Jacques Pepin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Aug, 2018
Facts of Jacques Pepin
Date of Birth: 1935 , December-18
Age: 83 years old
Birth Nation: France
Name Jacques Pepin
Father Jean-Victor Pépin
Mother Jeannette Pépin
Nationality French
Birth Place/City Bourg-en-Bresse
Ethnicity White
Profession Chef
Net Worth $ 20 million
Eye Color Hazel
Weight in KG 75 kg
Married Yes
Married to Gloria Pépin (m. 1966)
Children Claudine Pépin
Education Columbia University School of General Studies
Awards Daytime Emmy Award 2001
TV Show Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home
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Jacques Pepin chef, television personality, and author. He is internationally recognized as a French chef. He has made his appearance on French and American television and written an array of cookbooks that have become best sellers.

Early Life Of Jacques Pepin

Jacques Pepin was born on December 18, 1935, in Bourg-en-Bresse, France. He was born as the son of father Jean Victor Pepin and his mother name is Jeannette Pepin.

His parents had a restaurant named Le Pelican. He was raised in France along with his family. His parents have three children and he was the second son among three. His nationality is French. His ethnicity is White.

Jacques Pepin's Career

On the starting day of his career, he used to work in his parent’s restaurant and later he discovered his love for food. He also got trained at the Plaza Athenee under Lucien Diat. Until 1958 he also worked in the military for about 2 years. Pepin moved to the United States and there he worked at the restaurant Le Pavillon.

In 1961, he was hired to work alongside Pierre Franey to develop food for Howard Johnson's restaurants. In 1972, he earned a master’s degree in French literature at Columbia.

With the success of his book La Technique, he started being featured in many television shows. Pepin made his appearance in the PBS series Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home in 1999. He also won Daytime Emmy in 2001 for the program. In 2011, he made his appearance in the television show named Essential Pepin, which he runs until 2012.

Jacques Pepin has also been featured in the television show entitled Julia Jacques More Cooking In Concert and Jacques Pepin's cooking techniques. From time to time he has published several books and he has also been honored with several awards namely L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1997), a Chevalier de L'Ordre du Mérite Agricole (1992) and many others. 

Jacques Pepin's Net worth And Facts

Jacques Pepin's net worth is $20 million at present. He,  even at the age of 80 he has maintained his health perfectly for which he does regular exercise and spends his time in gyms. He has earned a huge amount of salary from his career.

Pepin is also one of the famous chefs on the internet around the world. And he is active on several social sites. His bio information is published in his book and on several sites.

jacques Pepin's Personal Life

Being 81, he has maintained a perfect television career and a celebrity image. His sexual orientation is straight and his current relational status is straight. And in the past, he has no any listed dating other than his current wife.

Jacques Pepin was married to his current spouse Gloria Pepin in 1966. They share a very long marriage relationship of about half a century. Talking about their children they have a daughter named Claudine Pepin. His wife is also often been featured in his television shows and his several other programs.

There is no any listed affair relating him. They are spotted frequently attending social programs and social events. Jacques Pepin has actively participated in the several social works and social welfare programs. He also provides a personal donation in many social acts. 

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