Kerry Simon Net Worth (2024): Height, Age At Death, Cause Of Death, Full Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On January 22nd, 2022

Kerry Simon is a renowned American chef who introduced amazing dishes, recipes, and signature American cuisine. He is still being remembered all over the world because of the creativity and adventure he added to enhance the dining experience.

Kerry Simon's Net Worth

As of 2024, Kerry Simon's net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million.

Net Worth$2.5 million
Given NameKerry Glen Simon
Famous NameKerry Simon
Source(s) of FameChef
Date of BirthJune 17, 1955
Place of BirthGermantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Age At Death60
Date of DeathSeptember 11, 2015
Cause of DeathDegenerative Neurological Disorder
RelationshipsSingle, ,

Early Life

Kerry Simon was born on the 17th of June 1955 in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

He has never shared any information regarding his parents. He had a passion for music in his childhood, so he started working at the Little Caesars Pizza Restaurant in Chicago to get an electric guitar.

While he was working there, his interest developed in cooking and he tried different recipes to turn them into something amazing. He got enrolled in the Culinary Institute of America when he was 20 years old.

Career Highlights

During the training in C.I.A, he got to learn the basics of French Cuisine. He got graduated from there but tried to take away all the lessons he learned during his stay. He then moved to New York City. Due to his determination, willpower, and consistency, he became a personal chef for John Addey in London, England.

After going back to New York, he joined the team of Lafayette Restaurant in Drake Hotel of New York. There he got a chance to meet another rising star named Jean- Georges Vongerichten. He also played an important role in the cooking movement of “New America”.

Later, Trump offered him a job as a chef at Plaza Hotel of New York. He became the youngest executive chef in history. A lot of celebrities and renowned personalities appreciated his work and he received the title of “Rock n’ Roll Chef”.

Some well-known magazines also listed him as one of the top personalities. He became a celebrity chef after his “Wild Food” received attention from both the audience and critics. He launched his restaurants and brands that got popularity worldwide. Not only this, the renowned authors and journalists declared his restaurant as one of the best restaurants in the USA. He never stopped and continued exploring different restaurants and their dishes in Las Vegas.

He was approached by Peter Morton and Elizabeth Blau who requested him to open a restaurant of his name in Las Vegas which must have his signature American Cuisine as well.

Kerry used to add a personal touch to his cuisines to take them to the next level. His signature menu includes so many famous dishes, i.e. Spit Roasted Organic Chicken served with Tuscan Fries, Mint and Citrus Vinaigrette, Double Cut Colorado Lamb Chops, Butter Milk Onion Rings, Macaroni and Cheese, and a lot more.

Personal Life 

Kerry Simon has never shared anything related to his personal life. The only information that can be found on the Internet is related to his career life and its background story. The information about his spouse and children is also missing from the internet. However, one thing we know about him is that he preferred to be surrounded by the people he loved.


Kerry Simon died on the 11th of September, 2015. He was suffering from a degenerative neurological disorder. After fighting his battle with the disease for years, he lost his life forever. Even though he was unable to smile properly by the end of his life, his friends, colleagues, relatives, and family still remember him as a cheerful personality. People admire his passion for life, courageousness, determination, and desire for greatness.

Social Media

Kerry Simon wasn’t active on social media platforms. However, he has a lot of fans and followers even after his death.


Kerry Simon is a renowned celebrity chef whom everyone still remembers after 8 years of his death. He has made a great contribution to the cuisine and dining experience. Kerry’s love is holding a lot of people close through food. His net worth is estimated to be around $2.5 million.

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