Sunny Anderson Net Worth

They have the most money, they own the fanciest cars and houses and everything about them seems posh and luxurious. However, there are a lot of things that hide behind closed doors, especially the hard work that Sunny Anderson had to put in order to achieve this level of success and recognition. A famous American Radio host, television personality, chef, author, graduated Madison High School in San Antonio, Texas, United States Air Force. Born in unknown on a very special day unknown Sunny Anderson has a family of Linda Anderson, Thomas Anderson unknown unknown unknown. Dividing personal time and that which should be allocated to business is nonetheless challenging but Sunny Anderson still manages to maintain success on a global scale. The net worth of this person is estimated to be a huge $5 Million.

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Sunny Anderson spent her childhood as an Army brat, thus it was allowed her to travel the world. She studied at Madison High School in San Antonio, Texas, and right after graduation she became a part of the United States Air Force in 1993.

She spent four years in Air Force, and reached the rank of Senior Airwoman. Side by side with her military duties, Sunny also started her career as a radio host working for the military firstly in North Korea, and later in San Antonio, USA, until 1997, when she took an honorable discharge. In 1995, she was appointed as a radio host of the several stations in the USA, including the ones in San Antonio, Louisiana, Detroit, and Alabama. With the beginning of the 2000s, Sunny became more and more focused on her career as a radio host, and in 2001 moved to New York. She found engagement at HOT 97, a hip hop radio station, where she stayed until 2003. In 2003 she launched a catering business, Sunny`s Delicious Dishes, which operated until 2005, increasing her net worth to a large degree.

Her career reached another level in 2005, when she made her debut on the Food Network, as a guest in the “Emeril Live” show. Ever since then her career has gone only upwards, and so has her net worth. Three years later, she became a host of the show “How Did That Get On My Plate”, and the same year she started to host another Food Network show “Cooking for Real”, which increased the overall size of her net worth by a large margin. Since then she has been a regular contributor on the Food Network channel, appearing in several shows, such as “The Best Thing I Ever Ate” (2010-2012), “Home Made in America” (2012), “The Best Thing I Ever Made” (2011-2012), and “Top 5 Restaurants” (2015-2016), all further increasing her net worth. She has also been a host of the show “The Kitchen” (2014-2016), alongside Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro, Geoffrey Zakarian, and Marcella Valladolid, which also benefited her net worth considerably.

In addition to her successful career, Sunny has also released a cookbook entitled “Sunny’s Kitchen: Easy Food for Real Life (Clarkson Potter)”, which added to her net worth, as the book became a best seller. When it comes to speak about her personal life, there is no information about the private life of Sunny Anderson, except the fact that her current residence is in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York City.

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  • Full Name: Sunny Anderson
  • Net Worth: $5 Million
  • Date Of Birth: April 9, 1975
  • Place Of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Radio host, television personality, chef, author
  • Education: Madison High School in San Antonio, Texas, United States Air Force
  • Nationality: American
  • Parents: Linda Anderson, Thomas Anderson
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  • TV Shows: “Cooking For Real” (2008-2011), “The Kitchen” (2014-present), “Emeril Live” (2005), “How Did That Get On My Plate” (2008),“The Best Thing I Ever Ate” (2010-2012), “Home Made in America” (2012), “The Best Thing I Ever Made” (2011-2012), “Top 5 Restaurants” (2015-2016)


  • Currently resides in her hometown of Brooklyn, New York, shuffling time between there and Los Angeles. [December 2009]
  • Her grandmother, who lives in Fayetteville, North Carolina, makes a great squash pie.
  • As a military brat, she moved frequently.
  • Fan of the NFL’s New York Giants.
  • Former radio DJ.
  • Former staff member of Emeril Lagasse. It was here where she got her TV show, Cooking for Real (2008).
  • Former caterer for hip-hop artists.
  • Favorite comfort food she makes is spicy macaroni and cheese.
  • Lived in Germany for three years.
  • Moved to New Orleans in 1997, influenced partly by the cuisine.
  • Former senior airman in the U.S. Air Force.


Title Year Status Character
The Kitchen 2014-2017 TV Series Herself – Co-Hostess
Cooks vs. Cons 2016-2017 TV Series Herself – Judge
Beat Bobby Flay 2014-2017 TV Series Herself – Judge / Mentor
Bakers vs. Fakers 2017 TV Series Herself – Judge
Rachael Ray 2008-2017 TV Series Herself / Herself – Guest Co-Hostess / Herself – The Kitchen / …
Chopped Junior 2017 TV Series Herself – Judge
The Kitchen Sink 2016-2017 TV Series Herself – Co-Hostess
Today 2012-2016 TV Series Herself – Guest / Herself / Herself – Co-Hostess, The Kitchen
Brunch at Bobby’s 2016 TV Series Herself
Top 5 Restaurants 2015-2016 TV Series Herself – Co-Hostess
Home & Family 2015-2016 TV Series Herself
The Talk 2013-2016 TV Series Herself / Herself – Co-Hostess, The Kitchen / Herself – Guest
Christmas at Bobby’s 2015 TV Movie Herself
Thanksgiving at Bobby’s 2015 TV Movie Herself
Rachael Ray’s Kids Cook-Off 2015 TV Mini-Series Herself – Judge
Food Network Star 2009-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself – Guest Judge
Weekend Today 2015 TV Series Herself – Guest
Fox and Friends 2015 TV Series Herself – Author, Grilling for Heroes Cookbook
Chopped 2013-2014 TV Series Herself – Contestant
Melissa Harris-Perry 2013-2014 TV Series Herself – Guest
Good Morning America 2011-2014 TV Series Herself – Guest
Rewrapped 2014 TV Series Herself – Judge / Co-Hostess, The Kitchen
The Doctors 2014 TV Series Herself – Co-Hostess, The Kitchen
The Wendy Williams Show 2014 TV Series Herself
Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off 2014 TV Series Herself – Judge
Bethenny 2013-2014 TV Series Herself
The View 2010-2014 TV Series Herself
David’s Food Court 2013 TV Series Herself
The Queen Latifah Show 2013 TV Series Herself – Guest
The Chew 2013 TV Series Herself – Guest
Thanksgiving Live! 2012 TV Special Herself
The Best Thing I Ever Made 2011-2012 TV Series Herself
Katie 2012 TV Series Herself
Iron Chef America: The Series 2012 TV Series Herself – ICA Judge
Iron Chef America Countdown 2012 TV Series Herself – Guest / Herself
Home Made in America 2012 TV Series Herself – Hostess
The Perfect 3 2011-2012 TV Series Herself
Thanksgiving Live! 2011/II TV Special Herself
Paula’s Best Dishes 2011 TV Series Herself
The Nate Berkus Show 2011 TV Series Herself
Cooking for Real 2008-2011 TV Series Herself – Hostess
The Best Thing I Ever Ate 2010-2011 TV Series Herself
Food Network Challenge 2010 TV Series Herself – Contestant
Dear Food Network 2008 TV Series Herself
Dear Food Network: Turkey Day Leftovers 2008 TV Movie Herself
Dear Food Network: Thanksgiving 2008 TV Series
Dear Food Network: Thanksgiving Disasters 2008 TV Movie Herself
How’d That Get on My Plate? 2008 TV Series Herself – Host
Gotta Get It: Grilling 2007 TV Special Herself – Host