Alton Crawford Brown is a well-known television personality, actor, author and a cinematographer that holds the American nationality. He is the creator and also doubles as host of a show ‘Good Eats.’ Also, he has hosted a mini-series which is referred to as ‘Feasting on Asphalt’ and also ‘Feasting on Waves.’ Also, he has hosted and became the main commentator of the ‘Iron Chef America’ and also ‘Cutthroat Kitchen.’ Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth, career, and earnings of Alton Brown in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Brown was conceived in the year 1962 on July 30th in Los Angeles, and his youth was spent in Georgia. His father was known as Alton Brown Sr. who worked as the media executive in Cleveland, Georgia. Also, he also owned a radio station WRWH and also played a very big role when it came to a newspaper by the name White County News.
After he studied film in the University of Georgia, where he was in the drama department, and this happened to be in the late 1980s and 1990s. Brown was a well-known cinematographer for several music videos, and this included ‘The One I Love.’
Currently, Brown resides in Marietta Georgia. His wife, who serves as an executive producer on a show that is dubbed ‘Good Eats.’ DeAnna and Alton have a daughter together, and the name of the daughter is Zoey, who was conceived in the year 1999. There are a few family members of the extended family that usually appears on the show ‘Good Eats.’ There is news emerging that he may be engaged to a restaurant designer by the name of Elizabeth Ingram. Brown is such an enthusiast and always carries a firearm always.
Career, Awards & Nominations
After he finished this studies from New England Culinary Institute, Alton would feature in a show that was titled ‘Good Eats’ that aired in the year 1998. One year later, this show was picked up by Food Network and went on to become very successful with 14 seasons that ended to be aired in the year 2012. In the year 2004, he appeared in ‘Iron Chef America’ and served as the expert commentator of this particular show. Before this, he started ‘Iron Chef USA’ on the UPN. He has been able to host the spin-off that was referred to as ‘The Next Iron Chef’ for five consecutive seasons.
The year that followed, he started to feature in ‘Feasting on the Asphalt’ on Food Network in the year 2006. One year later, he appeared in miniseries that was known as ‘Feasting on the Asphalt 2’. In the year 2013, he would become the host of a cooking competition by the name ‘Cutthroat Kitchen.’ In addition to all this, he has served as the mentor in ‘Next Food Network Star.’ He has been able to appear on the Travel Channel in a show that was titled ‘The Layover.’ He has received nominations to awards such as Daytime Emmy Awards among many others.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Alton Brown is estimated to be over $16 million. This wealth has been generated from his career in the television shows. He has his podcast by the name ‘The Alton Browncas.’ He has been able to release his music which is entitled ‘Bitter Like Me.’ A chunk of the wealth has come from his career in authoring several books such as ‘Good Eats’ and many more.
Alton has been known to be among the most famous television personalities in the world. He got to be dissatisfied with cooking show quality and went on to start his show. His skills when it comes to writing has seen him author several books. In addition to all this, he has appeared in a wide variety of commercials such as the Shun Knives.