HGTV’s new show Houses with History featured three passionate preservationists who worked hand-in-hand restoring vintage historic homes in and around Plymouth, Massachusetts. Mike Lemieux is their history guy, who uses his immense knowledge to their advantage on the show.
Get to know more about him as this Mike Lemieux Wiki proceeds.
Mike Lemieux On HGTV’s Houses With History
Houses with History premiered on HGTV on September 29, 2021, and the viewers got to see three new faces, the history buff Mike Lemieux, carpenter Rich Soares, and designer Jen MacDonald. The series shared the stories of the homes’ origins and renovations, and the three preservationists worked their magic restoring those vintage homes to their original state.
According to Jenny Macdonald, Mike’s life partner and co-owner of Full Circle Homes, the concept for that show came around all thanks to the HGTV star, Jonathan Knight. It was Jonathan who first emplored them to have their show after noticing their amazing works. Then, HGTV came out did a quick sizzle reel and they got green-lighted for an entire series.
Also, Jenny shared that “Mike is pretty funny.” So, the viewers can get a good laugh out of the show whilst learning something historic. But there are also times the show will make you cry. “You will most definitely see me cry,” Jenny added.
If you don’t know, the six-episode series was filmed during the COVID-19 pandemic which presented even more challenges in the renovations. Mike shared that they had “a very safe, strict plan for all employees including testing 3 times a week”, and everyone stayed safe through the whole thing.
Mike Lemieux Family
Mike Lemieux inherits the talent for handcraft from his father Bill Lemieux. According to Mike, his father was the “most skilled craftsmen” he knew, and also Bill was the one who first introduced Mike to the renovative world. “My father took me on more jobs than I can remember as a kid,” Mike recalled.
As for Mike’s mother, she was a jolly person who appeared a few times over Mike’s IG.
Other details about Mike’s family weren’t shared.
Mike Lemieux Net Worth
Mike Lemieux garnered a net worth of over $1 million by 2021.
At the time, Mike worked from his home restoration company called Full Circle Homes along with his wife which was featured on the HGTV series Houses with History. Besides that, Mike also worked as a vice president of Wells Fargo Captial Finance for over 15 years then.
Also, you might not know but Mike is a motorcycle fanatic. He owned Motorcycle and More, a motorcycle company that specialized in clean late model sportbikes, restorations of classics, and antique collectibles.
Before venturing on his career, Mike worked as a house manager for a year in 2001.
In light of his education, Mike attended New England College for his Bachelor’s degree in Business/Theater and simultaneously studied his Master of Science at the same college from 1998 to 2001.
Mike Lemieux Wife
Mike Lemieux first met his wife Jennifer Macdonald back in high school on the Cape in the Massachusetts town of Sandwich. However, it wasn’t until 20 years later the two started seeing each other.
The two both share a passion for real estate, renovations, and history. No wonder, Jennifer was Mike’s business partner, and also she was a real estate agent at William Raveis Real Estate. Apart from that, she was also working for Sucess! Real Estate for over 4 years then.
For education, Jennifer graduated with an Associate in Science degree from Cape Cod Community College and went on to join Curry College for her bachelor’s.
According to Mike, his wife is the “hardest worker” he knew and “the best partner” he ever had.
The couple celebrated their anniversary on December 15.
Also, Mike and Jennifer share two kids named Karissa (born July 6, 1999) And Alex (born June 26, 2002). The two children are likely from Jennifer’s previous relationship.
As of 2021, Mike and Jennifer were happily in a relationship. They even bought their dream farm in Plympton, Massachusetts in July that year. Mike shared that they were the third family to own the property in over 320 years.
Trivia: Jennifer celebrates her birthday on July 30.
How Old Is Mike Lemieux?
Mike Lemieux was born on October 17, 1976. That made him 45 years of age in 2021.
As per his birthday, Mike is of the Libra zodiac.
How Tall Is Mike Lemieux?
Mike Lemieux stands tall at a height above 6 feet (183 cm).
Mentioning his distinct features, Mike has brown hair, a goatee and he wore prescription glasses.
Did you know: Mike chipped his upper front tooth in September 2018 while cleaning up after an event.
Is He On Instagram, Facebook?
As of September 2021, Mike had 528 followers over Instagram @ironandoilmike, and 1.2K and 1.3K followers over his Facebook page “Full Circle Homes & Farm” and Full Circle Homes, LLC respectively.
Naturally, most of his posts were about the renovations his team performed and bikes.