Julia Child Net Worth

How much is Julia Child Worth?

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Julia Child Net Worth:
$50 Million

Julia Child net worth: Julia Child was an American chef, author, and television personality who had a net worth of $50 million dollars at the time of her death (adjust for inflation). She died on August 13, 2004.

Julia Child was born Julia Carolyn McWilliams in Pasadena, California in August 1912. She attended the Katharine Branson School in Ross, California and then Smith College where she graduated in 1934. She then moved to New York City and worked as a copywriter for W. & J. Sloane. She moved back to California and wrote for local publications.

During World War II, she joined the Office of Strategic Services and became a researcher. While in France she met future husband Paul Child. They married in 1946 and were together until his death in 2014.

Julia learned to cook French food while stationed in France. She would go on to author dozens of books and was featured on 13 TV shows including The French Chef, Dinner at Julia's, Baking with Julia, and In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs. She is credited with bringing French cuisine to the American public with her 1961 cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

In 1995 she started The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and Culinary Arts. Julia Child won a Peabody Award, an Emmy, two Daytime Emmy Awards, and a U.S. National Book Award. She was portrayed by Meryl Streep in the 2009 film Julie & Julia. SShe was awarded the French Legion of Honour and the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Julia Child passed away on August 13, 2004 from kidney failure, just two days before her 92nd birthday.

Julia Child Net Worth

Julia Child

Net Worth:$50 Million
Date of Birth:Aug 15, 1912 - Aug 13, 2004 (91 years old)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Profession:TV chef, Chef, Author, Writer, Cook, Copywriter
Nationality:United States of America
Last Updated:2019

Julia Child Earnings

  • The French Chef
    in 1962 dollars
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