Facts of Matt Dix
|United States of America
|Betty Merrill Dix
|former human resource vice president, former human resource manager
|Ginna Flag Dix
|Date of Birth
Matt Dix is famous as a television personality best known for the popular television program Maine Cabin Masters, a reality show on Mongolia Network that specializes in renovating Maine Cabins and camps.
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About his childhood
Dix was born to his parents, Dana and Betty Merrill Dix, in Augusta, Maine. They have been married for more than five decades.
His mother was a former human resources vice president of Maine Bank and Trust and also served at the People’s United Financial as a human resource manager.
She retired in 2013. Dix grew up visiting camps while on vacations, where he learned about building homes by acquiring carpentry skills.
The Birth of Maine Cabin Masters
The reality shows Maine Cabin Masters has been running successfully since its debut on the 2nd of January, 2017.
The show features Chase Morrill, who is a contractor and who leads the project, and his sister Ashley, a designer, Ashley's carpenter husband, Ryan Eldridge, and two other master carpenters, Matt "Dixie" Dix and Jared "Jedi" Baker, who all are equally important to run the show.
Each episode starts with Chase introducing Ashley and her husband to the poorly shaped cabin needing renovation and its owners.
Then the deadline and budget are set, and then the team comes up together to restore the properties, sometimes even adding modern features like solar panels and composting toilets.
But how did it all start from?
According to Chase, his daughter’s friend's mother knew a Denver–based production company “Dorsey Pictures” and introduced him to the producers who were looking for a carpenter crew to do a show based in Maine with years of experience restoring old log cabins camps and reusing material as much as possible.
Chase and his groups were interviewed via Skype and were selected.
They filmed the pilot episode near a pond site camp in Vassalboro, and when it was pitched to the DIY network, they immediately liked it.
The show became DIY’s highest-rated program over its first three seasons.
Talking about the budget, he said they work on fixed budgets and have the freedom to do what they need to get the job done within that budget.
Dix on his nickname and his favorite building job
Dix, during a podcast, talked about how he got his nickname and his favorite building job so far. Dix is nicknamed Dixie.
His real name is Matthew Dix. Growing up in Maine, the people in the area added "ie" to the end of either last names or first names.
According to Dix, Chase’s father, Eric Morrill, first started calling his uncle and his father Dixie back in the 60s.
His father told him that Eric either called him Danny or Dixie. And the name stuck with him as well.
When asked about his favorite building job, he said they had done so many camps, of which he is extremely proud of.
And what brings him the most happiness in his heart about doing his job is the fact that his parents love Togus Pond, which is also one of his favorites.
They were given a task with a budget of $15000 and five weeks for relocation and the land manifestation of a family Yurt on Togus Pond.
He is happily married to his wife
Dix is happily married to his wife, Ginna Flag Dix. They have been married since 22nd of September, 2001 and have been together since then.
According to the sources, his wife Ginna works as an AGNP–C nurse practitioner at the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer. The couple share two pet dogs.
His net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.
- He was born on the 13th of April, 1973. He is currently 50 years old.