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Michael Cordray Biography

Hailing from Galveston, Michael Cordray is an American television personality, entrepreneur, and contractor. Michael alongside his Wife Ashley is the host of the Magnolia Network TV show Restoring Galveston. Restoring Galveston was launched in 2019.  When it first started airing it went by the name Big Texas Fix.

It has 5 seasons so far with its fifth season premiering in May 2023. In addition, he co-owns the design company Save1900 Realty. Save1900 is a company dedicated to restoring and adding modern designs to historic houses in Galveston.

Michael Cordray Age

The television personality was born on March 18, 1982, in Galveston, Texas, United States. Cordray is 42 years old as of 2024.

Michael Cordray Height

Michael is quite tall with an estimated height of 5 feet 11 inches. His weight is approximately 76 Kg. These are just estimations of his body measurements and the exact details will be updated soon.

Michael Cordray Parents And Ethnicity

Michael hails from Galveston, Texas, United States where he currently lives with his family. His father is Emil Cordray and his mother is Helen Cordray. His father Emil unfortunately passed away on August 22, 2007. The realty business runs in the family since his father also rented houses in Galveston.

Michael’s mother Helen is 77 years old born in 1946. She reportedly attended Ball High School and graduated in 1964. Hellen then enrolled at Galveston College. She has previously worked at Valero Energy. Michael’s paternal grandparents are the late Mary Dusek Cordray and Thomas J. Cordray Jr.

It has been speculated before that the television personality is Hispanic because his hometown Galveston is home to about 27.7 % Hispanic people. However, Cordray is not Hispanic and in fact a Caucasian. Cordray holds the American nationality.

Michael Cordray Wife

Michael and his wife Ashley Cordray met when Ashley was still working at Kirby Inland Marine. They didn’t immediately start dating and went on their first date in 2011. They dated for three years and got married on April 4, 2014. Their marriage has been blessed with three children; Elle Lane, Emma, and Emory James.

Michael Cordray Children

Cordray and three kids with his wife Ashley. Their first child is called Elle Lane and she was born on November 25, 2019. Ashley disclosed that Elle weighed 8lbs 6oz and was 21 inches when she was born. Their second child is Emma Cordray. She was born on May 24, 2021. She weighed 9 lbs 5 oz and was 21.25 inches. Their last child Emory James Cordray was born on March 18, 2023.

Michael Cordray Education

The television personality graduated from Texas A & M Galveston with a Bachelor of Science degree in Maritime Administration. Cordray and his wife went to the same college.

Michael Cordray Restoring Galveston

Michael is the host of the Magnolia Network TV show Restoring Galveston alongside his wife Ashley. The two have gained prominence for the show. The show which premiered in 2019, was initially called Big Texas Fix. Michael and his wife started their business Save1900 Realty before becoming hosts on the show. Their first flip was an old home in Galveston which was listed for $55, 000. Their flip turned out to be great and it attracted Magnolia Network who offered them hosting positions.

In the show, Ashley and Michael bought a total of 8 houses dilapidated and neglected homes which they successfully flipped and renovated. In addition, their own home that they live in was a historic house. It is called the “Gustave Mayhoff Cottage”. The couple started its renovation in 2020 and filmed the whole process for their Instagram account. After two years, the house was ready to move in.

Restoring Galveston has earned various awards since it first premiered. It has won two GHF Sally B Wallace Historic Preservation Awards. It also won two Galveston Landmark Commission Preservation Awards.

Michael Cordray’s Net Worth

According to various sources, Cordray has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Cordray and his wife have a collective net worth of $4 million.

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