Duff Goldman
Duff Goldman
Real Name/Full Name Jeffrey Adam Goldman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Duff Goldman
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 17 December 1974
Age/How Old: 49 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 162 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 158 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father – Morrie Winch
Mother – Jackie Winch
Siblings: Willie Goldman
School: Sandwich High School
College: Culinary Institute of America, Greystone, California
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married [m. 2019]
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Johnna Colbry
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Pastry Chef
Net Worth: $6 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Jeffrey Adam Goldman, better known as Duff Goldman is a renowned Chef specializing in Pastries and bakery items. He has authored three cookbooks namely, “Ace of Cakes: Inside the World of Charm City Cakes” “Duff Bakes: Think and Bake like a pro at home” and “Super Good Baking for Kids”.

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Biography and Early Life

Born and bought up in Detroit, Michigan, Goldman belonged to a Jewish Family. There is an interesting story behind Goldman’s nickname “Duff”. His brother Willie, when both of them were preschool kids had trouble pronouncing his actual name ‘Jeffrey’. So he called his big brother Duffy instead. And the name stuck on, and Jeffrey came to be known as Duff.

Goldman’s parents were divorced when he was ten years old. He spent his youth both in Northern Virginia and on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the town of Sandwich. Even as a child, Goldman was the Jack of All Trades. He liked doodling, loved music, and followed the footsteps of his mom in the kitchen. He watched cooking shows with great interest and love for the art.  His mother captured him wielding a meat cleaver once and watching “Chef Tell” food personality.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Duff Goldman in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Duff Goldman’s age is 49 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 17 December 1974. Though, he is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 162 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 158 lbs in Pound and 72 kg in Kilograms.


At McLean High School in McLean, Virginia, Goldman did his early education. He was apart of their highlanders ice hockey team. He was later accepted to Sandwich High School, from where he graduated in the year 1993.

In high school, Duff was an enthusiast of mural art or ‘Graffiti’. His mother enrolled him at the Corcoran College of Art and Design.

Goldman worked in kitchens from the tender age of 14. At Greystone in Napa Valley, California, he also attended the Culinary Institute of America.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Duff Goldman With Wife Johnna Colbry
Duff Goldman With Wife Johnna Colbry

Duff Goldman belongs to a Jewish family. He is involved in Tzedakah and has been said to have gained immense goodwill and blessings from it. Goldman married Johnna Colbry in 2019. They are expecting their first child by January 2021.

In 2012, in an unfortunate motorcycle accident, Goldman lost their toes.

Is Duff Goldman Gay?

Jeffrey Goldman is straight and has been happily married to Johnna Colbry since 2019. The couple is expecting their first child by the year 2021.

Professional Career

Goldman’s stepping stone to his career in Baking was when he started working at a bagel store at the age of fourteen. He remembers going to one of the finest restaurants in Baltimore when he was in sophomore year and was inspired to apply there as a chef. The head chef despite being unimpressed at his resume did offer him a job where he was supposed to make cornbread and biscuits only.

He served as the executive pastry chef of the Vail Cascade Hotel in Colorado after that. He later went back to Washington, D.C. To work at the Olives Restaurant in Todd English to bake bread.

He opened his own Cake business after following his father’s advice and startup ideas. He worked in Charles Village and slowly as his business bloomed, he hired painters, architects, sculptors, and employees.

Goldman appeared on the “Tonight Show with Jay Leno” for the promotion of his show Ace of Cakes. Ace of Cake celebrated its ninth season in 2009 with cakes for the New York Yankees, NASA, and the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince premiere.


Duff Goldman is the executive chef of a cakes store, which was featured in the “Ace of Cakes” Food Network TV show and the name of the store is the Charm City cake shop, which is located in Baltimore. Duff was a part of various TV shows such as “Buddy vs. Duff,” “Donut Shutdown,” “Duff Till Dawn,” “Holiday Baking Championship,” “Kids Baking Championship.”

Goldman has been the chief baker on many prestigious occasions and for several celebrated personalities. He has made cakes for Barack Obama’s inaugural ball in 2013, Tom Clancy, Sir Roger Moore, the 30 Rock cast, and Katy Perry’s birthday video.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Duff Goldman in 2024

Duff Goldman Net Worth
Duff Goldman Net Worth

Duff Goldman is a successful chef who has earned worldwide recognition. His net worth stands at an estimated $6 million as of 2024. Apart from cooking Duff also likes to play guitar and he also has mentioned that he would love to be a guitarist as an alternative job.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • To keep the cake from getting stale, Goldman relies on his authentic technique of baking the cakes in reverse. He makes the decorations and the toppings first, before even turning on the oven.
  • His crew reportedly shoots for a whopping 120 hours of footage forever 22-minute episode.
  • In the past, he had been a fry cook at McDonald’s.

Currently, Goldman is a resident of Los Angeles, California. He used to play guitar in an indie-rock band named Soihadto when he was a child. He now plays for the band Foigrock as a bassist. He once revealed that becoming a singer and performing with the band Clutch would be his alternative dream work.

He is interested in the charm of marine life and has a large Red Sea Aquarium in his residence.


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