CAT Cora is known as one of the legendary Iron Chefs who competes against world-class chefs on the Food Network show.
If Cora isn’t in the headlines when it comes to cooking, she’s in them because of her relationship status.
Cat Cora is known as a celebrity chefPhoto credit: Getty
Who is Cat Cora?
Cora, 54, born April 3, 1967, is known as an American professional cook at Iron Chef, who is also the co-host of Around the World in 80 Plates.
According to her website, she is also “a writer, restaurateur, editor, television presenter and personality, avid philanthropist, health and fitness expert, lifestyle entrepreneur and proud mother of six”.
Cora gained popularity in 2005 after becoming the first female Iron Chef ever and since then has appeared on other shows such as FOX’s “My Kitchen Rules” and ABC’s “Family Food Fight”.
In 2006 she was named “Teacher of the Year Award” by Bon Appetit Magazine and appointed Executive Chef of the magazine.
She even received the President’s Volunteer Service Award and President’s Lifetime Achievement Award from President Barack Obama.
Prior to her culinary experience, Cora graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a BS in Exercise Physiology and Biology.
She then graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.
Is Cat Cora Married?
Cora was married twice in her life.
From 2013 to 2015 Cora was married to long-time partner Jennifer Cora, but the two separated after 17 years, telling People Magazine that it was “a mutual decision.”
During their time together, the former couple had four sons, Zoran, Caje, Nash and Thatcher, all of whom were born through in vitro fertilization.
After their divorce, Cora married American producer, director and suffragette Nicole Ehrlich, 46, who is SVP of Creative and Celebrity Relations and has won Grammy, MTV VMA and Emmy Awards in 2018.
In May 2021, it was announced that the couple would divorce after three years of marriage, but it is unknown why the two parted ways.
Ehrlich is also the mother of two sons named Gavin and Jonas, who came from her previous relationship with Rosa Ehrlich.
Cora was married to Nicole Ehrlich from 2018 to 2021, but the two have since filed for divorcePhoto credit: Getty
What is the net worth of Cat Cora?
Cora has strayed far from her roots in Jackson, Mississippi.
Celebrity Net Worth reports that Cora has an estimated net worth of $ 4 million as of 2021.
Her enormous fortune comes not only from her Iron Chef and her 80 plate appearances around the world, but she is also the owner of several restaurants around the world.
Some of their restaurants are:
- Mesa Burger (Santa Barbara)
- Cat Cora’s Kitchen & Gourmet Markets (San Francisco International Airport, Atlanta International Airport, and Salt Lake City Airport)
- Taproom (Detroit Metro Airport)
- Evil eats
- CC x WW Cafe (Brooklyn’s Barclay Center)
She has also published several cookbooks over the years.
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