthday (i.e. on October 29) in 2021, Michel posted a pic of her captioned, “Happy birthday Mama. A few months ago, I set up an impromptu photo shoot (in literally 2.5 hours) so she could have some current pics + I’ll use any excuse to treat her well.”
Likewise, on mother’s day 2021, Michel wrote, “Before Mom was Mom, she was this bright-eyed beauty. Not only have you been an amazing mother, we’ve evolved into better friends than I could’ve ever seen coming. I love you Neicey.”
It was also Michel’s mother whose weekly and insistent trips to Pier 1 Imports sparked his interest in design.
Is Michel Smith Boyd On Instagram?
Find him on Instagram @michelboyd.
Michel Smith Boyd Spouse
Michel Smith Boyd didn’t reveal his spouse. In fact, there was no way to tell if he even had a spouse or not. Even his social accounts were lacking the signs of his love life.
However, we do know that Michel is gay. He has been vocal about it and often represents the community to his best abilities.
Michel Smith Boyd Height
Michel Smith Boyd stands tall at a height of above 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm).
His distinct features include — brown eyes, a bald head, and a bulky body.
When Is Michel Smith Boyd Birthday?
Michel celebrates his birthday on May 10 and is of the Taurus zodiac.
Where Is Michel Smith Boyd From?
Michel Smith hails from Thibodaux, Louisiana. According to the star, his hometown is a small place, and the people there still remember him.
But as of 2022, he resided in Atlanta, New York.
What Is Michel Smith Boyd Ethnicity?
Michel flaunts African-American ethnicity. He often spoke for the cause of minority communities and represented his originality for the #BlackLivesMatter campaign.