Bobby Flay is well known American Chef, TV personality and restaurateur. You can recognize this celebrity chef from several episodes of ‘Great Chefs,’ ‘Food Network,’ and ‘Iron Chefs’, etc. Bobby Flay has also written 12 cookbooks which are all best sellers. Let’s find out more about how much is Bobby Flay’s net worth in 2018.
Bobby Flay Early Life
Bobby Flay was born as Robert William Flay in 1964 on 10th December to Bill Flay and Dorothy Flay. He was born and brought up in New York City, USA. Bobby Flay went to French Culinary Institute to complete his education.
Bobby Flay married his first wife Debra Ponzek in 1991, but the couple separated after two years in 1993. In 2005, he married his second wife, Stephanie March, but the couple also ended their marriage in 2015.
Bobby Flay has one daughter named Sophia Flay, whom he had in 1996 with his then-lover Kate Connelly. Currently, it is reported that chef is dating Helene Yorke.
Bobby Flay Career
Bobby Flay dropped out of school, to pursue his passion for cooking. He got his first job at Baskin-Robbins. Later he worked at Manhattan’s Joe Allen Restaurant, where he prepared salads. The owner was impressed by Bobby’s dedication and offer to pay for the French Culinary Institute. After completing his education, he worked at Brighton Grill as a sous-chef. And soon he was working at some of the biggest restaurants in New York City.
Bobby Flay owns three restaurants currently called ‘Mesa Grill,’ ‘Bobby Flay Steak’ and ‘Bar Americain’ which are spread all around the country.
He has also featured on several TV cooking shows like ‘Main Ingredient with Bobby Flay’, ‘Hot Off the Grill with Bobby Flay’, ‘Grillin’ & Chillin’’, ‘Worst Cooks in America’, ‘Boy Meets Grill’, ‘BBQ with Bobby Flay’, ‘FoodNation’, ‘Iron Chef America’, ‘Throwdown! with Bobby Flay’, ‘Grill It! with Bobby Flay’, ‘America’s Next Great Restaurant,’ ‘Brunch @ Bobby’s,’ ‘Beat Bobby Flay’, and ‘Iron Chef Gauntlet.’
Bobby Flay has also authored several cookbooks like ‘Bobby Flay’s Bold American Food’, ‘Bobby Flay’s From My Kitchen to Your Table’, ‘Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain Cookbook: Celebrate America’s Great Flavors’, ‘Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill Cookbook’, ‘Bobby Flay Cooks American’, ‘Bobby Flay’s Throwdown’, ‘Bobby Flay’s Boy Gets Grill’ , and ‘Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction’.
Awards & Achievements
Bobby Flay name is inducted into ‘Culinary Hall of Fame.’ He also has a ‘Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.’ Bobby Flay has also won 4 ‘Daytime Emmy Awards,’ ‘James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef of the Year,’ ‘James Beard Award for Best National Television Cooking Show,’ and ‘James Beard Foundation Award for Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America.’
Net Worth of Bobby Flay
Bobby Flay has an estimated net worth of more than $34 million. He makes millions through his delicious food, by serving his customers at his restaurants and by revealing his secret recipes to his fans on the national television. He also makes millions through his kitchen appliances endorsement deals and book sales.
Bobby Flay is one of the most respected and reputable celebrity chefs of all times. His reviews on your food can really turn dining into a hit or a flop within seconds. People around the world come to America to taste his food. And after reading Bobby Flay’s story, it feels like Bobby Flay was born to become a chef. He dropped out of school taking a big risk, but destiny was in his side which acquainted him with a man, who offered to pay for his education in one of the best cooking arts schools in New York City.