Buddy Valastro is a celebrity pastry chef. He is one of the most renowned names in the industry. Buddy was born on 3rd March 1977. He is originally an Italian American but resides and runs his whole baking business in America. He has received fame in TLC TV series like “cake boss,” “Buddy’s Bakery Rescue,” “Kitchen Boss,” and “The Next Great Baker.” He also made a guest appearance in the film” Bridesmaids.”
Valastro is one of the richest pastry chefs around the world! And As of 2021, Buddy Valastro’s net worth is estimated at $17 million.
Buddy Valastro early life
He was born in Hoboken, NJ, and grew up in little ferry, NJ. Growing up, he completed his education at Ridgefield Park High School. Buddy was raised in the bakery! His father was the original owner of ‘Carlo’s Bakery.’ And, buddy Jr. was helping his father in the bakery since he was 11. Because of their interest and passion for baking, he even did a baking course at Bergen County Technical High School.
Their family was a hit at those times too! But on 21st March 1994, he lost his father due to lung cancer. His mother encouraged him to carry on his father’s legacy and grow this bakery! Since then, he began working at his family business at the age of 17.
|Net worth||$17 million|
|Profession||Baker, Chef, Entrepreneur, TV Personality|
|Father||Bartolo Valastro, Sr.|
|Birthday||March 3, 1977|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
Buddy Valastro career
Due to his baking background, he started his career at a very early age! He was the head baker of the ‘Carlo’s Bakery’ when he was 11. But after his father’s death, he fully dedicated himself to this bakery and struggled to get this name on top! Consequently, his bakery has received recognition like no other. In 2014 he was aired on his first-ever TV shows ‘Cake Boss’ over TLC networks. It was a big hit … even now, this show is over, but it’s still being aired on TLC!
This bakery is run by him and his four sisters together! It’s a full-fledged family business now! The ‘Carlo’s Bakery’ is now well known for its unique cakes and impeccable designs. They have delivered the cakes to many celebs too. Currently, they have opened seventeen branches spread all over America.
Buddy Valastro personal life
Valastro has a big and happy family. He grew up with his four sisters – Grace Faugno, Maddalena Castano, Mary Sciarrone, and Lisa. They all are managing the bakery together.
Buddy Valastro wife
He had successfully married for 19 years! He took vows with Lisa Valastro in 2001. She is a reality star, and her approx net worth is about $1 million-$5 million.
Buddy Valastro kids
Buddy has four kids. Eldest is his only daughter Sofia Valastro, born in 2003 April and today Sofia age 17 years and it seems she will be in the baking business like her dad! Then his younger brother Bartolo Buddy Valastro III is 16 and quite famous on Instagram. Marco Valastro is his 3rd child, and the youngest one is Carlo Valastro, who is 10 years old.
Buddy Valastro parents
Buddy was named after his father … Bartolo “Buddy” Valastro Sr., born in Italy and moved to America founded ‘Carlo’s Bakery,’ married Mary Valastro. Mary died in 2017 because of ALS.
Buddy Valastro house and resident
Well! Currently, Buddy is living in a beautiful Beach house in Montville, New Jersey.