The Los Angeles, California-based American chef Michael Voltaggio garnered recognition after becoming the winner of the sixth season of Top Chef. He has also appeared as a guest judge in Season 3 of Top Chef Canada and has appeared twice in the sitcom Young & Hungry.
Born And Raised in Frederick, Maryland
Michael Voltaggio was born on September 19, 1978, in Frederick, Maryland, United States. His mother’s name is Sharon Mangine.
He has a brother named Bryan Voltaggio, who is also a chef as well. Similarly, he has a brother named Michael Voltaggio and a sister, Staci Rosenberger.
The professional chef is 43 years old as of writing this article. As per his nationality, he is American and is of white ethnicity. He studied at The Greenbrier.
What Is His Net Worth? Career Highlights
The 43-year-old popular chef has earned an estimated net worth of $1 million as of October 2021. He mainly earns a decent sum from his professional career.
As per salary.com, the average salary of a chef in the USA is $49,214, but the range typically falls at $40,071 to $61,407. So he might be earning in a similar range.
Besides, his Instagram @mvoltaggio, with more than 240 thousand followers, racks him up about $717.75 to $1,196.25 per sponsor post.
Voltaggio got his first job at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Naples, Florida, under chef Peter Timmins. He became Chef de Cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa in Pasadena.
After leaving The Dining Room in 2010, he ran his own restaurant in West Hollywood, California. His restaurant features over 60 seats in the dining room along with a particular room that can provide an additional ten customers.
Besides this, Michael became more prevalent among people after winning the sixth season of Top Chef alongside his brother, Bryan Voltaggio.
The professional chef has also appeared as a guest judge in Season 3 of Top Chef Canada and has appeared twice in the sitcom Young & Hungry.
Furthermore, he made an appearance on Iron Chef American in Battle Iberico, where he competed against chef Bobby Flay. Not to mention, the chef has also appeared in a season 5 story arc in Netflix’s Lucifer.
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Married And Relationship Details – Father Of Two Daughters
Michael Voltaggio is currently in a long relationship with the impact designer and owner of Sami Miro Vintage, Sami Miro.
The couple has been together since 2019 and still going strong. The two often post adorable snaps of them on their respective Instagram.
Before Sami, Voltaggio was a married man. He welcomed two beautiful daughters, Sophia Voltaggio and Olivia Voltaggio, with her former wife, Kerri Adams.
Meanwhile, his now-girlfriend had also previously linked with famous actor Zac Efron. However, their relationship ended up in 2016 after two years of togetherness.