Joe Bastianich is an American chief And a restaurateur who has also served as a culinary judge in the famous tv cooking show Master Chef from 2011 to 2013.

After 2013, he was recognized for his work in the TV cooking show Master Chef Junior. He is famous for being a television personality, author, and also winemaker.

Quick Wiki
Full NameJoe Bastianich
Date of BirthSeptember 17,1968
Birth PlaceQueens, New York, USA
FatherFelice Bastianich
MotherLidia Bastianich
SpouseDeanna Bastianich
Age52 years old
Weight72 kg
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBald
Net Worth$15million USD


Joe Bastianich was born on September 17, 1968, in Queens, New York, USA. He was born to father Felice Bastianich and his mother Lidia Bastianich. There is no information regarding what his parents did for a living. He has a sibling Tanya Bastianich Martina.
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His nationality is American, and he belongs to the white ethnic group. He is ambitious, talented, hard-working, confident, determined, persistent, and has the personality of a Virgo. He enjoys Travelling, reading books, anchoring, eating, writing books, and spending time with his friends and families.

Early Life

He was a very determined child from his childhood, and he attended Fordham Preparatory School and completed his schooling. Later he studied Finance at Boston College. He was interested in cooking from his childhood. After his parents opened a restaurant near Manhattan’s Eastside and named the restaurant Felidia, he became serious and determined about what he wanted to do in the future.
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Physical Description

Joe Bastianich, who seems like he is in his mid-40s, is surprisingly 52 years old as of 2020. He is quite tall, and his height is 6 ft, and he weighs 72kg. He is quite secretive about his physical structure and has not discussed his body measurements, including his chest size, hips size, waist size, biceps size, dress size, and shoe size. He has a fair complexion, has beautiful and addictive blue eyes, and has a shaven head.

How did Joe start his career?

Joe Bastianich started his career as a bond trader on the American share market Wall Street. After working there, his interest in the food industry attracted him, and he ventured there. He opened an Italian restaurant and named it Beck with his mother in the year 1993.
Then he later partnered with Mario Batali. They both opened another Italian restaurant, Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca, which successfully gained a three-star New York Times. To date, he has partnered with many people and has opened many restaurants in different parts of the world. He has opened 10 restaurants in New York, 4 restaurants in Las Vegas, 3 restaurants in Los Angles, 2 restaurants in Singapore, 1 Italian market in Chicago, 1 in Boston, and two restaurants in Hongkong.
Along with his partners Luca Guelfi, Simona Miele, and Belen Rodriguez, he was successful in opening the historical Restaurant, which is located in Milan and named Ricci. This restaurant was opened in the year 2015 on June 22. Besides being a successful restauranteur, he is also a successful author. His book “Restaurant Man” became a New York Times Best Seller, and it has also won two awards and was base and on Italian wine and his memoir. It became the best seller within a week of its release in May 2012.
He has also worked as a judge in the famous tv cooking show Master Chef from 2011 to 2013, and after 2013 he was recognized for his work in the TV cooking show Master Chef Junior. He was also a judge in the Italian version of the same program, “Masterchef Italian,” which was telecasted on Sky Uno. He also apprehends in the American reality show “Restaurant Startup” alongside Tim Love on CNBC.
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Joe Bastianich hard work paid off, and he was awarded the Outstanding Restauranteur Award by the James Beard Foundation in 2008 and was awarded, Batali.
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In 2014 there was a rumor surrounding his exit from the “MasterChef” franchise. The rumor turned out to be true. He also became a part of the controversy after one of the contestants from the show had accused the judges of sexual harassment.


Joe Bastianich is happily married to Deanna Bastianich’s love in the year 1995 on February 19. The couple parents to three children Miles Bastianich, Ethan Bastianich, and Olivia Bastianich.
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Social media

Joe Bastianich is quite active in social media, where he keeps his fans updated about his life and plans. His Instagram handle is @jbastianich, and he has 1.3 million followers and 4863 posts.
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Net worth

Joe Bastianich has an estimated net worth of over $15 million, and his current salary is between $100,000 and $1 million US dollars.

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