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Kevin Belton is renowned as a self-taught American celebrity chef. He is also known as the host of the WYES-TV cooking show, “New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton.”
Furthermore, Kevin is a cooking instructor who teaches in New Orleans and a former American Football player. Also, he is a morning chef for WWL-TV.
|Date of Birth
|62 years old
|6 feet 9 inches
Early Life and Age
Kevin Belton was born in 1960. He hails from New Orleans, US. Presently, Kevin is 62 years old as of 2022. Since Kevin is the son of a French, American, and English ancestry and a Mother belonging to French-Caribbean origin, Belton is a mix of English, French, Native American, and African origin.
Kevin Belton’s mother was a school teacher whose family lived in Martinique. At the age of 7 or 8, Kevin started to learn cooking assisting his mother and grandmother in cooking delicious meals.
Talking about his educational background, he went to Our lady of Lourdes Elementary and graduated from Brother Martin High School. After high school, Kevin committed to Louisiana State University.
Similarly, Kevin played college football at Louisiana State University and Xavier. However, his sports career was cut short due to his injuries at San Diego Chargers training camp.
Kevin Belton’s career started as an instructor at the New Orleans School of Cooking. Further, he also made it to the television world, featuring on many cook shows. Belton’s major work includes Emeril Live, Food, Taste of America, Eating in the Bayou, Live Love Lunch, and Taste of America.
Furthermore, Kevin Belton also became a cooking instructor. Kevin spent 30 years teaching the foundation of Louisiana cooking to appreciative audiences. Belton gave nearly 7000 talks in all. He has also offered classes and cooking demonstrations throughout the U.S and Canada.
In his career, Kevin has also co-hosted the BBC series Big Kevin, Little Kevin, which featured British celebrity Kevin Woodford in 1999. The show was recorded in the United Kingdom and the U.S and released in Europe, New Zealand, Asia, and Australia.
Kevin has also authored a cookbook “Big Kevin, Little Kevin-Over 120 Recipes from Britain and America, by TV’s Odd Couple.” The Ebury Press later published Kevin’s book.
Putting cooking aside, Kevin has also starred as the resident chef for the CBS affiliate WWL‘s morning show in 2014. In addition, he is working on a series of segments for WWL named “Naturally N’awlins.”
Furthermore, Belton has partnered with WYES-TV to host different popular food marathons. Belton even wants to bring back New Orleans’s legendary cuisine.
Similarly, Kevin is also filming his second series with WYES, KEVIN BELTON’s NEW ORLEANS KITCHEN, and writing the companion book.
Living the life of a famous chef, Kevin has spent over two decades in the kitchen. The American Culinary Federation acknowledged Kevin as one of the top twenty Louisiana chefs in 2014.
Similarly, in 2018, the ACF provided Kevin with the title of Culinary Legend.
Relationship/ Dating/ Kids
Kevin Belton is a happily married person. He tied the knot with his long-term girlfriend, Monica Belton. The duo is blessed with two children and a grandson named Cameron Belton. Cameron was born to Kevin’s elder son Kevin Belton Jr. Kevin’s second son’s name is Jonathan.
Kevin Belton is active on social media accounts. He is engaged in social media accounts like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Kevin has gathered more than 32.3k followers on his Facebook, 3.2k followers on his Twitter, and 20.8k followers on his Instagram.
Kevin Belton is renowned as an instructor at the foundation of Louisiana and an author of different cookbooks. Kevin gathered around $2 million as his net worth.
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