Ted Allen
Ted Allen
Celebrated Name: Ted Allen
Real Name/Full Name: Edward Allen
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 20 May 1965
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73m
Weight: ‎66 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Barry Rice (m. 2013)
Children: No
Profession: American author and television personality
Net Worth in 2024: $6.5 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Edward Allen, popularly known as Ted Allen in the food and entertainment industry, has been a sure shot winner in everything he does. A remarkable chef and television personality, he has got what it takes to be a person the audience counts on. He has not only done shows and gained popularity from his books or columns, but he has also worked towards the cause of male breast cancer.

Maybe you know about Ted Allen 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 Ted Allen’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

The famous television personality, Ted Allen, was born on 20 May 1965 in Columbus, Ohio. It is known that his mother was the only person very close to him and so she used to involve him when she cooked meals. She taught him the basics of home cooking at a very young age and mostly taught him dishes from Carmel, Indiana, where they lived for quite a long time.

Ted Allen attended Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana and graduated as a bright and creative student in 1983. Although he wasn’t much into studies or recognised in the school years, he was honoured by being included in the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame in the year 2011. After graduating from school, he studied Psychology Honors from Purdue University. Later on, he enrolled himself in the same University’s School of Management but left it in between to work as a copy editor in Lafayette. His concern with studies did not end yet. He also procured a Master’s degree from New York University.

Ted Allen then did various jobs, as a reporter, a restaurant critic, an editor in two magazines and so on.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 20 May 1965, Ted Allen is 59 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024. His height is 1.73m tall, and weight is ‎66 Kg.


For a person who worked in so many different fields before, it is tough to choose among a lot of options. However, Ted Allen went with the flow and let his destiny decide things for him. His career kick-started when in 2003, he was cast as a member of the TV series, “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”. In the show, he was the wine and food specialist. He went on to do many shows, some as a guest, some as a host, and some as a gourmet. The main highlights of his career were his host job on the shows “Chopped” and “Food Detectives”.

Apart from show-business and food saga, Ted Allen has also written and co-authored several books and a book series as well. The set of books, ” A Man Should Know About…” Gained huge attention and response from the eagerly waiting audiences. He has also co-authored the book, “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: The Fab Five’s Guide to Looking Better, Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better and Living Better”. Apart from the above-mentioned books he also contributed in parts for two other food books.

Awards and Achievements

The talented foodie host cum author Ted Allen has managed to attract quite an amount of audience appeal and critic reaction. Here’s a small list of his awards: –

– Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program: 2004 “Queer Eye..”
– James Beard Award for Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location: 2012 “Chopped”
– James Beard Award for Outstanding Personality/Host: 2012 “Chopped”

Net Worth & Salary of Ted Allen in 2024

Ted Allen Net Worth
Ted Allen Net Worth

By working as a judge, host, chef and author, Ted Allen has earned a huge amount of Net Worth, which people in his profession usually don’t get. He has managed to intrigue the audience now and then. As of June 2024, The estimated net worth of Ted Allen is $6.5 million.

The all-rounder enthusiast, Ted Allen, has always managed to slay in all the fields he specialises in and has contributed a lot for male breast cancer (a neglected topic). His efforts to excel make him one of a kind.


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