Rachael Ray is well known for the thousands of recipes she created during her culinary career in addition to being an American television personality who has earned the recognition and respect of her huge fan following and food critics worldwide. She hosts a variety of television shows, among them being Rachael Ray, a syndicated daily talk and lifestyle program with which she is well known for. Have a look at Rachael Ray’s net worth, husband John Cusimano, weight loss and married life.
Rachael Ray is Married to Husband John M Cusimano.
The television star is married to John Cusimano, an American lawyer, and lead singer of the rock band, The Cringe. The pair tied the knot on September 24th, 2005 in Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy and have been a couple ever since. According to reports, John, Ray’s husband is also a trained mixologist.
Rachael Ray net worth 2018
Throughout her career, Rachael Ray has managed to accumulate a significant amount of net worth. According to TheRichest.com, her net worth is roughly estimated at $60 million.
A big portion of her net worth is attributed to her television contracts with Harpo and Scripps while the remainder is as a result of numerous book sales and endorsement royalties.
According to Forbes estimates, Ray earns an annual income of $35 million. Despite the government’s high tax rate on her income, with a good financial advisor making sound financial choices, the likelihood of her annual income increase is high.
How Much is John Cusimano Net Worth?
While Rachael Ray has an outstanding career that has given her a huge wealth, her husband John Cusimano Net Worth as of 2018 is $5 Million.
The career as an actor and musical artist has earned him handsomely, but he isn’t worth as much as his wife. Together Rachael Ray and husband John M Cusimano have a net worth of $65 Million.
Rachael Ray weight loss
In 2009, after going through a throat surgery to remove a cyst, she had the ultimate wake up call. The celebrity chef decided to get into fitness. In an interview with Examiner.com, she states,
‘’I didn’t start meaningful exercise until I was 40, and I feel really guilty about that now that I’m a few years into running six days a week. I really feel like I missed out a lot in my adult years.’’
Currently, Ray has dropped two sizes of her denim and is in her best form.
Rachael Domenica Ray was born to James Claude Ray and Elsa Providenza Scuderi on August 25th, 1968 in Glens Falls, New York, United States of America. American TV personality Rachael Ray is 50 years old as of writing this.
At the age of eight, the media personality’s family moved to Lake George, New York, the United States of America where Rachael Ray spent most of her childhood. Her mother worked as a restaurant manager in New York among them being Lake George Howard Johnson’s restaurant situated in proximity to the former Gaslight Village amusement park.
She paved the way towards her career when she moved to New York in 1995 where she first worked at the Macy’s marketplace candy store before moving to work as a buyer in accessories in Agata & Valentina, a specialty foods store.
However, she moved back to New York after being the victim of a mugging incident. While in Upstate New York, Ray managed Mr. Brown Pub at a hotel on Lake George called The Sagamore.
Later on, she secured the position of the buyer at a gourmet market in Albany, United States of America called Cowan & Lobel. The concept of 30 Minute Meals, a Food Network television series, is attributed to the experience she gained while working at Cowan & Lobel store.
At the store, Ray taught the people that were reluctant to cook, how to prepare meals in less than thirty minutes. Word of her success with her thirty-minute classes reached every major media outlet, and it was not long before one of them reached out.
WRGB, the local CBS-affiliate approached and asked her to feature in a weekly segment on their newscasts in addition to a public radio broadcast. Eventually, the publication of her first book, led to her landing a Food Network contract in 2001.