Lorraine Pascal is an English television cook known as one of the judges of Holiday Baking Championship and Spring Baking Championship. She is also a reputed author of her successful books like Baking Made Easy, and Home Cooking Made Easy. The former model Lorraine has been featured in Versace, Donna Karan, The Gaps, and Katharine Hamnett.
Divorced From Polish Ex-Husband: Has A Daughter With Him
The former model, Lorraine was divorced from her Polish musician husband, Count Kaz Balinski-Jundzill in 2000. However, the exact reason for her divorce from her ex-husband is under the radar as she kept her married life away from the reach of media.
She tied the marital knot with Count in 1995 and gave birth to their child the following year. She welcomed a daughter named Ella Balinska on October 4, 1996, when she was at the age of 23.
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She has an intimate bond with her daughter Ella, who is currently at the age of 21. She is providing her daughter a stable background for her upbringing. Her former husband lives in Ireland and spends quality time with his daughter Ella. Ella is a British actress and is known for her appearance in Casualty and Midsomer Murders.
After the separation with Count, Lorraine got engaged to her new partner, Ged Doherty. Similarly, her estranged husband got engaged to It Girl star Sophie Anderson
Separated From Fiancé: Unwilling To Move To LA
The television chef Lorraine and former Sony Music chairman, Ged Doherty ended their smooth relationship in late 2013. Prior to the separation, her boyfriend-turned-fiancé was planning to take their relationship to the next level and offered her to move in with him L.A. She refused to change the course of her life as she was having a blooming career in London. Lorraine was living her life to the fullest along with her daughter and hesitated to take a step further.
Lorraine (left) poses along with former fiancé Ged Doherty (right) and their friends (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
The BBC star Lorraine first met Ged through their mutual friend in 2009 at London’s Claridge’s hotel. After that, their trails of love life started spreading on the tabloids. After getting comfortable with each other, they started enjoying the romantic perks of their life in her Chelsea flat. They spent four years of their life together, and they also had low-key engagement. Unfortunately, they sailed into different paths of life.
Raised By Foster Parents: Close To Biological Mother
Lorraine was born to Caribbean parents but was unable to receive love and support from them. She was only 18 months old when the foster parents of white ethnicity adopted her. Cooking expert Lorraine started living with her adoptive mother after her parents divorced when she was only three years of age.
She again moved to other foster parents. Her then-parents were traditional and deeply religious and made her attend church regularly.
The American author, Lorraine is near and dear to her biological mother. She also has an older brother, Jason from her biological parents. She shares an intimate bond with her mother and brother. He is three years older than her. The former model also has a half-sister and speaks to her only on Facebook.
However, Lorraine's adoptive mother, Audrey Woodward died of dementia on 10 June 2015. As per the Mail Online, she revealed in her blog that she was depressed after the death of her mother and "working out" helped her to fight off the depression. Not only that, exercise turned out to be a life changer in her life. In the blog, she even described the situation as the lowest point of her life.
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How Much Is Lorraine’s Net Worth?
Lorraine has been deriving her net worth from her cooking expertise. As per Glassdoor, the average pay of cook in U.K is £16,240 per annum. During the initial stages of her cooking career, she might have earned around that amount.
She has collected a fortune by appearing in the cooking reality shows like Baking Made Easy My Kitchen Rules, and The Nations’ Favorite Food. Lorraine has also amassed huge wealth from her modeling career. Her bestselling books like Everyday Easy, A Lighter Way To Bake, and HarperCollins have also contributed her to collect her fortunes.
Recently, on the Great British Bake Off 2018, she shared the expert advice with contestants. In the show, she shared her experiences and thoughts about bakers and how they can deal with the pressure of delivering the cuisines before the time limit. On 25 September 2018, Karen Wright and Terry Hartill were sent home after they became the fourth and fifth bakers in The Great British Bake Off 2018.
The final of the cooking competition will be held on 31 October 2018.
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Lorraine Pascale was born on 17 November 1972 in England. She holds British nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. She stands tall at the height of 1.8 m (5’ 11’’). She has a birth sign of Scorpio.
The 45-year-old completed her graduation in Culinary Arts with a first class degree from the University of West London in 2012.