What’s improper along with his stitching?
Bravo followers can stay up for summer time this yr, as a result of “Southern Charm” is again for its eighth season on June 23! Much of the cast, together with star Craig Conover, can be returning for one more season of drama in Charleston, South Carolina.
Since his first season on “Southern Charm,” viewers have seen Conover evolve from an aspiring lawyer to proudly owning his personal pillow-making enterprise. In May 2021, Conover opened up his first brick-and-mortar retailer known as Sewing Down South, the place he sells his embroidered pillows together with different merchandise, together with candles and hats. So, since he began the enterprise, simply how a lot cash has he made?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Conover has an estimated internet value of $400,000. However, it is unclear simply how a lot of that cash comes from his pillow enterprise, however for the reason that firm’s launch in 2018, he has scored offers with HSN and furnishings retailer Wayfair. He additionally sells them on-line, by Sewing Down South’s web site. And, throughout a 2019 interview with Entertainment Tonight, his buddy Cameran Eubanks mentioned that Conover is making extra money promoting pillows than he would have as an legal professional.
According to a 2019 report by Forbes, the common wage for an legal professional practising in South Carolina is $105,320
Viewers can catch the season 8 premiere of “Southern Charm” on Thursday, June 23 at 9 p.m. Eastern time on Bravo.
Conover Said That He Found His ‘Happy Place’ in His Pillow Business
While chatting with Entertainment Tonight in November 2019, alongside former costar Cameran Eubanks, Conover admitted that he actually felt like he had discovered his “glad place” in engaged on Sewing Down South.
“I did an occasion the opposite day and it mentioned, ‘Craig From Sewing Down South’ as a substitute of ‘Craig FromSouthern Charm,’ and I used to be, like, actually proud!” Conover instructed the outlet on the time. “I used to be like, I believe I’ve actually made one thing. Everyone has been tremendous supportive.”
Eubanks agreed, explaining that she thinks Conover makes extra in his pillow enterprise than he could be as an legal professional.
“I requested Craig yesterday, I mentioned, ‘How many pillows have you ever offered?'” Eubanks mentioned. “He instructed me the quantity, I obtained out my calculator, I began performing some math, and I discovered how a lot cash he is truly made and I wished to vomit. And I take again every thing I mentioned — he is making far more cash than an legal professional. Way extra!”
“Yeah, weirdly, I believe I’m glad and I discovered my form of glad place, I suppose,” Conover admitted to the outlet on the time.
Conover Began Sewing Again After His Breakup With Naomie Olindo
Even although their breakup was tough, there appears to be one good factor that got here out of Conover’s break up with Naomie Olindo in 2017, and that was rediscovering his love for stitching. Conover first discovered to stitch in his eighth-grade house economics class, in response to Forbes, and has liked it since.
“When I used to be going by my breakup with my ex, I had an enormous backyard at that home and an enormous workshop,” Conover instructed Forbes in July 2020. “And after I left, I simply did not have that outlet for creativity anymore. But, I had my stitching machine.”
Conover continued on the time, “I simply obtained this adrenaline rush. For some cause, I had a thrill out of constructing that pillow.”