Gabriele Corcos is an Italian cook, entrepreneur and television personality. He is the creator, host, and producer of the show, Extra Virgin that airs on Cooking Channel.
Similarly, he also wrote the New York Times best-selling cookbook, Extra Virgin. Moreover, he used to own The Tuscan Gun Officine Alimentari in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York, which is now permanently closed.
Talking about his relationship status, he is also married to the beautiful actress, Debi Mazar. Besides they have two beautiful daughters together.
Fun fact: The meaning of the name Gabriele is Messenger of God/ strength.
Who is Gabriele Corcos?
Gabriele was born on 7 October 1972, in Fiesole, Italy. He is currently 49 years old. He is of Sephardic Jewish descent and holds Italian citizenship.
He loves to keep his personal life privates, so we don’t have much information about his parents. However, we do know that he has a brother whose name is Fabio.
The cook used to be in the Italian Army. There, he studied medicine at the Military Academy for several years.
However, he found out that he loved music. So, he decided to study music rather than pursue his medical career. At this moment, Corcos visited many different countries like Brazil, Cuba, and Morocco to learn more about drums and to perform with the local musicians of different countries.
He is a Renowned Chef
Gabriel started cooking from an early age. During his younger age, he used to love cooking food in the kitchen with his mother and grandmother. He also learned various things regarding cooking from them.
After moving to LA, he worked for a few years in the kitchens of chefs such as Gino Angelini of Osteria Angelini. Moreover, he worked as the executive chef of the prestigious Montauk Yacht Club. Besides, he has been participating in both the Food Network New York City and Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festivals since 2011 as a celebrity chef.
His TV Career Started From Youtube
The Italian chef loved cooking from a young age. One day, he was cooking with his wife in his kitchen. The couple decided to film it. At the time, a social media platform named Youtube was recently making its impact on the Internet.
So, the couple decided to upload their cooking video on Youtube. However, they didn’t think that it would be a starting point for a whole new chapter of their life.
The video received a good response from people all over the world. So, they decided to launch the “Under The Tuscan Gun” blog and web series, in 2006.
This attracted a huge fan following. However, they didn’t have any plans of going on TV. Then, Scripps Networks Interactive decided to create a cooking channel. And, they invited Gabriele and Debi to host the channel’s first original cooking show. This became the starting point of “Extra Virgin” on the cooking channel which premiered in 2011.
Gabriele is Married to an Actress
Gabriele has been married to Entourage actress for over two decades. The couple first met in 2001 in Florence. At the time, Corcos had just left his family in Fiesole to move to the city of Los Angeles. Eventually, they fell for each other and soon started dating.
After dating for enough time and knowing each other better this lovely couple, Debi and Corcos got married on March 16, 2002. They had a private ceremony with their close friends and families. They are truly enjoying their married life and look happy with each other.
Before meeting Crocos, Debi used to date actor, Paul Reubens. The couple dated for a few years. However, there is no information regarding Corcos’ previous affairs.
He is a Father to Two Daughters
The Extra Virgin author is blessed with two children, both of them are daughters. His oldest daughter’s name is Evelina Maria Corcos. She was born in 2002, shortly after their marriage.
Similarly, his second daughter’s name is Guilia Isabel Corcos. She was born in 2006. Both of his daughters were born due to his marriage with Debi.
Gabriele Corcos Net Worth
Gabriele and Debi have a combined net worth of $5 million. His major source of income is his career as a TV personality and celebrity chef. Likewise, his bestselling book has also made him a decent amount of money.
The celebrity chef has an athletic body figure with a height of 5ft 9 inches and a weight of around 75 kg.
He is active on Instagram as @thetuscangun. Around 85.7k Instagram users follow him in his Instagram account. He also has 43.7k followers on his Twitter account.