Facts of Jacques Pepin
|Full Name:||Jacques Pepin|
|Birth Place:||Bourg-en-Breese, France|
|Father's Name:||Jean Victor Pepin|
|Mother's Name:||Jeannette Pepin|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Gloria Pépin|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
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Jacques Pepin is recognized as a chef, an author, and television personality. Jacques has appeared on French and American TV as the host of the cooking show from 1980. As an author, his successful book ‘La Technique’ used as the textbook for teaching the majors of French cuisine.
Jacques Pepin Bio, Age (84 years)
Jacques was born on 18 December 1935 in Bourg-en-Breese, France to father Jean-Victor Pepin and mother, Jeannette Pepin. His family had a restaurant named Le Pelican. Jacques was the second child among three and was raised in France. He holds French nationality.
In 1970, Jacques completed his B.A degree from Columbia University’s School of General Studies and M.A in French literature from the Columbia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in 1972.
Jacques Pepin Career, Recipes, Cookbooks
When he was 13 years old, Jacques Pepin put his hands on the cooking department and worked on his family restaurant where his mother was a chef. Being a chef was his fantasy, so he left school to apprentice in the kitchen.
He moved to Paris and took some training under the best restaurants of the time. Pepin worked at the chef for the French Navy in 1956 after he moved to Maxim’s and Fouquet’s.
Jacques Pepin moved to America
In 1959, Jacques Pepin moved to America and planned to stay there for a few years. After he got a job at Le Pavillon, Jacques Pepin spent nearly ten years as the Dir. Of research and also new Development for the succession. And in 1988, he became Dean of Special Programs at the French Culinary Institute where he later changes its name to ‘International Culinary Center.’ Pepin and Julia Child recorded a culinary TV show ‘Cooking in Concert’ for PBS.
Pepin and Julia recorded another show ‘Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home,’ and the show won the James Beard Foundation award for the best National cooking show in 2001 and also a Daytime Emmy Award in the same year.
Pepin also hosted two more series with his daughter, i.e. Jacques Pépin’s Kitchen: Cooking with Claudine and Jacques Pépin’s Kitchen: Encore with Claudine. Pepin is currently hosting the show ‘Essential Pepin’ the 13th TV series and also his newest show Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul.
As a writer, Pepin has written more than 20 cookbooks, and many of them are used as a textbook for teaching.
Jacques Pepin Wife, Children
Pépin married his wife, Gloria Pépin, in 1966, and they live in Madison, Connecticut. They got only one child as a daughter, Claudine, and one grandchild, Shorey. While talking about his children on his show, Gloria explained how she met Jacques and how they dated each other for years.
Jacques Pepin Net Worth ($20 million)
According to the post of celebrity net worth, Jacques Pepin has a total net worth of $20 million in 2017. The current estimated amount is not out now.
Jacques Pepin Body Measurement
Pepin has an average height, but the actual measurement is not given. Jacques is old now, and so he has White Brown hair in color, and his eyes are light Brown. His body weight, dress sizes, shoe sizes are unknown.
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Jacques Pepin Social Media
Jacques is in social media accounts. He uses only Twitter and Facebook to share his moment with fans. Jacques has almost 24.5K followers and about 887 Tweets. He does share his joy and work as photos on Facebook also. But he is not on Instagram.
Reference: IMDb, Wikipedia