Sunny Anderson is a celebrity chef who is most known for her Food Network presenting roles.
- Date of Birth Apr 09, 1975
- Age 46 Years, 7 Months
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Lawton, Oklahoma, United States
- Profession Television Personality
- Relationship Status Single
- Net Worth $5 million
- Ethnicity/Race African-American
- Father Thomas Anderson
- Mother Linda Anderson
- High School Madison High School
- College Loyola University
- Height/ How Tall? 5′ 5″
- Hair Long
- Hair Color Blond
- Eye Color Dark Brown
- Official Site http://sunnyanderson.com/
Sunny Anderson, an American chef, is the face of Food Network. She conducts a number of shows on the channel, in which she cooks classic foods and reveals the secrets to her distinctive recipes.
Here’s everything you need to know about the famous chef.
Early in life, she had to deal with a lot of adversity
Anderson has been subjected to racism since she was a child because she is a lady of color. White youngsters in her area used to treat her inhumanely, hurling insults and bullying her.
Growing up with her sibling under such conditions was made a little easier thanks to her educated mother and soldier father. Her mother instilled in her a strong sense of self-worth and unflinchingly punched back at haters who mistreated them.
Anderson developed into her strong-willed mother over time, building a full-throttle profession.
She jumped at the chance to join the US Air Force as a radio announcer, despite the fact that the job was nothing like her culinary passion. Stride was her first employer, and she worked in Seoul, South Korea, and San Antonio, Texas.
She told ABC News in 2013: “I knew there were radio stations, television stations, publications, and magazines for the military, by the military, and I wanted to be a part of that.”
Anderson was able to learn about other cuisines and improve her culinary talents by moving around.
However, it was only after joining New York’s Hot 97 radio station in 2001 that she considered turning her passion into a career. She had gotten the position following her military service.
Anderson’s Career as a Chef
Anderson used to play with kitchen instruments instead of toys when he was a kid. And, as she grew older, she shared her talents with her friends, preparing them lunches and dinners, despite her involvement in journalistic pursuits.
Her friends were so impressed by her abilities that they pushed her to pursue a profession in the culinary arts. Food Network, by chance, noticed her speaking and cooking abilities and asked her for a show.
Anderson made her Food Network debut in 2005 as a special guest on Emeril Live. She went on to host Gotta Get It in 2007.
Starting in July 2008, she was a host on the How’d That Get On My Plate? show, which rocketed her to fame. She quickly rose to the position of chef host of The Kitchen, with Jeff Mauro and Katie Lee, to name a few.
She began hosting Easter Basket Challenge and My Fave vs. Your Fave in 2021.
What is her estimated net worth?
Anderson has hosted over twenty Food Network shows, which has definitely added to her growing fortune. Cooking For Real, Home Made In America, and The Kitchen are among the series where she continues to demonstrate her abilities.
The Loyola graduate has a net worth of $5 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Her best-selling cookbook ‘Sunny’s Kitchen: Easy Food for Real Life,’ published on September 17, 2013, should be attributed for a portion of her net worth. To top it off, she has a store that offers personalized T-shirts.
Anderson’s Status in a Relationship
Anderson is neither married nor dating, according to her social media accounts. She has also kept her dating status a secret in interviews and shows, implying that she is single.
However, the 46-year-old was open about her previous relationship a few years ago, albeit she did not share her partner’s identify.
In a 2009 interview with Delish, she claimed that she had a boyfriend who shared her passion for cuisine. Anderson also revealed that she feeds him three square meals per day.
She then tweeted in 2016 that she had only had two serious ex-boyfriends up to that point. Both of them had met her parents, according to the Kitchen host.
Anderson is said to have had a heartbreak a year later.
In January 2017, she announced her relationship with Columbo on Twitter. She informed her admirers a few months later that she was on a date with her book. When a follower said that looking at the book would make her sad, Anderson joked that being alone was preferable to being with a liar and cheater.
Her tumultuous social media updates suggest that her relationships were not going well.