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Meet Shea and Syd McGee: The Dream Home Makeover couple on Instagram!

Shea and Syd McGee are the operational hands behind Netflix’s Dream Home Makeover show.

The pair are the stars of the renovation series, as they aim to transform homes – from basic to beautiful – in the USA. It features their company Studio McGee, which offers an interior design service and online store.

Perfect for those wanting to get some home décor inspiration.

So who are Shea and Syd McGee? Here’s everything you need to know about the new Netflix stars!

Screenshot: Dream Home Makeover trailer, Netflix

Who are Shea and Syd McGee?

Shea and Syd McGee are a married couple who own interior design firm Studio McGee.

They came up with the idea for this business shortly after they bought a home in Orange County, California. After graduating with a degree in Public Relations, Shea realised her passion for design.

Syd had worked for six years to build a start-up digital marketing firm that was acquired and left him searching for a new start-up to dive into.

Studio McGee was then created in a spare bedroom – despite it starting off as a small business for then stay-at-home mum Shea. Now, they star on Netflix’s Dream Home Makeover and are parents to two daughters.

The McGees on Dream Home Makeover

When introducing themselves, Shea talks of how she designed their first home in 2013 and started posting pictures of the place on Instagram.

Now, they have a whole office of staff who work for their business, which involves designing dream homes for clients across USA.

While Syd claims that one home – which was redesigned and showcased by the couple on the Netflix show – was “easy” to transform, Shea disagrees and says there’s “still a lot of work to be done”.

Shea continued:

Whether our clients have 2 million dollars or 20,000, I want them all to feel that sense of peace when they walk in the door.

Studio McGee on Instagram

While the pair both have Instagram accounts, they have kept them private. Shea can be found at @sheamcgee, while Syd’s account is @syd_mcgee. His bio states that he is Founder & CEO of Studio McGee, as well as their online store McGee & Co.

However, fear not – all your home renovation inspo can be found at their business Instagram account!

This is where you can get that clean, white, fresh element of their work all on your feed. The couple have also announced the release of their book, which comes out on October 27th!



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Celine is a journalist with over five years of experience in the media industry and the chief staff writer on Reality Titbit. After graduating with a degree in Multimedia Journalism she became a radio newsreader and reporter, before moving into her current role as a reality TV writer.