Bobby Flay Biography
|Date of Birth:||1964 , December-10|
|Age:||53 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Robert William Flay|
|Birth Place/City||New York City, New York|
|Weight in KG||76 KG|
|Married to||Stephanie March (m. 2005) Debra Ponzek (m. 1991)|
|Divorce||Stephanie March (m. 2015), Debra Ponzek (m. 1993)|
|Awards||Daytime Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Culinary Host – Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction (2014)|
|TV Show||The Next Food Network... Since 2005|
|Books||Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction|
Robert William Flay, an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, is known for his culinary career. He is the owner and executive chef of several restaurants: Mesa Grill in Las Vegas and the Bahamas; Bar Americain in New York and at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut and Bobby Flay Steak in Atlantic City.
He has appeared in numerous television series including 3 Days to Open with Bobby Flay, Boy Meets Grill, Brunch @Bobby’s and Beat Bobby Flay.
Early Life and Career
Bobby Flay was born in New York City, New York, United States of America on December 10, 1964. His birth name was Robert William "Bobby" Flay and he was raised in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan. Bobby’s nationality is American.
His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to his ethnicity, he belongs to Fourth generation Irish American. Bobby was raised Catholic family and he follows Christianity. There is no updated information about Bobby’s father, mother and siblings.
Bobby Flay attended denominational schools. At the age of 17, he dropped the high school. According to him his first job was in the pizza parlor and Baskin-Robbins. Later he joined Joe Allen Restaurant in Manhattan's Theater District.
Bobby joined French Culinary Institute and got a degree in culinary arts and was a member of the first graduating class. After school, he worked as chef, learning the culinary arts. He worked from 1988 to 1990 as the executive chef at Miracle Grill in the East Village.
Later, he was offered him the position of executive chef at Mesa Grill, and within short duration he also becomes partner. In 1993 November, he opened Bolo Bar & Restaurant along with Laurence Kretchmer. In 2004, Flay opened a second Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Besides his restaurant, he has also featured in many television shows. He has appeared in shows like Hot Off the Grill with Bobby Flay Food Nation, Throwdown! with Bobby Flay, The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Beat Bobby Flay.
He has also released a DVDs for many cooking methods. Bobby has been featured on much other television and has also made many film appearances.
Bobby is straight according to his sexual orientation. He has also been linked with many beautiful celebrities in the past and presents too.
Bobby was married to Debra Ponzek in 1991. After two years in relation they separated after the case filed by Bobby. He was remarried to an American actress Stephanie March in 2005 in a private event. They were married for ten years. After misunderstanding in their relationship, he got a divorce in with his wife in 2015.
Talking about his children, he has a daughter named Sophie Flay. According to the current rumors, he is been linked with Mad Men actress January Jone. But no any confirmation is made by either side about the affairs. But they are seen dating and hanging around in different places.
Bobby Flay is a very hard working man and his hard work has led him to very high profile. He is also one of the most searched chefs in the worlds. His fans are crazy about his recipe and food. He is also famous for his good looks; he has dark brown eyes and black hair.
Net worth and Properties
Bobby Flay’s current net worth is $20 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He has garnered a huge amount of net worth from his culinary career.
Currently, he makes nearly $80K per month- with a weekly income of $20000; a large portion of this amount presumably comes from the success of his restaurants. His estimated annual income is $200K, it is not confirmed officially.
His annual income and net worth have hiked these days. In 2011, he earned $1 million, this figure later hiked to be $1.3 million in 2012. In 2013, his net worth was $1.6 million only.
At the end of 2013, his net worth reached up to $9.1 million. This amount turned $16 million in 2015 and reached up to $20 million as of 2017.
Flay sold his Chelsea Duplex house for $6.95 million in 2017. The house featured 3,256 square foot worth of space, its interiors are designed by MG& Company- same individuals who worked with Flay on his restaurants.
Bobby Flay owns several restaurants in various locations. Bobby Flay drives an Audi S5 which is valued at approximately $70K.