Jenny Grumbles is an American businesswoman whose first love is art. A graduate of journalism and studio art, she chose to turn her passion into profit, a decision that has since paid off. Though professionally a creative artist, Grumbles gained recognition as a reality TV star on the popular A&E’s series, Storage Wars Texas where she wowed her audience by creatively transforming unwanted materials into profitable merchandise. Find out lesser-known facts about the artist, businesswoman, reality TV star, wife and mother.
Jenny Grumbles – Biography, Age
Jenny Grumbles Koziol’s birth date is December 12, 1978. Though born in Southern California, she grew up mostly in Dallas and Atlanta. Details regarding Jenny’s parents, siblings, family background and elementary education have not been made public knowledge. But for her tertiary education, she studied journalism and studio art at Southern Methodist University (SMU). She became an SMU alumnus in 2002.
Grumbles has always loved art and its various forms of expression. But particularly, she discovered a special interest in painting while still in college. It was only natural for Jenny to turn her passion into a career right after school.
Armed with a mix of talent and good business acumen, Jenny launched a San Diego-based art business called J. Grumbles Studio. She is renowned for her impressionist style which lays emphasis on colour and light. Her works express different perspectives and views about life ranging from family to oral pieces. Jenny’s creativity and talents which speak volumes for her could not go unnoticed and it wasn’t long before her artworks made it to a good number of galleries across Texas and California.
Jenny Grumbles also has a good taste in interior design. So in order to diversify her creativity, she established a Dallas based interior design business – Uptown Country Home which specializes in tastefully decorating and furnishing homes. Inspired by her mother who is into the antique business, Uptown Country Home also provides other services. In addition to selling her own artwork at the store, Jenny goes in search of old junk which she deems valuable, refurbishes and repaints them into junkyard treasures. The transformed valuables are then sold on her online store, and in her stands at Richardson Mercantile & City View Antiques. Her businesses continue to thrive across cities in the U.S.
Jenny Grumbles soon gained critical acclaim for her amazing upcycle touch which further paved the way for her stint as a reality TV star. Between 2010 and 2013, she featured as a buyer on the popular A&E’s series, Storage Wars Texas. On the show, Jenny showcased her creativity by transforming unwanted materials into profitable merchandise.
If Married, Who Is The Husband?
Jenny Grumbles is happily married to her heartthrob Loren Koziol. Yet another proof that like minds attract, Koziol is a businessman who owns a clothing line for men called Old Money Vintage. He also doubles as a financial advisor at UBS.
It is uncertain how and when exactly the couple met but it is popular knowledge that they dated for about three years before deciding to take their relationship to the next level. Convinced that Loren was the man she wanted to spend the rest of her life with, Jenny said YES when her husband popped the big question while they were on a ski trip to Beaver Creek. Next, they exchanged marital vows on November 17, 2012, at Rough Creek Lodge in a beautiful ceremony that was attended by friends and family.
The family-oriented couple has since expanded their small circle. Jenny and Loren are proud parents to a son Thompson who was born in 2014. A doting wife and mother, Grumbles tries to create a balance between her professional life and family. Jenny and Loren have apparently found love in each other’s arms and are going strong with no signs of discord in the near future.
Other Facts about the Artist
- Social Media
Jenny Grumbles has an active social media life. She is present on popular platforms and has been generous enough to share some of her family photos with fans.
- Net Worth
With her creative and artistic skills, Jenny has gradually carved a niche for herself in the art world. Though her exact salary figure/earnings and net worth are unknown, she is believed to have a decent financial portfolio.
- Political Ties
It is safe to say Jenny Grumbles is a Democrat. In 2008, she served as the Deputy Field Organizer for the Obama campaign for a couple of months.