Shannon Bennett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Sep, 2017
Facts of Shannon Bennett
Date of Birth: 1975 , November-23
Age: 46 years old
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Shannon Bennett
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Melbourne
Ethnicity White
Profession Chef
Net Worth $10 million
Married Yes
Married to Madeleine West (m. 2004)
Children Hendrix Bennett, Xanthe Bennett, Xascha Bennett, Margot Bennett, Phoenix Bennett, Xalia Bennett
Education N/A
Movies Alaska Is a Drag
Books Cooking All Over the World
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Shannon Bennett is a chef and author. He is known best for being the head chef of the restaurant Vue de Monde. He has appeared in numerous food television shows and is a brand ambassador for Miele and Audi.

Early Life and Education

Bennett was born on the 23rd of November, 1975. He is also the owner of several hospitality locations around Australia and his bio and career details are widely searched by foodies around the world. He is also often portrayed on Australia’s MasterChef.

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Shannon was raised in Westmeadows, Victoria. For his education, Shannon was enrolled in the Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School and was interested in cooking since a very tender age. He completed his apprenticeship from the Grand Hyatt Melbourne.


Shannon has managed to make a name for himself in the food fraternity with his skills. For his contributions, he was awarded the Gourmet Traveller Magazine’s Best New Talent title.

Bennett was the first one to get the title. He relocated his restaurant to Melbourne on 2004. He has also been invited to be the first Australian in the Le Grand Tables Du Monde as well as the associations Jeunes Restaurateurs D’Europe and was a guest chef at the New York’s Star Chefs Congress in the year 2007.

His restaurant, with its incredible food and dining experience, was awarded the Restaurant of the Year award in The Age Good Food Guide. This award was obtained by the restaurant on 2013 and 2013.

Currently, Shannon is undertaking the redevelopment of the Burnham Beeches property. He has also released several books related to food and cuisine and has won several accolades and acclaim for his work in the food industry.

Personal Life 

Bennett was in a relationship with actress, Madeline West in 2004. The couple started an affair on 2004. She is an Australian actress known for her television roles like Dee Bliss on the soap opera Neighbours.

The couple then married after their love grew and have been together since. They have six children together. Their first child Phoenix was born on December 2005 and their second child Hendrix was born on 2008 on April.

The couple had their third child Xascha in July 2010 and Xanthe is their fourth child who was born on 2012.

On July 2014, the couple announced their pregnancy and the couple gave birth to twins Xalia and Margaux on November the same year. Apart from this, Shannon has not been rumored to be in an affair with anybody else.

Bennett has not cheated on his wife and the couple seems to be getting along pretty well together. It seems that Shannon and his spouse is a couple who will certainly be together for a long time and will certainly not head towards divorce.

Height, Net Worth, and Salary

Shannon has managed to bag up a net worth of 10 million dollars but his actual salary is not known. He has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches.