Katie Lee Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15.Jul.2017
Facts of Katie Lee
Date of Birth: 1981 , September-14
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Katie Lee
Birth Name Katherine Lee
Nick Name Katie
Father Billy Joel
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Huntington, West Virginia
Ethnicity White
Profession Author, Cook
Eye Color light brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 8 us
Married Yes
Married to Billy Joel (m. 2004)
Children Christie Brinkley
Divorce Billy Joel (m. 2010)
Education Miami University
Awards Not Yet
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
TV Show The Kitchen
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Katie Lee has been one of the most popular cookbook authors in the world and her amazing books have won millions of hearts all over the world. She has also been a phenomenal TV food critic and a great novelist. There is no doubt that she is a wonderful cook as well.

Early Life and Education

Lee was born in the year 1981 on 14th of September. At this age, she has achieved almost everything and is always thriving for more. After being so popular and so successful, she is still very down to earth and this shows what a great human being she is.

Lee was born in a place called Huntington, which lies in West Virginia of United States of America. She belongs to the ethnicity of white and her nationality American.

Lee went to Miami University for her degree in the faculty of English and Journalism. Her journey to success was not at all an easy one.


Lee started by working as a cook in many restaurants. In the year 2005, one brilliant idea struck her mind and it was to create and develop a website, which would be all related to food. She named the website as OliveAndPeach.com. She has been famed for several very popular cook shows and one of them is 'Bravo’s Top Chef'.

Lee also became a judge of a very popular show called 'Top Chef All Stars'. Her cookbooks are outstanding and are world popular. Some of the cookbooks are The Comfort Table and The Comfort Table: Recipes for Everyday Occasions. Some of the TV shows she has appeared till now are Martha, Today, Fox News and The Nate Berkus Show.

Lee also appeared in Rachael Ray Show and The Early Show. In the year 2007, she got an opportunity to be a judge of an ironic and very famous show called 'Iron Chef America'' and she did not let that chance slip through her hands.  

Personal Life and Affairs

Lee, age 32, is married and has no children yet. She is the daughter of Steve Lee (her father) and Kim Becker (her mother). She has earned huge popularity from her career.

Lee's personal life is not as perfect as her career. She married her boyfriend, Billy Joel after dating for some time. The couple got married and started to live happily as husband and wife but this was not meant to last for long.

The couple had married in the year 2004 but sadly some serious problems broke their relationship and the couple went through the process of divorce in the year 2010. According to some sources, the main cause of the divorce was rumors of her affair with a person called Yigal Azrouel.

Height, Net Worth and Salary

Lee is not very tall as her height is an average with 5 feet 7 inches, which is around 1.70 meters. She has earned a great amount of salary from her work as the chefs from her place are paid an average salary of $45,370 per year. She has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Social Media

Lee is very popular on social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter and has very impressive followers on Twitter. Her fans can get recent updates about her activities from her social accounts.