Ted Allen Bio, Age, Height, Family, Partner, Education, TV Shows, Books, Net worth

Ted Allen Biography

Born Edward Allen, Ted Allen is an American television personality and author. He is a TV food and wine expert best-known as the host of the television cooking series Chopped.

Tedd Allen Age and Birthday

Allen is 56 years old as of 2021. He was born on May 20, 1995, in Columbus, Ohio. He celebrates his birthday on the 20th of May every year.

Ted Allen Height

The Chopped host, Allen stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 7 inches.

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Ted Allen Family | Parents

Allen was born in Columbus, Ohio, the United States to his parents Lowell, his father, and Donna his mother. His family later relocated to Carmel, Indiana, where he was raised. His father passed away on May 17, 2008, after a short illness. By the time of his father’s passing, his father and mother were already divorced.  Ted’s mother is now married to Art Adams.

The Chopped host has a sister named  Lisa Martin.

Ted Allen Husband | Partner | Gay

The Chopped host, Allen is openly gay. He is in a relationship with his partner Barry Rice since 2013. Barry is a former journalist and Columbia College journalism professor, currently working as an Interior Designer. Rice owns his own website by the name of Barry Rice Design.

Ted Allen Education

Allen went to Carmel High School and graduated in 1983. He then joined  Purdue University where he graduated with  Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He later pursued an MBA at  Purdue’s Krannert Graduate School Management but left midway to in order to become a copy editor of the Lafayette daily newspaper Journal & Courier.

The journalist later attended New York University to earn a master’s degree in journalism. While there, he also earned a certificate in the school’s Science and Environmental Reporting Program.

Ted Allen TV Shows

  • Modern Love
  • The Rocketeer
  • Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.

He has hosted a number of television shows including:

  • Chopped
  • Chopped Junior
  • Food Detectives
  • America’s Best Cook.

He was also a guest judge in Top Chef, Bravo’s reality show.

Ted Allen Books

Allen has authored and co-authored several books including:

  • Esquire’s Things a Man Should Know About Style
  • Esquire’s Things A man Should Know About Marriage
  • Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: The Fab Five’s Guide to Looking Better, Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better, and Living Better.
  • The Food You Want to Eat: 100 Smart, Simple Recipes.
  • In My Kitchen:100 Recipes and Discoveries for Passionate

Ted Allen Net worth

Allen has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He has accumulated his fortune through his career as a television personality and author.