Barry Rice mounted towards fame following his marriage with a longtime same-sex partner, Ted Allen. He is an interior designer and heightens the interior of a building to render an aesthetically gratifying atmosphere for the people. He has also created a modern kitchen built in a 19th-century house with Ted.
Married After DOMA Deemed Unconstitutional; Resides In New York With Husband
Barry Rice is married to an American author and television personality, Ted Allen since 2013. The duo is openly gay couple. His husband Allen is the host of the Food Network, Chopped. The New York University graduate also served as an author of 'The Food You Want to Eat: 100 Smart, Simple Recipes.' Ted is working as an editor for Esquire magazine since 1997. He also worked as a senior editor at Chicago magazine.
Barry and Ted started dating in 1993. After two decades of their relationship, Ted announced through his Twitter on 26 June 2013 that he and Barry were engaged. Ted and Barry's path towards marriage unfolded when the high court ruled against California's Proposition 8. The ruling of the DOMA on U.S. Supreme Court's inaugurated the route towards same-sex marriage in California. Barry and Ted exulted over the verdicts of Supreme Court's gay marriage.
Within four days of Ted's engagement declaration on Twitter, the couple had their wedding on 30 June 2013.
Barry Rice and his husband, Ted Allen attends City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala on 24 April 2018 (Photo: zimbio.com)
The couple, who were residing in New York, said they could legally have their wedding in a number of states of U.S. Allen also said that they didn't want to tie their knot until they could legally be married with a capital 'M.' New York had legalized gay marriage with a decree of a marriage-equality bill in 2011. During that time, in an interview with International Business Times on 7 October 2011, Ted said they were super excited about marriage equity. However, when asked about his marriage plans, the host of Chopped implied that he doesn't have any intentions of matrimony.
Barry and his husband Ted, who is at the age of 53, resides in Brooklyn, New York City. As a family, the openly gay couple are rejoicing their five years of espoused life.
Barry Rice Enjoys Net Worth Of His Husband, Ted Allen
Barry Rice is exulting a net worth of $5 million of his husband, Ted Allen. Ted has mostly accumulated his fortunes from his career as an American television personality. Ted has received revenues from TV series, Iron Chef America: The Series for his stint as ICA Judge and commentator from 2005 to 2013. Likewise, he has been collecting his payments from Food Network for his long-appearances on TV series Chopped since 2009.
Barry moved to New York from Chicago and started his interior design firm. As a passionate interior designer, he decorated his home and incorporated furniture, rags, and accessories. He used to live in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Barry has also worked for notable figureheads like Paul Evans, Karl Springer, and Edward Wormley.