“Tough love with a hug” is how affectionate fans of home space expert Egypt Sherrod describe her vibe. Best known as the host of HGTV’s “Flipping Virgins” and its long running show, “Property Virgins,” the bubbly, in-demand Sherrod has hosted HGTV’s “White House Christmas Special” and “Urban Oasis Giveaways,” along with The Rose Parade.
A powerhouse speaker and moderator, Egypt hosted the stage at Oprah’s “The Life You Want Tour,” along with countless business conferences.
Egypt’s diverse background and hearty wit have landed her recurring invited guest and lifestyle pundit spots on a variety of shows including “Hot Topics” on Dish Nation, “Steve Harvey,” “Showbiz Tonight,” and “The Larry Wilmore Show.”
An award-winning radio personality spanning more than two decades, Egypt’s shows have been syndicated in more than 60 cities throughout the U.S. She has landed critically acclaimed interviews with Prince, James Brown, Leonardo Di Caprio, Martin Scorsese, Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry, to name a few.
An award-winning real estate broker and CEO of the Atlanta-based Egypt Sherrod Real Estate Group, Egypt was chosen as one of Network Journal’s “40 Under 40.” She enjoys recurring appearances as the “go-to-girl” of home buyers and sellers on NBC’s “Today Show.” Egypt appears on CNBC, FOX, CNN and HLN, as well as Fast & Company, Yahoo.com, Homes.com, Rolling Stone, Black Enterprise and a host of other publications and digital platforms.
Egypt is a genre best-selling author as well. She drives her lovable, no-nonsense approach home in her NAACP Image Award-nominated book “Keep Calm…It’s Just Real Estate: Your No-Stress Guide to Buying a Home,” published by Running Press/Perseus Books.
Egypt is a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media. She holds numerous credentials including Master Certified Negotiator, Accredited Buyer Representative, Certified Residential Specialist and Certified Distressed Property Expert.
Devoted mom, loving wife, lifestyle humorist, respected entrepreneur and focused community advocate — Egypt seamlessly uses the power of television and the microphone to help others, all the while living her life to the fullest.
Egypt’s speaking topics include:
- “Building Your Brand to Last”
- “It’s Now or Never – How to Live a Life with No Regrets”
- “Igniting Your GPS – Giving, Purpose, and Service”
- “Seven Smart Business Practices of a Successful Real Estate Agent”
- “Keep Calm: It’s Just Real Estate – The Key to Stress Free Home Buying”
“We possess the power to make our lives anything we want them to be. If at any time we don’t like the circumstances we find ourselves in, all we have to do is change our minds. As a woman thinketh, so she will be.” – Egypt Sherrod