Chef Ken Hom has been in a relationship for more than forty years with his partner, but he has not turned his relationship into marriage.
He thinks of marriage as an artificial constraint imposed upon you from the outside when it should come from the heart.
Ken Hom's Four-Decade Relationship
Being Chinese, he prefers privacy in his life, so he has not revealed about his partner and hasn’t revealed entirely about his personal life.
But it is a fact that he is not married, but he does have a partner who we can refer her as his future wife.
Years ago, he revealed that he had been together with her forme 37 years which now has reached more than 40 years.
We have been together 37 years, but we are not married. I think of marriage as an artificial constraint imposed upon you from the outside, when it should come from the heart.
As per his statement, he seems not to be getting married anytime soon.
He lives with his partner and step-daughter Sandra, switching homes between southwest France, Paris, and Thailand.
Career and Progressions:
Hom was into cooking from a young age. At the age of 11, he first learned cooking when he worked in his uncle's Chinese restaurant. After that, he attended the University of California to study History of Arts.
In 1982, following a 2-year worldwide pursuit, the BBC tried him out for a Chinese cookery arrangement. Since then, he has appeared in numerous prime-time BBC TV series. To name some of his successful shows, Ken Hom's Chinese Cookery was a tremendous success.
Likewise, the chef has authored more than 20 cookery books, including Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure.
Ken Hom doing what he is best at (Photo: foodandflavour.co.uk)
To date, he has been honored with numerous awards for his work. Talking about his latest honor, he was awarded the Food Broadcast of the Year Award 2013 for "Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure" with Ching-He Huang Guild of Food Writers Awards
Senior and well-known chef Ken has a net worth of $10 million.
Since 2008, Ken has been a minister for Action against Hunger, compassionate philanthropy which works in more than 40 nations helping families to nourish their youngsters and manufacture a maintainable life.
As a chef, he is in the mission of his skills of cooking to raise funds and eliminate hunger from society. He did two Chinese new year banquets as a fundraising dinner from which he accumulated 30000 pounds from each of them.
He uses the opportunity from the festivals to raise funds for different causes.
Kem Hom was born on 3 May 1949 in Tucson, Arizona, US. However, he was raised by his single mother as his father had passed away when he was eight months old. He currently ages 72-years-old.
He holds American nationality and possesses both Chinese-American heritage. He stands tall at the height of 5 feet 7 inches and has an average weight of 78 kg.