Ted Allen Chopped, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Family, Parents, Husband, Wedding, Salary, Net Worth

Ted Allen Biography and Wiki

Ted Allen is an American television personality and author. He was the food and wine connoisseur for Queer Eye reality television series that aired on Bravo. In 2009, he was made the host of the TV cooking competition series Chopped and its spin-off Chopped Junior, since mid-2015. 

Allen began his career as a reporter for Lerner Newspapers in Chicago. He then became a freelancer for Chicago magazine and later a senior editor. Ted wrote about wine, food, and luminaries of the culinary world. He was also a contributing editor for Esquire where he wrote about food pieces and profiles.

In 2003, he became popular for appearing in the reality series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy as the food and wine specialist. He began appearing in more food channels and programs as a gourmet. He became a frequent guest judge on Iron Chef America for Food Network.

From 2007, he appeared as a regular judge on seasons 3 and 4 of Top Chef on Bravo. He left the network in 2008 and joined Food Network as the host of Chopped and Food Detectives. A spin-off of the Chopped shows Chopped Junior was created in 2015.

Allen has made appearances on shows such as Dear Food Network, Beat Bobby Flay, The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Best Ever, and The Next Food Network Star.

Ted Allen Age

Allen is 56 years as of 2021, he was born on 20th May 1965 in Columbus, Ohio, U.S.

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Ted Allen Height and Weight

Allen stands at an average height and moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to His surroundings, are anything to go by.

Ted Allen Parents and Family

Allen was born and brought up in the USA by his loving parents  Lowell Reese Allen and Donna Allen. He has not disclosed any further information on his family nor his siblings.

Ted went to Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana. He later graduated from Purdue University with a degree in psychology in 1987. He also graduated from New York University from the Science and Environmental Reporting Program with an MA in journalism.

Ted Allen Husband and Married

Allen is married to his husband Barry Rice. They were in a relationship for 20 years before being engaged on 26 June 2016. He shared the exciting news on his Twitter account to which his fellow judges such as chef Mario Batali and cake master Duff Goldman congratulated them.

Ted Allen Books

  • Esquire’s Things A Man Should Know About Style (Riverhead Books, 1999) with Scott Omelianuk
  • Esquire’s Things A Man Should Know About Marriage (Riverhead Books, 2000) with Scott Omelianuk
  • Co-author, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: The Fab Five’s Guide to Looking Better, Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better, and Living Better
  • Esquire’s Things A Man Should Know About Sex (Riverhead Books, 2001) with Scott Omelianuk
  • The Food You Want To Eat: 100 Smart, Simple Recipes (Clarkson Potter, 2005)

Ted Allen Salary

Allen receives a  salary of $3000 per episode from his career as a television personality.

Ted Allen Net Worth

Allen is believed to have an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2021 from his successful career as a television personality and author.

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