If you are familiar with the famous Bravo’s reality television show called Top Chef then you must have become a die-heart fan of Kristen Kish, who is pretty much famous for cooking Korean dishes. Yes, she is the same Korean-Amerian girl who rose her prominence after appearing in the show and winning the title of “Top Chef” Season 10 in 2012 and since then there was never turning back.
From gaining solidity fame, Kristen has had a blissful life so far. Today we shall work out on the adoptation story of Kish, her life living with an American family, her relationship after the disclosure of her orientation, and net worth after winning the show.
Biography & Wiki of Kristen Kish
Talented Kriste had opened her eyes in Seoul, South Korea. Born with the Sagittarius zodiac sign while she celebrates her birthday every year on the 1st of December. Belonging to the white ethnicity while the gorgeous holds a dual Nationality of Korean and American Nationality.
When she was four months, she got adopted by a family in Kentwood, Michigan. There she grew up and spend her childhood. While she has not revealed her family background including her biological and adopted parents’ names. The gorgeous has one brother whose name is not disclosed.
Through Instagram she has showcased her love for her adopted family before leaving for Seol on 2019, April, she said,
Growing up we all have a series of special days.. we look forward to Christmas and Santa, Easter baskets filled with candy, midnight tooth fairy visits, and birthday cakes with number candles. On those days I loved the candy, and presents, and toys. It wasn’t until I was old enough to understand that I was “different” and what being adopted truly meant (and that there are so many of us). And that the greatest gifts are our opportunities and celebrating those who help us grow into ourselves. I have a date where I became a US citizen and the day I came to meet my forever family. Today is one of those days. April 25th in 1984 I arrived in Detroit from Seoul. My mom, dad, and brother were there to scoop me up the second I was carried off my plane. On that day I was transferred arms and came home. My life is because of you. I also recognize and give an enormous Thank You to the one who gave me up, I hope you are at ease; for whatever it’s worth I wonder who you are and sincerely wish you love and light. The ups, downs, and all the sideways tracks my life took was because of my choices but before I had that privilege my mom, dad, and brother all made a choice to choose me. I love you more than anything in this world. Thank you for giving me this day and most importantly showing me the definition of Love and Family. Every bit of good I am is because of you. ❤️
Regarding her education, she had done her high school from one of the School of the United States. During high school, she used to be a model. After completing high school, she was enrolled in Le Cordon Bleu. Later, she graduated with an A.A. in culinary arts.
Similar to other celebrities, she is blessed with awesome physique statistics. While she has not revealed her boy measurements including her height, weight, shoe size, dress size, and many more.
Further, the lean lady seems to have interests in tattoos. Hence, we can spot carvings in both of her arms. She has short hair and a dusky complexion.
Kristen Kish’s Wedding, Husband, and Children
When it comes to the personal life of Kristen, she confessed about her orientation and her love life on 28th March 2014. At that time she was in a relationship with Jacqueline Westbrook. She further revealed her love story with anonymous women. As reported by Windy City Media Group, she confessed about her relationship and love life.
While interviewing with she said,
“I was dating a woman. She lived in New York and I lived in Boston. We met in Charleston for our one year anniversary. I posted a picture to share the moment. It was not my goal to come out. The floodgates opened. A day after that a New York Times article came out that had done a profile on me and my former boss. It casually mentioned my girlfriend.”
As of now, she is currently in a relationship with Bianca. Further, the gorgeous took to Instagram on 29th September 2019 to break the news of their engagement. She shared a photo of herself and Bianca enjoying a coffee while showing off their rings.
For now, she is happily residing in living with her fiance. While she has circulated no news about getting married. She no children from any of her relationships.
Career & Networth
Talking about the professional life of Kristen, she had started her journey as an instructor at Stir, a culinary demonstration kitchen in Boston, Massachusetts. Later she got promoted to Stir’s chef de cuisine by the owner. There she becomes the chef de cuisine at Barbara Lynch’s Menton Boston until March 2014.
Credit: Interview with “Top Chef” winner Kristen Kish on CBC morning, 2018, January 6. (Credit: YouTube)
In the following year, she released a book of recipes co-authored with Meredith Erickson, Kristen Kish Cooking: Recipes and Techniques. Her career took off when she competed in Bravo’s Top Chef. Later she came out as the winner of the Top Chef, becoming the first competitor to win after winning “Last Chance Kitchen” and the second female winner in the history of the Top Chef franchise.
Kristen often shares her personal food recipe in her Instagram account, her viewers can go through the culinary and get hold of her best dishes.
Net worth and salary of Kristen Kish
As a Korean-American chef, she had earned a huge name and fame in her lifetime career. Being a head chef, she earns a total salary of $47,000 annually while from the show “Top Chef” she had gained prize money of $125,000. While her net worth is estimated to be around between $1 million to $5 million.