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Robert Irvine

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Birth Place: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Birthday: September 24, 1965, Libra

Profession: Chef, Host

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Fast Facts

  • Joined the British Royal Navy at the age of 15 and began his culinary training; selected to work on board the Royal Yacht Britannia where he served royalty.
  • Head Chef at the 78th Academy Awards (2006).
  • Named one of the 25 Fittest Guys in America by Men's Fitness Magazine in 2007.
  • Temporarily fired from Food Network's Dinner: Impossible in 2008 for allegedly lying about certain elements on his resume; re-hired later that year to take over his hosting duties.
  • Owner of restaurants Robert Irvine's eat! and Robert Irvine's nosh based in South Carolina.
  • Planned his wedding to wife Gail Kim without her knowledge of the upcoming nuptials; the couple met on the set of Dinner: Impossible.


  • Karen Irvine — Ex-wife
  • Annalise Irvine — Daughter
  • Gail Kim — Wife
  • Talia Irvine — Daughter