Andrew Zimmern is an American television persona, food writer and also a teacher. Andrew Zimmern has been consultant producer, co-producer, and anchor for series like Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World and Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern for Travel Channel.
- Birthday: 4 July 1961 (Age 57)
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American
Andrew Zimmern Net Worth – $8 million Dollars and Salary
Andrew Zimmern is an American TV personality, chef, food writer, and teacher who has a net worth of $8 million. He is earning around $35,000 dollars per episode from his television shows.
- Salary: $35,000 dollars
Working in first-class food television, Travel Channel as a co-producer and anchor he is being in gigantic fame and gaining huge fortunes.
Andrew Zimmern TV Shows and Restaurants
Zimmern has worked with multiple reputed restaurants staying in remarkable positions. He has also worked at The New School for Social Research lecturing on restaurant management and design.
Apart from that, he has an anchor and co-produced Travel Channel’s series Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern and its sequels.
On 1 November 2006, Zimmern debut as an anchor for Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern on Travel Channel.
The series has run up to season 15 when Zimmern traveled 32 nations as well as 14 states of US. He anchored spinoff of the show named Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World in 2009 visiting eight nations and 2 states.
- (1993-1997)- Worked at Café Un Deux Trois as an executive chef
- 2006- Stared anchoring Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern on Travel Channel
- 2012- Present)- Began Bizarre Foods America
- 2010- Received James Beard Award for Outstanding TV Food Personality
He appeared as a guest in an episode of “No Reservation” in 2007 alongside Anthony Bourdain in NYC. Moreover Zimmer guest-starred in an episode of “Man v. Food” alongside Adam Richman in 2009.
Since 2012, he is starred on Bizarre Foods America, a spin-off of Bizarre Foods. He also presents “Driven By Food” for the channel kicked off from April 2016.
In his early career, Zimmern has served as executive chef of various restaurant around New York. He also taught at The New School for Social Research. After returning from rehab, he earned massive praise with Café Un Deux Trois as its executive chef in Minneapolis’s Foshay Tower.
In 1997, he left the restaurant in spite of gaining highest ratings from the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Mpls St. Paul Magazine and other popular national publications.
Zimmern is an editor as well as an award-winning column writer for Mpls St. Paul Magazine. He also serves as senior editor for Delta Sky Magazine. He has freelanced at various publications and is the international spokesperson for Travel Leaders and Elite Destination Homes.
Zimmern is the author of “The Bizarre Truth: How I Walked out the Door Mouth First…” and “Came Back Shaking My Head” released in 2009.
Later, he has also published “Andrew Zimmern’s Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Foods” in 2012.
Andrew Zimmern is the recipient of the James Beard Award for Outstanding TV Food Personality in 2010 and 2013 respectively. He received an Effie Award for his online series “Toyota’s Appetite for Life” in 2010.
Andrew Zimmern Age and Height
Andrew Zimmern with height – 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.70m) has a healthy body that seems no athletic. Moreover, he looks extra clean and sophisticated with his bald head that many people fail to flaunt in style.
Andrew Zimmern’s body measurement gives him a chubby appearance that makes him look super cute.
Generally, he dresses ups in formal attire shining more vibrant in his favorite blue shade. His most used outfit is cardigan that wonderfully suits his chubby body.
- Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.70m)
- Body Measurements: N/A
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight: 110 KG (242 lbs.)
Food lover Zimmer has undergone excessive weight lose comparing to 5 years earlier. He lost his unnecessary calories through hardcore exercise and eating healthy waving goodbye to junk foods.
He has a fleshy beardless face with bright hazel eyes and clean shaved hair that gives more classic charm.
As a great food personality, he loves cooking most especially for his son Noah. In spare time, he packs for a long happy vacation with his family and frequently visits his parents.
He is a very light person enjoying every little thing of life with that cute smile on his face. He is an avid hunter and sports lover too.
Andrew Zimmern Wife and Children
Andrew Zimmern is married to Rishia Haas and is a father to Noah Zimmern. Beside Rashia, Andrew wasn’t married or got a divorce with any other females nor has a girlfriend. Zimmern resides in Edina, Minnesota, with his wife, Rishia (née Haas), and their son, Noah.
On 26 December 2002, Andrew Zimmern tied a knot to Rishia Haas at St. Paul Judge Roseanne Nathanson. The couple engaged in the fall of 2001 in their Mexico tour after dating a year and more. Their wedding reception was thrown in June 2003.
Now, they are parents of 11 years old son Noah Zimmern. Despite 15 years long marriage, there hasn’t been heard any rumors of their extramarital affairs or divorce till date.
Zimmern was born in a Jewish family of New York City, New York. He is the only child of Robert Zimmern and Caren.
- Parents: Robert Zimmern and Caren
- Wife: Rashia Haas
- Children: Noah Zimmern
- Marital Status: Married
At the age of 14, he began his cooking training. He graduated from the Dalton School in hometown and earned his bachelor degree from Vassar College.
Once he was severely addicted to drug and alcohol, as a consequence he became homeless for one year. During that phase, he lived robbing wallets of people.
Finally, in 1992, he shifted to Minnesota to be treated in Hazelden Treatment Center, recently he serves as a volunteer there.