Adriano Zumbo Biography

Updated On Sep 19, 2018 Published On Dec 28, 2017
Facts of Adriano Zumbo
Date of Birth: 1981 , November-6
Birth Nation: Australia
Name Adriano Zumbo
Birth Name Adriano Zumbo
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Australia
Ethnicity White
Profession Chef and Restaurateur
Famous for Chef, Masterchef
Affair with Nelly Riggio
Girlfriend Nelly Riggio
Married No
Children No
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
TV Show Masterchef Australia
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Adriano Zumbo is a well-known Australian patissier popular for his croquembouche tower, V8 cake, and fairytale house on MasterChef Australia. He was born on 6 November 1981 in Australia and grew up in Coonamble, New South Wales along with his family of Italian heritage.

In the 1990s, he became popular in numerous Australian and French pastry chef programs. He completed his school at the age of 10, he moved to Sydney to start his pastry chef apprenticeship in 1997. He worked under the numerous culinary icons Ramon Morato and Pierre Hermé.

Adriano Zumbo began his career by providing muffins, brownies, homemade tarts, and banana bread to local cafes in Sydney. Later, he sold goods to grower's market before opening his first patisserie at Balmain in 2007.

Currently, he has his own six patisseries: Pyrmont, Balmain, Chatswood, Rozelle, Waverley, Melbourne and the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney's CBD. Apart from this, he appeared as a guest judge on MasterChef and an observational documentary series. He has also worked with Matt PrestonTina Hobley, and Christina Tosi on MasterChef

Zumbo is also popular as an actor and has featured in a documentary television series, Zumbo, in which he showed the daily routine of the chef at his Balmain kitchen business. It was aired on SBS on Thursdays at 7:30 pm in 2017. 

Similarly, Adriano Zumbo co-hosted Seven Network cooking series, Zumbo's Just Desserts together with Rachel Khoo and Gigi Falanga on August 2016. 

Zumbo is an Australian by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Currently, he is dating his girlfriend Nelly Riggio. His girlfriend has also posted pictures of herself kissing Zumbo.

The couple may marry soon. He is decent and cheerful and he has never been part of any controversy and rumors. His sexuality is straight and he likes to spend his leisure time with his family and friends.

Once, Adriano Zumbo was caught underpaying staff restaurant Kitchen Republik, in Box Hill, and was penalized $100,000 after it “grossly exploited” a visa holder from Taiwan through underpayments worth more than $30,000 in less than nine months.

Adriano Zumbo is one of the highest paid patissiers who earns a huge amount of money from his professional career. He has also appeared in numerous movies and television series from which he must have collected a decent amount of salary. 

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Born in Australia

November 6 , 1981

Zumbo was born in Australia and grew up in Coonamble, New South Wales along with his family of Italian heritage. Currently, he is 36-years old and his birth sign is Scorpio.

opened Patisserie

2007

Zumbo started supplying muffins, brownies, homemade tarts, and banana bread to local cafes in Sydney and he is also good at grower market. He opened his first patisserie in Balmain. 

Co-hosted Zumbo's Just Desserts

2016

Zumbo co-hosted Seven Network cooking series Zumbo's Just Desserts together with Rachel Khoo and Gigi Falanga which was liked by numerous people all over the world.

Total Net worth

2018

Zumbo is one of the highest paid patissiers who earns a huge amount of money from his professional career. The present value of his net worth is under review.