Alton Brown Wife, Divorce, Gay, Net Worth

By Oshil Pokhrel | On: 16 Aug, 2018
Alton Brown Wife, Divorce, Gay, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth July 30, 1962
Age 58 Years 6 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Celebrity Chef
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Elizabeth Ingram (m. 2018), Deanna Brown (m. ?–2015)
Divorced Yes (Once)
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $13 Million
Salary Not Disclosed
Ethnicity White
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube
Children/Kids Zoey Brown (Daughter)
Height 5 Feet 9 Inches (175 cm)
Education New England Culinary Institute, University of Georgia, Lithonia High School
Parents Alton Brown, Sr. (Father)

Starting a new relationship can be hard after divorce. However, Alton Brown has moved on from his two failed marriages and have fallen in love again.

American media personality Alton is mostly recognized by his cooking reality show, Good Eats. He is also famous as the host and commentator in Food Network's Iron Chef: America since 2005 for 13 long seasons.

Married To Elizabeth; Third Wife Is An Interior Designer

Good Eats host Alton Brown has a record of two failed married life in the past, but that doesn't mean he got fed up with ascertaining the new obligation with his ladylove. He found love with interior designer Elizabeth Ingram and the couple got hitched on a boat in Charleston, South Carolina in late September 2018. The celebrated chef confirmed the news of their wedding by sharing a snapshot of his dog Abigal and wrote that 'mom and dad got married on a boat.'

Following their reception, his third wife Elizabeth glorified her big day by sharing their Charleston wedding day photo where she beamed alongside her hunk donning a plain white silk and lace gown. Alton's adorable dog Abigal joined the couple in the boat where the University of Georgia alum enrobed a brown coat and a brown pant.

Alton Brown and his wife Elizabeth Ingram tied the knot in late September 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina (Photo: Instagram)

The couple met in October 2016 when Alton hired Elizabeth in Georgia signing for his cookbook, EveryDayCook. He then recruited her to help transform his three-bedroom loft in Marietta for a seven-month renovation. Soon, his meetings with his interior designer girlfriend turned into dates, and the twosome got engaged in April 2018.

Two-Time Divorce; Executive Producer Ex-Wife

The TV host has gone through two sour relationships in the past. Nothing much is known about his first wife, but after the divorce, he married executive DeAnna Brown, who is the producer of his show, Good Eats. Rev. Bryant Wright, the pastor of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, took the wedding vows of the couple.

Alton and DeAnna welcomed a daughter named Zoey in December 1999. But after more than a decade of married life, the pair separated in mid-2014. Alton filed for divorce near Georgia, and he officially had a split on 15 May 2015. Rev. Bryant reportedly tried to stop the divorce but couldn't change the mindset of Alton.

Alton and DeAnna never really opened about the reason for their divorce, but it was reported that Alton was unhappy and his busy schedule proved to be the final nail in the coffin. 

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After the split, the host went through an eating disorder and consumed Peanuts M&Ms. He reportedly gained a massive 20 pounds. But he has got over his divorce and has gone through weight loss. In an interview with Times after his weight loss, he said that people assume you are undergoing chemotherapy when you look skinny.

He maintains a cordial relationship with her daughter and mentions her as his close friend. On 29 December 2017, he posted a picture with his beautiful daughter, Zoey in Twitter and wisher on her 18th birthday.

Relationship Details With Elizabeth!

Following his two relationships, Alton made his followers quite curious when he posted multiple photos with restaurateur Elizabeth Ingram. First pictures of the couple emerged on 16 December 2017 when Elizabeth posted a picture featuring Alton's partial face.

They then spent quality time in Chicago Athletic Association Hotel on 9 June 2018. Elizabeth posted an image on her social media page on 10 June 2018, in which they were on their Optimo Hats.

Alton also shared a picture with Elizabeth, where both were seen carrying a dog in their hands on 13 June 2018. He also wrote,

@elizabethingramstudio and I are adding the fabulous @call_me_scabigail to the family. Now we have to get Francis Luther his own Instagram #dogsofinstagram

Alton Brown and Elizabeth Ingram on 13 June 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

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His relationship with Elizabeth falsifies his gay rumors. Alton was baptized in 2006, but he said that he couldn't accept the anti-gay stand of Southern Baptist Convention and subsequently took a break from church.

How Much Is Alton Brown’s Net Worth?

Alton has summoned the net worth of $13 million from his working tenure as a TV Host since the late ’90s. His famous 1999’s cooking reality show, Good Eats made his earnings to elevate, which is also considered as a breakthrough in his career.

Apart from his show, Alton further accumulates earnings from his mentoring work besides Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis in the eighth edition of the cooking show, Food Network Star back in 2012.

Short Bio

The American TV personality was born on 30 July 1962 in Los Angeles, California as per wiki. Alton stands at the height of 1.82 m (5’ 9”) tall and belongs to a white ethnicity.

Alton lost his father, Alton Brown Sr., who was the owner of radio station WRWH. He reportedly committed suicide and was discovered dead in his residence in 1974. After the death of her husband, Alton’s mother went to marry again. Both his mother and daughter Zoey have featured in his cooking TV show, Good Eats.

Talking about his education, he went to the University of Georgia, Athens in 1986 and then attended the New England Culinary Institute, Montpelier back in 1997.

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Facts You Can't-Miss About TV Host Alton

Here are some of the facts that you might not know about Alton;

  • Apart from his hosting works, Alton was the photography director of REM’s 1987 song The One I love.
  • Alton other television appearance was as a game show host for one of the episodes of Spongebob Squarepants in 2008.
  • He’s also made a guest appearance in two episodes of comedian John Hodgeman’s podcast, Judge John Hodgman and the Atlanta episode of Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover