Emeril Lagasse - Famous Author

Emeril Lagasse Net Worth


Emeril Lagasse’s net worth is estimated to be $70 million. He is a famous American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, and cookbook author. Lagasse is one of the most successful celebrity chefs of all time and is known for pioneering the concept of being a celebrity chef. His personal cooking style and dramatic flair have contributed to his signature persona.

Key facts:

  • Emeril Lagasse is one of the most successful celebrity chefs of all time
  • He pioneered the concept of being a celebrity chef
  • Lagasse opened his first restaurant, Emeril's, in 199 in New Orleans
  • He is the executive chef and proprietor of thirteen Emeril's restaurants
  • Lagasse has hosted several cooking shows and won a Daytime Emmy for his show 'Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse'
  • He has released ten cookbooks and has been a food correspondent for ABC's 'Good Morning America' since 1998
  • Lagasse founded his own brand of dry grocery products, as well as lines of kitchen knives, cookware, and kitchen electrical appliances
  • Emeril sold his assets except for his restaurant chain to Martha Stewart's company for $50 million in 2008
  • He started the Emeril Lagasse Foundation in 2002 to support non-profits and educational initiatives for disadvantaged children
  • Lagasse has received the James Beard Foundation Humanitarian of the Year award and his foundation hosts a signature annual fundraiser called Carnivale du Vin
  • Emeril has been married three times and currently resides between New Orleans and Destin, Florida

Basic Information About Emeril Lagasse

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Celebrity Chefs
ProfessionsTV chef, Chef, Author, Restaurateur, Presenter, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Drummer, Actor, Voice Actor
Net worth$70,000,000
Date of birth1959-10-15 (64 years old)
Place of birthFall River
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksHis catch phrase, "Bam!"
Catch phrase: "Let's kick it up a notch."
Height5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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Emeril Lagasse roles

Movie / Series Role
The Princess and the FrogMarlon the Gator (voice)
Last HolidayEmeril Lagasse
Space Ghost Coast to CoastSelf 1 episode, 1996
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres ShowSelf 1 episode, 2006
CosbyThe Former Friend of Bill Cosby 1 episode, 1999
HerculesKing Darius 1 episode, 1998
Anthony Bourdain: No ReservationsSelf 1 episode, 2008
Top ChefSelf - Judge / ... 35 episodes, 2009-2014
The Daily ShowSelf 1 episode, 2001
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf / ... 17 episodes, 1996-2008
Late Night with Conan O'BrienSelf - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 1997-2001
Late Night with Jimmy FallonSelf 2 episodes, 2009-2012

Emeril Lagasse's Quotes

  • I wouldn't wish divorce on my worst enemy. It's just a lousy thing to go through. I disagree with people who say 'oh, its a good time now we can get divorced.' There's no good time to get divorced. It stinks, it's a lousy thing.

Interesting Facts about Emeril Lagasse

  1. Celebrity chef and restaurateur.
  2. Born to a Portuguese mother and a French Canadian father.
  3. Has a degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island.
  4. Has an older sister, Delores and a younger brother Mark
  5. Has two girls, Jessica and Jillian, with his first wife, Elizabeth.
  6. Is an accomplished drummer
  7. Wife Alden Lovelace is a native of Gulfport, Mississippi, and they own a home in Pass Christian, Mississippi, on the Gulf Coast.
  8. He and his wife, Alden, welcomed a baby girl, Meril Lovelace Lagasse, who was born at 12:05 p.m. December 10, 2004, and weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz.
  9. Has a son, E.J. (Emeril John Lagasse IV) born March 2003 with wife Alden Lovelace.
  10. In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $9 million.
  11. Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade. [2008]
  12. Has worked as a chef at Commander's Palace restaurant in New Orleans, 1982-1987.
  13. Began his career as a sous chef at Parker's House restaurant in Boston in 1976. One of his fans was Julia Child.
  14. Chef/owner, "Emeril's Restaurant" in New Orleans.
  15. Friend of Dean Fearing and Norman Van Aken.
  16. When Emeril travels, you can find anything Kenny Chesney or Grace Potter on his playlist and definitely some Sammy Hagar and Billy Joel.
  17. Emeril Lagasse left Commander's Palace to open his own restaurant. One year after the opening Emeril won the prestigious James Beard Award for Best Chef in the South West.
  18. BAM! is one of Emeril's famous catchphrases.
  19. In Emeril's suitcase you'll find a wine screw, flip flops and chef coats.
  20. Emeril doesn't usually travel with food but if he needs a special ingredient like truffles or caviar, he's been known to bring it himself.

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