• Joanna Gaines is a popular interior designer
  • She and her husband Chip renovated homes in the show Fixer Upper
  • Joanna struggled with discrimination early on in life

Since then, interest in her personal life has increased massively. The always cheerful Fixer Upper star shares personal stories that aren't quite as light-hearted in her book The Magnolia Story, which chronicles her and Chip's life together. It turns out, Joanna Gaines didn't always have it easy during her kindergarten and school days.

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In the book, the TV star writes that it became difficult for her once other children realized that she didn't look the same as the others. Born in Wichita, Kansas, Joanna grew up in Texas. Her mother is from Korea and her father is half Lebanese and half German. In an interview with Darling, she gave us a glimpse of how other kids used to treat her...

Watch the video above to learn more!