America’s top chef Alex Guarnaschelli has fallen in love all over again with a new man. Regardless of her failed marriage with her baby daddy, she has chosen to be with Michael Castellon. Unlike many other scenarios where a spouse gets public attention after being linked with a celebrity, this case is somewhat different. Alex’s fiancé was already a celebrated person, and getting engaged with her added more value to him. Here we explore age, net worth, and many more about the chef.
Who is Michael Castellon?
Michael Castellon is a renowned chef known for his culinary skills and his dashing looks. Widely known as Chef Mike, you might have seen him appearing in the reality show Chopped in 2017. His public appearance also rose after being in the reputed cookery shows like Guy’s Grocery Games and Iron Chef America: The Series as Alex’s Chef.
How old is Michael Castellon? Age and Birthday
Renowned as a television personality chef, he is running in his 39. He was born in 1981 and is soon turning 40 on September 11. He was born and raised in Florida, having American nationality and white ethnicity. While we all want to know more about his early life, the chef has kept the details private. However, we know that he went to Plantation High School and Konoha Ninja Academy. Also, he had a keen interest in food and cooking since his early childhood, which built him to be an outstanding chef.
Michael Castellon is currently engaged to Alex Guarnaschelli
Chef Michael is no more single. The handsome and talented chef is engaged to Alex Guarnaschelli. His fiancé took it to Twitter to show off her beautiful emerald ring. According to sources, Alex went down on his knees at her birthday celebration. His idea to propose to her was pretty amazing as he outlined a story about seeing a deer get Alex out of her car.
Further, when she said that there were no deer, he kneeled down and said, “There’s no deer, and this is why I have to marry you because you just believe me every time.” Isn’t that a cute way to propose to someone? There is no reliable information on when they met but coming back from the same working field, they must have encountered each other during their work.
In fact, they had been dating for four years but had kept their relationship entirely confidential. Furthermore, in an interview with People, his fiancée mentioned that they are in no hurry to get married. So far, from what we have seen, the couple seems to be happy and content with each other, whether they’re married or not.
Michael Castellon Fiancee Alex Guarnaschelli was previously married
Do you know that his fiancé Alex has been married before? Yes, you read that right. The chef married Brandon Clark in April 2007. They met in an Institute of Culinary Education, New York, where Alex was an instructor. Her ex-husband was professionally a lawyer but wanted to make some changes in his career.
While their relationship started as a teacher and a student, it soon turned into something special, and they tied their knots. They even welcomed their daughter Ava Clark after five months of their marriage, which means that she was already carrying the baby while getting married. Unfortunately, their fate had something else for them, and their marriage ended after eight years in 2015. Besides, her daughter Ava has now beautifully grown to be a 13-year-old food influencer, inspired by her mom.
Fiancee Alex Guarnaschelli
If you are a fan of Food Network, then you might be familiar with the name Alex. She is also a renowned chef whose delicacies are famous worldwide. Furthermore, she has won the title of Iron Chef America in the past and also appears on shows such as ‘Chopped,’ ‘The Best Thing I Ever Ate,’ ‘‘Guys’ Grocery Games,’ and many more cooking shows.
The 51-year-old chef embarked on her cooking journey in France, and she developed cooking skills from her grandmother. She has worked in top restaurants worldwide. Furthermore, she has more experience in the culinary field as compared to Mike. She has accomplished herself as one of America’s top chefs and is also the executive chef at Butter Restaurant in New York City.
Furthermore, she has made herself a tag of “author” as she has released two of her cookbooks named “Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook in 2013, which managed to become a New York Times Bestseller. In addition, she released her second cookbook, “The Home Cook: Recipes to Know by Heart.”
Michael Castellon Net Worth
As a professional and high-demand chef, Mike has a whopping worth out of his career. According to many reports, his net worth is around $500k as of 2021. This thick amount comes from his participation in many cooking competitions and working in high-profile restaurants in New York. Furthermore, being a television personality also adds some value to your worth.
Social Media Activities
He is present on Instagram with the username @chefmike808. He has around 32.4k followers on his verified account. His Instagram account is dominated by images and videos of him cooking, as one might anticipate. He also quite often posts about his fiancé Alex. It is also reported that he earns a significant amount by posting his cooking videos online.