Leanne Ford is an interior designer who first came to the limelight through the HGTV reality TV show, Restored by the Fords.
Like many of us who dreamed of living in a small peaceful town; somewhere abroad, Leanne had plans to move to a Los Angeles home. But as the COVID-19 pandemic struck, her plans changed drastically and she wanted to move closer to her family in Pennsylvania.
Luckily, Leanne stumbled upon a beautiful 1900s home in a bucolic area of Pennsylvania. So, how will she turn this rural house into a “European dream,” find out all about it on her new HGTV show, Home Again With the Fords, set to premiere on January 2, 2021.
Meanwhile, learn all about her personal life over this wiki.
Biography — Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Leanne Ford was born on June 29, 1981. That made her 39 years of age in 2020.
Corresponding to her birthday, Leanne is of cancer zodiac.
Leanne Ford Wikipedia — Family, Related To Diane Keaton?
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Leanne Ford comes from a family of five. She has a sister named Michelle Ford Faist who wired in StarKist’s headquarters, and you might already know her brother/co-star of Restored by the Fords, Steve Ford.
As for her parents, Leanne was born to Mike and Jackie Ford. Her dad, Mike attended Villanova University and served as an attorney in his private practice for over 35 years. Wheres, Leanne’s mother remained a mystery to us. All we know is that the parents were happily married for over 35 years.
Coming to the matter, if Leanne Ford was related to the actress Diane Keaton. The answer is “No”. Though they have a striking resemblance that even The L.A. Times called it “uncanny,” and the New York Times labeled them identical, they weren’t blood-related in any way.
However, Leanne said that she was “honored” and had even talked about it with Diane personally. She shared,
“I met her at a party here in LA, and she told me, ‘Oh, you’re so cute!’ And I said, ‘That’s cause I look like you!’”
Leanne Ford Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Leanne Ford stands tall at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) and weighs around 55kg (121 lbs).
Reportedly, her body measurements were 35-28-35 inches.
Mentioning her distinct features, Leanne has green eyes and loved to keep her hair short.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
As of Dec 2020, Leanne flaunted 350K followers over her Instagram that she filled with aesthetic decors and her interior designs.
Also, her Facebook page “Leanne Ford Interiors” had 8.8K followers while her private Facebook account had “following” turned off.
Unfortunately, we couldn’t find her Twitter account.
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Leanne Ford Net Worth, HGTV, Career
Leanne Ford’s net worth was $2 million in 2020.
An Ohio University graduate, Leanne first started her career working as an intern for a fashion brand Heatherette and then finally landing a job at Roxy as a stylist. And though she never had formal schooling in interior designing, it wasn’t going to stop her!
Soon, her works and especially “look” caught the attention of a few HGTV producers. She was then asked to send them a demo video of the renovation she worked on with Steve. At first, the producers perceived her to be “too cool,” but minus the “glasses and coat”, Leanne was deemed perfect for the show.
Trivia: HGTV asked for more color in her designs but she stayed true to her element, the palette of white, black, and white.
Leanne shared that she was “never set out to be an interior designer.” Thought she was into fashion, working on creative direction and styling, she never thought she would be decorating a house.
Her first work was on an old one-room schoolhouse in Pittsburgh in 2010. She shared that she, “took out walls, gut the kitchen and bathroom, really do what I wanted!” and that house after getting some public attention was featured in Country Living Magazine. Thus, she realized her calling for the first time.
Leanne Ford Husband, Married Life, Baby
The lucky man who would share Leanne Ford’s “European dream” home is her husband, Erik Allen Ford. If you don’t know about him, Erik is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of the men’s clothing brand, Buck Mason.
Leanne and Erik first met back in 2015 during a backyard bonfire. Falling for Leanne at first sight, Erik took six months to finally get Leanne to say “yes” to their first date. And after almost two years of dating, the duo got married in November of 2017 at The Bowery Hotel, NY.
Reportedly, their wedding was a “spontaneous” one. Leanne mentioned that they got married just after four days! of making up their minds.
Also, Leanne shared there were “two things” they agreed on when they first met: firstly, they wouldn’t get married, and secondly, they wouldn’t have kids. She then chuckled,
“And here we are.”
Breaking the “deal” one after another, the lovebirds welcomed a baby daughter named Ever Allen Ford on 18 March 2019. According to Leanne, they hoped for a boy if they ever had a baby, but after the birth of her daughter they realized, “Actually, that feels very right.”
Furthermore, Leanne explained the reason behind why she chose the name “Ever” for their kid. In her words,
“Her name, Ever, means ‘always and eternal.’ We believe this sweet soul was put on this earth for a purpose, and we can’t wait to see what that will be.”
Last modified: December 19, 2020