Ted Allen, an American television broadcaster and novelist, announced his engagement to Barry Rice on June 26, 2013, the historic day when the Supreme Court of the United States approved homosexual marriage.
He announced the engagement on Twitter, saying he had been in a 20-year relationship with his girlfriend and that they were planned to marry.
Ted added, “Proud to announce on this historic day that my 20-year partner, Barry Rice, and I are engaged to be married.”
The television star married his lover, Barry, four days after the announcement. Barry is an interior designer who builds modern interiors with custom-made furnishings, in case you didn’t know.
The couple has been enjoying a wonderful love life as husband and wife since their wedding, and they are frequently spotted together at various events.
The couple attended the BAM Theater Gala at Skylight One Hanson in New York City in February 2014. Ted, too, uses social media to share his lovely moments with Barry. He shared Barry’s favorite image of them in Tidal Basin, Washington, on Instagram in April 2016.
The couple is currently residing in a lavish home in Brooklyn.
A Look at Ted Allen’s Bio: Once Mistaken As Tim Allen’s Brother
Ted was born on May 20, 1965, in Columbus, Ohio, to parents Lowell Reese and Donna Allen. He is the host of the American cuisine reality show Chopped. His followers believe he and American comedian Tim Allen are siblings because they share the same surname. However, this is not the case because they are not biologically connected.
Ted also completed his high school career at Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana, where he graduated in 1983. In 2011, he was honored into the university’s Alumni Hall of Fame.
The Emmy-winning anchor obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Purdue University in 1987 and a master’s degree in journalism from New York University in 1989.
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Ted is 5 feet 11 inches tall, according to his measurements (1.8 meters).
Net Worth and Career
Ted’s net worth is in the millions, thanks to his work as a freelancer and hosting a food-related series. Ted began his career as a freelance writer for Chicago magazine, where he covered food, wine, and culinary stars. In 1997, he went to Esquire to work as a contributing editor.
Later, he became a member of the Queer Eye for the Straight Guy cast. Since then, he has appeared in a number of television shows, most of which are related to food.
Chopped: Better Luck Next Time, Chopped After Hours, Beat Bobby Flay, The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Chopped, Worst Cooks in America, Chelsea Lately Food Detectives, and Dear Food Network: Thanksgiving are among the films and television programs in which Allen has appeared.
Ted’s career took an unexpected turn in 2007, when he featured as a regular judge on the third and fourth seasons of the reality competition show Top Chef. Ted is also an accomplished author. ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy X18 Dubin’ and ‘In My Kitchen: 100 Recipes and Discoveries for Passionate Cooks’ are two of his best-selling books.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ted has a net worth of $5 million as a result of his successful profession.