Richard Blais Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Wife and Children, Net worth

Richard Blais Biography

Richard Blais is a chef, TV personality, restaurateur, and cookbook author. He is widely known for appearing in the 4th season of “Top Chef” and winning a season one of “Top Chef All-Star.” Blais is the founder of owner of Trail Blais, a forward-thinking culinary consulting company.  He has authored three cookbooks including his latest “Plant Forward: 100 Bold Recipes for a Mostly Healthy Lifestyle.” Chef Blais is a co-host on Fox’s “Next Level Chef.”

Richard Blais Age and Birthday

Blais is 52 years old as of  February 2024. He was born on February 12, 2024, so he celebrates his birthday on the 24th of February every year.

Richard Blais Parents

Blais was born to Kenneth Blais (mother) and his mother. Both his parents are deceased. His dad passed away in 2020 while his mom passed away in 2010. Chef Blais has a  younger sister named Lori Blais.

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Richard Blais Height

Blais stands at a height measurement of  6 feet and 0 inches (approximately 1.82 meters).

Richard Blais Wife and Children

Blais is married to Jazmin Blais. The couple tied the knot on April 8, 2006, in a beautiful ceremony. They have two children, a daughters named Riley Maddox Blais and  Embry Lotus Blais. Chef Bias currently lives in Solano, California with his family.


Chef Richard Blais earned an Associate’s degree in culinary arts from The Culinary Institute of America. He studied under chefs Thomas Keller at The French Laundry, Daniel Boulud, and Ferran Adrià.


Richard Blais is a chef, TV personality, restaurateur, and cookbook author. He has worked in several esteemed restaurants and has authored successful cookbooks. Blais has authored three cookbooks so far; “Try This at Home: Recipes From My Head to Your Plate,”  “So Good: 100 Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours,” and “Plant Forward: 100 Bold Recipes for a Mostly Healthy Lifestyle.” The chef is the founder and owner of the forward-thinking culinary consulting company Trail Blais.

Richard Blais TV Shows

Blais has been a contestant on the reality show cooking show “Top Chef” and has won “Top Chef All-Stars.” He has also been a mentor on “Next Level Chef.”  Other TV show appearances include “Guy’s Grocery Games” as a judge and as a competitor, and host for Food Network’s “Hungry Games,” and “Halloween Baking Championship.” Chef Blais has also been a recurring in the “Masterchef” and “Masterchef Junior” franchises.

Richard Blais Next Level Chef

Blais has been a mentor on the television show “Next Level Chef.” The show is a culinary competition that features three chefs competing against each other to create the best dish. Chef Blais co-hosts Next Level Chef with Gordon Ramsay and Nyesha Arrington.

Richard Blais Net Worth

Chef Blais has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. He is a highly accomplished chef with a successful career in the culinary industry. Blais has won several awards and has authored successful cookbooks. He is also a television personality and has been a mentor on the show “Next Level Chef.” Chef Blais was the winner of “Top Chef All-Star” season one.


Chef Blais’s Instagram handle is @richardblais, with 512K followers as of January 2024.