David Chang: Age, Weight, Height, Wife, Kids, Bio, Net Worth

Сеlеbrаtеd Nаmе: Dаvіd Сhаng
Rеаl Nаmе/Full Nаmе: Dаvіd Сhаng
Gеndеr: Маlе
Аgе: 44 уеаrѕ оld
Віrth Dаtе: 5 Аuguѕt 1977
Віrth Рlасе: Vіеnnа, Vіrgіnіа, Unіtеd Ѕtаtеѕ
Nаtіоnаlіtу: Аmеrісаn, Ѕоuth Коrеаn
Неіght: 1.76 m
Wеіght: 90 kg
Ѕехuаl Оrіеntаtіоn: Ѕtrаіght
Маrіtаl Ѕtаtuѕ: Маrrіеd
Wіfе/Ѕроuѕе (Nаmе): Grасе Ѕео Сhаng (m. 2017)
Сhіldrеn: N/А
Dаtіng/Gіrlfrіеnd (Nаmе): N/А
Аmеrісаn rеѕtаurаtеur, аuthоr, аnd tеlеvіѕіоn реrѕоnаlіtу
Nеt Wоrth іn 2021: $70 mіllіоn


David Chang, an American chef, restaurateur and TV personality, founded the Momofuku restaurant chain in New York City, Washington DC and Australia Canada. His restaurant Momofuku Ko was awarded two Michelin stars in 2009. It has fought to keep them for many years. Here’s a quick overview of David Chang’s networth in 2018, career, and earnings.

He is the producer for Netflix’s original series “Ugly Delicious”, which was released in 2018.

You may be very familiar with David Chang. But, do you know his height and net worth? This article will provide details about David Chang’s career, personal life, net worth, age and height. Let’s get started, if that’s you.

Early life

David Chang was born in Vienna, Virginia on August 5, 1977 to Sherri Chang (South Korean immigrant) and Joe Chang (golfing goods warehouse owner and two restaurants owner).

David Chang attended Georgetown Preparatory School in Maryland and then went on to Trinity College, Connecticut, for his religious studies major. After his studies were completed, he taught English to Japanese students and then worked as a finance officer in New York City.

Age, height, and weight

David Chang was born on the 5th of August 1977. He is 44 years old today, 20 October 2021. He is 1.76m tall and 90kg in weight.


David Chang
David Chang

David Chang was a student at the French Culinary Institute, New York. He also worked part-time at Mercer Kitchen in Manhattan while he was studying. He worked in Tokyo at Park Hyatt Hotel, Tokyo, and then returned to New York to work at Cafe Bould.

He opened Momofuku Noodle Bar in Manhattan in 2004. Just a few blocks from the original restaurant, David Chang opened Momofuku Ssam Bar in Manhattan. Momofuku Ko opened in 2008 and took reservations online via an app.

David Chang published a cookbook that included recipes from Chang’s restaurants. Peter Meehan (New York Times food writer) assisted him with the writing of the book. He opened his third Manhattan restaurant, Ma Peche, in 2010.

He opened his first restaurant in Sydney in October 2011. The restaurant was voted Sydney Morning Herald’s “Best New Restaurant” in its first year. He opened Momofuku Toronto, Canada in 2012 with a noodle bar, Bar Nikai, Daisho and shoto. He opened a chain fast food restaurant that specializes in fried chicken sandwiches. He opened Majordomo restaurant in Los Angeles in January 2018.

Achievements and awards

  • He was named James Beard Rising Star Chef in 2006
  • His restaurant Momofuku Ko was awarded the Best New Restaurant in 2009
  • He was awarded the James Beard Outstanding Chef Award in 2013.
  • His restaurant Momofuku Seiobo, Sydney, was named the ‘Best New Restaurant” by Sydney Morning Herald in 2013.
  • He was one of the 100 most influential people in 2010 by Time.

David Chang’s 2021 Net Worth and Salary

David Chang’s net worth was estimated to be $70 million as of October 2021. His income came from restaurants he opened in the USA, Canada, Japan, and Australia.

His famous cuisine was so well-known that his cookbook, which was based on his recipes, became a bestseller. His TV appearances on Netflix’s ‘Ugly Delicious’ were very successful, as was his PBS series titled ‘The Mind of a Chef’. His authorship was also a major contributor to his net worth.

David Chang began his career in small restaurants. He was a natural chef and a skilled entrepreneur.

He was confident in the quality of the food he served in his restaurants, and knew that it would be well-received by both food lovers and the general public. He was an innovator and grew his restaurant empire in many countries, eventually becoming a millionaire restaurateur.

His ability to present made him a television personality. He also used his culinary skills to attract a large viewership.

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