Bridget Lancaster Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Bridget Lancaster|
|Real Name:||Bridget Lancaster|
Charleston, West Virginia, United States
|Profession:||Chef, Television Personality|
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
Bridget Lancaster is a famous chef as well as a television personality, who is most likely best known for her current role as the co-host of the American television cooking show “America’s Test Kitchen”, She also serves as the most recent producer of this show, taking over for its nineteenth season, which was telecasted in 2019. Bridget is also widely known for appearing in many other television shows, such as “Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen” and “Home & Family”, among others.
Bridget Lancaster’s Early Life & Education
While the exact date of her birth is yet to be made public, it is common knowledge that Bridget Lancaster was born in 1968. She is one of the two children of Jim and Linda Sapp, and her place of birth is Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Upon completing her primary education, she enrolled at Nitro High School in Charleston her hometown, from which she graduated before advancing to Ohio State University for a degree program.
Career & Professional Life
Bridget is an accomplished cook and television personality. Her interest in cooking started as far back as her early childhood when her mother taught her ways around the kitchen.
As soon as she rounded up her degree program and graduated from Ohio State University, Lancaster started her professional cooking career in cafés and restaurants in the northeast and south of West Virginia, particularly as a pastry chef. She later relocated to Boston, Massachusetts, where she dedicated herself wholeheartedly to her vocation as a supplies saleswoman and continued to improve her skills as a pastry chef.
In 1998 she teamed up with the distinguished American chef, TV star, publicist, and editor Christopher Kimball, as one of the test cooks for one of his publications.
She came to greater distinction in 2008 when she made her first-ever on-camera appearance, featuring in the popular TV cooking show “America’s Test Kitchen”. She went on to appear in 112 episodes as a regular cast member in the show’s first 16 seasons. Furthermore, since 2017, alongside Julia Collin, Lancaster serves not only as the co-host of the successful show but as its cookery producer as well.
With her career and fame set on a rising path, Bridget Lancaster, in 2011, made her first acting appearance in a film where she portrayed herself in an episode of the critically acclaimed and Golden Globe-nominated television comedy drama series “Shameless”. In addition to the aforementioned, she has also played several roles in a couple of other Christopher Kimball’s releases, some of which include the “America’s Test Kitchen” spin-off television cookery show entitled “Cooks Country from America’s Test Kitchen”, in which she has appeared regularly since 2012.
Not to forget, in her professional portfolio, Bridget has also appeared in more than a few popular cooking and family TV shows, including notable names like “Ask This Old House”, “Nova Science Now”, and more recently “Home & Family”.
Personal Life & Family
It is not uncommon for people to be curious about the personal life of a successful and wealthy celebrity figure of this nature. There have been questions surrounding her marital life and also her other private activities especially due to the fact that she does not like to grant public speeches or talk about her family and personal affairs.
Anyway, Lancaster is a happily married woman. For over twenty years, she has been in conjugal unity with a fellow American chef named Stephen. The husband and wife are the proud parents of two sons, Tom and James, born in 2002 and 2008 respectively.
Despite her success as a television personality and her almost daily on-camera appearances, this chef and TV star has managed to keep subjects surrounding her personal life quite private and out of the reach of the mass media, so there aren’t enough relevant details about her husband and children except for the fact that the entire family resides in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
Bridget Lancaster Net Worth
Have you ever wondered how much this beautiful American chef and TV personality has made in her career so far? How rich Bridget Lancaster is?
According to various online sources, it is estimated that Lancaster’s net worth circulates around $2 million. She has made her wealth mainly through her on-camera cooking profession that has now lasted more than ten years, being active since 2008.
In 2017, alongside her colleague and a co-presenter of the popular television show “America’s Test Kitchen” Julia Collin, Bridget Lancaster co-authored and successfully released the cookbook titled “Cooking at Home With Bridget & Julia: The TV Hosts of America’s Test Kitchen Share Their Favorite Recipes for Feeding Family and Friends”. This endeavor has certainly contributed towards increasing Lancaster’s fortune as well as her overall popularity, making her one of the most successful and wealthiest female chefs in the United States.