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Full NameAlton Brown
First NameAlton
Last NameBrown
Birth NameAlton Crawford Brown
ProfessionAmerican Chef
Birth CityCalifornia
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameAlton Brown Sr.
Father ProfessionMedia Executive
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseElizabeth Ingram
No Of Children1
AwardsBroadcast Media Award,Peabody Award
EducationUniversity of Georgia and New England Culinary institute
Height175 cm
Networth$13 M
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Date of BirthJuly 30,1962
Age57 years
Married DateMarch,2018

Alton Brown is an American chef, author, reality star and cinematographer who is best known for his first reality cooking show, Good Eats, which aired on Food Network for more than 12 years.  

Following this, he has done several reality shows and also has writing credits where he has shared the experience of cooking. From his successful career, he has collected $13 million as of 2020. 

How Did Alton Brown Collect $13 Million?

The Broadcast Media Award winner, Alton Brown, started his career in the Hollywood industry as a cinematographer as well as a producer in 1990. After a decade of his contribution, he changed his profession to cookery.

Professionally, he started his career as a chef after he started running the reality TV show, Good Eats which aired for 12 years (from 1999 to 2011) in Food Network and Cooking Channel. His show was nominated for the Best TV Food Journalism Award

Chef, Alton Brown Has $13 Million Net Worth

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He got massive limelight after he appeared as an expert commentator on the show, Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters. Following this, he hosted the spin-off, The Next Iron Chef, for around four years. 

He started hosting his third cooking show, Feasting on Asphalt, in 2006 on Food Network. The show ran for two more seasons under a different name, Feasting on Asphalt 2: The River Run and Feasting on Waves. Additionally, in 2012, he judged the Season 8 of The Next Food Network Star.  

A year after that, he was seen hosting a new cooking show for Food Network, Cutthroat Kitchen. Every episode sees four chefs trying to hold each other off with the $25 thousand given to them. The participants can forbid their competitors from using several ingredients or making them use atypical tools and equipment. 


  1. The Edible Inevitable Tour in October 2013 till April 4, 2015
  2. Eat Your Science in 2016

Achievement And Awards

  1. He has also won James Beard Foundation Award for Best Cookbook for his book; I'm Just Here for the Food. Additionally, in the year 2013, he won the Best Book award.
  2. He had also won Broadcast Media Award for TV Food Host in 2011.
  3. In 2006, he received Peabody Award for his cooking reality show, Good Eats.

House, Assets, And Properties

Alton Brown currently resides in an Atlanta based apartment, which was bought in 2016. The house was decorated by his designer wife.  

The average price of a home in Atlanta is around $259,000. 

Private Plane

The famous American chef is a well-trained pilot and also owns private planes: a Cessna 206 and a Cessna 414. 

Alton Brown's Private Plane 

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In the USA, the price of Cessna 206 is around $450,000, and the Cessna 414 is around $299,000.

Endorsement And Advertising

While talking about his adverts and endorsements, he has worked for General Electric, Colgate Toothpaste, Dannon Yogurt, Welch's, Shun Knives, and Heifer International. Likewise, in 2010, he endorsed Kosher Salt.  


The famous novelist Carl Hiaasen's book talks about Alton's philanthropy. According to the book, Alton supports Heifer International, which basically seeks to end hunger and poverty around the world. 

Married To Elizabeth Ingram After Two Unsuccessful Marriage

The 57 years old, Alton Brown is currently married to Elizabeth Ingram, who is an interior designer. The lovebirds shared the wedding vows in September 2018 on a boat in Charleston, South Carolina. 

Alton Brown with his wife Elizabeth Ingram

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They met each other for the first time in the year 2016 when Alton for designing his new apartment hired Elizabeth. After the few meeting, the pair started dating, and in April of 2018, they got engaged.  

Previous Unsuccessful Relationship

Prior he was married two times, but both of his relationships didn't last forever. The information regarding his first married life and his wife is unknown. 

Secondly, he got married to DeAnna Brown, an executive producer. As per the sources, their marriage was officiated by a pastor of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church. In December 1999, the couple shared daughter, Zoey. After more than a decade of her relationship, the couple decided to separate in mid-2014, and their divorce got finalized in May 2015.

Short Bio

Alton Brown, whose full name is Alton Crawford Brown, was born on July 30, 1962, in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of  Alton Brown, Sr. who was the owner of radio station WRWH as well as a media executive. His father committed suicide in 1974. After the death of his father, his mother remarried.

Regarding education, he completed his drama degree from the University of Georgia. Later on, he graduated from the New England Culinary institute in 1997.    

Updated On Wed Jan 01 2020 Published On Wed Jan 01 2020 By Riddhi