Money doesn’t come easy. You must earn it. Or, in Guy Fieri’s case, cook it! Yes, today I’ll be shining the million-dollar light on the world-famous cook, sporting that rockstar appearance and lining his pockets with gold every passing minute.
This American Restauranteur found his metier in cooking back in 1996 when Johnny Garlic’s, his first ever restaurant was opened in California. From there, the world was his kitchen and Guy held control of all the ingredients! His fame train, which began almost 20 years ago, hasn’t stopped since. And oh my, the wonders he can do with a few potatoes and a slice of bacon!
He certainly has a name fitting for his profession as well, doesn’t he? Guy Fieri! His fiery passion for all things culinary made waves all around the world, kindling in Santa Rosa and spreading throughout the 7 continents. And for someone as rich as THIS guy (you get the drift?!), it’s obligatory to go through a routine ‘net worth’ checkup, am I right? So get ready to feel like a stray man sleeping on a railway platform because Guy Fieri’s wealth might just shock your brains out. (Don’t tell me I didn’t warn you, alright?)
Guy Fieri Net Worth
This charming, white-haired cook (now, prepare yourself, dear readers) is worth 197 MILLION DOLLARS! His annual income rests somewhere around $25 Million and damn am I jealous as a cat right now! I now regret that I never paid attention to all those cookery classes my mum made me take because wow.
Fiery indeed because Guy Fieri covets wealth like a dragon covets gold. And not just any wealth, people! He has made sure to leave his imprint everywhere, opening restaurants everywhere from Las Vegas (now THAT’S some true business sense, right there!) to Virginia. There isn’t an American food-lover who doesn’t know of this guy and his restaurants.
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Guy Fieri Backstory
Do you want to know how he began his multi-million dollar journey? Because I certainly do!
It all started back when he was a mere 10-year-old boy. This little guy, a pretzel lover at heart, decided to turn into an entrepreneur right then and there and built his own cart named ”The Awesome Pretzel” with the vision to sell his amazing, soft pretzels to whoever will buy them!
I don’t know about you but when I see a cute, little boy playing cook? I BUY THE DAMN PRETZEL! And so did, I am sure, many others. That was when he began his long-term, never-ending relationship with food. And you better not look down at that because it was just by selling pretzels and washing dishes that he earned money that went straight to his college fund. And in a span of six years, he saved enough to send him to Chantilly, France as a foreign exchange student.
And a good thing too, because although he had fallen in love with food long ago, it was his international expeditions that taught him to appreciate the beauty of international cuisine. And from that point onwards, he knew a regular life in a 4 x 4 cubicle couldn’t satisfy him. The rest, as you know, is history.
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Abs are made in the kitchen, yes? Well, so are love stories! When Guy began cooking, he didn’t have two pennies to rub together, and yet, this blonde spiky-haired boy did not care one bit about such blocks. For him, cooking was not only a necessity for the body but also for the heart and soul.
Which was the reason why his first-ever restaurant in California did so well that he went on to open several more, from Guy’s Chophouse in Atlantic City to Guy’s Burger Joint. There isn’t a thing this man cannot do with a sharp knife and a chopping board.
Oh, and did I tell you that this ”culinary rock star” had his own show as well? Well, now I have! Launched in 2006 on Food Network, his show ‘Guy’s Big Bite’ was amongst the most famous cookery shows on television. From here, he went on to host many other shows and still does that even today.
So, yeah, all of you who think you are above cooking? Well, you are definitely missing out on a good couple hundred million dollars judging by this guy’s bank balance. Are you sure you can afford to miss out on that? Well, I certainly cannot! logs off and rushes to the kitchen