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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.