Marcela Valladolid

Marcela Valladolid is a well known American chef who has gained popularity over the years through excellent culinary skills and innovative baking ideas. Besides being a chef, she is a well-known TV personality who has hosted cooking shows and also judged a few shows as well such as The Kitchen and Mexican Made Easy.

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Biography and Early Life

Marcela was born in San Diego, California. She developed interest in cooking as she spent most of her childhood with her Aunt Marcela who had her own cooking school. Marcela spent most of her teenage days there and learned new cooking skills every single day.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Marcela Valladolid in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Marcela Valladolid’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 19 July 1978. Though, she is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 154.9 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 110 lbs in Pound and 50 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Light Brown.


Marcela gained interest in cooking while working at Aunt Marcela’s cooking classes. She already had interest in cooking, and thus, decided to pursue her career in the same. Marcela completed her graduation from the Los Angeles Culinary Institute, which is a renowned cooking institute in the United States, and got the degree as a “Certified Cook.” After culinary, she gained interest in baking and pastry making, which made her travel to France. Marcela underwent classical Training in pastry making at the Ritz-Escoffier Cooking School, Paris and graduated as a trained pastry chef.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Marcella was first married to a Politician named Fausto Gallardo, which turned out to be an unhappy marriage, so both of them decided to separate in 2013 while they had remarried in 2012. The main reason behind the split of Marcela and Fausto is cited to be the affair started between her and her co-host of Great American Bade off Paul Hollywood. Paul and Marcela decided to convert their relationship into marriage, for which Paul came out of his 15years old marriage by divorcing his wife, Alexandra. Paul and Marcela got married but soon separated in 2017 with mutual consent.

After separation from Paul, Marcela started dating Phillip button and finally married him.

Marcela has a son named Fausto with her first husband Fausto Gallardo and one son and daughter with David and Anne, respectively, with her second husband, Paul Hollywood.

Is Marcela Valladolid Lesbian?

Marcela has three children named Fausto, David, and Anne. Marcela has married three men.

So, Marcela is not a Lesbian. Marcela addresses she is a proud mother and likes to surprise her children’s every time possible, and also loves celebrating their birthday as grand as possible.

Professional Career

Marcela holds two degrees, one in culinary and the other in pastry making. Marcela started her journey by working at a relatively young cooking joint, which led her to become a chef. Marcela took part in many cooking reality shows where she bagged positions too.

Marcela started working as a recipe stylist and editor at the staff of Bon Appétit magazine. One of the shows where she took part was The Apprentice: Martha Stewart, in which she came in fourth place in 2005.

Valladolid-Rodriguez’s first cooking show was Relatos con Sabor on Discovery en Español, which aired in the U.S. and Latin America. This show was all about finding traditional culinary practices and giving them all scope to air on TV. She gained quite popular with the show.

Marcela has a lot of interest in Mexican culinary and cooking style. She came in “Mexican Made Easy,” debuted in January 2010 on the Food Network. Her second cookbook, Mexican Made Easy, was released in September 2011 as a companion book to her show. This show was all about proving that there is no presence of “yellow cheese” and finding the roots of Mexican cuisine.

Marcela appeared in many other shows as a judge and also team members like Throwdown! with Bobby Flay(fish taco-themed competition), Iron Chef America in 2012, Chopped, Guy’s Grocery Games, The American Baking Competition, Thanksgiving episode of The Price Is Right, That’s Too Much. She made her appearance on television as a co-host of the American cooking show, The Kitchen and later received several appreciations from the critics.


Marcella has not won many awards in her career, but as of now, she has been involved in one award, which is reflected below:

  • Nominated for Daytime Emmy Award- Outstanding Informative Talk Show (2017)

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Marcela Valladolid in 2021

As of 2021, She has a net worth of $1 million, but her salary is not revealed yet. She has earned most of her wealth through cooking shows and participating in several competitions worldwide. She has been a part of several cooking shows such as The Kitchen and Mexican Made Easy.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Marcela has an intense interest in traditional cookingand has made several dishes of the same.
  • Marcela has her own teaching classes, which are open to anyone who wants to take admission.

Marcela is a well-known chef who has proved her skills on several platforms and believes that hard work can indeed make a person tremendously successful. Marcela works on giving traditional and deep-rooted culinary skills a platform to become famous.


Facts of Marcela Luz Valladolid-Rodriguez

  • Gender Female
  • full nameMarcela Luz Valladolid-Rodriguez
  • birthplaceSan Diego, California,U.S
  • Date of Birth July 19, 1978
  • Age 46 years 0 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$1 million
  • professionChef, TV Host
  • weightIn Kilograms – 50 Kg, In Pounds – 110 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 154.9 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
  • hair colorLight Brown
  • eye colorBrown
  • high schoolThe Ritz-Escoffier Cooking School

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