Guy Fieri is an American restaurateur and television personality know for his Food Network. He has a net worth of $16 million dollars. He co-owns six popular restaurants in California.
Guy Fieri was born on January 22, 1968 in Columbus, Ohio. He grew up in a rural area of Northern California called Ferndale, near Humboldt County. Guy had a passion in food enterprises since childhood.
For instance, he began selling pretzels from his "Awesome Pretzel" cart since grade school in Ferndale. Later, he washed dishes in order to finance his high school cost to study cuisine as a foreign exchange student in France.
He attended the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and is known for his trademark bleached blonde hair that he puts up in spikes wildly.
Guy first worked for the company, Stouffer's. In 2006, Guy started working on a television platform to develop restaurant concepts in Southern California. Guy's first Food Network show "Guy's Big Bite" premiered in June 2006.
It has since aired over 150 episodes across 13 seasons. Later, in November 2006, Guy starred in another very popular "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives". The show has since released over 230 episodes over 19 seasons. It also won the 2007 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Show.
In addition, in 2008, Guy published a New York Times bestseller, Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: An All-American Road Trip. The book remained on the bestseller list for an impressive twelve weeks.
He also published “More Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: Another Drop-Top Culinary Cruise Through America’s Finest and Funkiest Joints” and a cookbook named “Guy Fieri Food”. These books increased both his fame and his net worth.
Not only that, Guy is involved with two different game shows: “Minute to Win It” and “Guy’s Grocery Games”.
Family and personal life:
Guy was born to Penelope and Jim Ferry. He is of mixed heritage: Italian and Irish.
In 1995, Guy married Lori Fieri. The couple has two sons: Hunter and Ryder Fieri. The family lives in Northern California. Fieri has a quite expensive side hobby of collecting classic cars.
Guy is known for his television series on the Food Network. While his annual salary has not been disclosed to the public, his net worth is supposed to be around $16 million. Guy Fieri’s six California restaurants have made significant contributions to his net worth.