• Born in Claverack, New York State in 1949
• Net worth of over $1.7 million
• Businesswoman, chef and host of several Food Network shows
• Married to David Ginsberg since 1997 and has six children and 13 grandchildren
• Active on social media with over 100,000 followers on Instagram, 140,000 on Facebook and 15,000 on Twitter
|Fact||Was a chef and caterer for over 20 years.|
Who is Nancy Fuller?
Nancy Fuller was born on 27 March 1949, in Claverack, New York State, USA, and is a businesswoman as well as a chef, best known for her work with the Food Network. She has hosted several shows and also served as a judge on various occasions for the network.
The Net Worth of Nancy Fuller
How rich is Nancy Fuller? As of late-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1.7 million, earned through success in her various endeavors. Aside from her television work, she owns several businesses which have helped in building her wealth.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Very little is known about Nancy’s life prior to her rise to fame as a part of the Food Network. At a young age, she enjoyed cooking and learned how to cook while living on the farm which was essential in building her cooking style. Over the years, she built her experience and learned more of the craft, though specific details about her education have not been shared. There is no information regarding her family, upbringing, and educational attainments.
It is known that she eventually gained recognition, leading her to begin working with the Food Network. The network is owned by Discovery, Inc. and Nextar Media Group, operated as a part of Discovery Networks USA. They are known for focusing on regular episodic programs on food and cooking, while airing a few specials from time to time. They have offices all around the country, though their headquarters reside in New York City, making it easy for Nancy to access.
Work with Food Network
Fuller’s skill and experience would be pivotal, as she was invited to serve as a judge for several Food Network cooking competition shows. One of the shows she worked on is “Clash of the Grandmas” which was launched in 2015 as a one-off special, hosted by chef Ryan Scott. She was joined by Aarti Sequeira, and Eddie Jackson, and the pilot proved so popular that it lead to a full season of seven episodes, four contestants in each episode, and some of the judges rotating from time to time.
Nnacy continued her work as a judge on another Food Network show entitled “Holiday Baking Championship”, the series usually aired during the US Thanksgiving and Christmas spin-off. During the show, contestants compete in two rounds revolving around a holiday theme, which vary from being broad such as New Year’s or Hanukkah, to specific such as desserts inspired by a Christmas song. The show has been running for five seasons with a sixth set to air from November 2019 through December. The show has proven so popular that it has led to several spin-offs including “Halloween Baking Championship” and “Spring Baking Championship”.
Nancy also became involved with one of the ‘Holiday Baking Championship” spin-offs, namely the “Spring Baking Championship”. The competition series was originally presented by chef Bobby Deen, with Nancy joined by two other judges, Lorraine Pascale and Duff Goldman. The same rules from “Holiday Baking Championship” are used, with the winner of the grand prize gaining $50,000. The show has run for a total of five seasons, with the latest now hosted by Clinton Kelly who recently took over hosting duties.
One of her latest projects is the show entitled “Farmhouse Rules” which showcase her cooking some of her specialty recipes which have been passed down in the family and improved for generations. The recipients of her cooking in the show are often her family, and according to her, the reason they are called “Farmhouse Rules” is because cooking in their family has always been called rules as opposed to recipes. She also gave a bit of insight into her work before her television fame, stating that she was previously a chef and caterer, and worked for nearly three decades before retiring from that level of intensity to a more relaxed and casual environment.
So excited for my #mothersday packed #ryanscottshow this evening from 5-7pm on @kgo810?? @iheartradio can’t wait to chat w/ @joybauer, @sunnyanderson, @jjkeras, @fullerfarmer, @foreigncinemagp, @muttvillesf @baselbinc & travel ideas w/ Maryann Jones Thompson of @roamfamilytravel pic.twitter.com/h81PeUV44P
— Nancy Fuller (@nancyfullerco) May 11, 2019
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Fuller has been married to David Ginsberg since 1997 – the couple co-own the company called Ginsberg’s Foods. She also owns a dairy farm in Copake, New York which she leases out. She often refers to him as the city boy who fell in love with the country girl, but and both of them are natives of New York. She resides in the Hudson Valley with her husband, as most of her children have gone on to have families of their own. The couple have six children and a total of 13 grandchildren. She is a big fan of using fresh ingredients, as from her experience, they taste vastly superior to canned or preserved versions.
Similar to numerous television personalities and chefs, she is active online through accounts on social media. She has an Instagram account on which she has over 100,000 followers, using the platform to showcase some of her recipes while also posting personal photos, often alongside family members. She also has a Facebook page with over 140,000 fans, and posts similar content to that of her Instagram account. Another account she has is on Twitter, on which she has around 15,000 followers, but just mainly using the account to link back to her Instagram posts.
|Full Name||Nancy Fuller|
|Profession||Chef, Businessperson, Television presenter|
|Education||Santa Ana College|
|TV Shows||Farmhouse Rules, Spring Baking Championship, Holiday Baking Championship|
|1||Grew up on a farm.|
|2||Was a chef and caterer for over 20 years.|
|Guilty Pleasures||2016||TV Series||Herself|
|Holiday Baking Championship||2014-2015||TV Series||Herself - Judge|
|Farmhouse Rules||2013-2015||TV Series||Herself - Hostess|
|The Wendy Williams Show||2015||TV Series||Herself - Author, Farmhouse Rules|
|The Kitchen||2014-2015||TV Series||Herself - Farmhouse Rules|
|Rachael Ray||2015||TV Series||Herself|
|The Chew||2014-2015||TV Series||Herself - Author / Herself|
|Spring Baking Championship||2015||TV Series||Herself - Judge / Chef|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia