Social Media Star And MasterChef Season 10 Finalist Italian-American Chef Nick DiGiovanni-How Much Is His Net Worth?
Nick DiGiovanni is a Chef and social media star, best known as the youngest-ever finalist on MasterChef on its tenth season.
He is big on TikTok, where he has 8. 9 million followers, and also has a successful eponymous Youtube channel with 5.78m subscribers as of June 2022.
The renowned chef is among one of the wealthiest young chefs in the world-how much is his net worth?
Here are all the details, including his earnings, income sources, and side businesses.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Chef Nick DiGiovanni?
Nick DiGiovanni is known for his creative cooking style, and those new innovative methods have been really famous among the audience, especially on social media.
As per the sources, his net worth is estimated at $5 million, with a $500k average earning per year.
In one of his popular videos', he spends an entire day eating only Gordon Ramsay’s Food. As per the video description, he spent $10,000 on the food.
As of June 2022, DiGiovanni has 1.3 million followers on his Instagram. He charges between $3.5k-$3.8k per post-the account has 275 posts with a 5.1% engagement rate.
Similarly, he has almost 9 million followers on TikTok, where he charges between $5,221-$8,702 per post.
Nick's TikTok has almost 300 posts with a 5.13% engagement rate and 446,000 Avg Hearts per Video.
Additionally, the rising chef has a successful self-titled Youtube channel with 5.78 million subscribers.
According to the sources, the estimated earnings from the channel are between $33k-$528.4k per month and $396.3k- $6.3m per year.
As per Social Blade, he earns +$8.33k daily, +$58.3k monthly, and +$250K yearly on average from his channel.
Additionally, the Top 30 Under 30 enlister, Nick DiGiovanni is also an entrepreneur.
He owns companies like Voodles, LLC, and Osmo Salt Co., which has a considerable yearly turnover.
Fact: He owns a Tesla and an Elon Musk flamethrower.
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Career Highlights: Youngest MasterChef Finalist
In 2019, then 19-year-old Nick Digiovanni auditioned for the tenth season of the hit American cooking reality show MasterChef.
He made handmade Lamb Raviolis on the audition round and earned the prestigious MasterChef apron.
Nick's rich culture was visible in his food, and his creativity and passion quickly led him to be both judges (Gordon Ramsay, Aarón Sanchez, and Joe Bastianich) and fan favorite.
Infact, he became the youngest to reach the Masterchef finale; however, he came third on the show.
Though he did not win the show, he won hearts and garnered a huge fan following, which helped him be a content creator.
Nick is also very thankful for the show.
"My initial goal with MasterChef was just to get an apron, so once I did that I was happy about it. But then I set my sights on the top ten, and when I made it, that's when something flipped in my mind. I said, 'Wow, I might actually have a shot at winning this, and going really, really far with this.' I became so much more serious about the competition after that."
Now, Nick is a full-time chef and content creator. He is active mainly on TikTok and Youtube, where the chef shares his unique and creative way of cooking.
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Fun Fact: Nick's running gag in his videos is his constant bickering with his Cameraman, Manny. Similarly, his obsession with famous chef Gordan Ramsey.
Along with social media, he is also a businessman. The Harvard graduate co-owns Voodles, LLC, a kind of pasta loaded with vegetables to trick kids into eating healthy.
Digiovanni's other business is Osmo Salt Co., a premium seasoning line and finishing salts.
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Early Life-Age & Height
Nick DiGiovanni was born Nicholas DiGiovanni on May 19, 1996, in Barrington, Rhode Island.
Currently, he is 25-year-old and stands tall at 6 feet 2 inches (187cm).
His mother is of Italian and German ancestry, while his father is of Persian and English origin.
DiGiovanni's rich lineage can be seen in his cooking.
"I grew up eating both kinds of cuisine, and I like making new things every time I cook," he said. "I hate recipes and love going into a kitchen, taking random things, and putting them together."
Nick's passion for cooking started at the age of 8 when he watched his grandmother cook different and creative meals for the family.
His passion further grew following his love for junk food.
"Around age 8 or 9, I realized that if I asked my mom for junk food she wouldn't buy it, but if I asked her for raw ingredients she would," said DiGiovanni. "The first thing I bought ingredients for and made myself was a lemon meringue pie, and it actually worked, even though I probably messed up the meringue a few times."
He graduated Cum Laude from Milton Academy in 2015. During high school, he joined Sailing (3-time MVP, Co-Captain), Hockey, and Soccer.
Nick later joined Tsinghua University to study climate change. Later, the chef joined Harvard University to study food and climate and graduated in 2019.
He was the Co-Founder and President of Harvard College Culinary Club. DiGiovanni also worked as Stagiaire at benu, a Michelin 3-star restaurant in San Francisco, for a month in 2018.
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Who Is Nick DiGiovanni's Girlfriend?
The social media influencer and chef Digiovanni is dating Isabelle Tashima. She is also a Harvard student and was on the college volleyball team.
The couple started dating in late 2019 and recently celebrated their third anniversary.
During their two-year anniversary, the 25-year-old chef shared a heartfelt message to his partner, thanking her for all the support.
"Two whole years of cooking, eating and loving with this perfect girl. Every single day she’s always behind the scenes helping, whether it’s grabbing ingredients, helping me eat, or tossing a few things in the dishwasher."
"PLEASE, if you love the food and content, toss a thank you in the comments to @isabelle_tashima because none of it happens without her. On a side note, I want to take a few times this year to introduce you to the people that help me do what I do. Love u isabelle."
The duo is quite active on social media and often shares their romantic moments with the fans.
Also, Digiovanni and Tashima have adopted a Husky-Pomeranian mix puppy Pomsky.
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