Adriano Zumbo
Adriano Zumbo
Celebrated Name: Adriano Zumbo
Real Name/Full Name: Adriano Zumbo
Gender: Male
Age: 42 years old
Birth Date: 6 November 1981
Birth Place: Coonamble, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality: Australian
Height: 5 ft. 9.3 in (1.76 m)
Weight: 68 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Nelly Riggio)
Is Adriano Zumbo Gay?: No
Profession: Patissier, chef
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Adriano Zumbo is a renowned Australian Patissier, as well as a chef. He is also a gourmet specialist. He is popularly known for his croquembouche tower, V8 cake as well as the fairytale house on MasterChef Australia where he gives challenging desserts. Adriano has been named the “Australia’s answer to Willy Wonka” while on the other hand, he has name himself other names such as “Sweet Assassin,” “If Bruce Willis Was An Australian Baker,” as well as “Patissier of Pain” among other names regarding his career.

Maybe you know about Adriano Zumbo very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Adriano Zumbo’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Adriano Zumbo was born on the 6th of November in 1981 in Coonamble, New South Wales, Australia. The talented Patissier and chef were born by his parents Nancy Zumbo (mother) and Frank Zumbo (father). Adriano’s parents were owners of a local IGA supermarket. Adriano was born together with his sister Rosalba Zumbo with who he grew together within Coonamble, New South Wales. While his nationality is Australian, his ethnicity is Italian.

Adriano finished schooling at the age of 10, and then in 1997, he ventured into travelling all over Sydney on an apprenticeship as a pastry chef. While in his apprenticeship, Adriano was privileged to work with various renowned Australian icons such as Ramon Morato as well as Pierre Herme. Thus he got the opportunity to work and learn with the best of best.

Personal Life

Currently, Adriano is in a relationship with is love Nelly Riggio who is a dancer in addition to being an assistant manager at a Flight Center in Brisbane. She is also a former reality star of My Kitchen Rules. The couple revealed in January 2017 that they started dating in December 2016.

The lovely couple has it all gloom and merry since they even celebrated two years of being together in 2018. Furthermore, there have been no rumors of any other affairs or controversy between them.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 6 November 1981, Adriano Zumbo is 42 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 5 ft. 9.3 in (1.76 m) tall, and his weight is 68 kg.


Adriano’s career started when he started making tarts, muffins, brownies as well as banana bread home and then supplied them to the local cafes in Sydney.  Later on, he sold to grower’s market. In 2007, Adriano opened his first patisserie in Balmain.

Through hard work and determination, his business has grown to up to 10 patisseries around Sydney as well as Melbourne by 2017. Some of his patisseries include Balmain, Pyrmont, Rozelle, Chatswood, Waverley, and Melbourne, in addition to the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney’s CBD.

Through his business, Adriano has been able to make a lot of wealth for himself, thus lives a luxurious life presently.

Further on, Adriano has made several television appearances through the documentary titled Zumbo. The Television series features the daily routine of him at the Balmain Kitchen business. The series has been aired on SBS One since 2011.

In every season of the series, the Masterchef was Adriano Zumbo. The first season included having a croquembouche challenge. The 5th challenge was recreating raspberry-beetroot as well as the black olive macaron “tower of terror.” The same year the challenge that also features was making of Zumbo’s vanilla V8 cake, which was previously made in honor of Margaret Fulton’s 85th birthday. His cake topped at position 8 in Good Food’s 2016 top 10 cult desserts.

Later on, Adriano hosted the cooking series Zumbo’s Just Desserts together with Gigi Falanga as well as Rachel Khoo on Seven Network in 2016.

He also is a judge together with Candace Nelson on Netflix’s Sugar Crush series in 2018 hosted by Hunter March.

Besides, Adriano is an author who has made different publications such as the Zumbo: Adriano Zumbo’s fantastical kitchen of other-worldly delights book. In 2011. He has also written the other two books; Zumbarons: a fantasy land of macarons in 2012 and The Zumbo files: unlocking the secrets of a master patissier in 2015.

Awards & Achievements

Adriano has credit for acting in addition to 8 self-credits for being a judge in different television series. Since his childhood, he has achieved a lot as a Patissier as well as a chef.

Net Worth & Salary of Adriano Zumbo in 2024

Adriano Zumbo Net Worth
Adriano Zumbo Net Worth

As of April 2024, Altogether, Adriano Zumbo has managed to amass an estimated net worth of about $12 million. This has been through hard work as well as determination. It is starting from supplying homemade pastries to creating an empire of patisseries in Sydney as well as Melbourne.

Adriano continues to sore higher in his endeavors making new challenges each new day to the amazement of his lovers. On the other hand, he continues to lead a happy life together with his love. HE continues to earn more from his establishments as well as appearing on different shows.



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