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(Restaurateur, Winemaker, Author, Television Personality)

Besides restaurateur Joe Bastianich is a Music addict, Skater wannabe. He is a father of three.

Relationship Facts of Joe Bastianich

Joe Bastianich is married to Deanna Bastianich.
Joe Bastianich married on February 19, 1995.
💑 Anniversary in 335 days 💑
He is father of Three(Miles Bastianich, Ethan Bastianich, Olivia Bastianich).
Joe Bastianich is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Joe Bastianich?

Joe Bastianich is a married man. He lives in New York, New York, with his wife, Deanna Bastianich.

The couple’s wedding ceremony took place on February 19, 1995.

Together, Joe and Deanna are blessed with three children: Miles Bastianich, Ethan Bastianich, and Olivia Bastianich.

Who is Joe Bastianich?

Joe Bastianich is an American restaurateur, winemaker, author, and television personality.

Currently, he along with partners Lidia Bastianich and Mario Batali owns thirty restaurants worldwide, including Babbo (1 Michelin star) and Del Posto in New York.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

Joe was born in Astoria, New York City, New York on September 17, 1968, to parents Felice(father) and Lidia Bastianich(mother).

He has a brother, Tanya Bastianich Martina. Throughout most of his early life and childhood years, he grew up working in his parents’ Italian restaurant Felidia in Manhattan.

He is of American nationality.

Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Italian, Croatian, and Slovenian.

In which school did Joe Bastianich attend?

Talking about his education, Joe attended Fordham Preparatory School. Later, he attended Boston College, where he studied finance.

Joe Bastianich: Career, Profession

Initially, Joe spent many years on Wall Street as a bond trader. Soon, he gave up his newly launched career and ventured into the food industry.

He opened Becco (Italian for “peck, nibble, savor”), an Italian restaurant with his mother, Lidia Bastianich in 1993.

Next, he partnered with Mario Batali to open Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca, an Italian restaurant that gained the prestigious three stars from ‘The New York Times.

Joe along with his partners has 10 restaurants in New York, 4 restaurants in Las Vegas, 3 restaurants in Los Angeles, 2 restaurants in Singapore, 1 Italian market in Chicago, 1 Italian market in Boston, and two restaurants in Hong Kong.

He in partnership with Luca Guelfi, Simona Miele, and Belen Rodriguez launched the grand reopening of a historical Restaurant in Milan called Ricci on June 22, 2015.

Joe is also a successful author. He has co-authored two award-winning books on Italian wine, and his memoir, ‘Restaurant Man’, became a New York Times Best Seller within a week of its release in May 2012.

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Caption: Joe Bastianich and Wife (Source: Reality stars)

Joe was a judge on the American ‘MasterChef’ series broadcast by Fox. Furthermore, he is also a judge on the Italian version of the program, ‘MasterChef Italia’ shown on Sky Uno.

Additionally, he appears alongside Tim Love in the American reality show ‘Restaurant Startup’ on CNBC. He has received numerous awards for his work.

In 2008, he was presented, along with Batali, with the Outstanding Restaurateur Award by the James Beard Foundation.

What is Joe Bastianich’s Net Worth?

According to the sources, Joe’s current salary is between $100,000 – $1 Million.

However, he has an estimated net worth of around $15 Million as of 2022.

Joe Bastianich: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

There was a rumor going on during 2014 that suggested that Joe is soon leaving the ‘MasterChef’ franchise.

This later turned out to be true. Furthermore, his departure from ‘MasterChef’ also became a controversial topic for a while.

Additionally, Joe also became part of a controversy after one of the contestants of MasterChef accused the judges of the show of sexual harassment.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, Joe has a height of 6 feet or 1.85 m and weighs 70 kg. When he was obese, he had become 110 kg.

Additionally, he is bald and his eye color is blue. He is a shaven head.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Joe is fairly active on 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 363.2k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 1.3 million followers on Instagram.

Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 1.2M followers.


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