Quick Facts of Christopher Kimball

  • Full NameChristopher Kimball
  • Net Worth$20 Million
  • Date of Birth05 June, 1951
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceRye, New York, U.S
  • ProfessionChef, Editor, Publisher, and Radio/TV personality
  • Nationality American
  • SpouseMelissa Lee Baldino
  • Height1.82 m
  • Weight171 lbs
  • EducationColumbia University
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook, Twitter
  • ChildrenFour
  • Horoscope Gemini

The 68-year-old, Christopher Kimball is an American chef, editor, publisher, and radio/TV personality. He is widely famous for hosting the sixteen season of the cooking show, ‘America’s Test Kitchen.’ He was the co-founder of ATK and has worked as its editor and publisher. Besides, Kimball was the editor-in-chief of the cooking magazine, ‘Cook’s Illustrated.’

The creator of ‘Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street,’ Mr. Kimball, has been married three times. Currently, he relishes a blissful married life with his third spouse, Melissa Lee Baldino. Besides, Christopher has a colossal amount of net worth. To know more about his life, we suggest you read the article till the end.

Christopher Kimball’s Age, Early Life, Education

Christopher Kimball was born on June 5, 1951, in Rye, New York, the U.S. As of 2019, he is 68 years old, and his birth sign is Gemini. Besides, Kimball is an American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. He was born to parents Mary Alice White (mother) and Edward Norris Kimball (father).

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Kimball grew up mostly in Westchester County, New York, and his family had a cabin in Southwestern Vermont. As per his education, Christopher graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and then Columbia University with a degree in Primitive Art.

Christopher Kimball’s Net Worth, Income & Salary

As per Celebrity Net Worth, the culinary entrepreneur, Mr. Christopher Kimball has a net worth of $20 Million, as of 2019. He owes this giant fortune to his successful professional career. Kimball, a man of multiple talents, has worked as a chef, editor, publisher, and radio/TV personality.

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Kimball is the founder of Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, which is a multimedia and instructional food preparation organization. The organization comprises a magazine, a cooking school, Milk Street Radio, and a website. As per sources, Milk Street Magazine has more than 150,000 paid readers per issue and also has a digital edition.

Christopher Kimball’s house in Vermont, Source: Pinterest

Besides, Kimball has hosted a few cooking shows for a very long period. Also, he earns a hefty sum of earnings from his cookbooks, tv shows, and business endeavors. Nevertheless, we can say that Christopher has a lavish lifestyle. In 2018, he partnered up with Regal Ware on a new line of cookware. In his spare time, Kimball spends time in his beautiful home located in Vermont.

Christopher Kimball’s Married, Wife & Kids

The former ATK’s editor and host, Christopher has been married twice. Let’s begin with his first marriage. Kimball married his first spouse, Adrienne in 1987. The couple shares four children: Charles, Caroline, Whitney, and Emily. Sadly, after 25 years as husband and wife, the couple eventually divorced in December 2012.

Do you know? Adrienne is pledged 35 percent of her ex-husband’s gross income and overall compensation, as per their 2012 divorce agreement.

Christopher and his second wife, Melissa, Source: NY Times

Now, let’s talk about Kimball’s second marriage. After the divorce with the first wife, Christopher married Melissa Lee Baldino on June 30, 2013, at Memorial Church in Cambridge. The couple first met in September 2002 when Baldino interviewed for the position of Kimball’s assistant.

Christopher Kimball and his wife, Melissa’s first son, Source: Instagram

Kimball and Baldino welcomed their first son Oliver Kimball on May 4, 2017. Currently, Melissa is the executive producer of America’s Test Kitchen tv show and is the co-founder of Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street. As of now, the couple is busy raising their first child.

Christopher Kimball’s Height & Weight

Kimball has a height of 1.82 m (6 feet) and has a bodyweight around 171 lbs.

Christopher Kimball’s Career

Christopher began his career by working in a publishing company. Also, he worked for The Center for Direct Marketing and started taking cooking courses. At the age of 29, Kimball launched Cook’s Magazine after securing $100,000 in angel investments.

Kimball was a co-founder and has worked as an editor and publisher of America’s Test Kitchen. The company produces television and radio shows and publishes magazines, including Cook’s Illustrated. Further, Kimball also hosted the public television cooking show America’s Test Kitchen for the sixteen seasons. Likewise, he hosted Cook’s Country from ATK.

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In late 2015, Kimball left the ATK, and as of now, he remains a minority stockholder in the company. In 2016, he created Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, a multimedia food instructional organization. Moreover, Kimball is the author of The Cook’s Bible, The Yellow Farmhouse Cookbook, Dear Charlie, The Dessert Bible, and Fannie’s Last Supper. Besides, he is a columnist for the New York Daily News and the Boston-based Tab Communications.