Emeril Lagasse Bio

Relationship Statistics of Emeril Lagasse

What is Emeril Lagasse marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Married
When did Emeril Lagasse get married ? (married date): May 13, 2000
How many children does Emeril Lagasse have ? (name): 4 (Jessica Lagasse, Meril Lovelace Lagasse, Jillian Lagasse, Emeril John Lagasse IV)
Is Emeril Lagasse having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Emeril Lagasse gay ?: No
Who is Emeril Lagasse wife ? (name): Alden Lovelace

More about the relationship

Emeril Lagasse was previously married to Elizabeth Kief. The pair met while working at a restaurant. They later divorced in 1986. He has two children, Jessica and Jillian from this marriage. He married his second wife Tari Hohn, a fashion designer in 1989. The marriage came to an end in 1996.

Lagasse is presently married to Alden Lovelace. The pair married on 13 May 2000. The couple has two children from this marriage, Meril Lovelace Lagasse, and Emeril John Lagasse IV.

Who is Emeril Lagasse?

Emeril Lagasse is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and television personality. He has won the regional James Beard Award and National Best Recipe award.

Emeril Lagasse’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education

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

Talking about his education, Lagasse was initially enrolled in a culinary arts program at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. Later, he earned a scholarship to the New England Conservatory of Music. However, he attended Johnson & Wales University.

Emeril Lagasse’s Career, Salary and Net Worth

Lagasse initially graduated from the culinary school JWU in 1978. Later, he became the Executive Chef at the Dunfey’s Hyannis Resort in 1979. Eventually, he opened his first restaurant, Emeril’s in 1990. At present, he is the executive chef and proprietor of thirteen restaurants which are located in New Orleans, Las Vegas, Orlando, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Lagasse appeared in the ‘Great Chefs’. Additionally, he has also appeared on Shop at Home Network. He hosted the ‘Emeril Green’, ‘The Emeril Lagasse Show’ and ‘Emeril’s Table’. He also joined the Bravo’s ‘Top Chef’ as a judge in 2009. All in all, Lagasse has six credits as an actor, 5 credits as a producer, 1 credit as a director and 1 credit as an editor. He has released several 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 Daytime Emmy Awards in 2017 for the Outstanding Culinary Program. Additionally, he has garnered the nomination for TV Guide Awards. All in all, he has 1 win and 12 nominations to his name.

Lagasse has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 70 million at present.

Emeril Lagasse’s Rumors and Controversy

Lagasse’s feud with Rachael Ray has attracted numerous controversies along his way over the years. Additionally, he also became part of a controversy after he was sued for allegedly selling knock-off knives. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.

Emeril Lagasse’s Body Measurements

Talking about his body measurement, Lagasse has a height of 5 feet 7½ inches (171 cm). Additionally, his hair color is black and eye color is dark brown.

Social Media Profile

Lagasse is active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 1M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 190k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 475k followers.

Suggest Bio Update