Wolfgang Puck is a renowned Austrian-born American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and occasional actor. He has achieved great success through his Wolfgang Puck companies, which encompass Wolfgang Puck restaurants, licensed products, catering services, and cookbooks across three divisions. Alongside his fame, the people associated with him also share the limelight, including his ex-wife Marie France Trouillot.
Marie France Trouillot married Wolfgang Puck in 1975. The wedding ceremony was attended by close friends and family members. However, their relationship did not last long, and they divorced after five years. The reason for their separation remains undisclosed, as it has not been made public. During their marriage, they did not have any children together. Following her divorce from Wolfgang Puck, Marie France Trouillot has maintained a low public profile, and not much information is available about her.
Wolfgang Puck went on to marry Barbara Lazaroff in 1983, which marked his second marriage. Together, they have two sons named Byron and Cameron. Barbara played a significant role in co-founding her husband’s company and managing his restaurants, making notable contributions to their interior design. However, in 2003, Barbara and Wolfgang divorced. Subsequently, Wolfgang married Gelila Assefa, a designer, with whom he resides in Los Angeles. They have two children named Alexander and Oliver.
Regarding Wolfgang Puck’s culinary skills, he attributes his mastery of cooking to his mother, who worked as a pastry chef. Prior to moving to the United States at a young age, Wolfgang received training in cooking at Les Baux-De-Provence in Monaco’s Hotel de Paris and in Paris at Maxim. He later relocated to Los Angeles to pursue his career as a chef, aspiring to become a part-owner at Maison restaurant. Before that, he spent two years at La Tour in Indianapolis.
As for Wolfgang Puck’s net worth, it is estimated to be around $120 million. Apart from being a renowned celebrity chef and restaurateur, Wolfgang has also excelled in writing, business, and acting. He has made appearances in various television series, including Who’s the Boss?, Frasier, Iron Chef America, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Celebrity Cooking Showdown, Hell’s Kitchen, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Chef Show, among others. He truly embodies the notion of being a “Jack of all trades.”