Alton Brown is a well-known television personality from America who is also a musician, cinematographer, food show presenter, actor, and author. He is best known to be the host and creator of the show ‘Good Eats’ on the Food Network. Brown has also hosted several other shows like ‘Feasting on Waves’, ‘Iron Chef America’, ‘Feasting on Asphalt’, and ‘Cutthroat Kitchen’. Let’s find out more about how much is Alton Brown’s net worth in 2018.
Alton Brown Early Life
Alton Crawford Brown was born on July 30, 1962, in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Alton Brown, Sr.
He went to the University of Georgia and studied film in the drama department. He has also studied in the New England Culinary Institute and graduated in 1997.
Alton Brown was married to Deanna Brown. The couple divorced in 2015. They have a daughter named Zoey who was born in 1999. His family members have appeared in the show ‘Good Eats’ along with him.
He is an enthusiast of motorcycling and owns a BMW R1150RT. He is also an airplane pilot and has appeared in AOPA Flight Training aviation magazine. He used to own the planes Cessna 414 and Cessna 206. He loves collecting vintage watches. Brown lost 23 kilos in nine months in 2009 after changing his food habits.
Alton Brown Career, Awards & Achievement
After completing his studies from the New England Culinary Institute, Alton Brown appeared in ‘Good Eats’ in 1998. A year later, the show was picked up by the Food Network. It went on successfully for fourteen seasons ended in February 2012.
In 2004, he was seen in ‘Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters’. He used to serve as an expert commentator of the show. Prior to that, he began the ‘Iron Chef USA’ on UPN. He has hosted its spin-off called ‘The Next Iron Chef’ for five seasons.
Following that, Brown began appearing in ‘Feasting on Asphalt’ on the Food Network in 2006. A year later, he was seen in the miniseries ‘Feasting on Asphalt 2: The River Run’. In 2013, he became the host of the cooking competition called ‘Cutthroat Kitchen’. He has also served as a mentor in ‘The Next Food Network Star’.
He has appeared in ‘The Layover’ on the Travel Channel. He was seen in the podcast called ‘Judge John Hodgman’. In 2013, Brown launched “Alton Brown Live: The Edible Inevitable Tour”.
Awards & Achievements
In 2012, Alton Brown was nominated in the Daytime Emmy Awards in the category of ‘Outstanding Special Class Special’. He was named as the “Cooking Teacher of the Year” by the magazine Bon Appétit in 2004. In 2007, he won the Peabody Award. He was named as the “Educator of the Year” in 2009 by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Cooking for Solutions. In 2011, he was awarded the James Beard Foundation Award.
Net Worth of Alton Brown
Alton Brown has an estimated net worth of more than $15 million. He inherited this fortune after appearing in a number of television shows. He started his own podcast called ‘The Alton Browncast’. He also released his own music album entitled ‘Bitter Like Me’. Part of his wealth also comes by releasing a number of books like ‘Good Eats: The Early Years’, Alton Brown’s Gear for Your Kitchen’, and ‘EveryDayCook’. He has worked as a cinematographer for many music videos.
Alton Brown is considered one of the most popular television personalities in the world. He was dissatisfied with the cooking show quality and led on to start his own cooking show. He has also penned several books and has appeared in the commercials of GE products, Heifer International, Shun knives, Welch’s, and Dannon yogurt.