Who is Rishia Haas?
Rishia Haas is an American administrative assistant, who became known as the wife of award-winning chef and television show host Andrew Zimmern.
Rishia Haas’ Early Life
Haas was born in the United States of America, and is the daughter of Amy Dickinson and Bill Haas. She attended Anoka High School, Minnesota when she was in her younger years and later higher education at Augsburg College. Unfortunately, not much information is known about her early life and other interests.
Rishia Haas’ Career
In terms of her career, Haas went through various jobs before becoming an administrative assistant to a well-respected foundation in the country. Haas worked in a cooking school where she would meet her husband, Andrew Zimmern. She later became an Admissions Coordinator at The Retreat Alive with the Spirit of Recovery, also known as “The Retreat”, the organization being a rehabilitation center that offers an alternative alcohol treatment program. Her time at The Retreat helped establish her career as well as her net worth.
After The Retreat, Haas worked as an Administrative Assistant at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, a premier drug and alcohol addiction treatment establishment in Center City, Minnesota, created in 2014 after the merger of Minnesota-based Hazelden Foundation and the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California. She still works there, which has helped in furthering her career, and significantly increased her wealth.
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Aside from her career in the corporate world, from time to time Haas also works alongside her husband, Zimmern. She has been seen multiple times at various events, including on the red carpet, supporting her husband.
Rishia Haas’ Body Measurement
In terms of her body measurement, Haas is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall; nothing is known about her weight and vital statistics, but she has a fit physique, evidence that she takes good care of her body. She also has curly dark brown hair and light green eyes.
Rishia Haas Net Worth
As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Haas’ net worth is reported to be over $5 million, acquire from her years working hard in the corporate world as an administrative assistant.
Rishia Haas’ Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Haas is married to award-winning chef and television show host, Andrew Zimmern. The couple met in a cooking school in Minnesota, where Zimmern was one of the professors in the school while Haas worked in the school store. The two eventually married in 2002. Despite their 20-year age gap, it didn’t stop them from falling in love, and they tied the knot day after Christmas at St. Paul Judge Roseanne Nathanson, Minneapolis, in the presence of their family and friends.
In 2005, Haas and Zimmern welcomed their son Noah, three years after getting married, however, the two are now separated after 16 years marriage and are divorcing. Zimmern shared in an interview that his career that keeps him constantly on the road is one of the reasons why they are separating.
Rishia Haas’ Husband
Haas’ husband Andrew Zimmern is a well-known chef and television personality. He was originally from New York and graduated from Vassar College, then started his professional career as an executive chef and general manager in various restaurants in New York. At one time, he had a severe drug and alcohol problem that led him to become homeless for one year.
In 1992 Zimmern moved to Minnesota and entered a rehabilitation facility. After getting his life back together, he went back into the kitchen and started working as a chef again. He gained wide acclaim when he became the executive chef of Café Un Deux Trois in Minneapolis Foshay Tower.
After leaving the culinary world, Zimmern transition to television and became a renowned host. He became famous for hosting various food shows that involve him eating a variety of dishes from around the world, some of which are known to be weird and unappetizing. The shows that he has hosted include “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern”, “Bizarre Foods America”, and “Andew Zimmern’s Bizarre World.” He is also the host of “Dining with Death”, “The Zimmern List”, “Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food”, “The Big Food Truck Trip”, and “Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations.”
From time to time, Zimmern writes about food, and is known as a columnist at Mpls St. Paul Magazine. He also serves as a senior editor at Delta Sky magazine, and also authored a couple of books, including “The Bizarre Truth: How I Walked out the Door Mouth First … and Came Back Shaking My Head” and “ Andrew Zimmern’s Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Foods.”
— Andrew Zimmern (@andrewzimmern) December 22, 2018
During his years of work, Zimmern has received a number of accolades, including the prestigious James Bear Award for Outstanding TV Food Personality in 2010, 2013, and 2017.