Ethan Bastianich is a celebrity kid who has been making the headlines since his birth. He rose to fame for being born to a famous restaurateur and TV personality, Joe Bastianich. Joe is recognized as the judge of the shows, MasterChef, and MasterChef Junior.
Ethan Bastianich’s Family
Ethan Bastianich was born in 2002 to the famous restaurateur, Joe Bastianich and his wife, Deanna Bastianich. Ethan also has one brother named Miles, and one sister named Olivia. Ethan’s father, Joseph “Joe” Bastianich, was born on September 17, 1968, in Astoria, Queens, to Istrian Italian immigrants Felice and Lidia Bastianich. His parents were born in Istria (now in Croatia) and moved to the United States in 1958 during the large Istrian exodus. He has a sister named Tanya Bastianich Martina.
Beginning with almost Dickensian roots, working in his parents’ Italian restaurant in Queens, washing dishes, cleaning the sidewalk, and touring the jungle-like meat markets of the Bronx, Joe’s life charts a culinary adventure that ends with this nice Italian boy becoming one of America’s premier restaurateurs — as well as a New York Times bestselling author and TV personality. Joe married Deanna in 1995 and the couple is blessed with 3 children.
Ethan Bastianich’s Net Worth
Ethan Bastianich is a celebrated kid born with a silver spoon. He has been enjoying his father’s spotlight since his birth. His father, Joe Bastianich is a man of many talents and has a net worth of $20 million. As of now, Ethan is still a kid and is enjoying his luxurious childhood with his siblings, Olivia and Miles.
Joe Bastianich is a renowned restaurateur, winemaker, author, television personality, and musician. In 1993, he opened Becco, an Italian restaurant with his mother, Lidia. He then partnered with Mario Batali to open Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca, an Italian restaurant that gained the prestigious three stars from The New York Times, the first Italian restaurant to gain the award in 40 years. He soon started his own chain of restaurants and currently owns about 30 restaurants across the United States, primarily in Los Angeles and New York City.
Joe got the biggest breakthrough of his TV career when he appeared as a judge in the American version of the popular cooking reality show ‘MasterChef,’ and ‘MasterChef Junior.’ He was also a judge on the Italian version of the program.
Joe was also recognized as an Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional and won the Outstanding Restaurateur Award by the James Beard Foundation. He has co-authored two award-winning books on Italian wine, and his memoir, Restaurant Man, became a New York Times Best Seller within a week of its release in May 2012. In mid-September of the same year, he released his first album, titled “Aka Joe”. He also co-starred alongside Tim Love in the American reality show Restaurant Startup on CNBC, for which he is the executive producer along with Shine America.