|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Birthday:||Feb 19, 1971|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Height:||5.6 feet (172cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Chef, Restaurateur, Businessman, Cookbook author, TV-personality|
|Last Updated:||September, 2021|
Scott Conant is a chef, restaurateur, television personality, and media mogul based in America. His net worth is estimated at $5 million. Cooking is not the primary source of his wealth; he is also a businessman and hosts TV shows. He is the author of several renowned bestselling cookbooks.
How Did Scott Conant Become Rich?
He was born on 19th February, 1971 in Waterbury, Connecticut in the US and he is the son of Ann Conant and Charles Conant.
Being a member of one of the oldest fraternal organizations, Waterbury Elks #265, Charles Conant spent most of his time nurturing and mentoring his children. He taught them charity and patriotism. His closeness to his children positively impacted Scott’s career trajectory.
Scott had an unwavering passion for cooking while still young. With the financial support from his parents, Scott started attending cooking classes at the tender age of 11 years. Later he joined W.F Kaylor Technical High school for culinary arts before going to Culinary Institute of America (CIA) to advance his studies in cooking.
While studying at CIA, Conant got an internship at San Domenico restaurant located in New York City. Scott honed his cooking skills and the experience from San Domenico had a positive factor to the young chef.
After graduating from CIA, he went to Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich, Germany to master as a pastry chef and later worked as a sous chef at San Domenico.
In 1995, he was selected to be chef de cuisine at II Toscanaccio restaurant by Cesare Casella. He rehabilitated two institutions; Borolo and Chianti and became an executive chef at City Eatery located in New York.
In 2002, Conant officially opened L’impero Restaurant in Tudor City, New York. L’impero garnered a three-star review from the New York Times in James Beard Foundation’s article titled “Best New Restaurant“. It also received applaud from top publications such as Gourmet and Food & Wine. In 2004, he was named the best new chef.
The success of L’impero motivated Conant and decided to open Alto, a classic Italian restaurant in Manhattan. Later in 2017, he opened Mora Italian in Phoenix, Arizona, and in New York.
Conant has been elevating to becoming the most famous and well-reviewed chef in the world. Additionally, Conant has put his name on the map of writers by publishing multiple best-selling cookbooks and he has established himself as one of the world’s top chefs and restaurateurs.
What Is Scott Conant Net Worth?
The reckoning of his net worth begins at the time of his internship at San Domenico. The total value of all his assets that have accumulated over the years. He derives approximately 60% of his net worth from his business. Being an employee who earned a substantial amount of income in various restaurants, Conant is a businessman too. He has opened several restaurants that are all successful.
He opened L’impero in 2002 which made his name recognized. He later opened Alto, a sophisticated restaurant followed by Scarpetta in Chelsea, Manhattan, and in the same year in November, Scarpetta was mentioned as one of the best new restaurants in America.
Conant also does recipe development, photo and video shoots, and other events at SC Culinary Suite in Manhattan. He has appeared in The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Chew and The Talk among other television shows. He has hosted both seasons 2 and 3 of Best Baker in America and was a judge on Chopped.
The rest of Conant’s wealth comes from his bestselling cookbooks. He has authored multiple bestselling books like Peace, Love, and Pasta cookbook, Scott Conant’s New Italian Cooking and Bold Italian. He has sold numerous published books on Amazon and to various bookstores and this has skyrocketed his net worth.
Taking the total value of all his assets, i.e., house, cars, salary, and other sources of income minus the total value of his liabilities, Conant’s total value of all assets is approximately $5 million making him one of the richest chefs in the world.
How Scott Conant Spends His Money?
Although it has been kept private how Scott spends his money, there is little information about him on this. When Scott first became successful, he bought a Maserati Spyder, a two-seater convertible. When his wife got pregnant, he purchased QX80.
The father of two has a gorgeous home in Scottsdale, Arizona where he stays with his family. It is also in this home that he hosts live cooking classes on the program “We Cook Together Weekend“.
In his free time, Scott takes a lot of trips with his family up to New England and other places where they carry different sorts of stuff like iPads, food, etc.
- He loves listening to Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson’s music on shuffle mode.
- He divorced with first wife Chris Cannon.
- He is currently married to Meltem Bozkurt.
- He is a father of two: Ayla Sophia Renia and Karya Eva Maria.
- He is a brother to Paul Conant.