Ted Allen Biography and Wiki
Ted Allen is an American television personality and author. 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.
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 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.