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Joe Bastianich Biography

Birth Place:
Astoria, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Spent a year as a bond trader on Wall Street
  • Opened Becco, which is Italian for "peck, nibble, savor", an Italian restaurant with his mother, Lidia Bastianich in 1993
  • Appeared as a Judge on MasterChef and MasterChef Junior
  • Appeared as a Presenter on Top Gear Italia
  • Was the recipient of the America Award of the Italy-USA Foundation in 2018


  • Olivia Bastianich -- Daughter
  • Felice Bastianich -- Father
  • Tanya Bastianich -- Sister
  • Ethan Bastianich -- Son
  • Miles Bastianich -- Son
  • Deanna Bastianich -- Wife
  • Deanna Damiano -- Wife