Rachael Ray net worth and salary: Rachael Ray is an American chef and TV personality who has net worth of $60 million. Rachael Ray became famous from her cooking shows: "30 Minute Meals," "Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels," and "$40 a Day". Ray is a favorite on the Food Network, and even has her own magazine, "Every Day with Rachael Ray", that was created in 2006. Born Rachael Domenica Ray on August 25, 1968, in Glen Falls, New York, she grew up with restaurant-owning parents who helped nurture an interest in the food business. Ray worked as a manger of many different food companies, including the fresh foods department at Macy's, and Mister Brown's Pub at a popular hotel, The Sagamore, in upstate New York.
Rachael Ray is celebrated for her creative and interesting meal recipes that can always be created in 30 minutes or less. Ray also has said that her food has a Cajun influence to it. Ray's talk show, "Rachael Ray" premiered in 2006 along with her magazine, and has been widely successful. A guest herself on many popular talk shows, Ray's vivacious personality and confidence have also earned her several awards, including a 2008 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show host for "The Rachael Ray Show," and was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people. Ray has homes in Lake Luzerne, New York, as well as Greenwich Village in Manhattan, with her husband, John Cusimano.