Ted Allen Biography
Ted Allen is an American TV personality, host, and author based in New York. Additionally, he is an Emmy Award-winning host of the Chopped series on Food Network. He became the host of the TV cooking competition series Chopped in 2009 and its spin-off Chopped Junior since 2015. Allen also served as the food and wine connoisseur for Queer Eye reality television series that aired on Bravo.
Ted Allen Food Network | Chopped
Allen became the host of the TV cooking competition series Chopped in 2009 and its spin-off Chopped Junior since 2015. Allen also served as the food and wine connoisseur for Queer Eye reality television series that aired on Bravo.
Additionally, Ted rose to fame for appearing in the reality series called Queer Eye for the Straight Guy as the food and wine specialist. He then started appearing in more food channels and programs as a gourmet. Ted also became a frequent guest judge on Iron Chef America for Food Network.
Ted commenced his career as a reporter for Lerner Newspapers in Chicago. He then served as a freelancer for Chicago magazine and later worked as a senior editor. The TV personality has also written about wine, food, and luminaries of the culinary world.
Ted was also a contributing editor for Esquire where he assisted in writing about food pieces and profiles. Furthermore, he has made appearances on several shows including Cutthroat Kitchen, Dear Food Network, The Next Food Network Star, The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Best Ever, and Beat Bobby Flay.
Moreover, Allen appeared as a regular judge on seasons 3 and 4 of Bravo’s reality television program Top Chef. In addition, he won the Emmy–Outstanding Reality Program in 2004 and was nominated for an Emmy–Outstanding Reality Program in 2005.
Ted Allen Education
Allen studied at Carmel High School in Carmel, India where he graduated in 1983. He then joined Purdue University where he studied and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology in the year 1987.
In addition, he also studied at New York University and received his master’s degree in journalism from the Science and Environmental Reporting Program.
Ted Allen Age
The TV personality was born on the 20th day of May in the year 1965 in Columbus, Ohio, the United States of America. As of 2022, the author is 57 years old and his zodiac sign is Taurus. In addition, he is an American citizen by birth.
Ted Allen Height | Weight
The TV personality is approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters) and has an average body weight according to his pictures. However, his other body measurements including eye color and hair color are still being looked at and will be updated once they are available.
Ted Allen Family
Allen was born to his parents Lowell Reese and Donna Allen in Columbus, Ohio. However, he has not disclosed much information regarding his family despite being a media personality. There is no information currently regarding his brothers or sisters. Nonetheless, this information is still being looked at and will be updated once it is availed.
Ted Allen Husband
Allen is a married man. He is openly gay and is married to his husband who is known as Barry Rice. The two lovebirds dated for 20 years before tying the knot in the year 2013 when same-sex marriage was legalized.
Ted Allen Weight Loss | Health
Allen has not made any official claims regarding his weight loss and prefers to live a healthy lifestyle. Additionally, Ted appears slender and in good health condition.
Ted Allen Books
- The Food You Want to Eat: 100 Smart, Simple Recipes
- In My Kitchen: 100 Recipes and Discoveries for Passionate Cooks
- Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: The Fab 5’s Guide to Looking Better, Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better, and Living Better
- Esquire’s Things A Man Should Know About Sex
- Esquire’s Things A Man Should Know About Style
- Esquire’s Things A Man Should Know About Marriage
- Esquire’s Things A Man Should Know About Handshakes, White Lies and Which Fork Goes Where: Easy Business Etiquette for Complicated Times
Ted Allen TV Shows
- Queer Eye
- Top Chef
- Chopped After Hours
- America’s Best Cook
- Chopped Junior
- Modern Love
- The Rocketeer
- Food Detectives
- The Best Thing I Ever Made
- All-Star Academy
Ted Allen Net worth | Salary
The American radio personality has made quite a good amount of wealth from his career for the years he has served. He stands at a net worth that is approximately $5 million – $10 million. Moreover, his salary is estimated to be between $100,000 – $900,000 per annum.
Ted Allen Contacts
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