Jeff Mauro is a food enthusiast and cook. He rose to fame when he won the final round and became the winner of the 7th season of the Food Network Star competition in 2011. Since then, there has been no looking back for the escalation of his career and professional life. Jeff is also a popular co-host for a series of cooking shows.
Given his popularity, you may know Jeff as a great culinary show host but may know very little about other facts about him. Therefore, here is a detailed article citing his net worth, personal and professional life, early years, wife, children, height, etc. Enjoy reading and learning some interesting facts about Jeff.
|Real Name/Full Name:||Jeff Mauro|
|Age:||42 years old|
|Birth Date:||24th July, 1978|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Sarah Mauro|
|Profession:||Chef and TV cooking show host|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$ 2.3 million|
Life of Jeff Mauro
Jeff was born on July 24th in the year 1978, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Jeff’s three other siblings were also born and raised in Chicago by their parents, August Mauro and Pam Mauro. He has two sisters, Emily Mauro and Dana Mauro, a brother whose name is Frank Mauro.
Most of Jeff Mauro’s early and higher education was done and completed in Illinois, the USA itself. He went to the River Forest High School in Oak Park. Jeff was an active youth, and he partook in many youth programs by the Second City Chicago. After his matriculation, Jeff enrolled himself in the graduation program for a degree in television & radio from Bradley University in Illinois.
He married his long-time sweetheart, Sarah Mauro, in the year 2005. Although, the couple has maintained a tight lip about how and where they met. However, we do know that before their wedding, they had dated quite a couple of years. Together they have a son called Lorenzo Mauro. The loving couple is happily married and stays in their home in Elmwood Park, Illinois, USA.
Age, Height, and Weight
With his birth year being 1978, Jeff Mauro, as of April 23rd, 2021, is 42 years old. He will be 43 years old this year in July.
He stands tall at 5 feet and 9 inches tall (1.75m), and he weighs around 65kg (145 Lbs).
Soon after his graduation, Jeff became a co-owner of a restaurant, Prime Time Deli and Catering in Illinois, with the help of his cousin. For his night shift, he was simultaneously working at a production house.
In the year, 2011 Jeff, in a bit to explore his love for cooking, took part in the seventh episode of the Food Network Star competition. The show was open to contestants, and the winner would have the chance to have their personalized cooking show.
He won the show, and with the prize money and incentives from winning the show, he invested it in producing his food show on TV. Thus began the cooking show, “Sandwich King,” which he has been hosting since 2011.
Winning the show in 2011 began the starting point for his career. With his humor, charming personality, and exuberant TV hosting skills, he started getting more offers for hosting shows and guest appearances.
In 2014, he became the co-host for the Food Network series, “The Kitchen,” a talk show focussing on cooking. Since its inception, the show has been running successfully, doing over 20 episodes with a span of over 90 episodes.
While he was part of the Food Network project, he signed up for another project to be a host for the show “$24 in 24”. The show is a reality television show, which focuses on how Jeff manages a meal in 24 hours. As the name suggests, “$24 in 24” – he gets only $24 for his breakfast, lunch, and dinner. He travels across the US in the show, and he highlights the restaurants serving delicious = food at reasonable prices.
The latest addition to his career graph was sealing a deal with one of the largest growing franchises globally, Subway. Subway is widely famous for selling submarine sandwiches, which everyone calls – subs. With his culinary base in sandwiches, his promotion and creative introduction of new creations in the Subway Sandwiches attracts many sandwich customer fans.
On January 8th, 2016, Jeff and his business partner, Kevin Corsello, opened a Pork and Mindy restaurant. They are now in the process of expanding and opening it up at various locations.
Awards & Achievements
Jeff first rose to fame when he became the winner of the seventh episode of the show “Food network star.”
He went on to start his food show, “Sandwich King,” in 2011. In 2012, the show received a nomination for a Daytime Emmy Award.
In 2014, Jeff collaborated with Katie Lee, Geoffrey Zakarian, Sunny Anderson, and Marcella Valladolid to host The Kitchen, a Food Network series. The Kitchen is a cooking-based talk show, which has also received nominations for the best culinary TV show twice since its inception. The two nominations came in the year 2017 for the Daytime Emmy Award.
Jeff Mauro Net Worth & Salary
To this day, Jeff Mauro’s net worth estimates to be $2.3 million or higher. He has had a very successful career over the years, which has contributed to his high earnings.
Ever since he won a competition, which allowed him to set up his cooking show, he has been working tirelessly. His restaurant is also doing very well and is in the process of more location expansion.
A significant portion of his earnings comes from TV show hosting. Nonetheless, he also earns a lucrative amount of money from his commercial projects and advertisements.
Jeff also lands up several guest appearances on TV shows with his upbeat presence and personality. The handsome, talented, and creative chef has made appearances in The Steve Harvey Show, Rachael Ray’s Cook-off for kids, The Talk, and many more. As a result, Jeff Mauro’s ultimate net worth could only be on an escalating graph rise.