Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

Chef

Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson’s net worth is about $6 million.


Marcus Samuelsson

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Marcus Samuelsson is one of the rare chefs and restaurateurs who have achieved celebrity. He is the head chef of Red Rooster in Harlem, New York, and a successful author with four cookbooks to his credit. Samuelsson, who is well-known throughout the world, is also well-known for his appearances on Inner Chef and Top Chef with Marcus Samuelsson. He is, interestingly, a visiting Professor at Umea University of International Culinary Science.

Several accolades have been bestowed upon the chef throughout the years, including Best Chef: New York City from the James Beard Foundation in 2003. In the early 1990s, he was the youngest person ever to earn a three-star restaurant rating from the New York Times. Furthermore, he has earned four-star ratings from Forbes magazine on several occasions.

More specifically, Samuelsson had a hand in many of the President’s and First Lady’s noteworthy initiatives. He is on the board of directors of the Careers Through Culinary Arts program and is an ambassador for the United States Fund for UNICEF.

What is the net worth of Marcus Samuelsson?

According to different reports, the restaurateur and Ethiopian-Swedish chef Marcus Samuelsson has a net worth of $6 million. Because of his eateries, which include:

Net Worth $6 million
Salary Not Known
Height 5 ft 3 in
Date of Birth 25 January 1971
Profession Comedians
Marcus Samuelsson
Marcus Samuelsson with his family Source: Google

Marcus Samuelsson: Birth, & Education

Marcus Samuelsson was born on January 25, 1971, in an Ethiopian hamlet to Ethiopian parents. Following his mother’s death at the age of three, he and his sister, Fantaye Tsegie, were adopted by a Swedish couple.

Marcus studied at the Culinary Institute in Gothenburg (Göteborg) before working as an apprentice in Austria and Switzerland.

Samuelsson went to the United States in 1991 for an eight-month apprenticeship at Restaurant Aquavit.

He left to work on a cruise ship in Sweden at the conclusion of his tenure there, but returned in 1994 to work under the Executive Chef, Jan Sendel.

Jan died just eight weeks later, leaving a vacancy that, predictably, Mr. Samuelsson was selected to fill.

Marcus Samuelsson: Professional Career

Marcus Samuelsson developed an interest in cooking after seeing his grandma prepare a variety of dishes. She was a chef who showed him how to make gingersnaps, cookies, meatballs, and pickled fresh veggies.

This was the source of his passion and respect for local, fresh cuisine. Marcus stated that his love of spices sprang from his family in Ethiopia.

At the age of 14/15, he worked in a professional kitchen for the first time. His father pushed him to pursue his passion but to be meticulous in his execution.

This has made the Chef more aware of the need to improve himself on a regular basis. Samuelsson also worked at a few small restaurants as well as a local bakery. It’s no surprise that he has a golden touch.

Marcus Samuelsson: Relationship Status

In 2009, Marcus Samuelsson married model Maya Haile. Maya grew raised in the Netherlands after being born in Ethiopia. The model is 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Marcus and Maya had a destination wedding in Ethiopia, and many of Maya’s family members attended. They delighted in the rich African culture of food and other ceremonial elements.

The couple resides in Harlem, New York, with their son, where two of Samuelsson’s twelve restaurants are also located.

Marcus Samuelsson: Parents, Siblings

Marcus Samuelsson lost his biological mother to the Tuberculosis outbreak in Ethiopia at the age of three.

Marcus’ father is an Orthodox Tewahedo church Priest who still resides in Marcus’ birthplace, an Ethiopian hamlet. Due to the turbulence of Ethiopia’s civil war in 1974, he was separated from his family.

Samuelsson’s birth name is Kassahun Tsegie, but it was altered when he was adopted by Ann Marie and Lennart Samuelsson. The same white couple also adopted his older sister.

Ann is a housewife, and Lennart is a geologist. Anna Samuelsson, the couple’s adoptive daughter, was born in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Marcus Samuelsson: Height

Marcus Samuelsson’s height has yet to be confirmed, although he is not a tall guy.

Maya, his wife, is 1.8 meters taller than him. Well, love conquers everything, even height!

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