Andrew Zimmern Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Andrew Scott Zimmern is a well known personality in the entertainment industry. According to current estimations, the net worth of Andrew Zimmern is as high as 5 million dollars. Andrew has earned his net worth as a chef, culinary expert, food critic and television host. The current salary of Andrew Zimmern is 35 thousand dollars per episode of the television program ‘Bizare Foods’, which adds a lot to the total amount of Zimmern’s net worth. He is best known as a host and co-creator of television series’ entitled ‘Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World’, ‘Bizarre Foods America’, and ‘Bizare Foods with Andrew Zimmern’, which are broadcast on the Travel Channel.

Andrew Zimmern Net Worth $5 Million

Moreover, Andrew Zimmern have increased his net worth as a columnist and radio personality.
Andrew Scott Zimmern was born July 4, 1961 in New York, New York, United States. He was born to parents Caren Zimmern and Robert Zimmern. Being 14 years old he started his formal culinary education. He was taught in the Dalton School. Afterwards Andrew became a graduate from Vassar College.

Andrew pursued a career as a general manager or executive chef in various top rated restaurants: this way Zimmern gained his popularity and increased the total amount of his net worth. Due to his popularity, he has been lecturing at the New School for Social Research on restaurant design and management.

However, Andrew’s life changed a lot after he got hooked on alcohol and drugs. He lived this period of his life stealing and homeless. After a year, he was treated in the Hazelden Center, where he now works as a volunteer.

Andrew has also increased his net worth significantly as a freelance journalist and columnist. He has even won an award for his column in ‘Mpls. St. Paul Magazine’. Since 2006, Andrew has been hosting the television cuisine show ‘Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern’ on the Travel Channel, whose executive producer is Colleen. It has released over seventy episodes during the six seasons the show has been on. The show is loved by audience and is commercially very successful, moreover, the ‘Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern’ won two CableFax Awards, for the Best Online Extras and for the Best Television Program: Food. In addition to this, Andrew is the winner of the James Beard Award as the Outstanding TV Food Personality. Furthermore, Zimmern received two Effie Awards for his outstanding online series entitled ‘Toyota’s Appetite for Life’.

As a guest star, Andrew has been invited into a number of first rate events, charity shows, and festivals as follows: ‘The Twin Cities Food and Wine Experience’, ‘Food and Wine Magazine’s Aspen Festival’ and others.

Zimmern is the author of the books ‘The Bizarre Truth: How I Walked out the Door Mouth First … and Came Back Shaking My Head’ released in 2009, and ‘Andrew Zimmern’s Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Foods’, released in 2012.

Andrew Zimmern married his wife Rishia Haas in 2003. They have a son. The family lives in Edina, Minnesota, United States.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 4, 1961
Birth place: New York City, New York, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Profession:Television personality, executive chef, food writer
Education:Dalton School, Vassar College
Spouse:Rishia Haas (m. 2002)
Parents:Caren Zimmern, Robert Zimmern
Awards:CableFax Awards - Best Online Extras/Best Television Program: Food, James Beard Award for Outstanding TV Food Personality (2010 (2010), 2013), Effie Award (2010)
TV shows:'Toyota’s Appetite for Life', ‘Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World’ (since 2009), 'Chowhounds', ‘Bizarre Foods America’, ‘Bizare Foods with Andrew Zimmern’ (since 2006), 'Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations' (2015), 'Everyday Living' (1997)
Books:"The Bizarre Truth: How I Walked out the Door Mouth First ... and Came Back Shaking My Head" (2009), "Andrew Zimmern's Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Foods: An Intrepid Eater's Digest" (2012)

Interesting Facts

1Father of a son.
2Friend of Masaharu Morimoto.
3James Beard award-winner.
4In his free time, he enjoys going to museums and trains in Shotokan Karate.
5Chef/TV host.
6Writes for Mpls. St. Paul Magazine.




Bizarre Foods with Andrew ZimmernTV Series executive producer - 90 episodes, 2008 - 2015 consulting producer - 57 episodes, 2008 - 2011 producer - 1 episode
Bizarre Foods - Delicious Destinations2015TV Series executive producer - 25 episodes
Bizarre Worlds with Andrew Zimmern2008-2009TV Series documentary consulting producer - 10 episodes



Bizarre Foods - Delicious Destinations2015TV Series
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern2006TV Series



Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern2007TV Series writer - 2 episodes



Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern2006-2015TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself / Himself -Host
Metropolis2015TV SeriesHimself
Bizarre Foods - Delicious Destinations2015TV SeriesHimself - Host
Rachael Ray2011-2015TV SeriesHimself
Best.Ever.2015TV SeriesHimself - Chef & Host, Bizarre Foods / Himself - Chef / Host, Bizarre Foods / ...
Chopped2015TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Host, Bizarre Foods
CBS This Morning2014TV SeriesHimself
Top Chef Duels2014TV SeriesHimself - Judge
The Playboy Morning Show2014TV SeriesHimself
My Hometown with Andrew Zimmern2014TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Appetite for Life2012-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Chew2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Border Check with Andrew Zimmern2013TV MovieHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2007-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Best Thing I Ever Made2012TV SeriesHimself
Hello! Hollywood2012TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Iron Chef America: The Series2011-2012TV SeriesHimself - ICA Judge / Host, Bizarre Foods / Himself - Chef
Watch What Happens: Live2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Diners, Drive-ins and Dives2012TV SeriesHimself
Bitchin' Kitchen2011TV SeriesHimself
The Best Thing I Ever Ate2011TV SeriesHimself
The Joy Behar Show2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Traveler's Guide to Life2011TV SeriesHimself
Dining with Death2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Host
Unique Eats2010TV SeriesHimself - Chef / Host, Bizarre Foods
Bizarre Worlds with Andrew Zimmern2008-2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
Man v. Food2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2008TV SeriesHimself
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2007TV SeriesHimself

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