Guy Fieri Celebrates New $ 80 MILLION Food Network Deal and Status as One of the Highest Paid Hosts on Cable by Buying a Florida Home
Guy Fieri has purchased a waterfront mansion in West Palm Beach, Florida after an $ 80 million deal with the Food Network for three years.
It made it a lot easier to explain [wife] Lori how I buy a house in Florida, ‘the celebrity chef and restaurateur, 53, told me People Thursday.
The Food Network personality said he and his 26-year-old spouse had “ been trying to get hold of a spot in Florida for a long time. ”
The latest: Guy Fieri, 53, has purchased a waterfront mansion in West Palm Beach, Florida after an $ 80 million deal with the Food Network over three years. He was disconnected in Las Vegas in 2019
It’s a constant joke that whenever I went to the South Beach Food and Wine Festival someone said to me, ‘So when are you going to move to Florida? Said the star of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. ‘I always said,’ We’re looking. We’re looking for a house. ‘Because I love Florida. I like the people. I like the culture. ‘
Fieri, who owns California real estate, continued: ‘We talked about it, talked about it and talked about it, and we happened to be back there shooting Triple D and doing some projects, and we contacted a real estate agent . who showed us around and showed us some things. ‘
Fieri said the purchase was ‘not because of the contract, but it coincided’ with it, adding, ‘We have a great place and we’re super excited.’
Fieri, who shares son Hunter, 24, and Ryder, 15, with Lori, said the family will slowly settle in the place ‘because Ryder is still a freshman in high school, but it will be neat for my mom and dad . can bounce there. ‘
Happy: Fieri said the purchase was ‘not because of the contract, but it coincided’ with it, adding, ‘We have a great place and we’re super excited’
Fieri has been an industry champion amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, focusing efforts on fundraising more than $ 25 million to help eateries and staff affected by the shutdown
With the contract, the culinary expert became one of TV’s highest paid hosts, Forbes reported, adding about $ 50 million to its previous deals.
Fieri’s ratings have skyrocketed over the past year, when the outlet, citing data company Kantar, reported that its programs were bringing in $ 230 million in commercial revenue.
Fieri has been an industry champion amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, focusing its efforts on fundraising more than $ 25 million to help eateries and staff affected by the closure.
“The restaurant industry is going through such a rough time, so we’re trying to build energy, build momentum and enthusiasm and talk about anything and everything related to the restaurant industry,” Fieri told the outlet. ‘This is about money, but also about awareness. This is about recognition and inspiration. ‘
His next fundraiser, Guy’s Restaurant reboots, will air on multiple platforms on June 12 at 7 p.m. ET, featuring performances by chef peers including José Andres, Cat Cora and Buddy Valastro.