Buddy Valastro

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Full Name Buddy Valastro
Age 43 Years Old
Nick Name Buddy Valastro
Gender Male
Birth Date March 3rd, 1977
Birth Place Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

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About Buddy Valastro

Buddy Valastro is a famous baker who is the founder and the owner of the bakery shop as "Carlo's Bakery". He hаѕ аlѕо fеаturеd іn hіѕ оwn іndереndеnt bаkеrу ѕhоw аѕ "Саkе Воѕѕ". He is the face of Buddy V's Ristorante as well. Additionally, he hаѕ аlѕо lаunсhеd hіѕ оwn іndереndеnt саtеrіng соmраnу аѕ "Вuddу V'ѕ Еvеntѕ". He has also starred in Kitchen Boss (2011), Next Great Baker (2010), and Buddy's Bakery Rescue (2013). He also featured in a guest appearance in the popular film "Bridesmaids". He has been included on the "Hudson County's 50 Most Influential People" list by Hudson Reporter. As of 2020, "Carlo's Bakery" was operating in Hoboken, Marlton, Morristown, Red Bank, Ridgewood, Wayne, and Westfield. He is also active on Instagram with more than 3.8 million followers and more than 574K followers in his Twitter account. 

Recent in the news, the "Cake Boss" star and famous baker's hand was impaled while attempting to repair a machine at his in-home bowling alley. He spoke at length Monday about a "terrible accident" at his home bowling alley where his right hand was impaled. He appeared on "Today" for his first interview since the accident at his home in Montville, New Jersey, where he described his sons springing into action to help free him from the pinsetter that trapped his hand, eventually requiring two emergency surgeries. "It just blew out half of my hand," Valastro told. He went on to say that his right hand, his dominant hand, was stuck in a "fork" in the machine and then punctured by a blunt metal rod. "I thought I was going to faint," Valastro said in the interview. "I looked at my hand and there was blood everywhere." He then told his sons to get a saw and pliers. His two sons and brother-in-law were able to remove a bolt and free his hand after five minutes, he said, although there was still a metal piece wedged in his hand. 

Buddy Valastro's Hand Injury

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Buddy Valastro is famous for being a baker from the USA who is remarkable for his work as a chef. He is best known for his remarkable acting for the television reality series "Cake Boss". 

On 3rd March 1977, Buddy Valastro was born with the birth name/real name of Bartolo Valastro Jr. in Hoboken, New Jersey, the USA. He is Italian-American by nationality and his ethnicity is American-White. As of 2020, he celebrated his 43rd birthday. He was born to his parents; Buddy Valastro Sr. (father) and Mary W. Tubito (mother). His mother was born in Altamura, Italy, and is the daughter of Italian-American immigrants who moved to New Jersey when she was six years old. His father was born in Lipari, Italy. His father died in 1994, Valastro was 17. He grew up with four siblings; sisters: Grace, Mary, Maddalena, and Lisa. At the age of eleven, he started working at his family's business, Carlo's Bakery with his father. After the death of his father, he took over the family business. As per his education, he attended Ridgefield Park High School and took baking courses at the Bergen County Technical High School, Teterboro Campus. Pisces is his Zodiac sign. At present, he is residing in Hoboken, New Jersey, the USA. 

Buddy Valastro is a very cool and charming man with an attractive personality. His body build is average with a tall height of 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm. His balanced bodyweight consists of 88 Kg or 194 lbs. His hair color is natural black and his eye color is dark brown. He has brushed his hair backward and he has a heart-shaped face. He maintains his body a lot. 

Buddy Valastro's Career

  • After the death of his father, Buddy Valastro took over the family business. 
  • Thus, he became the owner and head baker of "Carlo's Bakery", the bakery featured on the TLC show 'Cake Boss'. 
  • After the show, he opened 17 more bakeries as the show was supported by many people. 
  • As of January 2012, the Hudson Reporter named Valastro as an honorable mention in its list of Hudson County's 50 most influential people.
  • As of today, "Carlo's Bakery: has seven locations in New Jersey-Hoboken, Marlton, Morristown, Red Bank, Ridgewood, Wayne, and Westfield. 
  • Apart from New Jersey, the bakery operates locations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Westbury and New York, New York; Orlando, Florida; Frisco, Dallas, and The Woodlands, Texas; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Uncasville, Connecticut; Las Vegas and most recently in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
  • He has also launched an event planning and catering company, "Buddy V's Events", in June 2014.
  • He then partnered with Whole Earth Sweetener Co. on the campaign "Rethink Sweet" in 2016 where the company said Valastro would serve as [brand ambassador] for a "new line of zero- and lower-calorie sweeteners, and will work to help his fans make healthy lifestyle choices", as provide recipes using the product.

Buddy Valastro, a famous chef

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  • In the year 2018, he next partnered with "The Pound Bakery", a pet treat manufacturing company to redesign and launch a new line of pet treats.
  • Besides this, he also worked with several other companies to launch a full line of ready-to-use fondant, buttercream icing, and Italian Biscotti cookies under the new brand name Buddy Valastro Foods in the same year. 
  • He is a supporter of the Special Olympics, baked a commemorative cake for the 2011 announcement that the 2014 Special Olympics USA National Games would be held in New Jersey.

Moreover,

  • Buddy Valastro has also appeared in many TV shows such as Food Network Challenge in 2007, Cake Boss (2009-2017), Next Great Baker (2010-2014), Kitchen Boss (2011-2012), Buddy's Bakery Rescue (2013-2014), The Apprentice (2015), Batalha dos Confeiteiros (2015-2018), Batalha dos Cozinheiros (2016), Buddy's Family Vacation (2016), Bakers vs. Fakers (2016), Dancing with the Stars Brazil (2017), Buddy's Big Bakedown (2018-Present), Impractical Jokers (2018), Buddy vs Duff (2019), Bake You Rich (2019-Present), Nickelodeon's Unfiltered (2020). 
  • As a producer, he has produced Next Great Baker, Kitchen Boss, Batalha dos Cozinheiros, Cake Boss, and more. 

Buddy Valastro's wife, Lisa

Buddy Valastro is a married man. He is married to his beautiful wife, Lisa on 14th October 2001. Until 2014, he resided in East Hanover Township, New Jersey, with his wife Lisa and four children: Sofia, Bartolo "Buddy" III, Marco, and Carlo. At present, the couple is having an enjoyable life without any sign of divorce and disturbances. Their love is getting stronger with the passage of time. He is straight by sexual orientation and he is not gay. 

Buddy Valastro with his wife, Lisa and their kids

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On 13th November 2014, he was arrested for driving while intoxicated. His driver's license was suspended for 90 days, and he paid a $300 fine.

Buddy Valastro's Net Worth 2020

Buddy Valastro is a well-known baker and TV star. He has made a huge amount of money from his career as being the owner of Carlo's Bakery. As of 2020, the net worth of Buddy is estimated to have $10 Million as per sources. As he is the owner of his own bakery, he does not require any salary. As of today, he is satisfied with his earnings and he is living a luxurious lifestyle from his career. His major source of earning comes from a bakery career. He has appeared in the commercials for various brands such as Teleflora, Food Network Kitchen, RED.org, Bauducco Panettone, ABC News.