Gary Mehigan is an English-Australian chef, cook, restaurateur, and television celebrity. Gary is a well recognized face on digital and social media because his food recipes and cooking techniques are widely watched by people. He also got world wide fame when he appeared as a judge in Network 10 series MasterChef Australia.
As he was born in England so he started his career there, and joined The Connaught and Souffle in London in 1991. When he moved to Australia he worked in Melbourne’s top hotels such as Browns, Burnham Beeches Country House, and Sofitel. He got enough experience and founded his own hotels named Fenix (in 2000) and The Boathouse in Melbourne.
|Date of birth
|12 February 1967
|56 years as of 2023
|Hayling Island, Hampshire, England
|5’6” (Feet- Inch)
|70 kg or 154 lbs
|Australia, United KIngdom
|Will update soon
|Highbury College of Technology
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|Daughter: Jenna Mehigan
Gary is 56 years old as of 2023, and he was born on 12 February 1967 at Hayling Island which is located in Hampshire England.
Height & Physical Appearance
Gary has 5 ft and 6 inches height with a fit and healthy body. He has a round shaped face with brown eyes and hair. As he is a Chef he eats healthy, delicious and well cooked food but he maintains his body weight very well.
Gary is married and his marriage occurred in 1992 with his girlfriend Mandy Mehigan. Mandy and Garry have a daughter named Jenna Mehigan who lives with them.
Gary is not only a Chef but also an entrepreneur, and owns restaurants in Melbourne, Australia. He also worked in television shows and series, and charged a good amount of money. As of 2023 his net worth is 5 million USD.
Gary was brought up in Hayling Island, Hampshire and also got his education from there where he attended Highbury College of Technology. His education helped him to study foods and recipes from different countries.
As he was born in England so he started his career there, and joined The Connaught and Souffle in London in 1991. When he moved to Australia he worked in Melbourne’s top hotels such as Browns, Burnham Beeches Country House, and Sofitel. He got enough experience and founded his own hotels named Fenix (in 2000) and The Boathouse in Melbourne. In 2013 he sold the Fenix to the Yarra group.
In 2012 he was included as an entrant in the 12th edition of Who’s Who in Australia.
He got much fame as a chef and also started appearing on television. He appeared on television with other celebrities like George Calombaris and Matt Preston.
- MasterChef Australia
- Good Chef Bad Chef (2007)
- Boys Weekend
- Good Food & Wine Show
- Far Flung with Gary Mehigan (2015)
- My Kitchen Rules
- Plate of origin
- Comfort Food
- Good Food Everyday
- Bringing Flavour Home
- Your Place or Mine
- Cook with us
Gary was born into a small family, and his father Michael Mehigan was an engineer by profession. His mother, Janet Mehigan, was an artist. He has some family connections with cooking because his grandfather was a chef and a cook. He was born and lived his early life in England, and in 1991 he moved to Australia.
Gary is a well recognized face on social media because his food recipes and cooking techniques are widely watched by people on his social media accounts. As of 2023, 510K people follow him on Instagram, 95.6K people follow him on Twitter and 252K people follow him on Facebook to watch his food recipes and to get food knowledge.
Instagram account: @ garymehigan
Facebook account: @ garymehiganaustralia
Twitter account: @ crispycrackling
He traveled in various countries such as India, Vietnam, South Korea and China to explore local dishes and food recipes.
In 2013 he was nominated to represent Cancer Council Victoria as Ambassador.
He is very generous and supports various charities in Australia.
Gary is very famous for his unique food presentation and culinary skills.
He is very popular in India and he often visits India to explore local food dishes and techniques.