7. Before they became one of HGTV’s most popular pairs, Property Brothers stars tried a number of careers, including as singers, actors and magicians, with Scott, then 19, going into debt after someone alleged stole his plans for an illusion show. He filed for bankruptcy, later saying the decision was “the worst mistake, financially, of my life because I think I really could’ve held out and over maybe five or six years paid that off.”
8. Property Brothers was initially supposed to be called My Dream Home, and before that, Drew was approached about becoming the Ryan Seacrest of home design.
“Actually, the first show, Drew was approached for a first show called Realtor Idol—basically American Idol for realtors,” Scott told Parade. “It was the dumbest idea ever. That show did not go [anywhere], but they liked him and heard he had a twin brother who was a designer and a contractor and the rest is history.”
9. In the same 2014 interview, Scott alleged he was approached to be ABC’s The Bachelor, saying, “I turned it down.”