Christopher Kimball Net Worth

Whether it’s books, articles, blogs, movie scripts or pieces in magazines, these authors sure earn a lot. Famous for their work and impact to various communities and demographics globally, authors are usually very respected and have huge followings. Christopher Kimball, the American Chef, television and radio personality, editor and publisher is no exception from this rule. This person was born in unknown on the June 5, 1951. As a kid and throughout his teenage years, attending Philips Exeter Academy, Columbia University helped develop a love for creating content and writing pieces. Christopher Kimball has a family of unknown unknown Charles Kimball, Emily Kimball, Caroline Kimball, Whitney Kimball. Standing at unknown tall, Christopher Kimball has a huge fanbase throughout every continent. So, do you want to know how much this person is worth? Well, the total estimated net worth of Christopher Kimball is said to be $20 Million.

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To begin with, Christopher grew up in Westchester County, New York State. After matriculation from Philips Exeter Academy he graduation from Columbia University with a degree in arts. Then he entered the publishing business alongside his stepbrother. Later, Christopher Kimball was offered a job at The Centre for Direct Marketing located in Westport, Connecticut. Meanwhile, he went on learning about cooking, as he was very passionate about food. Luckily, it has evolved into a very successful and profitable business; being 29, he decided to start Cook’s Magazine and nine years later, he sold the magazine, yet continued his career in publishing ventures. Another cooking magazine entitled Cook’s Illustrated has been founded and launched by Christopher Kimball in 1993. Following this, he has founded, published and edited many other cooking magazines, including Cook’s Country, America’s Test Kitchen among others. It should be noted that these have increased the total size of Christopher Kimball net worth considerably.

Moreover, he is the author of many cook books, such as “Fannie’s Last Supper”, “The Dessert Bible”, “Dear Charlie”, “The Yellow Farmhouse Cookbook” as well as “The Cook’s Bible”. Additionally, he writes columns in the tabloid Tab Communications, and daily newspaper The New York Daily News.

Concerning his career in television and radio, they have also added huge sums to the wealth of Christopher Kimball, and obviously made him famous. Currently, he hosts cooking shows “Cook’s Country” (2008 – present) aired on the PBS channel, and “America’s Test Kitchen” (2001 – present) on WGBH. Kimball believes that everyone can cook, and he teaches ordinary people to do it. He was also been seen in television shows like “The Early Show”, “Weekend Today” and “This Old House”. Kimball hosts the radio show “America’s Test Kitchen Radio” aired on WGBH-FM, too, and is often heard on National Public Radio.

Finally, in the personal life of the chef, publisher and television/radio personality, he was married to Adrienne Kimball from 1987 to 2012. Afterwards, he started dating his assistant Melissa Lee Baldino, and the couple married in the summer of 2013. The family resides in Cambridge, MA.

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  • Full Name: Christopher Kimball
  • Net Worth: $20 Million
  • Date Of Birth: June 5, 1951
  • Place Of Birth: Rye, New York State USA
  • Profession: Chef, television and radio personality, editor and publisher
  • Education: Philips Exeter Academy, Columbia University
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Adrienne Kimball (1987-2012), Melissa Lee Baldino (m. 2013-)
  • Children: Charles Kimball, Emily Kimball, Caroline Kimball, Whitney Kimball
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  • Awards: James Beard Foundation Award for Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America
  • Nominations: Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Culinary Program, James Beard Award for General Cooking, James Beard Award for Best National Television Cooking Show, James Beard Award for Specials
  • Movies: America’s Test Kitchen: Best Baking Recipes, America’s Test Kitchen: Best Entertaining Recipes
  • TV Shows: “Cook’s Country” (2008 – present), “America’s Test Kitchen” (2001 – present), “The Early Show”, “Weekend Today”, “This Old House”, “America’s Test Kitchen Radio”


  • Is an author and chef.
  • In 1984, founded the Who’s Who of Cooking in America which was initiated to honor the leading American chefs, restaurateurs, vintners, food writers and food producers.
  • Founded Cook’s Magazine, a national magazine for cooking hobbyists, in 1980 and served as founder, publisher and editorial director through 1989. In 1993 he renamed the magazine Cook’s Illustrated. He also founded Cook’s Country Magazine.


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The Culling 2015 special thanks
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Rachael Ray 2014-2017 TV Series Himself
Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen 2008-2016 TV Series documentary Himself – Host
America’s Test Kitchen 2006-2016 TV Series documentary Himself – Host
Ask This Old House 2016 TV Series Himself – America’s Test Kitchen
Central Texas Gardener 2015 TV Series Himself
Today 2012-2015 TV Series Himself – Guest / Himself
This Old House 2010-2011 TV Series documentary Himself – Host: America’s Test Kitchen
The Early Show 2005-2009 TV Series Himself
A Moveable Feast with America’s Favorite Chefs 2009 TV Movie Himself / host
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Shameless 2011 TV Series Himself – TV Chef


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