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If you’re a fan of HGTV’s Fixer Upper, you’ve likely been following the show’s hosts, Chip and Joanna Gaines. They’re likable and sometimes funny. However, under that sweet, bubbly exterior are two very smart business people. Over the years, they’ve built a home-goods empire that’s helping them make some serious cash. In addition to their hit show, they’ve been working on a comfortable retirement by racking up several income streams.

One thing you might have wondered is how much money the couple makes. When you look at all those HGTV stars having fun on their seemingly carefree jobs, it’s normal to be just a little curious about how much they’re getting paid to smile for the camera. We’ll tell you what we know.

Here’s how much Chip and Joanna Gaines are really making for the last season of Fixer Upper. But first, let’s look at why they’re giving up their popular TV show.

Why are they leaving?

Joanna Gaines is pregnant with the couple’s fifth child. | Chip Gaines via Instagram

At the end of 2017, the Gaineses announced their show would be coming to an end. In their announcement, they said they were sad but expecting great things for the future. They also described the end of the show as bittersweet. So, the big question is, why are they leaving?

One of the reasons is because the taping schedule was starting to wear on them. The pair had been filming 11 months out of the year since the show began in 2013. Another reason they’re calling it quits is because they are expecting their fifth child. Chip and Joanna told the Today show they want to slow down and give more time to their family.

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