David Chang Biography

Published On Oct 02, 2015
Facts of David Chang
Date of Birth: 1977 , August-5
Birth Nation: United States
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Firstly, Chang worked as several restaurants before opening Momofuku Noodle Bar. His outstanding service led him to open his next venture Momofuku Ssam Bar and later Momofuku Milk Bar as an extension of Ssam Bar.  

Moreover, David also opened Ma Peche restaurant which includes a Milk Bar and also released his book David Chang: Momofuku. His diligent work and delicious food are appreciated by millions of people by which he earned several awards and recognition. Chang has won numerous awards; some of them are Rising Star Chef of the Year, World’s 50 Best Restaurants and many other.

Moving towards his personal life, Chang isn't married yet. Information regarding his affair, girlfriend hasn’t been revealed in any media till now. He seems more focused on his career rather than finding a partner.

David has earned the tremendous amount of money in his career. He has more than 10 restaurants in different exotic locations which make him one of the most successful restauranteurs in The Stated. Most of his income comes from his food business, royalty from books and successful TV career. As of 2017, Chang's current Net worth is estimated to be around $50 Million.      

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Born in Vienna, Virginia

August 5 , 1977

David Chang was from the middle class family born in Vienna, Virginia, United States of America to Joe Chang and Sherri Chang. He holds the dual citizenship and is an American and South Korean. He is a tall guy but he is little bit over weight.

Got a job of answering calls


In his early days, he was not that renowned person he has worked in several places as a middle class worker. He worked as a language teacher, an accountant and finally in 2000, he also worked in the call center. He also worked in the store.

Opened his own restaurant


Before David Chang opened his own restaurant, he worked at different places with different jobs. The name of first restaurant is Momofuku Noodle Bar. Then he went of founding several restaurants and hotels all over the world.

Published his own book

October 27 , 2009

 He has also established himself as an author and also as a television personality. He has published several Journals and books. In 2009, he published the book that was titled Momofuku in collaboration with Peter Meehan.

Made his television appearance

November 9 , 2012

David Chang also known by his last name Chang is a renowned restaurateur from United States. He has also established himself as an author and also as a television personality. In 2012, he appeared in the television show The Mind of a Chef.

Listed in The S Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants


He owns several restaurants all over the world and these restaurants are also recorded as on the famous restaurant in the world. In 2011, his restaurant, Momofuku KO was listed in The S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants.

Current Net worth.


David earns the huge amount of money in his career. He owes more than 10 restaurants in different places and his big chunk of income came from his restaurants. It has been estimated that his current net worth is around $ 50 Million.