Marco Pierre White
Marco Pierre White
Celebrated Name: Marco Pierre White
Real Name/Full Name: Marco Pierre White
Gender: Male
Age: 62 years old
Birth Date: December 11, 1961
Birth Place: Leeds, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Height: 1.9 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Separated
Wife/Spouse (Name): Mati Conejero (m. 2000–2012), Lisa Butcher (m. 1992–1992), Alex McArthur (m. 1988–1990)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Mirabelle White, Marco White Jr., Luciano White
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Marco Pierre White Gay?: No
Profession: Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur, TV Personality
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $50 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Marco Pierre White, a British chef, restaurateur, and TV Personality is a well-known personality. He was one of the youngest chef and the first British chef to be awarded three Michelin stars. Marco has been designated as the first celebrity chef, and also the ‘enfant terrible’ of the UK restaurant scene.

He has trained many eminent chefs like Gordon Ramsey, Mario Batali, Shannon Bennett, and Curtis Stone. Marco is a member of chefs and popular celebrities. White appeared in MasterChef Australia, MasterChef South Africa, MasterChef New Zealand.

He retired in 1999 and cooked his last meal for the customer. He also returned his Michelin Stars and became a restaurateur.

Maybe you know about Marco Pierre White 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 Marco Pierre White’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

White was born in Leeds, the United Kingdom, on 11 September  1961. He was the third of the four boys born to the English Chef Frank White and Maria-Rosa Gallina. White dropped out from Allerton High School, where he was studying, without any degree, to train himself as a chef. Initially, he trained himself at Hotel St George, Harrogate, and then at Box Tree in Ilkley.

He went to London in 1981 and began his training as a commis with Albert and Michel Roux at Le Gavroche.  He trained notable chefs like Gordon Ramsey, Shannon Bennett. He also worked with Mario Batali. Although, after pursuing seventeen long years in cooking, he realized that his career did not provide him with adequate returns.

While working for Harvey’s in his early days, Marco used to eject patrons regularly from the restaurant, if he took offense at their restaurant.

Personal Life

Marco has been married three times. His first wife, Alex Arthur, was the daughter of a surgeon from Buckinghamshire. They got married on 8 June 1988 at Chelsea Register Office.  Their marriage ended after a short span of 2 years in 1990.

Marco then met a 21-year-old model Lisa Butcher in London. They were engaged shortly in three weeks. They got married at the Brompton Oratory on 15 August 1992. The things between them soured immediately.

Marco then, in 1992, started having relationships with Mati Conejero in 1992, a bar manager at ‘The Canteen’ in Chelsea Harbour. The couple had two sons Marco White Jr. and Luciano White, and a daughter Mirabelle White. The couple got married in Holland park on 7 June 2000 at the Belvedere Restaurant. Things weren’t smooth between them.

Conejero suspected White of an extramarital affair with the city financier, Robin Saunders. The couple applied for divorce in 2007 and withdrew the proceeding in 2011, but again White and Conejero separated in 2012.

Marco is a supporter of Manchester City F.C and the Conservative Party.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on December 11, 1961, Marco Pierre White is 62 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 1.9 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


Marco gained his training from some of the best chefs. He started Mario Batali at Six Bells public house in Kings Road.

He became the head chef and the joint owner of Harvey’s in his mid 20’s with the then-unknown Gordon Ramsey. He won his first Michelin star. And he got his second almost immediately within a year.

He became the chief patron at “The Restaurant Marco Pierre White,” where he won his third Michelin star. He then moved to the Oak Room at Le Méridien Piccadilly.

At the age of 32, he became the first British chef to be awarded three Michelin stars.

Though Marco had fame and recognition, yet he felt his career did not provide him adequate returns. He put an end to his 17-year career and gave back his Michelin stars. Post his retirement, and he became a restaurateur.

He served as Head Chef in ITV’s “Hell’s Kitchen.” In 2008, White hosted the Australian cooking show ‘The Chopping Block.’ He was a guest judge in MasterChef Australia in 2011.

He appeared as a houseguest in the reality show ‘Big Brother.’ White appeared on MasterChef South Africa in 2013. He also appeared in MasterChef New Zealand in 2015.

In 2017, Marco opened a restaurant in Plymouth, Devon. He also achieved glory for writing several cookbooks and changing the view of the world, how they see the British Food.

Awards & Achievements

Marco Pierre White is widely counted as one of the best chefs in the world. He became the youngest chef, at the age of 33 to be awarded three Michelin stars. He was also the first British chef to be awarded this prestigious award.

He won the Newcomer award at 1987 The Catey Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Marco Pierre White in 2024

Marco Pierre White Net Worth
Marco Pierre White Net Worth

Marco being one of the best chefs in the world has accumulated a good amount of worth and assets. He owns a restaurant Marco Pierre White Steakhouse in Square Mile, London. He also published several cookbooks. Marco also had a stake in New Tree Inn, a 17th-century pub and dining.

Marco also developed a master franchise with Taplin and operates, allowing property owners and investors to open one of their restaurant franchises under the brand Marco Pierre White.

As of April 2024, His estimated net worth is $50 million. Hoping his worth and assets will grow in the coming years.

Marco Pierre White, with inspiration from his childhood to become a chef-led him to become one of the finest chefs in the world. His culinary career, as well as his writing tryst, earned him a glory. He was successful in changing the way, and people looked upon the British food through his innovative ideas.


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