How Rich Is Joe Bastianich? Net worth, Salary, Career

Joe Bastianich, who has been a member of Fox’s MasterChef since 2010, will judge and nurture a new set of contenders for the twelfth season, which premieres on May 25. The chef is most recognized for his work as a judge on the reality series MasterChef, MasterChef Italia, and MasterChef Junior. Aside from Bastianich, the 12th season of the program will include award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay and renowned chef Aarón Sánchez, who will coach a fresh group of cooking-obsessed candidates.

According to the show’s official synopsis:

“This season is more thrilling than any before, with a voyage full of surprises that sends the participants on a tour of a lifetime. On MasterChef’s tenth season, Ramsay and the judges will act as mentors to these talented home cooks as they fight for the title of MasterChef and the $250,000 grand prize.”

Joe Bastianich’s net worth

Joe Bastianich’s net worth is believed to be $15 million as of March 2023. Along with Mario Batali, the professional restaurateur runs various restaurants, including Becco and the Italian eatery Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca. One of his eateries, simply called Batali, pays him roughly $1 million every year. He owns seven restaurants in New York, six in Italy, two each in Singapore and Hong Kong, one each in Chicago and Boston. In addition, the chef has written multiple New York Times best-selling books, including Vino Italiano, Grandi Vine, and Restaurant Man.

Joe Bastianich

More information about Joe Bastianich

Joe Bastianich was born in Astoria, Queens, New York, in September 1968, to working parents. They were enthusiastic about launching their restaurants, which led to the establishment of other Italian eateries. At reality, before entering college, Joe worked in his parents’ Manhattan restaurant Felidia before attending Fordham Preparatory School. Later, he attended Boston College and majored in political science and philosophy.

Joe Bastianich

Joe began his job as a trader on Wall Street after graduating, and he quickly transitioned to the food sector. This prompted him to go to Italy in 1993, where he opened his first Italian restaurant, Becco. Following that, he launched Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca, which became a huge success. The New York Times awarded it three stars, making it the first Italian restaurant to do so in 40 years.

Following this success, he went on to create seven other restaurants in New York, including Lupa, Esc Escapea, Casa Mono, Bar Jamon, Otto, Del Posto, and Eataly. Season 12 of the forthcoming program will premiere on May 25 at 8 p.m. ET.

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