Christopher Kimball is popular from the chef from the USA who was the co-founder of ‘America’s Test Kitchen’. He also works as a television personality, editor, radio personality, and publisher. Kimball has served as a columnist for Tab Communications and New York Daily News. He has also released a book and is the founder of the national magazine called ‘Cook’s Magazine’. Here is a quick summary of Christopher Kimball’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Christopher Kimball Early Life
Christopher Kimball is the son of Edward Norris and Mary Alice White. He was born in Westchester County, New York on 5 June 1951. He also grew in Worchester County.
He completed his schooling at Phillips Exeter Academy. Later, he attended the Columbia University to earn his bachelor’s degree in Primitive Art in 1973.
Christopher Kimball was married to Adrienne Kimball in 1987. The couple has four children together. They divorced in 2012. Adrienne is his second wife, he was also previously married. In 2013, he got married to his current wife Melissa Lee Baldino. She is the executive producer of ‘America’s Test Kitchen’. In 2017, the couple welcomed their son Oliver Kimball.
His wife has co-founded ‘Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street’.
Christopher Kimball Career, Awards & Achievement
Soon after completing his college, Christopher Kimball began working in a publishing company. Later, he worked in Westport, Connecticut’s The Center for Direct Marketing. At the same time, he used to take courses in cooking.
In 1980, at the age of 29 years, he began Cook’s Magazine in Weston, Connecticut. He used to run it from a small office and started it by securing money from angel investments from his family and friends. In 1989, he sold his magazine to Bonnier Group and started to work on other ventures.
Kimball later co-founded ‘America’s Test Kitchen’. It publishes magazines and produces radio and TV shows. He was the publisher and editor of the company. In 1993, he created ‘Cook’s illustrated’. In 2004, Kimball launched the magazine ‘Cook’s Country’.
He has hosted the TV shows ‘Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen’ and ‘America’s Test Kitchen’. Both the shows are based on cooking. In 2016, he founded ‘Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street’. It was founded in Boston, Massachusetts’s Milk Street. Later that year, a lawsuit was filed against him by his former employer.
He serves as a columnist for Tab Communications. Kimball has also contributed to New York Daily News. Additionally, he has authored many books like ‘The Cook’s Bible’, ‘Fannie’s Last Supper’, ‘The Dessert Bible’, ‘The Yellow Farmhouse Cookbook’, and ‘Dear Charlie’.
He has appeared in many TV shows like ‘The Early Show’, ‘This Old House’, and ‘Weekend Today’. Kimball has regularly contributed to the ‘National Public Radio’.
Awards & Achievements
Christopher Kimball has achieved many feats in life as a chef and also in other ventures. At the 2010 Daytime Emmy Awards, he was nominated for his show ‘America’s Test Kitchen’ in the category of Outstanding Culinary Program. He has also received three other nominations at the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2011.
Net Worth of Christopher Kimball
The estimated net worth of Christopher Kimball is more than $25 million. Thanks to his dedication to cooking, that he was able to make this fortune. He has appeared in many radio shows as well as television shows and has also released many books. Christopher Kimball has been active in several endeavors in his career. He successfully founded ‘Cook’s Magazine’, ‘America’s Test Kitchen’, and ‘Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street’. He has also hosted ‘America’s Test Kitchen Radio’ for WGBH-FM.
Christopher Kimball is one of the most successful chefs in the United States. He is an Emmy nominated television personality who is also active in publishing. Right from launching magazines to hosting TV shows, he has found considerable success in all of them. Kimball bears a creative personality who initiated cooking in several modes.