March 20, 2023
Media Personalities

Who is Russell Birk? HGTV’s Paige Poupart’s Husband; Wiki, Age, Children

Russell Birk is the owner of Maya’s Modern Mediterranean, a family-friendly, fast-casual restaurant serving foods from the Mediterranean and the Middle East with modern twists on old recipes and healthier cooking methods. The restaurant on 9540 Garland Road, Ste c362, was established in Oct 2018.

Russell Birk is the husband of Paige Poupart


Russell Birk is also the wife of Paige Poupart, a designer at Paige Poupart homes, a company she founded in Jan 2020 in Dallas, Texas. She describes herself in her biography as an A D Magazine and Lakewood Advocate Top Producing agent with extensive home design and construction knowledge. Her comprehensive understanding of Dallas’ real estate market makes her an excellent partner with a wealth of knowledge for architectural design and complete home remodeling.

Paige is the designer working with Russell J Holmes on the HGTV show Renovation Impossible, which premiered on Dec 15, 2021. Host Russell J. Holmes helps homeowners get their stalled renovation plans on track with ingenious, dollar-stretching solutions.

Russell proposed to Paige Poupart in July 2022. Paige wrote on her Instagram that she confirmed the news of her engagement, “I said Yes! I have searched for the kind of love that never stops saying. Thank you. The biggest fan type of love. The active-participant-full-engaged-partnership kind of love. I’m so lucky I finally found that in you.”

Russell Birk Education


For his education, Russell went to Southern Methodist University – Cox School of Business for an MBA in Finance from 1995 to 1997. He also went to The University of Texas at Austin for a BS in Communication from 1989 to 1993.

Russell Birk Career


Russel was also the owner of Mayor Partners LLC, which owns the Cozymels brand and the Cozymels in Wheaton, IL. Cozymels closed in Aug 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Russel was also the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Sagebrook Restaurant Management which was founded in Nov 2013 and ran until Nov 2015. Sagebrook Restaurant Management was formed out of an opportunity to help restaurants improve their top and bottom line results through prudent financial discipline while providing a platform to create an exceptional guest experience.

The other roles that Russells has worked on include as a Corporate Treasurer for Source HOC Business Communication Services from Feb 2012 to Aug 2013 and as a Vice President of Finance / Corporate Treasurer for Genband from May 2010 to Feb 2012.