James Young Bio

Learn more about James Young, licensed electrician and host of DIY Network's I Hate My Kitchen.
Bio James Young

Bio James Young

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James Young is a licensed contractor and licensed electrician. A multi-skilled U.S. Army veteran who received two Army Achievement Medals, James is hardcore when it comes to home improvement. He has remodeled a number of homes and over 30 kitchens, bringing them from ugly to awesome. He has also worked on numerous large-scale commercial and residential projects as a licensed electrician. As host of DIY Network’s I Hate My Kitchen, James loves tearing up kitchens and shows homeowners the latest designs and products, always coming up with innovative ways to remodel their kitchens without breaking the bank.

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