Robert Irvine is a prominent celebrity chef who is of an English origin. His well-balanced physique is a perfect example of a balanced diet for a balanced life. As an extraordinary caliber has an opening in the television world, Robert had also entered in the TV world. His unique presentation of various television shows is of major attraction for the viewers.

His wide experience and illustrious career as a cook has earned him pecuniarily enough. The Anglo-American television personality with his acumen in cooking has earned him a free entry in many food channels. All this had enabled Robert to earn a net worth which is estimated to be not less than $15 million dollars.

Early life

Robert is actually Robert Paul Irvin and was born on 24th September 1965 in Salisbury, England, United Kingdom. There is a very faint idea about his early childhood days. Nothing is known about his education background. Only that Robert though born in Salisbury was brought up at Wiltshire.

Robert perhaps had been destined to grow on his own terms. The teenage boy at around fifteen had picked up the utensils of the kitchen. At the Royal Navy, he began his career as a cook. In line with his interest, he cleared culinary training. His effort as a cook was well recognized by Her Majesty’s Royal Yacht Britannia.

He was traveling on the waves of the sea and had gathered enough experience to be a successful chef. His interest grew as the waves grow high in the sea. He served for about ten years in the sea.

After going through the regular schedules of Navy, he started performing as a consultant in Jakarta, Bali, and Ho-Chi Minh City. His skills in cooking had been spreading on high alert to the prestigious establishments. During this time he was appointed as the executive chef in various cruise ships. His entry in the cooking arena of Trump’s Taj Mahal was highly appreciated and praised.


On the Food Network, Robert had begun his mastery in television world with the appropriate show by the name “Fit for a King.” Later to accommodate all food lovers, the show was re-designed as “Dinner: Impossible.” Here he had cleared the challenges as the knife goes through the butter. Every successful individual has no limit to march ahead, and Robert had given this show another thriving jolt with the show called “Restaurant: Impossible.”

His cooking is just not for the empty stomach; rather his sprinkling of spices is also meant to spreads the humanity. He was highly attached with Children Uniting Nations founded by Daphna Ziman in Southern California. He had participated in the 77th Academy Awards fundraising dinner. In the dinner of 78th Academy Awards, he was in charge of the ceremony as a Head Chef. Along with this occupation, Robert has opened Robert Irvine Foods. The market had also experienced the Irvine branded spices, oils, and various foods. As a dedicated countryman, a portion of the sales proceeds is preserved to support the military.

In 2007 Robert appeared in the “Iron Chef America” to compete with Cat Core and Paula Den. In the same year, the renowned chef has been the reason to publish a book on cooking, “Mission: Cook!” authored by Brian O’Reilly under Harper Collins Publishers. He had always wanted to help the hungry children and got into the Council of Chefs. Robert has a robust physique and has earned him “25 Fittest Guys in America” in 2007 organized by one Men’s Fitness magazine.

Earlier in 2006, Robert has shown his intention to open a restaurant in St. Petersburg, Florida. His cooking skill was honored at the wedding of Princess Diana and Prince Charles. The members of White House had also tasted his elegant cooking recipe. In the year 2008, the Food Network declared that it would be an honor on their part to connect Irvine for appearing in the fourth season featuring   the thirteenth episode of the popular show Dinner: Impossible. But soon after the executives decided to announce a statement that they would be probably expanding their schedule of the episodes of Dinner: Impossible and replace Irvine with Michael Symon. But public never appreciated the idea, and soon after 10 episodes, Irvine was again called for continuing with hosting the show.

In the year 2010, the advertisement was proceeded with by the Food Network for making a foothold for the next season of the Worst Cook in America that ones again eventually featured Irvine. The Food Network executives again decide upon replacing the well known Chef Beau MacMillan. They appointed Irvine to train the cadre who are future-to-be cooks and preparing them to make a hardcore competition with the eminent Chef Anne Burrell.

In the year 2013, she started hosting a new series named Restaurant Express, this show was considered as the ever best show that was screened by Food Network. Irvine was bold enough to challenge 9 chefs to take up the responsibility of opening a restaurant, a spa and a casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Irvine came up with two excellent cookbook series that were published in two years respectively in the year 2007 and 2010. The book Mission: Cook! And Impossible to Easy were counted upon his best work of appreciation. By the year 2011, he became a regular column writer for the fitness magazine named Muscles and Fitness. He wrote there about the various recipes that served as a good guide to readers.

Personal life

Irvine previously lived with Karen his first wife in New Jersey and later after divorcing Karen he bought a new house in South Carolina , Hilton Head Island. In the second phase of his life, Gail Kim is known to be his wife. From his first marriage, Irvine is a father of two daughters, Talia and Annalise.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Robert Paul Irvin

Date of Birth: 14th September 1965

Birth Place: Salisbury, England, United Kingdom.

Age: 52 Years

Profession: Chef

Height: 5 feet / 10 inches

Weight: 213 lbs

Net worth: $15 million