Kristen Kish Biography, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife

Kristen Kish is an American personality, best known as a chef and season 10 winner of Top Chef. She previously worked as a chef at the Menton in Fort Point. She hosted the show “36 Hours” on the Travel Channel and remained a co-host of “Fast Foodies” on the TruTV channel.

Kristen Kish Biography, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife

Early life

Kristen Kish was born December 1, 1983, in Seoul, South Korea, and was adopted by a family in Michigan when she was only 4 months old. She went to school where she started working as a model. She went to Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago and earned an AA in Culinary Arts.

Kristen Kish career

Kish worked as an instructor for Stir, a culinary demonstration kitchen in Boston, and later, in 2012, she was promoted to Executive Chef at Stir. Until 2014, she also worked as executive chef at Menton Boston, owned by Barbara Lynch. She has also remained the author of a cookbook. In 2017 she co-published a book with Meredith Erickson and the book shaped the recipes of various dishes nationally and internationally. Later in May 2018, Kish opened her restaurant called Arlo Gray in Austin, Texas where she worked as a chef.

Kristen appeared as a contestant on Season 10 of Top Chef in Seattle, where she won the title and became the second woman to receive the prestigious honor. Born in South Korea, Kristen was later adopted by a family in Kentwood, Michigan. Ever since she was a child, she has been fascinated by the dishes and their recipes. She was suggested by her mother to attend culinary school and has since attended Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago and has never looked back.

Rise to Fame

Kristen earned various profiles while working with high-profile and highly-acclaimed restaurants, including Michelin-starred chef Guy at Martin’s Sensing and Barbara Lynch’s Stir as chef de cuisine, and worked overseeing apartment operations, as well as designing, executing, and Demonstration dinners for a minimum of 10 guests. She worked with Executive Chef Barbara Lynch, who hired her as Executive Chef in Menton. Kristen quit her job in 2014 and eventually decided to travel the world and write a cookbook. She has become a prominent TV personality in modern times and has hosted or co-hosted many television shows including 36 Hours, a show that partnered with The New York Times.


In October 2017, Kristen launched her first cookbook called Kristen Kish Cooking and the following year she announced her partnership with Sydell Group to open her first restaurant, Arlo Grey. Many refined and sizzling dishes have been introduced at their restaurant in collaboration with the Sydell Group, including various French and Italian dishes, reflecting the background of the dishes’ nostalgia and reflecting love with the help of an outlook on how people cook to tell their stories tell. Kristen co-hosted the show Fast Foodies which premiered in February 2021 and she famously gained the limelight.

Kristen Kish Biography

Real nameKristen Kish
Date of birthDecember 1, 1983
Age40 years
Place of birthSeoul, South Korea
UniversityCollege of Culinary Arts Le Cordon Bleu
qualificationculinary arts

Physical Statistics

Heightin feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm
weightin kilograms – 55kg – in pounds – 121 pounds
hair colorBlack
eye colordark brown

Kristen Kish family


relationship status

Marital statusMarried
Who is Kristen Kish’s wife?Bianca Dusic

Personal life

In March 2014, Kristen Kish announced that she was in a relationship with partner and friend Jacqueline Westbrook, with whom she was celebrating her one year anniversary, and took the help of Instagram to announce the same. Later in September 2019, Kish announced (on her Instagram profile) that she was engaged to another partner, Bianca Dusic, who worked as VP of Food & Beverage for Standard Hotels. Later on April 18, 2021, Kristen Kish swapped marriage rituals with fiancée Bianca Dusic and revealed the big news on her Instagram that the two got married in gorgeous black dresses. Kish wore a black blazer with leather sleeves and Dusic wore a black sleeveless mock-neck long dress.

Kristen Kish Net Worth

Kristen is a famous TV personality, presenter and co-host of many famous and prominent shows or competitions and has worked for various international restaurants for many years. Despite all these profiles, she has also developed into an author and has been working on her book, which was published back in 2017. It is certain that Kish would make a good income due to her varied occupations as a chef, author and owner of a restaurant, host and co-host. At the moment, Kish’s estimated net worth is around $5 million, giving her immense love, passion, name and fame in the industry.

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