Design star Vern Yip has simply achieved his best making countless homes and restaurants during his four seasons on TLC's Trading homes; working as an interior designer for more than 10 years now. He's equally blessed with a loving and caring husband.

Yip is also a proud father of two. Well, if you people wanna know details about his love life and kids, scroll down!

Vern Yip's Relationship With Husband Craig Koch

The Trading Spaces alum, 48 has every reason to celebrate his conjugal life with husband Craig Koch.

The couple is blessed with a son Gavin Joshua Mannox born on 6 January 2010  and a daughter Vera Lillian Beatrix on 12 March 2011 both via surrogacy.

Vern Yip with her husband Craig Koch with their kids
Source: HGTV

While talking about his kids and their food habits, he said,

"Our kids, very early on, were embracing things I think kids [have] a natural aversion to. Our kids love broccoli, Brussels sprouts, calamari, they love spicy food. They love ethnic food. Our daughter loves sriracha on her eggs in the morning."

The father-of-two continued,

'They are really very adventurous eaters. Our son loves anything that has tentacles.'

Koch, the doggie-daycare owner added,

"We all are on this big ramen craze now where we take our kids to these new ramen restaurants in Atlanta and everyone’s fighting for the spicy sauce; it’s amazing."

Have a look at some of the Instagram post of Yip:

Yip and Koch stated that they love traveling to different places as a family. Yip explained,

"The more far-flung, the better. It’s great to see this little 6-year-old and this 7-year-old not be intimidated by different cultures and different food. They really take it in and get excited by it. Travel and eating are big things we like to do together."

Yip often posts amazing pictures of his kids; they are simply adorable!

Vern Yip's Career Highlights

Yip has amassed huge fan followers being a renowned TV personality and interior designer.

He has designed numerous rooms across the United States; knocked down walls and constructed countless homes and restaurants.


Proof that eight is great: Happy Birthday Gavin! Where did the time go? #itsgoingtoofast

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He is known for his work as a host of Deserving Design on HGTV for four years. He is one of Trading Spaces' most recognized personality.

He is also known for his dedication on HGTV's Urban Oasis, Design Star, Live in Vern's House and Bang for Your Buck.

He runs his own design company known as Vern Yip Designs in Atlanta.

Despite his busy schedule, he also very active in voluntary works. He worked as Money aider and Campaigner for UNICEF.

Vern Yip: Quick Facts

Source: Asia Society
  • Born on 27 June 1968 in Hong Kong.
  • His birth sign is Cancer.
  • He is American Nationality; belongs to Asian ethnicity.
  • He studied at McLean High School in 1986.
  • He double-majored in Economics and Chemistry from the University of Virginia.
  • He completed his master's degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • He has an estimated net worth of about $3 million.