Robert Irvine Biography


Robert Irvine

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Birth Name: Robert Irvine
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: virgo
Age:   52 Years
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Robert Irvine is a British chef, fitness authority and philanthropist well-known for hosting food network programs like "Worst Cooks in America," "Dinner: Impossible," "Restaurant Express" and many other. He was born in England and grew up in Wiltshire, UK, along with his siblings. At the age of fifteen, Irvine started cooking and later completed culinary training. He served at Her Majesty’s Royal Yacht Britannia for a decade. He also worked as a consultant in Bali, Jakarta and Ho Chi Minh City before being appointed as executive chef in a number of Cruise ships and at Trump’s Taj Mahal, a casino and hotel. Regarding his ethnicity, he is white and holds a British Nationality.

Robert started his TV career with reality Food Network show named as “Fit for a King” which is currently known as “Dinner: Impossible”. Besides, he also runs many successful shows like, “The Robert Irvine Show”, “Restaurant Express”, “Worst Cooks in America”, etc.

Apart from his career as a chef and TV shows, Robert Irvine is also an author. He has published several books such as ‘’Fit Fuel: A Chef’s Guide to Eating Well’’, “Getting Fit”, “A Row of Beans: An Allotment Murder Mystery”, “Impossible to Easy” and “Mission Cook” which is liked and appreciated by millions of people.

Moreover, Robert along with his business partner Randall Williams a number of restaurants. They opened their first restaurant in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Then he began his second restaurant in 2011 and ran till 2015. Recently,  in 2017, Robert jointly with Tropicana Las Vegas resort announced a new restaurant, Robert Irvine’s Public House.  

Moving towards his personal life, Robert Irvine has been in two different marriages. Firstly, he married Karen and lived with her in Absecon, New Jersey. The couple gave birth to two daughters namely Annalise and Talia, but unfortunately, their relationship ended up in a divorce.

Later, Robert married Gail Kim, current impact star and hall of Famer in 2012. The couple met each other on the sets of Dinner: Impossible where he served VIPs for WWE’s Summer Slam. Robert and Gail are living together happily, and there are no signs of divorce in their relationship. They don’t have any children yet from their relationship. 

As a chef, Robert has earned wide recognition and fame. His amazing cooking skills has earned him several honors and awards. He was awarded Ambassador of the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Professional from La Toque Blanche International, US Department of the Army Outstanding Civilian Service Award, Spirit of Hope Award and many other.

British world class chef and television personality, Robert Irvine earns a reasonable sum of money from his professional career. As a chef, fitness authority, author and television personality, he has numerous sources of income. His current Net worth is around $15 Million.

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Born in Salisbury, United Kingdom

1965 24th of September

Robert Irvine was born on 24th of September 1965 in Salisbury, UK and grew up in Wiltshire along with his siblings. He holds British nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

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Started her career in Cooking

1980

Robert Irvine has always been passionate towards cooking and at the age of fifteen, Irvine started cooking and later completed culinary training and started working at several places.

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Started TV career.

2003

Robert Irvine started his career in reality tv show after working for several years at prestigious hotel and restaurant. He then started his TV career from reality Food Network show, Fit for a King which was later renamed as Dinner: Impossible.

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Started Restaurant

2008

Robert along with his business partner, Randall Williams started a restaurant in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Later it was named as Robert Irvine’s eat but the restaurant closed at the end of 2013.

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Married to Gail Kim

2012

After getting divorced from his first wife, Karen, Robert got married to Gail Kim, current impact star and hall of Famer in 2012. The couple is living together without apparent signs of divorce. 

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Current Networth

2017

Robert Irvine earns a good sum of money from his professional career. As a chef, fitness authority, author and television personality, he has numerous sources of income and his current Net worth is around $15 Million.

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