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Egypt Sherrod and husband Mike celebrate family in ‘Married to Real Estate’

Egypt Sherrod and husband Mike celebrate family in 'Married to Real Estate'
As seen on HGTV’s “Married to Real Estate,” hosts Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson cozy up for a picture in the redesigned family room of the Post’s newly remodeled home. (Photo credit: HGTV)

It’s not every day that a couple finds synergy in their passions, but it’s even less likely they could find it two times over. Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson have both transitioned from powerhouses in the music business as a radio host and DJ, respectively, to careers in the real estate industry, as chronicled on their new show, “Married to Real Estate,” on HGTV.


Sherrod and her husband of almost 20 years, Jackson, met in New York while he was deejaying at an event. Jackson was introduced to the notable radio personality by a friend and while she made a lasting impression, it would take another encounter for him to realize that she was going to be his wife.


“We met because I was deejaying and she was hosting that night, but the next time we saw each other it was on some real estate business,” Jackson says.

Egypt Sherrod and husband Mike celebrate family in 'Married to Real Estate'
As seen on HGTV’s “Married to Real Estate,” hosts Mike Jackson and Egypt Sherrod try to see what is underneath the current flooring during demo in the Coles living room. (Photo credit: HGTV)

Sherrod said when she initially met Jackson she thought he was very good-looking but she wasn’t interested.


“When I first saw him I thought OK, he may be too fine, but when I saw he was in construction, it made me look at him differently. He told me he was going to be my husband and he even introduced himself that way to my mother,” Sherrod recalls.

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