Brad Leone Wikipedia
|Celebrity Name||Brad Leone|
|Full Name||Brad Samuel Leone|
|Wife||Peggy Marie Merck|
|Birth Date||16th May 1985|
|Age||36 years old|
|Estimated Net Worth||$1 million USD(2021)|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
|Birth Place||Mountain Creek, northern New Jersey|
|Son||Griff(born on 4th May 2016) & Kyle(born on3rd May 2018)|
|Education||Institute of Culinary Education|
Brad Samuel Leone or Brad Leone is a chef and YouTube celebrity from the United States. He is famous for his roles as the presenter of It’s Alive with Brad and its offshoot series, It’s Alive: Goin’ Places, both of which he created for Bon Appétit’s YouTube channel.
Brad Leone Biography and Age
Leone was born on May 16, 1985, at Mountain Creek, in northern New Jersey. The 36-years-old chef is of American nationality, and his ethnicity is mixed, belonging to Irish, Dutch, and Italian (Neapolitan) descent.
Leone came to Brooklyn, New York, at the age of 26 to study culinary arts at the Institute of Culinary Education.
Brad Leone’s Professional Career(Bon Appétit)
Brad has worked several jobs before becoming a celebrity chef. Inside the food industry, he has worked as a glazier, caterer, and delicatessen worker.
Leone was employed as an intern at Bon Appétit as a test kitchen assistant after graduation, after which he worked his way into becoming a Test Kitchen Manager.
In 2016, as part of Bon Appétit’s drive to boost its YouTube presence, creative director Alex Grossman came up with the idea for a video series following Leone in the magazine’s test kitchen. The series was named It’s Alive with Brad and made its first debut on 21st October 2016.
It’s Alive with Brad has grown into a regular show that follows Leone as he cooks with microbial food cultures, with subsequent episodes focusing on more broad dishes and on-location activities.
Leone changed jobs at Bon Appétit in late 2018, leaving his post as Test Kitchen Manager to focus only on video production. It’s Alive: Goin’ Places, an It’s Alive spin-off series, premiered on Bon Appétit’s dedicated streaming channel in 2019. He also has guest-starred on several TV shows like Sean in the Wild and Gourmet Makes.
Brad Leone was nominated for the 11th Shorty Awards in 2019 for his role on the It’s Alive series.
Brad Leone’s Wife & Personal Life
Leone is a married man and is married to Peggy Marie Merck, who is an event planner from Sturgis, South Dakota. Together, the couple has two sons; Griff was born on 4th May 2016 and Kyle was born on 3rd May 2018. The family of four currently resides in Connecticut.
Brad Leone’s Height, Net Worth and Social Media
The American celebrity chef is believed to be holding a net worth of $1 million as of 2021. The 6 feet 4 inches tall TV host is available on Instagram as @brad_leone, where he has 874k followers.
Interesting Facts of Brad Leone
- Brad celebrates his birthday on 16th May.
- His wife name is Peggy Marie Merck.
- He is 6 feet 4 inches tall.
- Griff and Kyle are his son.
- 36 years old Brad Leone is a Chef by profession.
- Young charming Chef holds the American nationality.
- He has an estimated net worth of $1 million USD.