Fabio Viviani is an Italian-American chef, restaurant businessman, and author of the cookbooks. He is popular among the people for his appearance on the reality television competition series Top Chef in 2008. He was voted the ‘fan favourite’ chef in the competition.
What’s the reason behind his successful restaurant business? What’s he into currently? Know about his childhood, family, career, net worth, wife, personal life, and more.
What’s his Age? (Childhood, Nationality, and Ethnicity)
Viviani was born on the 10th of October, 1978, in Florence, Italy. He is 43 years old as of 2022. He grew up in Italy and belongs to Italian heritage. Moreover, Fabio holds dual nationality of Italy and America.
His grandfather’s name is Nonno.
Fabio started his career as a chef at 11 when worked in a bakery overnight. After that, he worked at the Italian Florentine iconic restaurant “Il Pallaio” at the age of 14 and became the restaurant’s sous chef after two years.
The Italian-born chef was then deeply into cooking and even attended culinary school and moved across Europe training people about classic Italian and European cuisine.
Career, Restaurant Business, and TV Shows
Viviani already had 2 nightclubs and 5 restaurants in Florence when he was 27. He then moved to the US and opened several restaurants. Besides, he also operates a blog named Fabio’s Magazine where he updates his recipes, health, and lifestyle content.
The Italian-American restaurateur also competed in the fifth season of the reality TV show Top Chef where he came fourth. However, he was voted the fan favorite chef. He also competed on Top Chef: All-Stars in 2010. He later appeared on the Bravo reality show Life After Top Chef where he was one among the four Top Chef alumni.
Besides, he has appeared as a guest in several cooking segments and series. He has even released his own recipe books Cafe Firenze Cookbook: Food and Drink Recipes from the Tuscan Sons, Fabio’s Italian Kitchen, Fabio’s American Home Kitchen, etc.
Who is Fabio Viviani’s Wife?
The Top Chef star is married to his wife Ashley Jung Viviani. The couple was engaged to each other in February 2014. They later married in August 2015 in a private ceremony.
His wife Ashley is an independent business leader, model, and real estate broker who is the CEO of a jewelry brand named Stella Valle. Everyone knows that she is the company’s brand ambassador due to her attractive looks.
Ashley studied at the United States Military Academy of West Point. She once used to be an engineer in the U.S. Army.
Does he have Children?
Yes, Viviani has a child with his wife Ashley. On February 24, 2016, his wife Ashley made an Instagram post flaunting her baby bump and revealed that she is 35 weeks pregnant with her first child. She wrote, “Happy To Finally Announce We’re 35 Weeks Pregnant!.”
The couple became the parents of their first child, a son named Gage Christian Viviani, who was born on 20th September 2015.
Fabio Viviani’s Net worth and Properties
The American chef is a successful businessman too. He owns several restaurants and has a long experience as a chef. His net worth as of 2022 is around $15 Million. Moreover, he is now a popular chef and has been living a very lavish life.
A graduate with a Hospitality and Hotel Management degree, Fabio has made full utilization of his education and has been making millions from his business.
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