Emeril Lagasse Biography: Is he married? Find out his wife, net worth

Cooking! when we heard this everyone who loves mouth-watering dishes and teacher of food recipe can mention the only name that is the no-other than American celebrity chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and television personality Emeril Lagasse.

He is one of those award-winning chefs whom the world recognized chef broadens his horizon of cooking by traveling to different places around the globe and mastering each style of cookery wherever he goes.

Biography of Emeril Lagasse

The American celebrity chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and television personality Emeril is the son of Emeril John Lagassé and Hilda Medeiros. He was born on October 15, 1959, in Fall River, Massachusetts, to a French-Canadian.

Belonging to the mixed ethnic background of French-Canadian and Portuguese while he holds an American Nationality. Since childhood, he was very fond of cooking he had also worked in the bakery while he was a teenager.

The talented American chef had done his schooling from one of the schools of Massachusetts. After completing his school level he got enrolled in a culinary arts program at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. Later, he got a scholarship to the New England Conservatory of Music. Similarly, he attended Johnson & Wales University as well.

Married or Dating? Find out his relationship

Lagasse had married three times in his lifetime. Hos first wife was Elizabeth Kief the couple met at the first time at the Venus De Milo Restaurant in Swansea, Massachusetts to pay his way through school. later they got divorced after divorced with Kief he married with a fashion designer, Tari Hohn, but that too ended in divorce.

But, in 2000, he tied his knot with a real estate broker, Alden Lovelace. They have two children Meril Lovelace Lagasse, and Emeril John Lagasse IV respectively together.

Family life of Emeril Lagasse

Emeril Lagasse was raised by his French-Canadian father Emeril Jr. and Portuguese mother Hilda. However, no exact profession of his parents is disclosed by Emeril.

Body Measurement

Emeril has a height of 5ft 7 inch, while his weight is 86kgs. It’s obvious for a chef to gain weight as he needs to taste everything before sending his platter to his customers. As of body measurement, no such specific measure has been disclosed.

Career & Networth

Talking about the career of Emeril Lagasse he had started his journey from a very young age. after graduation at culinary school, In 1979 he became Executive Chef at the Dunfey’s Hyannis Resort. As a chef, he was also nominated as Chef of the Year in 1983 and in 1982, he earned  Paul Prudhomme as executive chef of Commander’s Palace in New Orleans under Richard Brennan, Sr.  where he worked for seven and a half years before leaving to open his own restaurant.

In 1990 he opened his own restaurants named Emerils in New Orleans. Later, he had appeared on television on the show Great Chefs where he was featured on ten episodes, including Great Chefs, the Louisiana New Garde, New Orleans Jazz Brunch and Great Chefs — Great Cities.


He worked as a host of Food Network’s How to Boil Water, Essence of Emeril, ‘Emeril Green’, ‘The Emeril Lagasse Show’ and ‘Emeril’s Table’.  He is also renowned as a sixteen chefs featured in the 1993 Julia Child series Cooking With Master Chef‘

Apart from executive chef and proprietor of thirteen restaurants, Lagasse has six credits as an actor, 5 credits as a producer, 1 credit as a director and 1 credit as an editor as well.

The sizzling Emeril is a famous writer as well he had published numerous cookbook such as  New New Orleans Cooking, Emeril’s There’s a Chef in My Family, Louisiana Real and Rustic, Emeril’s Creole Christmas, Prime Time Emeril, Emeril’s TV Dinners, Emeril’s There’s a Chef in My Soup!: Recipes for the Kid in Everyone and From Emeril’s Kitchens: Favorite Recipes from Emeril’s Restaurants.

As a  famous American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, cookbook author he was rewarded with numerous awards such as Two-time James Beard Foundation Award, Most Intriguing People of the Year, Distinguished Service Award, Gaming Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement Award – The Food Network,  and Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Culinary Program, Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse.

How much is his Net Worth? 

The handsome actor had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The net worth of Emeril Lagasse has been estimated at around $ 70 million US dollars while his annual exact salary is under review yet. It is sure that his net worth and salary will increase in the upcoming days.

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