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Aarti Sequeira Bio, Wiki, Parents, Nationality and Ethnicity, Height, Husband, Daughters, Halloween Wars, Net worth

Aarti Sequeira Biography and Wiki

Aarti Lucica Sequeira is an Indian American chef, cookbook author, and television personality. She is best known as the winner of The Next Food Network Star season 6, a Food Network reality television show. Sequeira serves as a judge of Food Network’s show Halloween Wars. She is also a journalist. Sequeira is a former CNN news producer and  HBO’s documentary (“Sand and Sorrow”) producer.

Aarti Sequeira Age | Birthday

Born in Mumbai, India, Sequeira is 44 years old (age as of 2022). She was born on August 19, 1978. Sequeira celebrates her birthday on the 19th of August each year.

Aarti Sequeira Parents

Sequeira was born in Mumbai, India to her parents; mother and father.  The Food Network host was raised in Dubai and she grew up in a traditional Indian Catholic home. Sequeira credits her mother and Indian cultural background for her culinary inspiration. Moreover, Sequeira has two sibling sisters one named Crish. Aarti’s family (parents and younger sister) live in Bangladesh, India.

Aarti Sequeira
Aarti Sequeira

Aarti Sequeira Nationality and Ethnicity

Sequeira was born in Mumbai, India, and therefore holds an Indian-American nationality. When it comes to her ethnicity, Sequeira holds Indian heritage.

Aarti Sequeira Height

The talented chef, Sequeira stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 7 inches (approximately).

Aarti Sequeira Husband

Sequeira is married to  Brendan McNamara, who is a writer, actor, and TV producer.  Aarti’s husband is a Boston Irishman. Sequeira and her husband Brendan McNamara have been married since 2003, and are blessed with two children;  daughters.

Aarti Sequeira Daughters

Sequeira, together with her husband Brendan McNamara, is blessed with two lovely biracial daughters named  Eliyah McNamara and Moses Marigold.

Aarti Sequeira Education

Sequeira attended Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism.  Sequeira studied Media, Integrated, and Marketing Communications. While in Dubai, she went to an Indian School until the age of 7 when she transferred to a British School. She moved from Dubai to Chicago, Illinois in 1996 to pursue her university education.

Besides, Sequeira attended New School of Cooking in Culver City, California in 2007, where she earned a professional certificate in culinary arts.

Aarti Sequeira Career

Sequeira is a cook and a cookbook author. She is also a television personality. Sequeira was the winner of season 6 of Food Network’s competition shows The Next Food Network Star. She then began hosting her show, Aarti Party on Food Network.

Moreover, Sequeira became the host of Cooking Channel’s show, Taste in Translation. She has been a judge on  Guy’s Grocery Games. She also serves as a judge on Halloween Wars.

Additionally, Sequeira is the author of a cookbook titled An American Kitchen with an Indian Soul.

Besides, Sequeira is a former news (CNN) and documentary (HBO’s “Sand and Sorrow”) producer. She reveals on her website that she is a journalist by trade and a cook by obsession.

Aarti Sequeira Recipes

Aarti’s recipes can be found on Food Network and on her website.

Aarti Sequeira Halloween Wars

Sequeira is a judge on the Food Network show Halloween Wars. The 2022 season of Halloween Wars premiered on September 18, 2022, with Eddie Jackson as the host. Sequeira joins Shinmin Li to judge “nine teams of cake, sugar and pumpkin artists unite to prove their skills are scary good”

Catch new episodes of Halloween Wars on Sundays from 9 pm on Food Network.

Aarti Sequeira Net worth

Aarti has an estimated net worth of $1 million- $2 million. She is a chef, cookbook author, and television host. She hosts Aarti Party on Food Network. Aarti serves as a judge for Food Network’s Halloween Wars. She authored An American Kitchen with an Indian Soul, a cookbook.


Aarti is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @aartipaartipics with 312K followers as of September 2022.