Michael Symon is one of the first names that come up when we think about the nation’s most famous chefs, thanks to his easy recipes and cooking style that is popular through his persona as a celebrity chef.
He is made famous for his appearances in the hit and favorite shows like ‘Iron Chef‘ and ‘The Best Thing I Ever Ate.‘ His shows are great and all, but we can’t see much besides Michael Symon’s outstanding skills in cooking or the culinary arts, and we cannot know his personal information like his married life with his wife, Liz Shanahan. Learn more about American Chef Michael Symon’s net worth, his wiki-bio, and all relevant facts about him.
Michael Symon’s Net Worth & Salary.
Michael Symon’s well-renowned name has made his all-time successful career even more rewarding, considering how much more salary and net worth he makes. His insanely massive net worth is generally a result of his impressive salary as a TV personality and a celebrity chef. Chef Michael Symon’s net worth is estimated to be close to $6 million with an undisclosed salary.
He has made appearances in several shows like ‘Iron Chef America’ and ‘The Chew.’ Besides his TV fame, he was already a successful restaurateur before that. He opened and ran multiple successful businesses in the form of his restaurant ‘Lola,’ he established in February 1997 in Cleveland, Ohio. The restaurant, which later had its name changed to “Lolita’ was a success that may have prompted him to re-launch ‘Lola’ in downtown Chicago. These are just some of his greatest career moments that contribute to his source of income.
Career, profession, TV show That Gave Michael Symon his $6 Million Net Worth.
Before telling you anything about Chef Michael Symon’s wife Liz and their married life, let us reveal his net worth to you.
Michael Symon who started his stardom by competing multiple times in the ‘Iron Chef’ series, has also graced us as one of the new co-hosts on ABC network’s food and cooking-related talk show ‘The Chew’ starting from September 2012. Michael Symon has held several other TV appearances in shows and series like ‘Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations,‘ ‘The Best Thing I Ever Ate,’ ‘Cook like an Iron Chef,’ ‘Food Feuds‘ and even ‘Conan.’
Michael Symon also has had a lot of success in the restaurant business, having opened various other restaurants other than ‘Lola’ and ‘Lolita.’ He opened ‘Parea’ in New York City on April 15, 2006, which specializes in Greek cuisine, and its name in Greek stands for ‘A Group of Friends.’
He opened another restaurant in the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, Detroit, Michigan, in 2008 called ‘Roast.’ He also owned Bar Symon in Avon Lake, Ohio, on July 1, 2009, and B Spot in Woodmere, Ohio shortly after.
Michael Symon has also taken his wisdom and knowledge to try his hand at book writing. He wrote his first book in collaboration with Michael Ruhlman titled ‘Michael Symon’s Live to Cook: Recipes and Techniques to Rock Your Kitchen.’ He has also co-authored with several people, including Mario Batali and Food Network Producers Daphne Oz, Gordon Elliott, Clinton Kelley, and Clara Hall titled ‘The Chew: Food. Life. Fun.’ Some of the other books he has authored include ‘Michael Symon’s Carnivore: 120 Recipes for Meat Lovers,’ The Chew: Winter Flavors,’ ‘The Chew: What’s for Dinner,’ and ‘Michael Symon’s Playing with Fire.’
Michael Symon is married to wife, Liz Shanahan, with Kids?
Michael Symon has hit the jackpot in his personal life, as well as he is married to Liz Shanahan, his lovely wife. Liz Shanahan also happens to be a chef, and they met working together.
While Michael felt a connection to who would be his future wife, it took him five years to ask Liz Shanahan out on a date. Since then, they had shared many precious moments, including a hilarious date when Liz ended up serving cooked chicken because of dim lights.
They opened their first restaurant, ‘Lola’ together when they were engaged. Michael Symon and his wife Liz Shanahan live with one child, Michael’s stepson Kyle, who was two years older when he first met Liz, but he is a grown-up now.
Michael Symon’s wife Liz Shanahan’s Biography: Age, Family, Career, Education
Liz Shanahan and her husband like to lead their married life in complete privacy, so we know little about her wiki-bio. On the other hand, Michael was born on September 19, 1969, in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, in 1990. Liz Shanahan is his longtime wife and a chef like him who supports him in his restaurant business.