Kristen Kish Bio


Relationship Statistics of Kristen Kish

What is Kristen Kish marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):In Relation
Is Kristen Kish having any relationship affair ?: Yes
Is Kristen Kish lesbian ?: Yes

More about the relationship

Kristen Kish is in a serious relationship.

She is engaged to her partner, Bianca. The couple was in a relationship for some time before getting engaged. Kish announced their engagement on September 29, 2019, through a post on Instagram. The lovely couple is seen spending time together a lot. They both love traveling and go on vacation regularly.

Previously, she was in a relationship with Jacqueline Westbrook. On their anniversary on March 28, 2014, Kristen came out as a lesbian.

Who is Kristen Kish?

Kristen Kish is a Korean-American chef. She became popular for winning Season 10 of Top Chef and becoming the second female ever to win the show. Formerly, she was the chef de cuisine at Menton. Moreover, she is also the host of the TV show, ’36 Hours’.

Kristen Kish: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

Kristen Kish was born in Seoul, South Korea as Kwon Yung Ran on December 1, 1983. As of 2020, her age is 36. After living in a few orphanages as an infant, American parents adopted Kish when she was just four months old. A family from Kentwood, Michigan adopted her at the age of four months. She has not revealed the identity of her parents. However, she is very close to her dad and wrote him a tribute in 2017 on her Facebook page. Similarly, there is no information about her siblings and other family members.

Her ethnicity is Korean.

Education: School/College, University

For education, she went to Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago. From there, she earned her Associates’s degree in culinary arts.

Kristen Kish: Professional Life, Career

From 2012 to 2017, Kish worked as the chef de cuisine in Barbara Lynch’s Menton Boston. She began her Top Chef Journey in 2012. She entered the main competition by surviving a soup challenge which was judged by Emeril Lagasse.

After winning four elimination challenges in which she created dishes including French cuisine and onion rings, she got eliminated in the 11th episode, “Restaurant Wars”. After five wins in “Last Chance Kitchen“, she made it to the finale of the main competition.

In the finale, she became the winner of the Top Chef and became the first-ever competitor to win the competition after winning “Last Chance Kitchen” and also became the second female winner in the history of the franchise.

In 2015, she co-hosted the pilot season of ’36 Hours’, the TV series broadcasted on the Travel Channel. The show is an adaptation of the New York Times travel column and follows the co-hosts Martino and Kish and spending 36 hours eating, drinking, and exploring a city.

In 2017, Kristen released a book of recipes co-authored by Meredith Erickson, ‘Kristen Kish Cooking: Recipes and Techniques’. In May 2018, she became chef at her own restaurant, Arlo Grey, in Austin, Texas.

Kristen Kish: Net Worth, Salary

Kristen Kish has an estimated net worth of around $1 million-$5 million. In 2012, she earned around $125,000 prize money as the winner of Top Chef Seattle. An average head chef earns around $47,000 a year.

Rumors and Controversy

There are no rumors about Kish. Also, she has not been a part of controversies. She is very much focused on her career as a chef and is heading in the right direction.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Kish has black hair and black eyes. There is no information about her height and weight. Also, she has not revealed her dress size, shoe size, bra size, etc. Similarly, she has not revealed her body measurements for breasts, waist, and hips.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Kristen Kish is active on social media sites. She is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has around 34.7k followers on Twitter and around 31.6k followers on Facebook. Similarly, she has around 171k followers on Instagram.

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