Alex Guarnaschelli Net Worth

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Alex was raised in New York City, around food, by her father John and mother Maria Guarnaschelli. Alex took her first steps towards cooking at the age of seven, while helping her mother, a famous cookbook editor, to test numerous recipes and edit cookbooks. Alex matriculated from college preparatory Horace Mann School and later enrolled at Bernard College, a private woman’s liberal arts college from which she graduated in 1991.

Her first professional assignment came soon after graduation when she began cooking under the tutelage of Larry Forgione, an acclaimed American chef and founder of An American Place, one of the famous New York City restaurants. Alex Guarnaschelli tempered her cooking skills in various prestigious restaurants in France, New York and Los Angeles, including her mentor’s An American Place, and Guy Savoy’s La Butte Chaillot in Paris. All these engagements provided the basis for Alex’s net worth.

Prior to landing as the executive chef of Butter restaurant, Alex worked at Daniel Boulud’s New York City restaurant Daniel, and afterwards at Joachim Splichal’s Patina in Los Angeles. She was also an executive chef at The Darby before its closing, a modern dining and cabaret concept based in “Big Apple”. Certainly, these ventures positively impacted on Alex’s fame and reputation, as well as her overall net worth.

In 2007, Alex Guarnaschelli took part in The Food Network’s “Iron Chef America”, but lost the competition to Cat Cora in “Ranchers’ Market Battle”. One year later, Alex became the host of “The Cooking Loft with Alex Guarnaschelli”, The Food Networks show in which she taught a small group of children how to make various classic dishes in a new way. She has also appeared in several more cooking competitions, including seasons four and five of “The New Iron Chef” and “Food Network Challenge Ultimate Thanksgiving Feast” episode. Apart from competing, Alex also serves as a judge in the shows Food Network Challenge and Chopped. Doubtlessly, TV appearances have helped her to add a great amount of money to her overall net worth.

Since 2009, she regularly stars in her own culinary show, “Alex’s Day Off”. In 2013, Alex published her first book, “Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook”, mixing recipes with autobiographical details, and increasing her net worth even more.

When it comes to her personal life, since 2007 Alex Guarnaschelli has been married to Brendon Clark, an individual damage legal advisor, who she met while conducting a seafood class at the Institute of Culinary Education. The couple has a daughter.

Alex Guarnaschelli is very active and popular on social networks with over 410,000 followers.

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  • Full Name: Alex Guarnaschelli
  • Net Worth: $1.5 Million
  • Date Of Birth: June 20, 1972
  • Place Of Birth: New York City, USA
  • Height: 1.56 m
  • Profession: Chef
  • Education: Horace Mann School, Bernard College
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Brandon Clark (m. 2007)
  • Children: Ava Clark
  • Parents: Maria Guarnaschelli, John Guarnaschelli
  • Nicknames: Alex Guarnaschelli , Alexandra “Alex” Guarnaschelli
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  • TV Shows: The New Iron Chef, Food Network Challenge Ultimate Thanksgiving Feast, Alex’s Day Off, Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook (2013)


  • Iron Chef. NICA winner 5 in December 2012.
  • Exec chef, “The Darby” in New York City.
  • Her husband, Brandon Clark, is a personal-injury lawyer.
  • She and her husband have a daughter named Ava Simone (born September 2007).
  • Manhattan native.
  • Daughter of cookbook editor Maria Guarnaschelli and John Guarnaschelli.
  • Graduate of Horace Mann School and Barnard College.
  • Exec chef, “Butter” restaurant in New York City.


Title Year Status Character
The Real O’Neals 2016 TV Series Alex Guarnaschelli
Title Year Status Character
Guy’s Grocery Games 2014-2017 TV Series Herself – Contestant / Herself – Judge
Food Network Star 2009-2017 TV Series Herself – Guest Judge / Herself – Co-Hostess / Star Salvation Mentor / …
Beat Bobby Flay 2013-2017 TV Series Herself – Judge & Mentor / Herself – Judge / Mentor / …
Chopped 2009-2017 TV Series Herself – Judge / Executive Chef / Herself / …
Cooks vs. Cons 2016-2017 TV Series Herself – Judge
Iron Chef Eats 2017 TV Series Herself
Chopped Junior 2016-2017 TV Series Herself – Judge / Executive Chef / Herself – Competitor
Bakers vs. Fakers 2017 TV Series Herself – Judge
Good Morning America 2011-2017 TV Series Herself – Guest / Herself
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2017 TV Series Herself
Today 2015-2016 TV Series Herself – Guest / Herself
The Chew 2011-2016 TV Series Herself – Guest
Celebrity Food Fight 2016 TV Series Herself
Guilty Pleasures 2015-2016 TV Series Herself
Valerie’s Home Cooking 2016 TV Series documentary Herself – Guest
Live with Kelly and Ryan 2015-2016 TV Series Herself – Guest / Herself
All-Star Academy 2015-2016 TV Series Herself – Mentor / Judge
The Kitchen 2014-2016 TV Series Herself – Guest / All-Star Academy / Herself
FabLife 2016 TV Series Herself
Hollywood Today Live 2016 TV Series Herself
The Wendy Williams Show 2012-2016 TV Series Herself
Christmas at Bobby’s 2015 TV Movie Herself
Cutthroat Kitchen 2014-2015 TV Series Herself – Competitor / Herself – Contestant
Thanksgiving at Bobby’s 2015 TV Movie Herself
Rachael Ray’s Kids Cook-Off 2015 TV Mini-Series Herself – Judge
Burgers, Brew and ‘Que 2015 TV Series Herself
Weekend Today 2015 TV Series Herself – Guest
Best.Ever. 2015 TV Series Herself – Iron Chef / Executive Chef
Iron Chef America: The Series 2007-2014 TV Series Herself – Iron Chef / Herself – Sous Chef: Geoffrey Zakarian / Herself – Judge / …
Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off 2014 TV Series documentary Herself – Judge
Deadliest Catch: The Bait 2014 TV Series Herself
America’s Best Cook 2014 TV Series Herself – Mentor, East / Herself – Mentor, South
Katie 2014 TV Series Herself
Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off 2012-2014 TV Series Herself – Guest Judge / Herself – Judge
Southern Fried Everything 2013 TV Series Herself – Executive Chef / TV Host
Chelsea Lately 2013 TV Series Herself – Guest
The Best Thing I Ever Made 2011-2013 TV Series Herself
The Next Iron Chef 2011-2012 TV Series Herself – Contestant / Herself – Sous Chef
All-Star Family Cook-Off 2012 TV Movie Herself – Contestant
Thanksgiving Live! 2012 TV Special Herself
Unique Eats 2012 TV Series Herself – Chef & TV Personality
Iron Chef America Countdown 2012 TV Series Herself – Guest / Herself
The Nate Berkus Show 2010-2012 TV Series Herself
The Perfect 3 2011-2012 TV Series Herself
Rachael Ray 2011 TV Series Herself
Thanksgiving Live! 2011/II TV Special Herself
Alex’s Day Off 2009-2011 TV Series documentary Herself – Hostess
The Best Thing I Ever Ate 2009-2011 TV Series Herself
Chefography 2010 TV Series Herself
Dear Food Network 2010 TV Series Herself
Worst Cooks in America 2010 TV Series Herself – Critic
Food Detectives 2009 TV Series documentary Herself
Dear Food Network: Thanksgiving 2008 TV Series
The Cooking Loft 2008 TV Series Herself
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Title Year Status Character
Food Network Star 2013 TV Series Herself


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