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Marcus Samuelsson

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Birthday
25, 1970
Birthplace
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1970 (age 48)
Birthplace
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

About

Ethiopian-born chef who received the James Beard Award and appeared on Chopped and Top Chef Masters, as well as Iron Chef America.

Before Fame

He studied at the Culinary Institute in Sweden and had an apprenticeship at Restaurant Aquavi.

Trivia

He was interviewed on National Public Radio by Terry Gross.

Family Life

His mother died when he was young, and he was raised in Sweden by his grandmother. He married Maya Haile in 2009 and he has a daughter named Zoe.

Associated With

He once cooked for President Barack Obama.

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