Emeril Lagasse Net Worth: A Celebrity Chef, his restaurant, earnings, tv shows, wife

Emeril Lagasse Net Worth: A Celebrity Chef, his restaurant, earnings, tv shows, wife

Facts of Emeril Lagasse Net Worth: A Celebrity Chef, his restaurant, earnings, tv shows, wife

Net worth $70 million
Date of Birth:1959 October 15
First NameEmeril John
Last Name Lagasse III
Aka Lagasse
Age:64 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch

An American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality and cookbook author Emeril Lagasse has an estimated net worth of around $70 million. He has won both the regional James Beard Award and the National Best Recipe Award.

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Income Source of Emeril Lagasse

His main sources of income are from his restaurants. He also earns from his cookbooks and television shows. The chef allegedly earned an eye-watering 450 million in 2008 through his deal with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Some reports also indicated that the culinary expert earns at least $150 million annually.

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Assets of Emeril Lagasse

The house Emeril Lagasse bought for his parents in 2003 is now on the market for $490,000. Located in English Turn, this two-bedroom four-bedroom is on the waterfront and golf course.

Emeril Lagasse 's house

The 3,564-square-foot home features large windows and tons of natural light, Waltemath said. Lagasse lived next door in the house when his parents lived here, said agent Kelly Waltemath from Keller Williams Realty.

The master bathroom is equipped with a corner tub, a separate walk-in shower, and a large vanity. The living/dining room has views of both the golf course and the waterfront.

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Early Life of Emeril Lagasse

Lagasse was born to parents Emeril John Lagassé Jr. and Hilda Medeiros in Fall River, Massachusetts on October 15, 1959. Since his childhood, he became interested in cooking and worked as a teenager in a Portuguese bakery. He's of American nationality. He also belongs to a mixed ethnic background of French-Canadian and Portuguese.

At Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School, Lagasse was initially enrolled in a culinary arts program. He later earned a scholarship to the New England Music Conservatory. He also attended the University of Johnson & Wales.

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Career of Emeril Lagasse 

Lagasse graduated from the JWU Culinary School in 1978. Later he became the Executive Chef at Dunfey's Hyannis Resort in 1979. He eventually opened his first restaurant, Emerils in 1990. He is currently the executive chef and owner of thirteen restaurants located in New Orleans, Las Vegas, Orlando, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Emeril Lagasse 's Career

Lagasse also appeared in the cooking show 'Great Chefs'. He has also appeared on the Home Network shop. He hosted the' Emeril Green,'' Emeril Lagasse Show' and' Emeril's Table.' He also joined the' Top Chef' of the Bravo as a judge in 2009.

All in all, Lagasse has six actor credits, five producer credits, one director credit, and one editor credit. He has released a number of cookbooks including 'New New Orleans Cooking', Louisiana Real and Rustic, 'Emeril's Creole Christmas' and' Emeril's Potluck: Comfort Food with a Kicked-Up Attitude' among others.

Lagasse won the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards for the Outstanding Culinary Program. He has also won the TV Guide Awards nomination. All in all, he has 1 win and 12 nominations for his name.

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Personal Life of Emeril Lagasse

The first marriage of Emeril Lagasse was to Elizabeth Kief in 1978. The marriage lasted for eight years, and the couple had two children together.

In 1989, he married a fashion designer, Tari Hohn. This marriage lasted seven years before they were divorced in 1996.



He married Alden Lovelace on May 13, 2000; a real estate broker. From this third marriage, he has two children; a son named Emeril John Lagasse IV and a daughter; Meril Lovelace Lagasse.

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Emeril Lagasse’s Rumors and Controversy

Over the years, Lagasse's feud with Rachael Ray has attracted numerous controversies along his way. He also became part of a controversy after being sued for allegedly selling knock-off knives. There are currently no rumors about his life and career.

Social Media Profile

Lagasse is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He's got more than 1 M followers on Twitter. He also has more than 190k followers on Instagram. Likewise, his Facebook page has more than 475k followers. 

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