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Lou Manfredini is an American home renovation expert and radio/television personality. Lou Manfredini is widely popular for hosting a call-in show called ‘HouseSmarts Radio’ on WGN Radio. He has been in this business for a long time but is more than just a house renovator!

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  • Birthday: May 4, 1964 (age 54)
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  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: TV/radio personality and home renovation expert

Family and Personal Life

Lou Manfredini resides in Chicago with his beautiful wife and their four children. He is widely secretive and prefers keeping his family life private away from the media.

From early on, the buildings and houses captivated Lou Manfredini. While growing up in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois, he accompanied his father who worked as a truck/auto mechanic and it ultimately led then-teen Lou to pursue a career in home improvement.

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  • Parents: Massimo and Lida Manfredini
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  • Children: 4
  • Marital Status: Married

His life-long interest in home improvement took a shape while he was a high-schooler at Deerfield High School and used to work as a welder at a steel company & hardware store. Following graduation in 1982, he attended Millikin University as a musical theater scholar.

Lou has been very selective about the family details he shares. The ‘HouseSmarts TV’ host and his still-so-secret wife, who have been married for 28 years, tied their wedding knot on June 9, 1990 (according to Lou’s Facebook).

Husband Lou might be so private when it comes to posting pictures with his children or gushing over his wife, but keeping their identity concealed has been his first priority. One of his daughters Carmen recently graduated from NYU. He has four grown-up children, two sons, and two daughters.

Body Measurements and Lifestyle


Lou Manfredini is an actual on-air talent with nicely frame a long face and bright blue eyes. Left-handed, Lou stands tall with a height of 6 feet 3 inches and has considerable body weight.

He is insanely knowledgeable about houses and economics- and that’s what really enhances Lou’s hotness along with him the being best-looking, rich and well-sculpted. The exact figure of Lou’s body measurements is yet to be revealed.

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  • Height: 6 feet 3 in (191cm)
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Lou with those rock-hard biceps, smoldering athletic built, big smile, deep voice and that melt-you-on-spot dimples can easily make anyone weak at knees. He is in great shape for his age and is literally killing the whole ‘tall-handsome-with-sound-mind-and-perfect-physique’ thing.

Even at the 54, Lou has no receding hair-line, but, isn’t black as his hair has gone grayer with his growing age. His hair is perfectly thick & perfectly styled just like his put-together appearance. Lou might follow some workout regime or calories burning exercise to maintain his fat-free and evenly toned physique.

Willfully independent, Lou has a winning personality with a relentlessly curious mind. His keenness towards exploring new things and visiting new places isn’t hidden from his social media followers. His Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter paint him to be an adventurous and family person who loves spending time with his children & wife in his spare time.

Professional Career

Lou Manfredini started a construction company in his native right after his university graduation in 1987. His media career started eight years later in 1995 when WGN (AM) Radio picked up his idea for a house improvement call-in show.

Armed with enthusiasm and expertise, Lou started hosting a radio show called ‘HouseSmarts Radio’ on WGN Radio in 1995 and since has developed a loyal following countrywide who have well-received his entertaining mix of useful, practical & helpful house improvement advice.

Career Timeline:

  • 1995- Gave media career with his own idea of home improvement show called ‘HouseSmarts Radio’ on WGN Radio
  • 2000- Became the home improvement contributor to ‘Today Show’ on NBC
  • 2006- Collaborated with Fran DiGioia and created the news/magazine lifestyle & home improvement show called ‘HouseSmarts’
  • 2017- Debuted the live show called ‘HouseSmarts Radio’ on 77-WABC New York that January
  • 2017- Debuted another live show called ‘HouseSmarts Radio’ on 790-KABC Los Angeles that October

As he is no stranger to the home-improvement world, Lou is the host of the ‘Mr. Fix-It Show’ on WGN Radio Chicago, a regular contributor to ‘Today Show’ on NBC, and presents ‘Wake Up With Al’ on The Weather Channel. He also owns and runs real estate management company & two hardware stores.

Throughout the years, he has built and renovated more than 100 houses, had and still owns various business improvement ventures. The 2015 ‘WGN Radio Walk of Fame’ inductee, Lou has been the spokesperson of Marvin Windows & Doors nationally since 2004.

Since 2002, he has represented Ace Hardware and severs as its resident ‘Home Expert’ editorial media spokesperson. He has also been the host of satellite media tour (SMT) representing companies like ‘Skill Power Tools’ ‘The Wood Promotion Network’ ‘Marvin Window and Doors’, ‘3M’ & ‘Ace Hardware’.

Additionally, he was the subject matter expert speaker for The Rug Doctor infomercial. His other appearance includes guest starring in the Irish musical at the Riverfront Theater’s ‘The Twelve Tenors’ in Chicago. He also was the guest on radio & stage show produced by The Second City & the Chicago Tribune called ‘Chicago Live!’.

Salary and Net Worth 2018

Lou Manfredini salary and net worth statics aren’t disclosed to the public. Lou is an internationally recognized home improvement expert and well-known radio/television celebrities.

Famous for his jaw-dropping house décor and renovation, Lou is always providing a new adventure for his client and industry! With many titles, roles and responsibilities, he is just getting started with his innovation and creation.

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