Jamie Oliver Net Worth 2020, Bio, Wiki, Height, Awards, and Instagram
Jamie Oliver Net Worth 2020 – Jamie Oliver is a famous British chef, restaurateur, author of cookery books, and media personality.
The appeal and reach of many of Jamie Oliver’s dishes lie in the simplicity of his recipes and the relatively short preparation time for each of his dishes.
Jamie Trevor Oliver was born to Trevor and Sally, owners of a pub and restaurant called ‘The Cricketers’, where he began working at the age of 8. By the time he was 11, he could outdo the kitchen staff with his chopping skills.
In 1989, at the age of 14, Jamie formed the band, ‘Scarlet Division’ with composer and musician, Leigh Haggerwood.
Oliver married former model Juliette Norton, in 2000. They have five children; Poppy Daisy, Petal, Buddy and River.
He attended Newport Free Grammar School, he joined Westminster Catering College and then, obtained a City and Guilds National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) in home economics.
Although he started his career as a pastry chef at Antonio Carluccio’s Neal’s Yard under his mentor Gennaro Contaldo, it was as a sous chef at ‘The River Cafe’ that Jamie Oliver was recognized and was catapulted into a world cooking platform.
His show, ‘The Naked Chef’ debuted on BBC Two on April 14, 1999, and ran for three seasons.
In 2000, he launched ‘Pukka Tukka’ on Channel 4 and signed a $2-million deal with the UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. Although it made him richer by $1.2 million every year, the relationship soured due to his disdain for supermarkets.
In 2002, his show, ‘Jamie’s Kitchen’, a documentary series, had a successful run. The show followed Jamie Oliver as he attempts to train a group of fifteen disadvantaged youth.
The concept of the show included that those who complete the course will be offered jobs at Oliver’s new restaurant ‘Fifteen’. Out of the fifteen contestants, five managed to secure a job.
In 2003, the four-part sequel to ‘Jamie’s Kitchen’, ‘Return to Jamie’s Kitchen’ was launched.
He was voted the ‘Most Inspiring Political Figure’ for the ‘Feed Me Better’ campaign that worked toward cutting out junk food in the diets of British schoolchildren. The British Government pledged to $280 million on school dinners.
‘Jamie’s Great Italian Escape’ was a six-part travelogue series released in 2005, wherein the chef traveled around Italy in a blue VW van and his personal experiences and adventures with cooking.
The following year, ‘Jamie’s Kitchen Australia’ was aired in Australia.
In June 2008, he launched ‘Jamie’s Italian’, a business venture in England and followed it up with ‘Jamie’s Fowl Dinners’ the same year.
‘Jamie Saves Our Bacon’, which aired in 2009, drew the world’s attention to pig farming in the UK and EU.
He followed that up with ‘Jamie’s American Road Trip’ and ‘Jamie’s Family Christmas’. Later that year, he raised $22 million to fund his Italian restaurants in Asia.
‘Jamie Oliver‘s Food Revolution’ aired in 2010, attempted to improve the eating habits of city residents. For the first season, Oliver visited Huntington, West Virginia, statistically one of the unhealthiest cities in the US.
The show won an Emmy for Outstanding Reality Programme. For the second season to be aired in 2011, Oliver chose Los Angeles.
However, his attempts to make changes in school meals in Los Angeles were rebuffed and he was barred from shooting there and the show was canceled.
‘Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals’ aired in 2010, focused on simple, home-cooked meals that could be assembled in 30 minutes.
2011 was a particularly hectic year for Oliver. He worked on ‘Jamie’s Dream School’, ‘Jamie’s Fish Supper’, ‘Jamie Cooks Summer’, and ‘Jamie’s Britain’.
In 2012, he appeared on MasterChef Australia and scored higher than the three contestants he was up against.
He also worked on ‘Jamie’s 15-Minute Meals’, ‘Jamie & Jimmy’s Food Fight Club’, and invested in the Maison Publique, Montreal.
In 2013, he became the chef and proprietor of ‘Jamie Oliver’s Diner’.
Height and Weight
|177.8 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|75 kg (165 lb)|
In June 2003, Jamie Oliver was awarded the MBE, a proponent of fresh organic foods, In July 2010, Jamie gained the top spot and has been named as the most powerful and influential person in the UK hospitality industry.
In 2012, Oliver was honored by Harvard School Of Public Health with the Healthy Cup Award for his substantial achievements in working to end the childhood obesity epidemic.
In 2013 Oliver was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal College of General Practitioners for his work on lowering childhood obesity by improving the nutrition of school dinners.
Jamie Oliver is famous for his many shows including The Naked Chef, Jamie’s Kitchen and Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.
He is also famous for the many books he has written including Jamie’s 15-Minute meals, Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals, and Jamie Oliver’s Comfort food.
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Jamie Oliver has a net worth of $300 million.
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