Jimmy DiResta is the builder, designer, artist, and video producer from New York, and he is currently on the news for his new Netflix show, Making Fun. The series features five best friends, Jimmy, Paul Jackman, Pat Lap, Derek Forestier, and John Graziano. The format of the show is, these five friends fields ideas from kids, and if Jimmy approves it, they build it.
Jimmy DiResta is a well-known designer; he is known for his work as a builder, which he showcased on shows like "Making It," "Hammered with Johny and Jimmy DiResta," "Jimmy DiResta: This Old House Makers Channel," and many more. Moreover, he has a podcast, "Making It."
Jimmy's new show, Making Fun, is a show for grown-ups who wants to invent kids in them; however, some fans of the series are disappointed as it was recently categorized "for kids." But all we can say is, this won't stop adults from watching Making Fun. The show is well-received by the viewers. As of this writing, Making Fun is rated 7.7-star out of 10 on IMDb.
By the way, do you know the show also pays tribute to Aaron J Mattia? He was the friend of Jimmy and manager at his shop; he died on August 20, 2021. While the show is a massive success, let's find out more about Jimmy DiResta.
Jimmy DiResta is a New York-based designer; he was born on April 3, 1967, and as far as he remembers, he always loved experimenting with tools and materials at his dad's shop. Following his passion, Jimmy went to the School of Visual Arts and graduated with a BFA degree in 1990.
Jimmy DiResta has been married to Taylor Forrest for over a decade now, but the couple doesn't share any children. (Taylor Forrest Instagram)
Jimmy DiResta is married to his wife, Taylor Forrest. The couple has been married for more than a decade now. Taylor is an artist from Hudson, but she and DiResta now live in New York City.
Jimmy DiResta owns shops in the lower side of Manhattan and upstate in the Catskills. In 2014, the 54-year-old gave a tour of his shop and showed the tools and toys he collected over the year.
As of 2022, Jimmy has several online outlets for his merch and tools. DiResta Outpost is a general store for home goods and accessories. He also sells merch on his official site, and he has a company, I Make, LLC, where he sells accessories, apparel, print, tools and many more.
The artist, designer, and video producer has multiple streams for his income. While most of the earnings come from his shops and his projects, his side hustle as a content creator is paying him a big time.
DiResta Shop: Jimmy gives a tour of his shops and shows his collection of toys and tools. (Jimmy's YouTube)
Jimmy DiResta, with dozens of shows on his name, is one of the best builders we have. He owns shops, and online stores, so it's easy to guess he is making a lot of money from his online store as well. Since Making Fun is well-received by the viewers, he is expected to earn more through the show. With all that success, Jimmy DiResta's net worth is close to $3 million as of 2022.
Jimmy DiResta's fair share of success came through his YouTube channel and social media presence. The 54-year-old builder started his YouTube career in 2006, and now he boasts more than 1.95 million subscribers on his channel.
Jimmy found success on photo/video sharing platform, Instagram, as well. He has over 213K followers on his account and has around 2.4K posts so far. He mainly shares pictures and videos from his work and sometimes with his wife, Taylor Forrest.