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Wolfgang Puck Net Worth

Wolfgang Puck Net Worth is
$75 Million

Wolfgang Puck Biography

Wolfgang Puck, born as Wolfgang Johannes Topfschnig on 8 July 1949, in Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria, is now an American chef widely known because of his appearances in several popular TV series and shows, as well as in movies, and also for further sharing his knowledge of cooking with others by publishing several cookbooks.

So just how rich is Wolfgang Puck? Sources estimate that Wolfgang has managed to accumulate a net worth of $75 million, virtually all as a result of his culinary expertise broadcast across several media.

Wolfgang Puck Net Worth $75 Million

Wolfgang Puck was taught how to cook by his mother, an occasional pastry chef, and then trained at L’Oustau de Baumanière in Les Baux-de-Provence, at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco, and other places in Europe before he decided to move to Los Angeles in the United States in 1973, when he was 24 years old. He now cooks in Californian, French and Fusion style. Wolfgang Puck’s net worth started growing when he became a chef as well as a co-owner at “Ma Maison” restaurant.

Along with Barbara Lazaroff, Puck established the restaurant named “Spago on the Sunset Strip” in 1982. In 1997, they opened “Spago” in Beverly Hills. The restaurant is known for its Californian cuisine, and has been acknowledged as one of the Top 40 restaurants in the US since 2004. These restaurants have helped Wolfgang to increase his net worth.

What is most important is that Puck established Wolfgang Puck Companies that involves Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group, Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, Inc. and Wolfgang Puck Catering. Currently, Wolfgang Puck Companies owns around 20 restaurants in total. There is also Wolfgang Puck Express which involves JC Penney in Monroeville, Denver International Airport, Indianapolis International Airport, Pearson International Airport, and Seidman Cancer Center at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. The company also deals with the production of various kitchen goods, canned food and cookery-books.

Wolfgang Puck has published several cookbooks, all of which have become very popular, and thus added considerable amounts to Wolfgang’s net worth. These books include “The Wolfgang Puck Cookbook” (1986), “Pizza, Pasta, and More” (2000), “Live, Love, Eat” (2000), and “Wolfgang Puck Makes It Easy” (2004).

Wolfgang Puck is also a TV star. He has appeared as himself  in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, “Las Vegas” (2006), “The Weather Man” (2005), “The Muse” (1999), and “The Jay Leno Show Jaywalking” (2009). Wolfgang also increased his net worth with performances in TV series “Hell`s Kitchen” (2011 – 2012), “The Next Food Network Star” (2011), “The Smurfs” (2011), “Top Chef: New York” (2011) and “Top Chef: Las Vegas” (2009), and “Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters”.

For his great talent, in 2002 Puck was rewarded with a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Service for the show, “Wolfgang Puck”.

In his personal life, Wolfgang Puck’s was married to his first wife Marie France Trouillot from 1975-80. His co-partner Barbara Lazaroff was his second wife, from 1983 to 2003, and they have two children. Wolfgang has been married to Gelila Assefa since 2007, with whom he also has two children.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameWolfgang Puck
Net Worth$75 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 8, 1949 (age 65
Place Of BirthSankt Veit an der Glan, Austria
Height5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
ProfessionChef, Restaurateur, Actor, Voice Actor, Businessperson
EducationApprenticeship
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseGelila Assefa (m. 2007), Barbara Lazaroff (m. 1983–2003), Marie France Trouillot (m. 1975–1980)
ChildrenAlexander Wolfgang Puck, Byron Puck, Cameron Puck, Oliver Wolfgang Puck
ParentsJosef Puck, Maria Topfschnig
NicknamesWolfgang Johann Topfschnig , Wolfgang Johannes Topfschnig , Wolfgang Johannes Puck
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/wolfgangpuck
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/wolfgangpuck
Instagramhttp://www.instagram.com/chefwolfgangpuck
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfgang_Puck
AwardsJames Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Chef, James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurant, James Beard Award for Humanitarian of the Year, James Beard Award for Outstanding Service, James Beard Award for Lifetime Achievement
NominationsJames Beard Award for Best New Restaurant, James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurateur, James Beard Award for Television Segment
MoviesThe Smurfs, Food Fight
TV ShowsIron Chef America, Wolfgang Puck's Cooking Class, Cooking Class With Wolfgang Puck


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Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
902102013TV SeriesWolfgang Puck
The Smurfs2011Chef (voice)
Las Vegas2003-2006TV SeriesWolfgang Puck
Shark2006TV SeriesWolfgang Puck
The Weather Man2005Wolfgang Puck
Just Desserts2004TV MovieWolfgang Puck
The Simpsons2002TV SeriesWolfgang Puck
Frasier2000-2002TV SeriesWolfgang Puck / Tom
The Muse1999Wolfgang Puck
Rhapsody in Bloom1998TV MovieBarry
Tales from the Crypt1992TV SeriesWolfgang Puck
Babes1991TV SeriesWolfgang Puck

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Showgirls1995support

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bite to the Future2017Documentary filming
Die Öscars2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Good Morning America2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Food Editor
Collector's Café2016Video shortHimself - Guest
E! Live from the Red Carpet2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Governors Ball Master Chef
FabLife2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Rachael Ray2016TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood Live2016TV SeriesHimself
The Kitchen2016TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2014-2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Home & Family2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Meredith Vieira Show2016TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2014-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Chew2014-2016TV SeriesHimself
Barefoot Contessa2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Hell's Kitchen2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge / Himself / Himself - Spago: Caesars Palace / ...
Entertainment Tonight2007-2015TV SeriesHimself
Pop Wrapped TV2015TV Series documentaryHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006-2015TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2011-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Doctors2014TV SeriesHimself
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles2014DocumentaryHimself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Top Chef Duels2014TV SeriesHimself - Judge
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - Season 14: Guest Who's Coming to Visit?2014Video documentary shortHimself
Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Judge
Tavis Smiley2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005-2014TV SeriesHimself
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2013TV SeriesHimself
Top Chef2009-2013TV SeriesHimself - Judge / Himself - Quickfire & Guest Judge / Chef & Restaurateur / ...
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
Nova ScienceNow2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern2008-2012TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Ali 70 from Las Vegas2012TV MovieHimself
Keeping Up with the Kardashians2011TV SeriesHimself
The Best Thing I Ever Ate2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Food Network Star2010-2011TV SeriesHimself
A Man's Story2010DocumentaryHimself
The Jay Leno Show2009TV SeriesHimself
2009 Game Show Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Interviewee
Martha2008TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood2008TV SeriesHimself
The Matt Baetz Project2007TV MovieHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2007TV SeriesHimself
The 61st Annual Tony Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Interviewee (taped)
Breakfast2007TV SeriesHimself
Forbes Celebrity 100: Who Made Bank?2006TV MovieHimself
Celebrity Cooking Showdown2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The Tony Danza Show2004-2006TV SeriesHimself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases2005TV Special documentaryHimself
Wolfgang Puck France2004TV SpecialHimself
Good Day Live2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
Iron Chef America: The Series2004TV SeriesHimself - Challenger Chef
Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters2004TV SeriesIron Chef
The Making of Iron Chef America2004TV MovieHimself
The View2004TV SeriesHimself
Your Reality Checked2004TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1998-2003TV SeriesHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Wolfgang Puck2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Recipe TV Featuring the World's Greatest Chefs2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Celebrity Chef
Stars: An Oscar's Party2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hollywood Squares2001TV SeriesHimself
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1997TV SeriesHimself
Ellen1996TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1993-1995TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1989-1993TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Vicki!1992TV SeriesHimself
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHimself
Blossom1991TV SeriesHerself
Tommys Hollywood Report1988TV MovieHimself
Who's the Boss?1987TV SeriesHimself
Cooking with Wolfgang Puck1987VideoHimself
The Wil Shriner Show1987TV SeriesHimself
The New Hollywood Squares1987TV SeriesHimself
The Regis Philbin Show1981TV SeriesHimself
Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed1980TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon2013DocumentaryHimself - Chef
Hillary! Uncensored: Banned by the Media2008Video documentaryHimself
The Dead Zone2005TV SeriesHimself
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