Who is Bridget Lancaster?
Bridget Lancaster is an American chef as well as a television personality, who is probably best known for currently co-hosting the TV cooking show “America’s Test Kitchen”, for which she also serves as a recent producer during its 19th season, announced for 2019. Bridget is also widely recognized for appearing in several other TV shows, such as “Home & Family” and “Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen”.
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Bridget Lancaster’s Early Life & Education
The exact date of birth of Bridget Lancaster hasn’t been publicly disclosed so far, but it is known that she was born in 1968, in Charleston, West Virginia USA, one of two children of Linda Sapp and Jim Lancaster. She is of American nationality while her ethnicity is white. Further details about her family’s background have never been revealed to the present day. Upon completing her primary education, Bridget enrolled at Nitro High School in her home town, from which she later matriculated, prior to attending Ohio State University.
Bridget Lancaster’s Early Career
Bridget’s interest in cooking dates back to her early childhood, when her mother who, as she described her ‘has always been a great from-scratch cook’ taught her ways around the kitchen. Upon graduating from Ohio State University, Lancaster began her professional cooking career in restaurants in the south and northeast of West Virginia, primarily as a pastry chef. Later she relocated to Boston, Massachusetts, where she continued to improve her skills as a pastry chef, as well as a supplies saleswoman. In 1998 Bridget teamed up with the famous American chef, publisher, editor and TV star Christopher Kimball, as one of the three test cooks for one of his publications.
Bridget Lancaster’s Television Career
To greater prominence Bridget came in 2008 when she made an on-camera debut in the “America’s Test Kitchen” TV cooking show, appearing in a total of 112 episodes so far as a regular cast member through the show’s first 16 seasons, while since 2017, alongside Julia Collin, Bridget Lancaster serves not only as the show’s co-host, but as the its culinary producer as well.
With her career and popularity set on a rising path, in 2011, Bridget made her acting debut but as herself in a pilot episode of the later critically acclaimed and Golden Globe-nominated TV comedy drama series “Shameless”. In addition, she has also appeared in several other of Christopher Kimbell’s releases, such as the “America’s Test Kitchen” spin-off TV culinary show entitled “Cooks Country from America’s Test Kitchen”, in which she has regularly appeared since 2012. Besides all these, in her professional portfolio, there are also appearances in various popular cooking and family television shows, including “Nova Science Now”, “Ask This Old House”, and more recently “Home & Family”.
Bridget Lancaster’s Net Worth $2 million
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this 50-year old American chef and TV personality has accumulated so far? How rich Bridget Lancaster is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Lancaster’s net worth, as of early 2019, revolves around $2 million, acquired primarily through her on-camera cooking career that has now spanned over a decade, being active since 2008.
Bridget Lancaster’s Personal Life
Curious about Bridget’s personal life and marital status, aren’t you? Well, she is a married woman to American chef Stephen Lancaster for almost 20 years, with whom she has welcomed two sons – Tom born in 2002 and James in 2008. Despite her almost daily on-camera appearances, Bridget has managed to keep her personal life quite private and far from the mass media’s eye, so there aren’t many relevant details about her husband and their sons. With her family, she resides in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
Merry Christmas to all! pic.twitter.com/lbZj4eTinE
— Bridget Lancaster (@realblancaster) December 25, 2015
Bridget Lancaster stands at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), while her weight revolves around 120lbs (54kgs). With vital statistics of 34-27-36, Bridget sports a genuine hourglass figure, which in addition to her blonde hair and green eyes, make her appearance quite charming and eye-catching.
In 2017, alongside her colleague and a co-host of the “America’s Test Kitchen” Julia Collin, Bridget co-authored and released the cookbook entitled “Cooking at Home With Bridget & Julia: The TV Hosts of America’s Test Kitchen Share Their Favorite Recipes for Feeding Family and Friends”. This endeavor has certainly increased the total amount of Bridget Lancaster’s wealth as well as her overall popularity.