Robert Irvine is a British celebrity chef, he has a net worth of $8 million. Robert Irvine has earned his net worth from appearing as a chef on a variety of Food Network programs, such as Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America, and Restaurant: Impossible. He was born in Salisbury, England on September 24, 1965 and grew up in Wiltshire, England. Irvine started his cooking career at the age of 15, after enlisting in the Royal Navy. After completing his culinary training, Irvine served aboard Her Majesty's Royal Yacht Britannia, he has also used his skills at the Naval Mess which located in the West Wing of the White House in Washington D.C. Robert has been an executive Chef aboard numerous cruise ships, as well as the executive chef for Donald Trump's Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort as well as Caesars Atlantic City. Robert served as one of the celebrity chefs contributing to the fundraising dinner in 2005 at the 77th Academy Awards, and then in 2006 he served as the head chef for the 78th Academy Awards dinner. He is currently the founder and president for Irvine Tyme, LLC, he wrote his first cookbook Mission: Cook! With the help of Brian O'Reilly published in 2007. Irvine Tyme has introduced an Irvine-branded line of spices, oils and vinegars; Robert currently lives on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. He plans to marry Gail Kim a former WWE and current TNA Wrestler. A spring 2012 wedding is being planned; Irvine has two daughters Talia and Annalise. Some of his professional honors include Ambassador of the Culinary Institute of America (awarded at commencement, December 2007), Chef Professional from La Toque Blanche International and the Chef's Five-Star Diamond Award from American Academy of Hospitality Sciences from 1998–2003. He is also a member of the Malta Chefs Society (MCS).