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Jamie Oliver

Chef and Restaurateur
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Net worth 2018: $400 Million
Industry: Restaurateurs
Residence: Clavering, U.K.
Country: British
BirthDay: 27 May 1975
Sigh: Gemini
Height: 1.78 m
Education: Newport Free Grammar School, Westminster Kingsway College

Jamie Oliver was bornon 27 May 1975 in Clavering, U.K., British, is Chef and Restaurateur. Jamie Oliver is a famous British chef, restaurateur, author of cookery books, and media personality. The appeal and reach of many of Jamie Oliver’s dishes lies in the simplicity of his recipes and the relatively short preparation time for each of his dishes. His speciality is Italian cuisine. Fans and followers throughout the world have re-discovered the joy of cooking through his many fresh and delicious dishes and his countless books. An outspoken campaigner for a healthy system of cooking foods and maintaining a balanced diet, he has had a love-hate relationship with his viewers and critics and has become a popular media magnate. He has also appeared on a number of food and cooking-related reality shows, where he was called for his expertise and guidance or as a judge. He ardently rages an unrelenting crusade against unhealthy eating through his television shows, and cookbooks. A passionate supporter of the use of local produce and quality ingredients in cooking, his activism has resulted in him going head-to-head with residents of cities and animal rights groups. Although he started his career as a pastry chef, he now owns and co-owns several leading restaurants, related enterprises and non-profit organizations throughout the world. To learn more information about this remarkable chef and businessman, scroll further.


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He read his first novel ‘Catching Fire’, for the first time in 2013, at the age of 38


In 2012, he appeared on MasterChef Australia and scored higher than the three contestants he was up against


For the second season to be aired in 2011, Oliver chose Los Angeles


In 2010, he joined several other celebrity chefs to raise awareness of the discarding of saltwater fish


‘Jamie Saves Our Bacon’, which aired in 2009, drew the world’s attention to pig farming in the UK and EU


In June 2008, he launched ‘Jamie's Italian’, a business venture in England and followed it up with ‘Jamie's Fowl Dinners’ the same year


In 2005, he received flak from animal rights groups for slaughtering a fully conscious lamb on his TV show


In 2003, the four-part sequel to ‘Jamie’s Kitchen’, ‘Return to Jamie’s Kitchen’ was launched


In 2002, his show, ‘Jamie’s Kitchen’, a documentary series, had a successful run


In 2000, he launched ‘Pukka Tukka’ on Channel 4 and signed a $2-million deal with the UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's


His first TV series The Naked Chef that ran from 1999 to 2001, dealt with simple yet delicious dishes that could be cooked easily


In 1989, at the age of 14, Jamie formed the band, ‘Scarlet Division’ with composer and musician, Leigh Haggerwood

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