Guy Fieri

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Guy Ramsey Ferry
  • Birth Place: Columbus, OH
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/22/1968, Aquarius
  • Profession: Chef; TV-series host
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Guy Fieri Fast Facts:
  • Though he considers himself a "California kid," was actually born in Ohio, moving with his family to Whittier, Cal. at six months of age.
  • First "taste" of the food business was as a 10-year-old, when he began selling pretzels from a three-wheeled bicycle cart called "The Awesome Pretzel," which he built with his father. 
  • Known for his vibrant and spicy dishes. Surprisingly, his parents raised him on a relatively bland macrobiotic diet, frequently featuring bulgur and steamed fish.
  • Opened his first restaurant, Johnny Garlic's, in 1996 with his partner, Steve Gruber.
  • Won Food Network's second season of Next Food Network Star in 2006. 
  • Traveled to the Persian Gulf in 2007 as a guest of the U.S. Navy to entertain and cook for the troops.
  • Guy Fieri Relationships:
  • Penelope Ferry - Mother
  • James Ferry - Father
  • Hunter Fieri - Son
  • Lori Fieri - Wife
  • Ryder Fieri - Son
  • Guy Fieri Awards:
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Structured Reality Program - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV (BS in Hospitality Management, 1990)

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