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Who is Guy Fieri?
Guy Fieri is an Emmy Award-winning television presenter, restaurateur, author, and game show host as well as a celebrated chef from Ohio. Besides, he is well-known for hosting a number of Food Network shows.
In addition, Guy owns three restaurants in California and owns various licensed restaurants including New York City and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Profile of Guy Fieri
|Full Name||Guy Ramsey Ferry|
|Popular As||Guy Fieri|
|Birthdate||22nd January, 1968|
|Place of Birth||Columbus, Ohio|
|Race / Ethnicity||Undisclosed|
|University||University of Nevada|
|Age||54 Years Old|
|Parents||Lewis James Ferry (Father) & Penelope Anne Price (Mother)|
|Children||2 (Hunter & Ryder)|
|Net Worth||$25 Million USD|
Guy Fieri is a renowned restaurateur, celebrated chef, TV host, a game show host and an author. Moreover, he is recognized for hosting Food Network’s Diners, and Drive-Ins and Dives.
Early-life, Education & Family Background
Guy Ramsey Ferry, better known as Guy Fieri, was born on 22nd January, 1968, in Columbus, Ohio. Fieri grew raised in Ferndale and is the son of Lewis James Ferry and Penelope Anne Price. As of 2022, he is 54 years old.
Accordingly, Fieri was intrigued to food and began laying the groundwork for his future career as a renowned restaurateur since chidhood. Apparently, his father gave him full support in building a customized cart (named “The Awesome Pretzel”) for ferrying and selling pretzels when he was merely a 10 year old.
Subsequently, Guy got his start in the culinary industry and went to study abroad as an exchange student in Chantilly, France. Guy earned a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in 1990.
Guy Fieri’s Professional Culinary Career
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Eventually, he commenced his culinary career in 1996 and opened his very first restaurant, Johnny Garlic’s, in his hometown of Santa Rosa, California. Ever since, he’s established a thriving culinary empire in several locations. His famous restaurants include Guy Fieri’s Kitchen & Bar, Guy’s Chophouse, El Burro Borracho, Guy’s Bar-B-Que Joint, Guy’s Burger.
TV Career & Fame
Parallel to his successful career as a restaurateur, he debuted as a TV presenter with Food Network’s ‘Guy’s Big Bite’ in 2006. Remarkably, the “culinary rock star” now hosts the hit shows Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives and Guy’s Grocery Games. Additionally, he also serves as a guest judge on Food Network Star.
Besides, he has also hosted several game shows including ‘Minute to Win It’ as well as NBC program. Presently, Guy is serving as a host for ‘Guy’s Family Road Trip’. Moreover, he is also an executive producer of ‘On Your Marc’ (2017), ‘Super Southern Eats’ (2017) as well as multiple other shows.
As an Author
In addition to his culinary and media vocation, Guy is a popular published author. Guy’s debut book, “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: An All-American Road Trip…with Recipes!”, was published in October 2008. Accordingly, his debut book is centered on his popular show, offering recipes and memorable stories from locations he has visited around the country.
Following this, “More Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: Another Drop-Top Culinary Cruise Through America’s Finest and Funkiest Joints” was launched in November 2009. Nonetheless, the New York Times Best Sellers List ranked both editions number one.
Likewise, Guy Fieri Food, his debut cookbook, was published in May 2011. In addition, ‘Guy on Fire’ (2016) and ‘Guy Fieri Family Food’ are two of his subsequent cookbooks.
Meanwhile, Guy’s first tour, “The Guy Fieri Road Show,” took place in November 2009 and spanned 21 locations in 30 days. Also, Guy Fieri Barbecue Sauces and Salsas, as well as the Flavortown food line, were released in 2011.
Besides, Guy helped establish California state law declaring the second Saturday in May annually ‘Cook With Your Kids Day’. Further, he aims to inspiring parents to engage their children in the kitchen and educate them about eating well. Subsequently, Guy obtained a new resolution in April 2011 that honors Cook With Your Kids Day every Sunday.
Eventually, he formally started CWK (Cooking With Kids) in August 2010, a program that fosters the development of good eating habits in children to combat the childhood obesity issue and enhance the family unit by spending quality time in the kitchen.
In addition, he is a frontier for T.G.I Friday’s and makes occasional appearances in the regional food network events. Specifically, such events include South Beach Food, Wine Festival. Interestingly, Guy has also officiated several gay weddings.
Furthermore, Fieri is an ardent advocate of law enforcement and the men and women in military, and he has an unwavering commitment to Armed Forces Entertainment. And, with teaching and encouragement, he entertains the troops and inspires the military culinary specialists.
Honors & Achievements
Guy Fieri has claimed Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Special Class in 2012. Moreover, Guy is well-recognized for his Emmy Award-winning TV series on the Food Network.
Additionally, he has also earned fame as the author of several New York Times bestselling cookbooks. Further, he was inducted into the Walk of Fame in 2019.
Fieri’s Personal-life & Relationships
Fieri is currently married to his beloved wife Lori. Accordingly, the couple got married in 1995 and has been together for almost 3 decades. They have two sons Hunter and Ryder. Moreover, Guy, his wife, Lori, and their two sons presently reside in Northern California.
Social Media Handles of Guy Fieri
Guy is a famous media personality and has immense fan-following on numerous social media platforms. He has more than 3.4 million Twitter followers. Similarly, he has more than 1.9 million Instagram followers while he has over 1.3 million Facebook followers.
Net Worth of Guy Fieri
Guy Fieri’s net worth is largely derived from his cooking career, which has contributed significantly to his wealth. As of 2022, Guy Fieri’s net worth is projected to be around $25 million. Additionally, numerous hosting gigs and other culinary-related projects have also made him one of the wealthiest individuals in the food and cooking world.