|Real Name/Full Name
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Moldovan SSR, Soviet Union
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|21 February 1974
|50 years old
|In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
|Father – Mikhail Cheban
Mother – Galina Cheban
|Fort Lee High School
|Reality television personality, entrepreneur, and former publicist
Best known for his appearances on Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Jonathan Cheban is a famous reality TV personality. Equally important, he is also a Foodgod, although self-proclaimed as of now. Cheban is also an entrepreneur and once worked as a publicist. The man has also appeared in various spin-offs of the Keeping up with the Kardashians.
Well, how well do you know about Jonathan Cheban? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jonathan Cheban’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 Jonathan Cheban to date.
Biography and Early Life
Although his exact date of birth remains a mystery, it is no secret that Jonathan Cheban was 21 February 1974. He was born to Galina and Mikhail, the names of his mother and father, respectively, and the former was a real estate agent, whereas the latter was a diamond-dealer. His place of birth was Moldova, Soviet Union. He was not fortunate or unfortunate, depending on how one values having siblings, to have any sister or brother. Despite being born in Moldova, Soviet Union, Cheban grew up in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jonathan Cheban in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Jonathan Cheban’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 24th February 2024 having been born on 21 February 1974. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.
Given where Jonathan Cheban grew up, it doesn’t come as a surprise that he attended the Fort Lee High School. Upon graduating from high school, Cheban decided to further his studies. Consequently, he joined Hofstra University and pursued a degree in communication. Eventually, he graduated in 1995 upon completing all the required courses of this particular degree program.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Towards the end of 2012, Jonathan Cheban had a girlfriend by the name of Anat Popovsky. She is a stylist, and the two met for the first time during the filming of Kourtney and Kim Take Miami. However, it is evident that the relationship was already over by 12th December 2013. One can say that without fear of contradiction since that’s when Millionaire Matchmaker season 7 premiered. For that particular show, Jonathan signed as a single man during its second episode.
So far, he doesn’t have a kid. Nevertheless, at some point, there were rumors that he had a secret child. However, he cleared the air, confirmed the rumors as not the truth, and acknowledged experiencing a baby fever.
Is Jonathan Cheban Gay?
The sexual orientation of Jonathan Cheban is straight. There is little known about his relationships, but not even one has been between him and another man. He has also, at one point, denied in person about being gay. At one point, Kris Humphries, who was once the husband of Kim, suggested homosexuality to Cheban. That alone, so the two get into a public feud. Therefore, one can comfortably say that Jonathan is neither gay nor bisexual.
Upon graduation, the first job Cheban secured was working with Peggy Siegal, who was working as a publicist. The firm was in New York. During his tenure at the firm, Benny Medina, the music manager, requested Siegal to work on Sean Combs’ party as he turned 29. Cheban had much interest in the project, but Siegal rejected it eventually.
Consequently, Cheban accepted it himself. He stopped working with Siegal to form a PR firm together with two other people. The three publicists’ collaboration continued until 2001 when he left the company for his own firm, which he named CommandPR.
He has also appeared in several reality shows, although his debut appearance was in Keeping Up with the Kardashian. He would appear as a friend of the Kardashian sisters. Later, he appeared in some episodes of its spin-offs, including Kourtney and Khloe Take The Hamptons, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami and Kourtney, and Kim Take New York.
In his own reality show, which premiered in 2010, The Spin Crowd, he was the star. It revolved around him, Simon Huck, and his firm’s employees. Due to poor ratings, it was not renewed for a second season. Its producer was Kim Kardashian, the renowned reality television star.
He was a participant in the 2nd season of Celebs Go Dating and the 17th season of Celebrity Big Brother, both UK programs, in 2017 and 2016, respectively. Other reality shows appearances were on Gemma Collins: Diva Forever, Celebrity Family Feud, Food God, and The Only Way are Essex. In 2017, he portrayed the role of Phil Cohen in a film called By Any Means.
Other ventures include the Kritik clothing line, designing jewelry for RichRocks and the Burger Bandit, and Sushi Mikasa restaurants.
Due to his food-related ventures, Jonathan Cheban has so far earned a World Blogger Award. It was in recognition of him being the most influential food blogger. He went ahead to make a cake similar to his face to celebrate the same during his birthday that year as he turned 45.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jonathan Cheban in 2024
As of 2024, Jonathan Cheban’s net worth is approximately $10 million. Initially, he would make money by working as a publicist. Then, he got another income-generating activity upon starting appearing in various reality television shows and films. One cannot fail to mention the fact that he is quite entrepreneurial.
Owning a clothing line, designing jewelry, and hosting events also makes his money. There are also several restaurants that he owns, which also generate a considerable amount of money. Last but not least, there is his podcast and the Glam Screen protective color. With all that, Cheban has accumulated his current net worth.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- For quite some time, the social media handle of Jonathan Cheban has been Foodgod
- According to him, he managed to change his official name to that, Foodgod around October 2019
- The process might not have been a walk in the park oven that it took several months, having started in January
- In 2014, he launched The Dishh website, which focuses on lifestyle and entertainment, especially gadgets and foods
Jonathan Cheban is a Jack of many trades and happens to strive in almost everything he does. Whether it is showbiz or business, he is your guy. His love for food-related stuff is also evident. That’s how he has earned himself fame and considerable net worth.