James Trevor Oliver MBE (born 27 May 1975) is a British chef and restaurateur. He is known for his approachable cuisine, which has led him to front numerous television shows and open many restaurants.
|Net Worth||100 million Pounds|
|Date of Birth||27 May 1975|
Jamie Oliver Net Worth and Salary in 2019
Oliver is worth around £100 million thanks to a 22-year TV career and lavish homes valued at £16 million.
His net worth was once listed as £240million in 2014 but he has lost millions in his restaurant empire.
Accounts for the chains are not available but it is well known he has pumped millions of his own money into the restaurants and in 2018, it lost £71.5million.
In 2017, Jamie’s Italian lost almost £20 million and was forced to close several of its branches.
In July 2000 Oliver married Juliette Norton. They have five children: Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela, Petal Blossom Rainbow, Buddy Bear Maurice,and River Rocket Blue Dallas.
Oliver has severe Dyslexia and read his first novel (Catching Fire) in 2013, at the age of 38.
Oliver’s first job was a pastry chef at Antonio Carluccio’s Neal Street restaurant, where he first gained experience at preparing Italian Cuisine , and developed a relationship with his mentor, Gennaro Contaldo later in his career. Oliver employed Contaldo to help run his collection of high street restaurants, Jamie’s Italian. Oliver moved to The River Cafe,Fulham, as a sous-chef. He was noticed there by the BBC in 1997, after making an unscripted appearance in a documentary about the restaurant, Christmas at the River Cafe.
In 1999 his BBC show The Naked Chef debuted, and his cookbook became a bestseller in the United Kingdom. That same year, Oliver was invited to prepare lunch for the then prime minister, Tony Blair at 10 Downing Street
Early Life and Educational History
Jamie Oliver was born and raised in the village of Clavering, on the 27 of May 1975. His parents, Trevor and Sally Oliver, ran a pub/restaurant, The Cricketers, where he practised cooking in the kitchen with his parents. He has one sibling, sister Anne-Marie and was educated at Newport Free Grammar School.
He left school at the age of sixteen with two GCSE qualifications in Art and Geology and went on to attend Westminster Technical College now Westminster Kingsway College. He then earned a City & Guild National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) in home economics.
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