Kortney Wilson (Also known as Kortney Kayle and Kortney Galerno) is a former country singer who called her singing career to end and started her new career as a real estate executive, TV presenter, and designer.
She is widely known for running the Masters of Flip show with her husband Dave Wilson since 2015 where they renovate homes and sell them with profits.
Kortney and Dave announced they were getting divorced to end their 18-year of relationship and 14-year marriage. But the show ‘Making it Home with Kortney & Dave’ has kept on running that premiered on January 22.
Find out Kortney Wilson’s biography, net worth, salary, height, age, relationship, spouse, and more.
Kortney Wilson’s Age, Birthday, Bio, and Personal Information
Born in Canada, moved to the US for music, then became an agent and tv star, flipped houses, and raised and adopted kids – there are so many things you need to know about Kortney Wilson.
|Birth Name||Kortney Galerno|
|Nicknames||Kortney Wilson, Kort, Boss, Shorty, or Mama Bear|
|Birthday||8 February 1979|
|Birthplace||Windsor, Ontario, Canada|
|Age||44 years old|
|Profession||Telly Presenter, |
Former Country Musician,
Real estate Agent
|Years active||2001- Present|
|Books written||Live Happy|
Kortney’s Profession and Net Worth
|Profession||Telly Presenter, |
Former Country Musician,
Real estate Agent
|TV Shows||Master of Flips, Meet the Wilsons, Music City Fix, Home to Win, The Wilson: Flips Out|
|Known for||Being a Country Musician|
|Net Worth||5-6 Million USD|
|Previous Years’ Net Worth||$5/6 million in 2021|
$5 million in 2020,
$5 million USD in 2019,
$4.6 Million USD in 2018
|House||Nashville, Tennessee, USA|
Kortney Wilson has a net worth of about $5 – $6 million USD. Much of her net worth is earned from her career as Telly Presenter, Former Country Musician, and Real estate Agent. Her show Master of Flips has been quite a success.
Kortney and Dave Wilson’s Relationship
|Husband||Dave Wilson (m.2006- div.2019)|
|Divorced Date||December 20, 2019 (Announcement)|
|Current Relationship||Ryan Vella|
On December 20, 2019, Kortney and Dave announced that they are getting divorced, which deeply shocked their fan base. A perfect example of what we see on TV does not always translate into their personal life. They had renewed their wedding vows four times in the past.
Kortney and Dave Wilson Back Together
Seeing Kortney and Dave together in the show Making it Home with Kortney & Dave, people are asking whether Kortney and Dave Wilson are together. They meet and enjoy their time often but they are not together anymore.
Kortney and Dave Wilson’s Kids
Kortney and Dave have three children together. They have two sons Jett Nolan Wilson and Sullivan James Wilson (aka Sully). and an adopted daughter named Lennox Esmee Wilson (Leni).
Her eldest child Jett was born on March 23, 2004. The 19 years old boy is quite a sweet character and he plays saxophone. In 2022, he took a gap year after high school.
Her second child Sully was born on May 22, 2006. Sully is a 17 years old witty boy has dimples and looks quite sweet. He started his 11th grade in 2022.
Sully loves playing soccer and he made his school’s soccer team. His mom had to force him to continue the game after taking a few years’ break from the game.
Her third child is an adopted daughter named Lennox Esmee Wilson (Leni). The 14 years old little girl was born on March 8, 2009.
Lennox is in 8th grade in 2022. She is quite a hardworking teen.
|Sons||Jett Wilson, Sully Wilson|
|Daughter||Lennox Esmee Wilson|
Meet Ryan Vella, Kortney’s New Fiance and soon-to-be Husband
Kortney Wilson is engaged to Ryan Vella. Unlike Kortney, her new fiance is not a celebrity.
Ryan was a race car driver. He is half-Italian and half-Maltese and he was born in Ontario, Canada. He turned 42 in August 15, 2023.
He is a man of few words and does not talk much, unlike his partner.
Ryan’s favorite college football team is the Titans and Bills. Besides sports car racing, he loves hockey, skating, and bowling.
He has a younger sister named Nicola.
Ryan and Kortney live together in a lake house with Kortney’s children and two pugs.
His habits? He does not make the bed, but he cooks quite well. He even has an Instagram ID created to share his cooked items. He stays clean and hygienic.
He is quite trustworthy and loves her kids and dogs a lot. Unlike Kortney, Ryan does not have any kids from his previous relationships.
How did Kortney and Ryan Meet?
During the Covid lockdown, Kortney was filming in Toronto. She had gotten a divorce from her then-husband Dave. She had not gone on a date with another man for 23 years.
So, she thought about finding a date on a dating site. She was hesitant to use her own details, so she borrowed her friend Amanda’s details and created a profile on Match.com with her profile photo.
Shortly after publishing her details, she got several of her friends’ messages alerting her that someone named Amanda used her profile picture on Match.com
She pretended to thank them. With over 200 messages within a short period of time, she then immediately took her profile picture down, and scanned through the messages
Then her eyes stuck on a message from a guy. This guy – his kind and twinkly eyes dazzled her and she texted him back – “Are you trustworthy?”
Within a few days, he invited her to his house and promised to cook for her. She hesitated and asked if he could come to Toronto. The next day, Ryan was in Toronto they went to dinner in Jack Astor’s, a local bar and grill.
Kortney shared her life story and even cried on their first date. They then went to Kortney’s house and spent some quality time playing jigsaw puzzles and taking wine.
Kortney and Ryan are planning for the wedding and it looks like Nashville or Vermont is among the favorite places for the wedding.
She is busy till mid September then she will make plans for the wedding.
They want to go to Hawaii for honeymoon.
Kortney revealed that Ryan has bought a business in Nashville to get a visa. Since they are engaged and are planning to get married, Ryan will then become the US citizen.
Rumors of Kortney Dating Kenny
When Kortney was seen with Canadian TV personality Kenny Brain in the show “Making it home with Kortney and Kenny”, audiences were quick to gossip that those two were dating.
But, Kortney has revealed it several times that these two are like best friends. She considers herself as Kenny’s elder sister, indeed.
Kenny and Kortney’s soon-to-be husband Ryan are good friends. Kortney even said that Kenny and her two little boys will be flower boys in her wedding.
Kortney Wilson’s Parents, Siblings, and Family
Kortney Wilson was born as Kortney Galerno on February 8, 1979 in Windsor, Ontario from Ken Galerno and Karrie Galerno.
She has three siblings twins Kelly and Kevin and Krista. She was raised with her siblings in Sudbury, Ontario. Her dad Ken Galerno was a professional hockey coach who later moved them to Kitchener.
|Sisters||Kelly and Krista|
|School||Ayr Public School (dropped out)|
Height, Body Measurements, & Physical Appearance
|Height||5 feet 3 inches (162 cm)|
|Weight||51 Kg (112 lbs)|
|Dress Size||6 US/ 8 UK|
|Shoe Size||6 US/ 4 UK|
|Body measurement (chest-waist-hip)||NA|
Awards and Achievements
Hobbies and Interests
|Hobbies||To walk the dog, cooking, interior designing|
She loves American singer and song-writer Ben Rector the most among the artists. Other artists she adores the most are Adele, Benn Platt, and Lennon Stella. And she loves 90’s music the most.
She has said that there are a few places where she loves to stay. They are Duncan BC, Seattle, Florence (Italy) and Asheville, NC.
Kortney is fond of dogs and had three dogs named Birdie, Donnie, and Bubbles. It looks like she now has only two of them, Donnie and Bubbles. Both are black pugs.
What She Has Planned in the Future
She plans to go to African villages and take care of orphans.
Social Media & Websites
Kortney is 44 years old.
Kortney Wilson is famous for running the Masters of Flip TV program that aired on HGTV.
No, Kortney and Dave Wilson announced they will get divorced in December of 2019.
They have flipped over 150 houses.
Since Kortney and Dave moved to a new show “Making it Home with Kortney and Dave”, Masters of Flip ended after 4 seasons.
Kortney moved to Nashville two decades ago in 1997. She started flipping houses as she was trying to support her family. She says, she tried finding small homes that need a little renovation. Then, she would renovate them and flip them at a good profit.
She says one needs to have a detailed plan, find the right mentor, find like-minded investors, and stick to the budget to succeed. One secret she revealed was that she was following artists when choosing the location homes she flipped.
Also, she says she focuses on the designing of the backyard and outdoor space which seems to be a huge plus point in flipping homes these days.
In January 2021, the HGTV Canada series Making It Home cast homeowners in Toronto, Nashville, and Tennessee to renovate outdated homes into stunning homes.
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