Claire Saffitz Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 06 Jan, 2021
Facts of Claire Saffitz
Date of Birth: 1986 , September-16
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Claire Saffitz
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States
Ethnicity White
Profession professional chef and recipe developer
Net Worth $1.5 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Education Harvard University and McGill University
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With sound knowledge and decade-long experience, the skilled kitchen gourmet Claire Saffitz is considered one of the prominent personalities in the food industry. The professional chef and recipe developer rose to stardom after showcasing her peculiar culinary skills on the American food and entertaining magazine Bon Appetite as well as in many other hit TV shows. She was also a host for the magazine's YouTube Channel which has amassed over 4.21 million subscribers as of 2019.

Claire Saffitz Age, Early Life, Bio, And Education

Claire Saffitz was born on 16th September 1986, in St. Louis, Missouri, the US under the birth sign Virgo. She grew up in her hometown, St. Louis. She is quite secretive about her family background, parents, and siblings.

Claire was fascinated by cooking at an early age. Following her passion for culinary, she moved to Paris, where she attended the prestigious Ecole Gregoire Ferandi and completed a certification course in Classic French Cuisine.

Claire then went on to enroll at Harvard University and studied culinary history. From there he graduated in 2009. Following this, he studies French cuisine and pastry at Ecole Gregoire- Ferrandi in Paris and did a four-month externship at the Spring Restuarant.

She further moved on to hone her culinary skills majoring in gastronomy and European food history at McGill University. Prior to obtaining her Master's degree, the pastry chef also received a certificate in Classic Gresch Cusine and Cooking from Ecole Gregoire Ferrandino. At that time, her involvement in a variety of foods brought her in-depth knowledge in the food industry.

Professional Career: Why Claire Saffitz Left Bon Appetite? 

Upon graduation, Claire Saffitz decided to pursue a career as a professional chef. She rose to fame after she started work in a popular culinary and entertainment magazine Bon-Appetit. She became viewers-favorite for her wide experience and fantastic recipes.

The popular entertaining magazine also runs a YouTube channel that has over 4.21 million subscribers as of 2019. Saffitz worked as a host of the most hit food-related TV series Gourmet Makes on the Channel. 

Saffitz's recreation of some classic junk foods such as Twinkies, Oreos, and Gusher also garnered her a massive fanbase. She, however, left the channel in early 2020 after one of its food editors Sohla El-Waylly accused the magazine and the channel of discriminating against employees of color. Claire along with several other employees left the channel.

Later, on October 20, she released her first cookbook Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence, and in December, she launched her own YouTube channel where she mainly focuses on her dessert recipes.

CAPTION: The American chef Claire Saffitz SOURCE: justrichest.com

She also worked in another culinary-related series Back to Back Chef. After working for nearly a half-decade with the magazine, Saffitz landed the job as a remarkable chef and freelance recipe developer at World Trade Center in New York. There, she also held many other high posts including assistant food editor for a couple of years and a senior food editor for over a year.

Saffitz also serves as a food critic. She is currently worked as a freelance recipe developer.

Millionaire Chef Claire Saffitz: Net Worth & Income

With a decade long career in the food industry, Claire Saffitz has undoubtedly racked up a considerable amount of money. As per estimation made by various authorized online sources, her estimated net worth is around $1.5 million, in 2019. As per the sources she is supposed to get paid around $20,000- $30,000 per video.

Sources reported that the chef's average salary is around $67,000 annually. Saffitz is obviously paid over the average margin due to her work excellence and experience. Saffitz has also earned a considerable fan following on her Instagram where she has over 325k followers as of 2019. As per some online tabloids, Saffitz receives around $500-$1,000 per sponsored post on Instagram.

Saffitz currently resides in her house in Canada.

Claire Saffitz: Boyfriend, Husband, & Marriage

Claire has always maintained low0key life when it comes to her personal life which is why it came as a shock to her fans when she revealed her marriage in September 2020.

“I have taken a break from online life recently and focused like so many of us on how to live healthfully and responsibly amidst so many challenges. I have invested and reinvested in relationships and spent a lot of time thinking about how I want the future to look professionally and personally. (To that end, I also got married!).”

She introduced her longtime boyfriend-turned-husband Harris Mayer-Selinger to the world. He is also from the culinary world.

CAPTION: Claire Saffitz And Her Boyfriend-turned-Husband Harris Mayer-Selinger. She Revealed About Her Marriage Via Instagram In September 2020 SOURCE: Styles Rant

As per the LinkedIn, Harris is a managing partner at Creamline, the restaurant of dairy company Ronnybrook Farm.

Age, Height 

  • Height: Claire Saffitz stands 5ft 4 inch tall. 
  • Age: She is 32-year-old. 
  • She has black colored hair while her eyes are brown in color. 

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