A household name, Jamie Trevor Oliver (MBE) is a British celebrity chef, restaurant owner, and author of several cookbooks. He rose to prominence due to his TV culinary show on BBC The Naked Chef. “Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group.” He has written numerous cookbooks which have sold 14 million copies worldwide and he has launched the campaign Feed Me Better that received endorsement from the British government.
As of 2023, Jamie Oliver's net worth is estimated to be $300 million.
|Net Worth||$300 million|
|Given Name||Jamie Trevor Oliver|
|Famous Name||Jamie Oliver|
|Source(s) of Fame||Professional Chef, Restauranteur, Cookbook author|
|Date of Birth||May 27, 1975|
|Place of Birth||Clavering, Essex, England|
|Relationships||Married, Juliette Norton, Since 2000|
Jamie Oliver was born in Clavering, Essex on May 27, 1975, to parents Trevor and Sally Oliver. He has a sister named Anne-Marie and the family ran a restaurant “The Cricketers.” It was here that Oliver first developed an interest in cooking. He got his early education from Newport Free Grammar School. He later went to Westminster Kingsway College, previously called the Westminster Technical College
Oliver began his career as a pastry chef at Neal Street Restaurant before moving on to become a sous chef at The River Café. He was discovered here by Patricia Llewellyn who produced his culinary TV show The Naked Chef. He then starred in a documentary Jamie’s Kitchen and received an MBE for his services in the hospitality industry. He has motivated the British government and schools to monitor the amount of junk food consumed by children through his movement Feed Me Better.
After J. K. Rowling, Oliver has sold the highest number of books in Britain. His culinary books have reportedly sold over 14.55 million books that have made £180m for him. He has been a part of a chain of restaurants with the first one being Jamie’s Italian. The chain, however, declared bankruptcy in 2019.
Jamie Oliver got married in 2000 to British model and writer Juliette Norton and the couple has five children together: Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, Petal Blossom Rainbow, Buddy Bear Maurice, and River Rocket Blue Dallas. He has publicly talked about his struggle with dyslexia that prevented him from reading any novel up until he was 38 years old.
Oliver has voiced the Health Inspector in Disney Pixar’s animated film Ratatouille. The Times Magazine has covered Jaime’s weight loss journey in detail in which he loses 13kg of body weight by cutting down on meat, loading on vegetables, and sleeping for 8 hours at night.
The celebrity chef has his own website named after himself that features his recipes and healthy eating tips and attracts thousands of readers every month. His Instagram account has 8.7 million followers who look forward to the mouth-watering snaps of his dishes shared on his page. His Youtube account has 5.6 million subscribers and he shares some great insights into getting the taste exactly perfect in his videos. His Facebook account has 8.9 followers and his Twitter account has 6.3 million followers
Jamie Oliver with his culinary books and TV shows has found his way into our kitchens and dining table. He has tried to bring about some real change in our unhealthy eating habits. Though a controversial personality, Jaime is watched and loved by millions all over the world and he has amassed a net worth of a whopping $300 million.
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