Is 'Love It or List It' contractor Eric Eremita dead? How rumors caught fire after health scare

It was hard for Eric Eremita's family to see him struggling with a major health issue

Is 'Love It or List It' contractor Eric Eremita dead? How rumors caught fire after health scare
'Love It or List It' Season 19 contractor Eric Eremita (Instagram/ericeremita)
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With HGTV's 'Love It or List It' Season 19 release date nearing, it has started attracting a fair bit of attention. If you have been keenly following the show, you must be well aware of it's storyline. The show circles around remodeling of stalled houses with pocket-friendly budgets. The show is hosted by real estate agent David Visentin and interior designer Hilary Farr

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Visentin helps clients find a beautiful location, while Farr helps to revamp and add homely yet elegant essence to the house. Together they make sure that their clients are satisfied in the end. Moreover, Eric Eremita, being a contractor, also plays a great role in 'Love It or List It'. He has been there in the show from 2015-2019. After 2019, he was missing on TV, making fans wonder about his whereabouts. Keep reading to know whether he is doing ok.

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Is 'Love It or List It' contractor Eric Eremita battling health issues?

Eremita, 54, was recently facing major health issues. In early 2020, during the first wave of Covid, the celebrity contracted the virus. He was admitted to a New York hospital for three weeks. For the first two weeks, he was on a ventilator. Eremita describes that everything was blurry for him from the moment he got into the hospital. In the third week, he was removed from the ventilator and was shifted to ICU. It was a scary moment for Eremita's family as everyone was worried about whether he would recover and get back to normal.

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Is Eremita's death a rumor or reality?

Even though Eremita recovered from Covid, he was deeply affected by the virus' after-effects. He underwent therapy and took many antibiotics for pneumonia caused after recovery from Covid. Thankfully, after 30 days struggling in the hospital, he returned home. It was fans' constant and genuine prayers that helped him stay strong and recover. 

In the meantime when Eremita was off the camera and was going through the health crisis, there were rumors that the celebrity contractor was dead. Well, that was just a rumor and not the reality.

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Eremita's role in HGTV's 'Love It or List It'

Eremita is best known for his works in 'Love It or List It' and 'Brother vs Brother'. Eremita is a real estate professional who knows the ins and outs of construction. He has been of great help in HGTV's house-designing show. Farr and Visentin have been getting the list of selling houses and buying clients with the help of Eremita. The reality star calls himself the 'Pitbull of Home Improvement TV'. 

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Season 19 of 'Love It or List It' is scheduled to premiere on September 12 at 9 pm ET on HGTV.

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