Marcela Valladolid
Marcela Valladolid
Celebrated Name: Marcela Valladolid
Real Name/Full Name: Marcela Luz Valladolid Rodriguez
Gender: Female
Age: 45 years old
Birth Date: 19 July 1978
Birth Place: San Diego, California, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.56 M
Weight: 50 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Husband/Spouse (Name): No
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes, (Fausto, David, and Anna.)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): Yes (Philip Button)
Is Marcela Valladolid Lesbian? No
Profession: Chef and Author.
Salary:  N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $1 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Marcela Valladolid is a popular American chef and author. She is most popularly known for being the host of the TV series, “Mexican Made Easy” and for being the judge on the TV series, “Best Baker in America.”

Maybe you know about Marcela Valladolid very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Marcela Valladolid’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

Marcela Valladolid, whose full name is Marcela Luz Valladolid Rodriguez, was born on the 19th of July 1978 in San Diego, California, the U.S. to parents, Antonio Valladolid, and Maria Rodriguez Valladolid. Coming to her education, she has attended Los Angeles Culinary Institute, where she graduated as a “certified cook.” She has also attended the Ritz-Escoffier Cooking School in Paris, France, from where she graduated as a classically trained pastry chef.

Her interest in becoming a professional chef began when she started working at her Aunt Marcela’s cooking school in Mexico. After completing her culinary education, she returned to Tijuana, where she started her own catering company and began teaching the art and techniques of cooking at her home.

Personal Life

Marcela Valladolid was married to the popular Mexican politician, Fausto Gallardo, for ten years. She is currently engaged to Philip Button, but she did have a brief affair popular chef and TV presenter, Paul Hollywood. She has three children, Fausto, David, and Anna.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on the 19th of July 1978, Marcela Valladolid is 45 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024. Her height is 1.56 M tall, and her weight is 50 Kg.


Marcela Valladolid’s career began when she joined “Bon Appétit” as an editor and recipe stylist. In 2005, she competed on the TV series, “The Apprentice: Martha Stewart,” where she came in fourth place. Her first cooking show was “Relatos con Sabor.” In August of 2009, she released her first cookbook, “Fresh Mexico: 100 Simple Recipes for True Mexican Flavor,” which garnered positive reviews.

In January of 2010, her second cooking show, “Mexican Made Easy,” was released, and her second cookbook, which was also titled “Mexican Made Easy,” was released in September of 2011. She has appeared as a judge on the TV show, “Throwdown! With Bobby Flay”. In 2013, she appeared as a judge on the television game show, “Guy’s Grocery Games.” In January of 2014, she began co-hosting the cooking-themed talk show, “The Kitchen,” and left the show in October of 2017.

Awards & Achievements

Although Marcela Valladolid hasn’t won any award as of yet, she has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host for “The Kitchen” at the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Marcela Valladolid in 2024

Marcela Valladolid Net Worth
Marcela Valladolid Net Worth

As of June 2024, Marcela Valladolid has gathered a net worth of $1 million. She has garnered most of her earnings from her career as a chef, author, and television personality. She began her career as an editor and recipe stylist working for “Bon Appétit.”

She has been on the cooking shows, “Relatos con Sabor” and “Mexican Made Easy.” She has also been a judge on the TV show, “Throwdown! With Bobby Flay”. She has worked as a co-host for the talk show, “The Kitchen,” for the period between 2014 and 2017. She is a successful author as well, having authored the cookbooks, “Fresh Mexico: 100 Simple Recipes for True Mexican Flavor” and “Mexican Made Easy.”

Marcela Valladolid has been a great chef and author, and her work proves that. One lesson which we can all take from her life is her willingness to keep on working and improving herself. With that being said, we wish her the best of luck for all her future endeavors and hope we get to see more of her in the future.


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