Jamie Oliver whose birth name is James Trevor Oliver is a restaurateur and English chef. He has done various television shows because of his unique cuisine items. He joined a restaurant, and he did the job of pastry chef there. He used to work as a chef at a cafe and then he was found by the BBC Channel after which he started his show in the year 1999. After doing the show, he also wrote a book which became one of the best sellers of UK. Let’s check out the net worth of Jamie Oliver in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jamie was born on 27th May in the year 1975 in Clavering Village. His father and mother used to run a restaurant named The Cricketers. He had learned to make food along with his parents in the kitchen of the restaurant. His mother’s name was Sally Oliver, and his father’s name was Trevor Oliver. He has got two siblings, and he also went to the Newport Grammar school along with them. Jamie left his school when he was sixteen years old. He had GCSE qualifications in Art and Geology. After this, he took admission at Westminster Technical College.
In the year 2000, Jamie got married to Juliette Norton. Both of them have five children, and he lives with his family in Clavering, Essex. He has also got the problem of dyslexia, and he read his own first novel in the year 2013. In the year 2015, he told that he had lost 12 kg of weight in just three months by making changes in his diet and getting necessary sleep.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Talking about his first job, it can be said that he used to work as a pastry chef at a restaurant. He got experienced making Italian cuisine, and he maintained a friendly relationship with his guide and mentor named Gennaro Contaldo. Later on, Oliver also employed his mentor for helping him to run his one of the restaurants. He has written a number of books till now which are loved by people because he has inculcated his all cooking experiences in the book.
He has done various shows for making the people learn about his unique cooking techniques. He also became the face of the supermarket at a time in the year 2000. He used to appear in a lot of TV advertisements and radio commercials. It is known that this contract made him earn 1.2 million Euros every year. Although, he hasn’t discussed the exact figure of the contract with the public assumptions is made by doing research. He is also the face of marketing for the cookware and non-stick pans.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Jamie Oliver is around $430 million which he has gained by working as a chef and running various restaurants. He is also paid for the radio and Television commercials, and this has made him a millionaire at this age. He has achieved a lot in his life, but a lot is left to be achieved.
He has also been involved in charities and worked hard for helping the poor people and kids to get what is not in their reach. He is a famous chef who has made various people learn to cook excellent cuisines with simple tricks. Although he had been in many controversies because he slaughtered a lamb on his show, people released that he is just doing his work of being a chef and wasn’t promoting anything against animal rights.