Michael Symon is one of the first names that come up when we have to think about nation’s most famous chefs, thanks to his easy recipes and cooking style that is popular through his persona as a celebrity chef.
He is made famous by his appearances in the hit and favorite shows like ‘Iron Chef‘ and ‘The Best Thing I Ever Ate.‘ His shows are great and all but we can’t see much besides Michael Symon’s outstanding skills in cooking or the culinary arts, and we cannot know his personal information like his married life with wife Liz Shanahan. Learn more about American Chef Michael Symon’s net worth along with his wiki-bio and all relevant facts about him.
Michael Symon’s Net Worth & Salary.
Michael Symon’s well-renowned name has made his all-time successful career even more rewarding considering how much more salary and net worth he makes. Chef Michael Symon’s net worth is estimated to be close to 4 million dollars with an undisclosed amount of salary. His insanely massive net worth is generally a result of his impressive salary as a TV personality as a celebrity chef.
He has made appearances in several shows like ‘Iron Chef America’ and ‘The Chew.’ Besides his TV fame, he was already a successful restaurateur before that. He opened and runs multiple successful businesses in the forms of his restaurant ‘Lola,’ he established in February 1997 in Cleveland, Ohio. The restaurant which later had its name changed to “Lolita’ was a success which may have prompted him to re-launch ‘Lola’ in downtown Chicago. These are just some of his greatest career moments that contribute as his source of income.
Career, profession, TV show That Gave Michael Symon’s $4 Million Net Worth.
Before telling you anything about Chef Michael Symon’s wife Liz and their married life, first let us reveal you his net worth.
Michael Symon who started his stardom by competing multiple times in the ‘Iron Chef’ series He has also graced us as one of the new co-hosts on ABC network’s food and cooking related talk show ‘The Chew’ starting from September 2012. Michael Symon has held several other TV appearances in shows and series like ‘Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations,‘ ‘The Best Thing I Ever Ate,’ ‘Cook like an Iron Chef,’ ‘Food Feuds‘ and even ‘Conan.’
Michael Symon also has made a lot of success in the restaurant business having opened various other restaurants other than ‘Lola’ and ‘Lolita.’ He opened ‘Parea’ in New York City on April 15, 2006, which specializes in Greek cuisine and its name in Greek stands for ‘A Group of Friends.’
He opened another restaurant in the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, Detroit, Michigan in 2008 called ‘Roast.’ He also owns Bar Symon in Avon Lake, Ohio on July 1, 2009, and B Spot in Woodmere, Ohio shortly after.
Michael Symon has also taken his wisdom and knowledge to try his hand in book writing. He wrote his first book in collaboration with Michael Ruhlman titled ‘Michael Symon’s Live to Cook: Recipes and Techniques to Rock Your Kitchen.’ He has also co-authored with several people including Mario Batali and Food Network Producers Daphne Oz, Gordon Elliott, Clinton Kelley, and Clara Hall titled ‘The Chew: Food. Life. Fun.’ Some of the other books he has authored include ‘Michael Symon’s Carnivore: 120 Recipes for Meat Lovers,’The Chew: Winter Flavors,’ ‘The Chew: What’s for Dinner,’ and ‘Michael Symon’s Playing with Fire.’
Michael Symon is married to wife Liz Shanahan, Kids?
Michael Symon has hit the jackpot in his personal life as well as he is married to Liz Shanahan, his lovely wife. Liz Shanahan also happens to be a chef, and they met working together.
While Michael felt a connection to who would be his future wife, it took him 5 years to ask Liz Shanahan out on a date. Since then they had shared a lot of precious moments together including a hilarious date when Liz ended up serving him undercooked chicken because of dim lights.
They opened their first restaurant ‘Lola’ together when they were engaged. Michael Symon and wife Liz Shanahan live with one child that is Michael’s step-son Kyle who was two years older when he first met Liz, but he is a grown up now.
Michael Symon’s wife Liz Shanahan’s Biography: Age, Family, Career, Education
Liz Shanahan and husband like to lead their married life in complete privacy, so we know little about her wiki-bio. Michael, on the other hand, was born on September 19, 1969, in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York in 1990. Liz Shanahan is his longtime wife and also a chef like him who supports him in his restaurant business.