What We Know About Bartolo Buddy Valastro III? Age, Height

April 18, 2024
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Who is Bartolo Buddy Valastro III?

Celebrity family member Bartolo Buddy Valastro was born under the zodiac sign Libra on 27 September 2004, in New Jersey, USA. He’s perhaps known best for being a son of famous American baker and TV personality Bartolo ‘Buddy’ Valastro Jr.

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Early life and education

Bartolo was raised alongside his three siblings Carlo, Marco and Sofia in East Hanover Township, New Jersey by their father Buddy and mother Elisabetta ‘Lisa’ Valastro (nee Belgiovine) who’s an American YouTuber and podcaster; Buddy and Lisa married in a private ceremony on 1 October 2001, and the family moved to Montville, New Jersey in 2014.

Bartolo III  studied at Morristown-Beard High School and was into a couple of activities while there but was mostly passionate about playing lacrosse; he was on the school’s team and was amongst the best players there. Bartolo matriculated in 2023 and then enrolled at college, from which he should be graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 2027.

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Bartolo’s career

Not many details have been disclosed about Bartolo’s career but it’s widely known that he’s appeared in a couple of episodes of his father’s reality show “Cake Boss”, which also starred Mauro Castano and Danny Dragone, and follows his father and his staff at Carlo’s Bakery as they’re making amazing themed cakes; the show’s been airing since 2009 and was nominated for a 2011 Astra Award for Favourite Program – International.

Love life and relationships

Bartolo shies away from talking about his love life on the internet, but most of his fans believe that he was once in a long-term relationship with his high school sweetheart, and that they decided to break up after they enrolled at different colleges; this hasn’t been confirmed by Bartolo.

There are also those who claim that the reason behind Bartolo being so secretive about his love life is that he’s gay; he often poses with his male friends in his internet content and many people believe that one of the boys is Bartolo’s boyfriend but this hasn’t been confirmed either.

Bartolo seems to be unattached as of February 2024,, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

 

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Bartolo’s followed by nearly 250,000 people on Instagram despite having posted only five pictures onto the network; most feature him spending time with his friends or playing lacrosse.

Bartolo’s even more popular on TikTok as over 350,000 people are following him on this network, with all his videos combined numbering nearly four million likes; most feature him spending time with his friends, helping out his father at his bakery, or talking about his everyday life.

Bartolo’s physically quite active as he works out at the gym nearly every day, thus his muscular body.

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s one of his favorite actors, and some of Bartolo’s favorite movies are “Kindergarten Cop”, “The Last Stand” and “Jingle All the Way”.

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Net worth, height and age

Bartolo’s age is 19. His eyes and hair are brown, he’s 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall and weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).

Bartolo doesn’t seem to have his own independent net worth as of February 2024, while his father’s net worth’s been estimated at over $10 million.

Who is his father Buddy?

American baker, TV personality and businessman Bartolo ‘Buddy’ Valastro Jr. was born under the zodiac sign Pisces on 3 March 1977, in Hoboken, New Jersey USA. He’s probably known best for his reality show “Carlo’s Bakery”, although he’s today also known for having starred in several other shows, such as “Cake Boss”, “Next Great Baker” and “Buddy’s Bakery Rescue”.

Buddy was raised in both Hoboken and Little Ferry, New Jersey by his father Buddy Sr. and mother Mary Tubito, both of whom were of Italian descent; Mary passed away aged 69 in 2017. Buddy has four older sisters: Lisa, Maddalena, Mary and Grace.

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He studied at Ridgefield Park High School and became passionate about baking during his time there, thus simultaneously taking baking lessons at the Bergen County Technical High School, Teterboro Campus. Buddy was only 11 when he began working at his family’s business Carlo’s Bakery; he never completed his high school education, as it was revealed in an episode of “Cake Dynasty” that his son Bartolo III was the first Valastro to finish high school.

Buddy’s journey into the culinary world began at an early age when he started working alongside his father Bartolo Sr. at Carlo’s Bakery, from whom he learned the art of baking and decorating cakes, instilling in him a strong work ethic and a passion for creating exceptional desserts. Under his father’s guidance, Buddy honed his skills and developed his signature style, blending traditional techniques with innovative designs.

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In 1994, tragedy struck when Buddy’s father passed away unexpectedly. At just 17 years old, Buddy stepped up to lead Carlo’s Bakery, taking on the role of head baker and eventually becoming the owner. Despite his young age and lack of formal culinary training, Valastro proved to be a natural talent, breathing new life into the family business with his creative vision and entrepreneurial spirit.

His big break came in 2009, when he was approached by TLC to star in the reality TV show “Cake Boss”; the show, which followed Buddy and his team as they created elaborate custom cakes for various occasions, became an overnight hit. Buddy’s charisma, wit and undeniable talent endeared him to viewers, turning him into a household name and catapulting Carlo’s Bakery to worldwide fame.

As “Cake Boss” gained popularity, Buddy expanded his empire, opening new locations of Carlo’s Bakery across the US and internationally; he also diversified his business ventures, launching a line of baking products, publishing cookbooks, and starring in spin-off shows such as “Next Great Baker” and “Kitchen Boss”.

Despite his success in the entertainment industry, Buddy remains deeply committed to his roots as a baker and pastry chef; he continues to be actively involved in the day-to-day operations of Carlo’s Bakery, personally overseeing the creation of each cake that bears his name. His dedication to his craft and his relentless pursuit of perfection have earned him the respect and admiration of his peers in the culinary world.

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In addition to his work in television and business, Buddy’s also a philanthropist, using his popularity to support various charitable causes, partnered with organizations such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help make a positive impact on the lives of others.

Olivia Wilson

As the Freelance Writer at Net Worth Post, I steer producing riveting stories about the lives and triumphs of influencers. With an unwavering commitment to precision and a flair for weaving compelling tales, I guide our content creation, from the depths of research to the pinnacle of narrative excellence. My responsibilities encompass the full spectrum of editorial management, including the meticulous investigation, narrative development, and upholding the integrity and high standard of our output.

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