Over the years we have seen men take hold of the kitchen and churn out amazing delicacies from it, some do it way better than their female counterparts. One of such is Guy Ramsay Fieri, an American TV host, celebrity chef, restaurant owner, Bestselling author of four culinary books, and game show host. His culinary excellence earned him an Emmy award as a TV celebrity personality. Learn more about his net worth, who his sister is and of course how tall he really is.
Guy Fieri’s Bio
He was born as Guy Ramsay Fieri on the 22nd day of January 1968 in Columbus, Ohio, but was raised in Ferndale, USA. His parents operated the Abraxas and Dave’s Saddlery business in Ferndale. Guy got enrolled into the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he obtained Science in Hotel Management degree in 1990, after his high education at Ferndale High School.
Coming from an Italian, Irish and Spanish background, it is not surprising that he fell in love with exploring dishes and cooking. His first began to love cooking during his field trip to the Love country, France. With a little more exposure and help after, he got his first professional job at Stouffer. This gave him experience in the rudiments of the career path he cut out for himself. He gathered his own customized kitchen and restaurants ideas and launched his debut Food show on the Food Network Channel tagged Guy’s Big Bite, sometime in June 2006.
The show projected him to the public eye as a television host personality and chef who whips out foods in one of the fastest ways and time possible. By the time it came to an end in November 2016, the show had become a fan favorite with pools of viewers all over the world tuned in to watch him. His other notable show is the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives show which started airing in April 2007 and eventually became one of the most watched shows on the station spanning into its 19th seasons.
Moreso, between 2012 to 2014, he participated in 3 seasons of the cooking show Rachael vs Guy: Celebrity cook-off where he faced off against Rachael Ray but lost.
The Emmy award-winning Chef and restaurant owner has indeed made a name and fortune for himself in a field that most conventional men shy away from. His net worth is currently estimated to be at about $ 8.5 million. He makes his money through the five different restaurants scattered across the united states which he has joint ownership of plus his various cooking shows which air on the Food Network channel and have over time garnered large views globally.
Guy Fieri’s Family and Sister
His parents Penelope Anne and Lewis James Jim Ferry also had another child named Morgan Fieri who was born on the 27th September 1972. She was the beloved sister of Guy with whom who he grew together. She was said to have been a gifted Massage therapist and philanthropist who did charity works in some Orphanages in Colima, Mexico with her son Jules.
Sadly, she passed on February 2011 after battling with Metastatic Melanoma (a type of skin cancer caused mostly from a lot of exposure to the Ultraviolent UV rays/ radiations) for almost a year. Her son Jules was only 11 years old when his mother died. During her lifetime, she was said to be a gay and her partner was Annie Antepara. She also inspired the first recipe cookbook of Guy Fieri.
Is He Married? Wife and Son
Guy Fieri is happily married to his beautiful wife Lori Fieri who he wedded sometime in 1995 after two years of dating. Their marriage has been like some sort of adventure since then.
The couple has two male children namely Hunter Fieri who was born on the 7th day of August 1996 while the second son who was christened as Ryder Fieri was birthed nine years after his older sibling, on the 31st day of December 2005.
The celebrity chef sure has a healthy height advantage that complements his body mass nicely. He stands at the height of 10 inches taller than 5 ft (1.78 m) while his weight of 85 kilograms (210 lbs) neatly supports his frame.