Many things came to mind when the name Eddie Huang is mentioned as he seems to have a finger in every pie. He is a chef, an author, a food personality, a restaurateur, an attorney as well as a producer. Though Eddie is quite versatile, he is best recognized as the owner of BaoHaus, a restaurant located in the East Village of Manhattan.
At the onset, Eddie Huang set out to become an attorney; however, after his qualification as a lawyer, he began to diversify into other fields with the passage of time. The famous chef also functioned as the host of Huang’s World on Viceland. His autobiography known as Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir was adapted into a TV series of the same title by ABC. He is also involved in clothing and fabric design.
Eddie Huang’s Bio (Age)
Edwyn Charles Huang was born on the 1st of March, with his year of birth listed as 1982. He was born in Washington DC to parents who were both Taiwanese immigrants. He spent his early years in many places which include his place of birth – Washington DC, Northern Carolina, Silver Spring, Maryland as well as Orlando, Florida. The emerging star was quite a recalcitrant child as he was always getting involved fights which resulted in a couple of arrests on charges of assault.
Moving from one trouble to the next didn’t seem to have a negative effect on him because he was able to get good grades as a student going all the way to the University of Pittsburg as well as Rollins College. He bagged a bachelor’s degree in English and Film in 2004 from Rollins where the rising star won the Zora Neale Hurston Award and the Barbara Lawrence Alfond English Award. Eddie Huang was part of the college paper known as The Sandspur as a Humor editor.
His quest for further educational qualifications was still not satisfied because the renowned chef still proceeded to Yeshiva University earning a J.D. from the institution’s Cardozo School of Law. Eddie was quite active at Cardoza where he was part of the Minority Law Students Association as the president. He also joined Asian Pacific American Law Students Association where he became the Vice President. 2006 saw him winning a New York City Bar Association Minority Fellowship.
Eddie Huang’s family are of Asian Descent as his parents, Louis and Jessica Huang, both migrated to the United States from Taiwan. Eddie’s father and mother’s ancestral homes can be traced to Hunan and Shandong in Mainland China respectively. His father earned a living managing a group of seafood and steak restaurants which include the likes of Cattleman’s Ranch Steakhouse as well as Atlantic Bay Seafood and Grill.
The celeb chef was not an only child, he grew up alongside two brothers – Emery and Evan Huang, who are younger than him by a few years. Both of his brothers are businessmen with investments in real estate but later diversified into tech startups when they launched Batu Capital. Their latest addition is charged with the responsibility of funding firms in sectors like blockchain, cannabis, and crypto. The two are also into big data.
One of Eddie’s brothers, Emery, emerged as the winner of Writers of the Future Grand Prize for science fiction writing. Eddie Huang also wrote about his brothers in his memoir which has been adapted into a TV show.
Eddie Huang’s Wife, Girlfriend
The famed restaurateur doesn’t seem to be doing as well on the relationship front since he is yet to get married and does not seem to be in a relationship at the moment. However, he came very close in 2013 with an official engagement to his then-girlfriend, Dena, with whom he had planned to wed the next year. Unfortunately, things did not work out.
Later, whispers started making the rounds about a possible romantic relationship with the director, Julie Scott when Eddie Huang uploaded several of her photos on social media. However, neither of the two parties came forward with a confirmation or a rebuttal.
The multitalented celeb has accumulated a tidy amount of money from his numerous careers. His annual earnings have been pegged at $500,000 and his monthly income estimated at $41k by several reputable sources. His net worth is currently listed as $2 million with the potential to show some positive growth at the next review. He is also the proud owner of a Scion iA which is worth between $16,500 to $18,000.