Mina Starsiak is the other half of the mother/daughter combo in the reality series, Good Bones. Backed by experience and knowledge, the pair journey around their hometown of Indianapolis performing home renovations. From luxury homes to condos to Vacation House, the pair take each project in their stride and finish it in low budget and time. Adding Mina’s experience in real estate with Karen’s legal knowledge has given the pair a sure-shot method of working. Their work has been documented by the reality TV series, Good Bones.
Who is Mina Starsiak?
Mina Starsiak was born on the 26th of November 1987 in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was raised alongside seven other siblings by her father Casey and mother Karen Laine. Her parents divorced early and couldn’t work out things. Even though Casey and Karen, got married to different persons after the split, they always took parenting seriously. After completing high school in Indianapolis, Mina joined Indiana University Bloomington and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business and sociology in 2007.
After graduation, Mina moved back to her hometown Indianapolis. With a career to figure out Mina bought a house for $37,000 with her mother as co-signer. During the time she tried to explore the business side of things. She was given a contract for house renovation for the first time back in 2007. She asked advice from her mother on the contract and several weeks later the pair collectively started a real estate company called Two Chicks and a Hammer. The new company started with one house at a time and as it grew they simultaneously took renovation on several houses.
Backed by years of success in the home renovation, Mina was presented with a new opportunity to boost her image and fame. She was invited to the HGTV studio to discuss a potential TV series in 2015. Even though she first thought that the entire plan was a scam, she was soon proved wrong when the casting director started discussing the series. Titled Good Bones, the series began airing on 22nd March 2016 and enjoyed huge success.
Mina Starsiak may be new to the television side of fame she has been in the home renovation business for more than 12 years. With her mother Karen as a business partner, the pair focuses on renovating houses in the Fountain Square and Bates-Hendricks neighborhoods in Indianapolis. As of 2020, Mina has an estimated net worth of $4M.
Happy Married Life:
As of the current date, Mina is happily married to Stephen Hawk. The pair met shortly after Mina started working on the TV series. After a few wrong dates, things started looking good for the pair, and in June of 2015, Stephen got down on one knee at the Indianapolis Colts’ football training field. Mina agreed and a year later on the 12th of June 2016, Mina and Stephen tied their wedding knots. The pair had a peculiar wedding as they served 400 donuts to their guests instead of a wedding cake. In August of 2018, the pair gave birth to a beautiful baby boy, Jack. The pair have also adopted a little girl named Jessica. The family of four is currently living in Indianapolis.
Both Mina and Stephen have been quite candid in documenting their struggles for getting pregnant the second time. The pair are trying several things including acupuncture and fertility bracelets. In a bid to increase their chances, Stephen had to undergo minor surgery to correct one of his undescended testicles. The surgery went well without any complications.
Pregnancy & Second baby:
After a few years of struggle with pregnancy Mina and her husband are expecting their second child. Given that a normal pregnancy, we can expect baby birth within a few months in 2020. The couple has decided to name the baby Charlie Drew irrespective of gender.