Tom Colicchio Net Worth

Tom Colicchio Net Worth 2020: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Thomas Patrick Colicchio net worth is
$20 Million

Thomas Patrick Colicchio Wiki Biography

Thomas Patrick Colicchio was born on the 15th August 1962, in Elizabeth, New Jersey USA, of Italian descent. He is a chef, most prominently a partner, founder and former chef of Gramercy Tavern in New York City, which was opened in 1994, one of the most popular restaurants in town according to Zagat Survey made in 2003 and 2005. Tom is also well known as a judge of the reality competition television series “Top Chef” (2006 – present). Colicchio has been active in the catering industry since 1994.

How much is the net worth of Tom Colicchio? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $20 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016.

Tom Colicchio Net Worth $20 Million

To begin with, he was raised in Elizabeth, and at the age 17 he made his debut in cooking, working in the small restaurant Evelyn’s Seafood Restaurant based in his hometown. He did not take long to move to New York, where he began working at the restaurant called The Quilted Giraffe, where after four months, Tom was promoted to deputy. He continued his career in various institutions in the New York metropolis, such as Gotham Bar & Grill and the Rakel and Mondrian. As the head of the above mentioned institution, he received a first distinction by Food and Wine magazine which included Colicchio in the list of the top ten young chefs in the USA. His net worth was well established.

In 1994, Ton with Daniel Meyer co-founded the restaurant Gramercy Tavern, in which he worked as the head chef. The restaurant won several awards and positive reviews, especially in the editions of the guide Zagat Survey in 2003 and 2005; the previously magazine lists the best restaurants in New York, then the rest of the USA. Despite this recognition, Colicchio sold his shares in the Gramercy Tavern in 2006 to devote himself to the restaurant chain Craft. Of which he is the founder and co-owner. The first restaurant opened in 2001 in New York, and Tom was hailed by critics, as they saw the Craft as a vision of a culinary paradise. Soon, new establishments opened their doors: Craftbar and Wichcraft in New York, Craftsteak at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas (2002), Craft Dallas (2006) and Craftsteak New York (2006). Tom’s net worth was rising steadily.

Tom Colicchio, who has received a distinction of the James Beard Foundation five times, also holds the position of the senior judge in the reality television show “Top Chef” (2006 – present), which is aired on television channel Congratulations in the USA and in several other countries. Colicchio is also the main judge of the reality competition series “Best New Restaurant” (2015 – present) aired on Bravo, as well as being the co-producer of the show. In 2015, Tom was featured in a cooking show “Great Chefs”.

In addition to this, Tom Colicchio is a co-writer of several books, including “Think Like a Chef” (2000), “Craft of Cooking: Notes and Recipes From a Restaurant Kitchen” (2003) and “Wichcraft: Craft a Sandwich into a Meal –and a Meal into a Sandwich” (2009).

Finally, in the personal life of the chef, Colicchio has been married to filmmaker Lori Silverbush since 2001, and they have three children.

Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 15, 1962
Place Of BirthElizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Height5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
ProfessionChef, Film Producer, TV Personality, Author, Television producer, Actor
SpouseLori Silverbush (m. 2001)
ChildrenMateo Lev Colicchio, Luka Bodhi Colicchio, Dante Colicchio
ParentsBeverly Colicchio, Thomas Colicchio
NicknamesThomas Patrick Colicchio , Tommy , Thomas , Thomas Patrick "Tom" Colicchio
NominationsJames Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Chef, for General Cooking, for Best New Restaurant, for Television Program,In Studio or Fixed Location, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
TV ShowsTop Chef (2006), Best New Restaurant (2015), A Place at the Table (2012), "The Restaurateur" (2010)
1I started cooking in kitchens right out of high school, and I was lucky to work with a lot of great people, but I had no idea it would turn into this. Of course no one should go into this business because they want to be the next Emeril.
2It's my belief that cooking is a craft. I think that you can push it into the realm of art, but it starts with craft. It starts with an understanding of materials. It starts with an understanding of where foods are grown.
1Has two sons with Lori Silverbush, Luka (born 2009) and Mateo (born 2011). Oldest son, Dante (born 1993) from a prior relationship.
2He is co-owner, founder and former executive chef of the Gramercy Tavern in New York City, which opened in 1994, which was voted Most Popular Restaurant in New York City by the Zagat Survey in 2003 and 2005. He sold his interest in Gramercy Tavern in 2006.
3Is the recipient of five James Beard Foundation Medals for his cooking accomplishments.
4Wrote Think Like a Chef: The Craft of Cooking.


Best New Restaurant2015TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
A Place at the Table2012Documentary executive producer
Top Chef Masters2009TV Series consulting producer


The Smurfs2011Party Guest


Mildred Pierce2011TV Mini-Series thanks - 2 episodes


The Restaurateur2010DocumentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself
A-List Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2008TV SeriesHimself
The View2008TV SeriesHimself
After Hours with Daniel Boulud2006TV SeriesHimself
Christine Cushing Live2003TV SeriesHimself
American Masters2017TV Series documentaryHimself
Today2010-2017TV SeriesHimself
Top Chef2006-2017TV SeriesHimself - Head Judge / Himself - Judge / Himself / ...
Larry King Now2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2015TV SeriesHimself
Best New Restaurant2015TV SeriesHimself - Host
Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs2015TV SpecialHimself
The Talk2015TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesHimself
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Real Time with Bill Maher2013-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Rachael Ray2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Erin Burnett OutFront2013TV SeriesHimself
Life After Top Chef2012TV SeriesHimself
Hooked Up with Tom Colicchio2012TV Series shortHimself
SXSW Flashback 20122012TV SpecialHimself
Watch What Happens: Live2009-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Treme2010-2012TV SeriesHimself
A Place at the Table2012DocumentaryHimself
Dreamscapes2012Documentary short
The Simpsons2011TV SeriesHimself
Top Chef Masters2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest Diner / Head Judge, Top Chef
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself

Won Awards

2010Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality - Competition ProgramTop Chef (2006)

Nominated Awards

2017PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Competition TelevisionTop Chef (2006)
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality Competition ProgramTop Chef (2006)
2016PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Competition TelevisionTop Chef (2006)
2015Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramTop Chef (2006)
2014Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramTop Chef (2006)
2014PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Competition TelevisionTop Chef (2006)
2013Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramTop Chef (2006)
2012Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramTop Chef (2006)
2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality - Competition ProgramTop Chef (2006)
2009Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition ProgramTop Chef (2006)
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramTop Chef (2006)
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