Jonathan and Drew Scott aren’t your typical twins. Though the “Property Brothers” stars have way similar interests and finish each other’s sentences, the 38-year-old Canadians aren’t exactly clones. The Las Vegas-based siblings (they live in the same compound!) will be the Miami Book Fair 11 a.m. Saturday to discuss their first book, “Dream Home: The Property Brothers’ Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), a photograph-rich self-help guide. We spoke to Jonathan, the contractor side of the duo, and Drew, the realtor. And if you attend the panel (judging by the conversation), expect a lot of sarcasm.
Why did you decide to write the book with all you have going on?
Jonathan: Fans were demanding tips and tricks to home buying and renovation. We decided to centralize it all and put it out there.
Drew: We got such a good response that we just started writing our second book. Top secret!
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Who’s technically older?
Jonathan: I’m four minutes older. Of all the competitions in our life, I won the first one. Though Drew is a quarter inch taller. When I have my hair puffed up and construction boots on, I’m taller.
Drew: I always like to say I pushed Jon out because I needed some peace and quiet [laughs]. Seriously, though, I was a surprise. Our mother was told there was only one baby. Back then they didn’t do ultrasounds unless there was a complication. We asked how she felt. She was like, ‘Oh s--t!’ We came out at 6 pounds, 3 ounces each, which is a lot for twins.
Did you envision when you were kids growing up in Vancouver that you would be huge TV stars?
Jonathan: It’s funny because Drew at one point said he wanted to be a huge Hollywood action star. Once everything started to expand we never thought about the impact we would have.
Drew: We even have a music career. Our song ‘Hold On,’ charted on Billboard. I mean, we don’t have aspirations to tour with Justin Bieber but we have a lot of different interests and talents. We come from a live background of sketch improv and standup.
What’s the biggest difference between you?
Drew: Jon and I have a lot of drive. But really, the most glaring difference is I’m better looking.
Jonathan: Yeah. You’ve had more work done.
Do you eat the same things?
Jonathan: Drew pretty much eats all gluten free. I go for flavor over cardboard.
Drew: My philosophy is eat healthy. Your body is your temple. Jon’s is, ‘If it tastes good, it must be good for you.’