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The Best HGTV Star Winners, Ranked 

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Updated September 28, 2018 181 votes 69 voters 1.6k views 8 items

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Some of the most popular HGTV Star winners have gone on to become incredibly successful celebrity designers. A combination of personality and design skills landed the people below in the top spot on Home & Garden Television's reality competition show. Who are the best HGTV Design Star winners? Help decide below!

These interior designers and decorators have a good reason to want to win, as they're competing to launch and host a new design show on HGTV. The best winners of HGTV Star have shows that go on to run multiple seasons, a chance they wouldn't have had without winning the show. While most people know David Bromstad from shows like Color Splash and My Lottery Dream Home, he actually got his start as the Season 1 winner. He even went on to be a mentor and host for the same show he won, years later. You'll find these and other great contestants below on this list of HGTV Star winners. Vote the best designers to the top!

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Winner: Season 1 (2006)

Winning Show: Color Splash

Subsequent career:

  • Became a mentor for HGTV Star season 6 and both host and mentor for season 7.
  • Also hosts Color Splash Miami, which premiered in 2010.
  • Also hosts My Lottery Dream Home, which premiered in 2015
Are they the best winner?
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Antonio Ballatore
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Winner: Season 4 (2009)

Winning Show: The Antonio Treatment

Subsequent career:

  • Hosted three seasons of The Antonio Treatment.
  • Created "Born With A Tail," a brand of apparel and accessories for humans and pets.
Are they the best winner?
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Emily Henderson
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Winner: Season 5 (2010)

Winning Show: Secrets from A Stylist

Subsequent career:

  • Has written Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves
  • Owns and manages a team of interior designers and a lifestyle website.
  • Runs popular design blog Style: By Emily Henderson.
Are they the best winner?
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Tiffany Brooks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Winner: Season 8 (2013)

Winning Show: The Most Embarrassing Rooms in America

Subsequent career:

  • Had work appear in  Essence, Chicago (Interiors) Luxury, and Uptown.
  • Named one of the nation's Top 20 African American Interior Designers.
  • Hosted HGTV Smart Home 2016.
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