Ina Garten net worth: Ina Garten is an American celebrity chef and TV personality who has a net worth of $40 million. Ina Garten was born on February 2, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York. A cook, author, and host, Ina Garten is most widely recognized as the host of the Food Network show "Barefoot Contessa", and for her successful series of cookbooks. She has been a guest on a number of talk shows and has her own gourmet food store. She had no formal culinary training and was formerly a nuclear policy analyst for the White House.