Who was the winner of the first season of ‘MasterChef Junior’? Any guesses? Well, its none other than Alexander Weiss and yeah you might have guessed it right!
Following his victory, the food prodigy showed off his culinary skills around the world. During his time as one of the contestants on the FOX series MasterChef Junior (2013), Alexander was always a top contender and people easily noticed his passion for cooking.
But what’s next after winning the show? Where is Alexander Weiss now? Besides, how old is Alexander Weiss?
We’ll talk about everything that connects his private life including his age, height, relationship and his journey on MasterChef junior. Also, have some insights on Alexander Weiss wiki facts.
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What is Alexander Weiss doing now?
From being a cook for the British consulate to an appearance on Indonesian adaptation of the Fox reality competition, Alexander Weiss did everything until 2014. He received a lot of opportunities to learn from the industry’s best chefs.
In an interview in 2017, when asked, what kind of advice he would like to give to the second season’s contestants. He replied,
“I would just say, at least for the “Junior” version, you make a lot of new friends and the crew members are very comforting.”
“Another tip, I’d say, is when you’re doing a mystery box, think it through rather than going right away and doing things that don’t go together. Take the time.”
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Alexander Weiss Wiki Bio
Alexander Weiss darted to fame after he won the first season of MasterChef Junior at the age of 13. He was born on February 9, 2000, in Titisee-Neustadt, Germany. At present, his age is 18.
Alexander grew up in New York City. As for his parents, his father named Mark is a photographer from Los Angeles. Whereas, his mother is Canadian. He spent some part of his life living in Manhattan too.
In the same interview, when asked if he watched the show live. Alexander answered,
“Every Friday my family and I would have a get-together and it was really tense because I had to keep a straight face the whole time. I always knew that I won, and my parents knew, too, because they were in the finale, and some of my other family knew.
Always having a passion for cooking, Alexander likes cooking French and Italian cuisine. Since childhood, he has been in love with cooking and baking.
Being the first person to ever try “Cronut” (inventor Dominique Ansel’s at-home Cronut recipe), he debuted an Eater video. He continued his junior high while commencing his semi-professional cooking career.
On account of his private life, Alexander has neither disclosed his dating affairs nor mentioned his girlfriend. At this point, we can only assume that he is single and is quite focused on maintaining his career.
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How much is Alexander Weiss Net Worth?
Gordon Ramsay hosted the first season of ‘Masterchef Junior’ when Alexander won the hit show. On that day of winning, he took home a grand prize of $100,000.
Right after winning the show, Alexander started uploading his tutorial videos on YouTube which inspired many people. He also appeared in ‘Today Show’ alongside Graham Elliot and Gordon Ramsay and on the cover of Cheese Connoisseur magazine.
Additionally, he interned at restaurants in New York, Chicago, L.A., Cleveland, and even traveled to Israel.
Now talking about Alexander Weiss net worth, as of 2018 his net worth estimation is $10 million as per some source.
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Masterchef Junoir 2013 Winner Alexander Weiss!
The ‘Masterchef Junior’ is an American reality television series that premiered on September 27, 2013, on Fox. At 13 years-of-age, Alexander Weiss became the winner of the show. On the other hand, his fellow competitor 12-year-old Dara Yu was the runner-up.
The food prodigy served basil lemon shrimp with heirloom tomato crostini, a pan-seared veal chop with potato gnocchi and butter sauce. And last but not the least, a deconstructed cannoli Napolean for the dessert.
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