Kristen Kish Wikis
|Real Name||Kristen Kish|
|Birthday||1 December 1984|
|Birthplace||Seoul, South Korea|
|Net Worth||between $1 million to $5 million|
If you have watched the Bravo’s reality TV show, Top Chef, then you might be familiar with season 10 winner Kristen Kish. She is a well-known Korean-American chef who has run the TV show named 36 Hours as a host. Also, she was the formerly chef de cuisine at Menton in the Fort Point neighborhood of Boston.
Kristen Kish was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1984. Every 1st of December, she celebrates her birthday and embraces the zodiac sign of Sagittarius. Kristen holds the American nationality and Mongolian descent. Regarding her education, she attended and graduated with A.A. in culinary Arts from the Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Before appearing in the Top Chef, Kristen was working in Barbara Lynch’s Mento Boston as the Chef de cuisine in 2012. Then, she started her journey in Bravo’s TV show, Top Chef, in the same year. She got through into the main competition by surviving a soup challenge, which was judged by Emeril Lagasse.
But, Kristen got eliminated at the 11th episode called restaurant Ways after winning four elimination challenges where she created French cuisine and onion rings. Then, she made into the finale of the main competition by winning five times in the Last Chance Kitchen. Eventually, her passion and dedication led her to became the Top Chef. She also became the first winner after winning Last Chance Kitchen as well as the second female to win the Top Chef.
Since then, Kristen hasn’t stop grinding her walk into fame as she has hosted the TV series, 36 Hours, which is aired on Travel Channel. In the year 2017, she has dropped her book of recipes named Kristen Kish Cooking: Recipes and Techniques.’ Same years, she resigned her post from Barbara Lynch’s Mento Boston and worked at her restaurant named Arlo Grey in Austin, Texas.
Being the head chef, Kristen earns $47,000 yearly and has garnered the prize money of $125,000 from the Top chef Seattle. And her net worth is estimated between $1 million to $5 million.
Dating life, Girlfriend, Affairs
Kristen is in a relationship with her girlfriend, Bianca. Yes, you heard it right! She officially came out as Lesbian on the 28th of March 2014 when she was dating her ex-girlfriend, Jacqueline Westbrook.
However, the duo hasn’t shed any light when and how did they start dating. But, they surprised their fan member with the engagement news on 29th of September 2020 through an Instagram post. Kristen even caption the picture as
She said YES to a lifetime of Sunday morning coffee dates and bed head. ❤️💍 #engaged #sheismagical
However, the lovebirds are yet to confirm their wedding news to the public.
Parents, Family, and Siblings
Kristen was born as Kwon Yung Ran and was living in orphanages. When she was four months old, she was adopted by the American parents and resided in Kentwood, Michigan.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Kristen’s height and weight are yet to be revealed publically. But, she has black eyes and hair color.