Lidia Bastianich Married, Husband, Divorce and Net Worth

By Staff Writer | Published On: 25 Jun, 2016
Lidia Bastianich Married, Husband, Divorce and Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth February 21, 1947
Age 74 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality Italian-Croatian
Profession Chef
Marital Status Single
Husband/Spouse Felice Bastianich (M. 1966–1997)
Divorced Yes (Once)
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $6 Million
Ethnicity Mixed
Children/Kids Joe Bastianich (Son) Tanya Bastianich Manuali (Daughter)
Education Hunter College
Parents Vittorio Matticchio (Father) Erminia Matticchio (Mother)

Are you enamored of cooking? If yes, then you might enjoy the professional life of the chef Lidia Giuliana Matticchio Bastianich better known as Lidia Bastianich. She is not only the chef but also a prominent author who has written several books. Some of her books are Lidia Cooks From the Heart of Italy (2009), Lidia’s Commonsense Italian Cooking (2013) etc.

Born on February 21, 1947, in Pola, Italy she is hugely known as an award-winning, restaurateur. Her shows including Lidia's Kitchen, Amy Thielen's Heartland Table, and Lidia Celebrates America were listed in the nomination list for James Beard Award. Emmy Award-winning Lidia has estimated her net worth at $3.75 million which is really splendid net worth. She is highly intense on her career and might be earning a tremendous amount of money. Her books are also a source of her net worth. She is an example of a struggling woman who has been a source of inspiration to every woman.

Well, there is no doubt she has accomplished what she wants in her career. But is she a successful wife? The question arises; she met Felice Bastianich on her 16th birthday party and was introduced by family. When they see each other for the first time they dived in the ocean of love. She married a restaurant worker Felice Bastianich in 1966. They welcomed two children, a son named Joseph in 1968 and a daughter named Tanya in 1972. Unfortunately, the strong bond didn't remain for a long time and they got divorced in 1997. It is believed that the couple got separated due to the business issues. She lives with her mother in her home in Queens, New York.

The most talented Italian-American chef opened two restaurants, one Buonavia and another at Queens along with the partnership of her husband. Her objective is to expand the restaurants and make it standard and fascinating. She has appeared in some TV shows along with her family and the show is mainly adored by foodie person.

Passionate in cooking, Lidia has active on social networking sites especially twitter in which she has 5,952 tweets and 31.2 thousand followers. Being the kind hearted lady, she has been associated with charity organizations. Previously worked in a small bakery and today she is the owner of world top restaurants. What might be the motivating things than this? Her bio can be easily found in wiki sites.