Christopher Kimball Biography

Biography by ClarencePublished on 12.Feb.2016
Facts of Christopher Kimball
Date of Birth: 1951 , June-5
Age:66 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
NameChristopher Kimball
Birth Place/CityRye, New York
Net Worth$ 20 million
Eye ColorDark-Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Weight in KGN/A
Married toMelissa Lee Baldino (m. 2013), Adrienne Kimball (m. 1987)
ChildrenCaroline Kimball, Charles Kimball, Whitney Kimball, Emily Kimball
EducationColumbia University
AwardsJames Beard Foundation Award for Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America
MoviesAmerica's Test Kitchen: Best Entertaining Recipes
TV ShowAmerica'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 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.

Early Life and Education

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 the 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.

Writing 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 on 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.

Television Career

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 on 2011 and has been contributing there since then. His other endeavors include contributing on the National Public Radio. Owing to disputes, he left the parent company of Cooks Country and is not a member of it now.

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 on 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.

Net Worth 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 a height of 6 feet and 5 inches.