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Sarah Richardson

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22, 1971
Toronto, Canada
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22, 1971 (age 50)
Toronto, Canada


Award-winning designer and television personality known around the world for turning ordinary spaces into magazine-worthy rooms. She is the host and co-producer of six HGTV lifestyle series seen in over 100 countries where she shares her practical and inspiring approach to décor and design with viewers.

Before Fame

She earned a visual arts degree from London, Ontario's The University of Western Ontario. She is a past contributor and columnist on design and style for The Globe and Mail and Chatelaine.


In addition to Room Service, Design Inc, Sarah's House, Sarah's Cottage, and Sarah 101, her 2014 series, Sarah Sees Potential, airs on HGTV USA. She is currently the Home Design Director of Good Housekeeping magazine.

Family Life

She was born to Susan Cuddy, director of design and development for the old City of Toronto; her father, Douglas Richardson, was a professor of history of art and architecture at the University of Toronto. She married Alexander Younger and together they have two children, Robin and Fiona.

Associated With

She and Candice Olson were both HGTV celebrities.