Eddie Huang Biography

Updated On Jun 19, 2019 Published On Nov 08, 2015
Facts of Eddie Huang
Date of Birth: 1982 , March-1
Birth Nation: United States
Name Eddie Huang
Birth Name Edwyn Charles Huang
Nick Name Eddie
Father Louis Huang
Mother Jessica Huang
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C
Ethnicity White
Profession Restaurateur
Working For Television
Net Worth $ 2 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Famous for Chef, writer, food personality, attorney, restaurateur
Special Title BaoHaus (Manhattan restaurant)
Affair with N/A
Married N/A
Divorce N/A
Education Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (2005–2008), Rollins College (2001–2004), University of Pittsburgh
TV Show Unique Eats
Siblings Emery Huang, Evan Huang
Books Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir
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Multi-talented Eddie Huang is the famous restaurateur, chef, and food famous television personality from the United States. He is well-known as the writer and attorney. He is popular in the United States for being the owner of the BaoHaus, a sandwich shop.

Eddie Huang's early life and personal life

Eddie Huang was from the middle-class family born as Edwyn Charles Huang in Washington, D.C., the United States of America to Louis Huang and Jessica Huang.


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He is an American by nationality and his parents were from Taiwan he is of South-Asian ethnic background. Huang is the graduate of the "University of Pittsburgh".

Eddie Huang's personal life

Though Eddie has already established himself in the United States. He is very private relating to his personal matters. However as per our source once he planned to get married to his girlfriend, Dena.

They were dating since 2013 and were planning to marry in 2014, but due to some relationship issues, they separated without marrying.

Eddie Huang's career

He began his professional career as a lawyer in the corporate law in New York City.

In 2008, he was hired on a permanent basis in the Corporate Department but his job was taken away soon within a few months due to a financial crisis of 2007–08. 

Then he turned his interests towards comedy and began his career as a standup comedian, during that time he was also a marijuana dealer. His childhood dream was cooking so, in 2011, he opened his own restaurant in Manhattan.

And he is famous for his hot and spicy videos on YouTube.

Since Eddie grew up in the United States, he was more influenced by African-American culture rather than his Chinese culture. He was arrested twice for some crimes, while he was young. 

Eddie Huang's net worth

In a short time, he has achieved a good financial status, so he must receive a good amount of salary and his current net worth is around $2.5 million.

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Born in Washington, DC

March 1 , 1982

Eddie Huang was from the middle class family born as Edwyn Charles Huang in Washington, D.C., United States of America to Louis Huang and Jessica Huang. He is an America and his parents were from Taiwan.

Graduated from Rollins College


Though he was arrested twice when he was still young, he didn't end his interest in his studies. After completing his high school education, he joined University of Pittsburgh and then Rollins College. He was able to earn his bachelor’s degree in English and Film in 2004. 

Won Minority Fellowship


When it comes to education, he is the talented guy. He has won several scholarship and fellowship throughout his life. In 2006, he won New York City Bar Association Minority Fellowship. Once he was also honored with the Barbara Lawrence Alfond English Award.

Earned Juris Doctor


After completing his bachelor's degree from Rollins College, he won several scholarships and then joined Cardozo School of Law. While he was there he also worked in several projects. He received his Juries Doctor from this University in 2008. 

Worked as Summer Associate


While he was attending his law classes in Cardozo School of Law, he began working as a lawyer in corporate laws. In 2006, he was a Summer Associate and he worked in this position for about a year.

Laid off from his work


Being summer associate for about a year from 2006 to 2007, in 2008 he was hired in a permanent basis in the Corporate Department but his job was taken away soon within few months due to financial crisis of 2007–08.

Owned streetwear company


In 2006, he opened his own streetwear company. He named his company as Hoodman Clothing," initially called "Bergdorf Hoodman". In this company, he presented his own clothing designs and ran this company till 2009. 

Opened BaoHaus, a Taiwanese bun


In 2009, he decided to close his streetwear company and began following his own childhood dreams. At the end of 2009, he opened his own restaurant in Lower Manhattan and named it BaoHaus, a Taiwanese bun. 

Published his own memoir


After spending his time in cooking and being the owner of several restaurants in Manhattan, he desired to write something about his life and cooking. In 2013, he published his own biography and it was titled Fresh off the Boat: A Memoir.

Hosted Cheap Bites


He also took his time to share his knowledge in cooking via television shows. In 2011, he appeared in one of the cooking channels in United States and hosted the show named Cheap Bites. He was also seen several times in Unique Eats.