Buddy Valastro
Buddy Valastro
Real Name/Full Name Bartolo “Buddy” Valastro Jr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Buddy Valastro
Birth Place: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 3 March 1977
Age/How Old: 47 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 138 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Bartolo Valastro, Sr.
Mother – Mary Valastro
Siblings: Mary Sciarrone, Lisa Gonzalez, Grace Faugno, Maddalena Castano
School: Ridgefield Park High School
College: Bergen Country Technical Schools
Religion: Catholic
Nationality: Italian, American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Lisa Valastro (m. 2001)
Kids/Children Name: Sofia Valastro, Buddy Valastro, Jr., Marco Valastro, Carlo Valastro
Profession: Baker and reality television personality
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: May 2024

A well-known chef and a reality TV personality Buddy Valastro, who is known by the name of “Cake Boss” is from America and has appeared on several TV shows throughout his career. He has gained a lot of name and fame from his profession. He is also a great writer and has published many books for which he has gained a lot of recognition throughout the world.

He starred in the reality show named “Cake Boss” where he is known for his excellent acting. He has also been a part of many other reality shows like “Buddy’s Baker Rescue,” “Kitchen Boss,” and “The Next Great Baker.”

Well, how well do you know about Buddy Valastro? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Buddy Valastro’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Buddy Valastro to date.

Biography and Early Life

Buddy Valastro has put his first step to this world on 3rd March 1977. He took birth in a city named New Jersey in the United States. He was originally born with the nationality of America. His real name during delivery was Bartolo Valastro Jr. his mother’s name was Mary Valastro, and his father’s name was Buddy Sr. They are a total of five children including him and Carlo Valastro, Buddy Valastro Junior, Sofia Valastro and Marco Valastro.

When he was at the age of 11, he got into the business along with his father in “Carlo’s Bakery.” But he had faced a great misfortune when he was at the age of 11 when his father met death. It was a horrifying moment for him and his family.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Buddy Valastro in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Buddy Valastro’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 20th May 2024 having been born on 3 March 1977. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 138 lbs in Pound and 62 kg in Kilograms.


Initially, Buddy Valastro has attended Ridgefield High School, where he has completed his schooling with flying colors. Though he was involved in his father’s business at the age of 11, he has completed his education and went to Bergen Country Technical Schools. From there, he has got his graduation degree.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Buddy Valastro With Wife Lisa Valastro
Buddy Valastro With Wife Lisa Valastro

On October 14, 2001, Buddy tied his knot with Lisa Valastro. When he has married, he initially resided in East Hanover Township, New Jersey. He lived there with his wife and all their four children: Sofia, Bartolo “Buddy” III, Marco, and Carlo. He has four sisters, and due to his father’s death, he has a stepfather.

Once in 2014, he has been fined $300, and his license was canceled for 90 years because he was caught while being intoxicated. In September 2020, he faced an incident where a pinsetter impaled his right hand at his home bowling alley. For this, he has undergone two surgeries.

Is Buddy Valastro Gay?

We cannot say that he is gay by his sexual orientation as on October 14, 2001, Buddy has tied his knot with Lisa Valastro. He lives with his wife and all their four children: Sofia, Bartolo “Buddy” III, Marco, and Carlo. By all these, we can say that he is straight by his sexual orientation.

Professional Career

Buddy Valastro has started his career by stepping onto his father’s business and cake shop named “Carlo’s Bakery.” He had served as the head baker of the bakery when he was at the age of only 11. His father set up this bakery shop in 1964. He has been a part of the bakery shop and has seen a growth in his family’s sales and wealth. But his father died, and he has taken this business over and made it a well-known bakery shop across the United States, and now it is spread all over the world.


Buddy has been excellent in his career but hasn’t won any awards till now. But he has received a lot of recognition for his reality shows which included first cookery show on the bakery named “Cake Boss.” He has also launched a catering service named “Buddy vs Event.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Buddy Valastro in 2024

Buddy Valastro Net Worth
Buddy Valastro Net Worth

The total net worth of Buddy Valastro is estimated to be around $15 million as of 2024. It is the result of his dedication and hard work towards his career. He has fetched a great amount of recognition in the whole world of his great experience and bakery knowledge.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • His father faced death when he was at the age of 11and since then he is working in his bakery shop.
  • He has his own catering service company named  Buddy V’s Events.
  • Along with Italian citizenship, he also holds American citizenship.
  • He appeared in a cameo role in the TV show called “Bridesmaid.”
  • In the year 2014, he was arrested by the local police in charge of DUI.
  • He has more than 4 million followers on Instagram, which is very impressive for a baker.

Though Buddy has faced a lot of problems from his childhood, he had his dedication and has been successful in achieving his goals. He has gained a lot of name and fame in today’s world for his remarkable knowledge in cooking and bakery. He has owned a great amount of wealth till now for his hard work and dedication towards his goals.


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