Christopher Kimball Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Aug, 2021
Facts of Christopher Kimball
Date of Birth: 1951 , June-5
Age: 70 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Name Christopher Kimball
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Rye, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Chef
Net Worth $ 20 million
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Melissa Lee Baldino (m. 2013), Adrienne Kimball (m. 1987)
Children Caroline Kimball, Charles Kimball, Whitney Kimball, Emily Kimball
Education Columbia University
Awards James Beard Foundation Award for Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America
Movies America's Test Kitchen: Best Entertaining Recipes
TV Show America's Test Kitchen
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Christopher Kimball is a chef, publisher, editor, and radio personality of American nationality who is best known for being the editor, founder, and publisher of Cook’s Illustrated magazine and the Cook’s Country magazine. He was a co-founder and has been an editor and publisher of America's Test Kitchen.

He has been married three times. He had a son and two and three daughters with his second wife Adrienne. The couple divorced in December 2012. He married Melissa Lee Baldino, executive producer of America's Test Kitchen television show, and is now co-founder of Christopher Kimball's Milk Street. They have a son Oliver Kimball, born on May 4, 2017.

Early Life And Education Of Christopher Kimball

He was born on the 5th of June, 1951. Wing to his successful career, he has been recognized and his bio and career details have been widely searched by people all around the world.

Born in Rye, New York, Christopher was raised in Westchester County. He was enrolled for his education at the Phillips Exeter Academy and then at Columbia University. He graduated with a degree in Primitive Art and worked in a publishing company prior to starting his career as a food specialist.

Christopher Kimball's Career

Christopher then worked for The Centre for Direct Marketing and then took cooking courses shortly afterward. He started Cook’s Magazine with an investment of $100K dollars at the age of 29. The magazine was sold to the Bonnier Group. He opened the Cook’s Illustrated magazine in 1993 next.

He has also authored The Cook’s Bible, Dear Charlie, The Dessert Bible, The Yellow Farmhouse as well as Fannie’s Last Supper which has all been hugely popular.

Christopher is also the host of the PBS cooking shows Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen and America’s Test Kitchen. He has also appeared on This Old House, The Early Show, and Weekend Today.

He began hosting WGBH-FM’s America’s Test Kitchen Radio in 2011 and has been contributing there since then. His other endeavors include contributing to the National Public Radio. Owing to disputes, he left the parent company of Cooks Country and is not a member of it now.

Christopher Kimball's Net Worth, Salary, And Body Measurements

Christopher Kimball has managed to bag up a net worth of a whopping $20 million due to several of his endeavors and his salary is not known. He has secured $100,000 in angel investments from friends and family and started Cook’s Magazine from a tiny office in Weston, Connecticut in 1980 when he was 29 years old. He has a height of 6 feet and 5 inches. 

Christopher Kimball's Personal Life

As far as the personal life of this huge celebrity is to be taken into consideration, it can be said that he has lived in southwestern Vermont as well as the South End Boston. He is a divorcee and is currently married as far as the news of the tabloids is to be considered.

He married Melissa Lee Baldino in 2013 and the couple seems to be doing pretty well together. The couple has not any children yet and they are happy with each other. He had been married once before to Adrienne. The marriage did not last and ended up in divorce in 2012.

He has been divorced once before but the news of his previous spouse is not yet available. As far as his other girlfriend is concerned, he is devoted to his wife now.

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, he is 67 years old.
  • Height: He has a tall height of  6 Feet 5 Inches. 
  • Hair Color: He has a blonde color.
  • Eyes Color: His eyes are dark brown in color.

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