Robert William Flay, famously known as Bobby Flay is a renowned chef, TV star and cookbooks author. He is the owner and top chef of famous restaurants such as Bobby Flay Steak, Bobby’s Burger palace Bar American and Mesa Grill. Read this to know Bobby Flay’s Net Worth in 2019.
Bobby gained entry into the food industry after first working at Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlor when he was 17 years old. Afterward, Flay started preparing salads at Joe Allen Restaurant. The restaurant owner Joe Allen who was coincidentally Flay’s father partner was greatly pleased by Bobby Flays talent and dedication. He decided to sponsor Bobby Flay’s education at the French Culinary Institute.
Chef Bobby Flay graduated with a Culinary arts degree from the French Culinary Institute in 1984. Immediately after school, Bobby worked as a Sous Chef. He then started working at Bud and Jams for restaurateur Jonathan Waxman. In 1991, Bobby opened up his first restaurant in New York City and named it Mesa Grill. After two years, he opened a second restaurant in Bolo, New York.
Unfortunately, it did not seem to make as much profit as expected, and Bobby had to close it down shortly after it was opened. In 2008, Bobby launched a new restaurant, ‘Bobby’s Burger Palace.’ Consequently, he closed Mesa Grill in 2013 and started ‘Gato’ in 2014.
Due to his visible culinary talents and massive success in the restaurant business, Bobby Flay now owns several TV shows on the Food Network for example “Great Chefs Great Cities,” ” Great Chefs cook American,” “Brunch at the Bobby’s” and “Beat Bobby Flay.” He’s also made guest appearances as a celebrity chef on TV series such as ” Portlandia” and “Entourage.”
Just like many other celebrity chefs, Bobby has authored several cookbooks. Twelve of them have been published and are now doing well in the market. Currently, Bobby’s most favorite cookbooks are ” Bobby Flay’s Bold American Food” and “Bobby Flay Fit:200 recipes for a healthy lifestyle”.
Bobby Flay’s net worth.
It is no doubt that Bobby Flay now holds a tremendous amount of cash from being a celebrity chef, Tv Star, and author. The exact salary that Bobby brings in is still under review, but it’s a high amount. Bobby Flay’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million.
54-year-old Bobby Flay celebrates his birthday on ten the September each year.
Bobby Flay’s Wife, Married life, and Divorce.
Marriage doesn’t seem to be his thing. He even made up his mind to stay single after three failed marriages. Initially, Bobby married fellow celebrity chef Debra Ponzek in 1991. The relationship ended up in divorce in 1993. Two years later, he tied the not with Kate Connelly and had his first child Sophie Flay with her.
The duo separated after three years following marital disagreements. Later on, in February 2005, Bobby Flay married actress Stephanie March. After ten years of a seemingly drama free marriage, the duo officially divorced. Since then, Bobby has not tried marriage again.
Most importantly, Bobby has won himself several awards, the most significant ones being four daytime Emmy awards which include Outstanding service show Host for his show ” Boy Meet Grill,” Best Culinary program for the show “Grill it!” With Bobby Flay and two awards for Outstanding Culinary Host.