Adam Richman

Name: Adam Richman ( Adam Richman )
Born: May 16, 1974
Age: 49 years old
Birthplace: New York City, USA
Occupation: actor, host
Tags: actor, TV host
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  • Horoscope: Gemini
  • Net worth: $10 000 000
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Emory University (BA) Yale University (MFA)
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Match marriage: not married
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    Adam Richman: biography

    Adam Richman is mostly known for acting on the TV program entitled Man v. Food and for controversies which appeared after his leaving the show. A gastronome and self-educated cook from the youth, the celebrity has hosted various cooking shows and has written a book about an American cuisine. Let’s know more facts of Adam Richman’s career!

    Childhood and youth

    Adam Richman's birthplace is New York. He was raised in a family of the Jewish faith. Being a teenager, he studied at several high schools – he couldn't get along well with classmates and professors because of bad behavior and had to transmit to other educational establishments. As for his college education, Richman has a degree in international studies. Later he went to study drama at an Academy of acting.


    At the beginning of his career, Richman contributed to such projects as All My Children, Guiding Light and Law & Order. 2004 brought him the role of God in the movie Joan of Arcadia. Apart from starring in pictures broadcasted over his motherland – America – Adam Richman took part in the recording of various international TV commercials.


    Interestingly, Richman was keen on culinary and studied different recipes by himself, without any help. As a result, the celebrity began keeping a travel journal, including all the cafes and restaurants he had visited since the 1990s. He also was invited to star on the show Man v. Food alongside Tamron Hall broadcasted on Travel Channel in 2008. Working there, he had to eat a lot and exercised two times a day to keep feet. While acting on the program, Richman took various challenges and later announced his health had deteriorated subsequently. As a result, the celebrity decided to leave the show. Comparing Richman’s appearance then and now, it is obvious he has managed to improve his health.

    Besides acting, Adam Richman has tried out writing. So, he has published the book (which he co-wrote alongside Anthony Bourdain) where he shared with readers secrets of American cuisine.

    The beginning of 2011 brought the celebrity appearance on Iron Chef America broadcasted on Food Network. He judges its contestants for several seasons. The same year, he started acting on The Traveler's Guide to Life. Besides, he got the position of a host of the shows Best Sandwich in America and Fandemonium. In 2014 fans of Food Fighters could see Adam Richman hosting the show.

    In summer 2014 people in Social Media began actively discussing Richman's weight loss. Some said the celebrity lost weight because of health problems and using banned drugs, not due to daily practicing and being on a diet. Richman reacted abruptly, advising them 'kill themselves.' However, later, the actor publicly apologized.

    Adam Richman eats the Two Most Iconic Burgers in NYC

    In 2015 he shared with journalists he was a vegetarian. The same year, he began working as a judge on the TV series BBQ Champ.

    Richman’s net worth is evaluated at $10 million.

    Personal life

    Speaking about Richman's interests apart from working, he likes watching sports matches. He is fans of New York Yankees, a baseball franchise, and of Miami Dolphins, a football team.

    As for the actor's relationship, he doesn't have a wife. Nowadays it is unknown if Richman has a partner. However, earlier he was romantically linked with Myleene Klass – they met while working on the BBG. Rumors about their affair appeared after the two had been seen walking together. However, they have not revealed if they were really dating.


    • Joan of Arcadia (2004)
    • Man v. Food (2008)
    • Iron Chef America (2011)
    • Amazing Eats (2012)
    • Sunday Brunch (2014)
    • Food Fighters (2014)

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