Wolfgang Puck
Wolfgang Puck
Real Name/Full Name Wolfgang Johannes Puck
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Wolfgang Puck
Birth Place: Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 8 July 1949
Age/How Old: 74 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163  lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Grey and White
Parents Name: Father – Josef Puck
Mother – Maria Topfschnig
Siblings: Klaus Puck
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: Austrian
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Gelila Assefa (m. 2007), Barbara Lazaroff (m. 1983–2003), Marie France Trouillot (m. 1975–1980)
Kids/Children Name: Byron Puck, Oliver Wolfgang Puck, Alexander Wolfgang Puck, Cameron Puck
Profession: Chef, Restaurateur, Actor
Net Worth: $150 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Wolfgang Puck is a world-famous chef, restaurateur, and actor. He is from Austria, and later, he shifted to America. In 2005, Wolfgang created Spago, for which he was presented with the James Beard Foundation Outstanding Service Award.

Well, how well do you know about Wolfgang Puck? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Wolfgang Puck’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 Wolfgang Puck to date.

Biography and Early Life

In the Sankt Veit an der Glan town of Austria, Wolfgang was born. He was born to Josef Puck and Maria Topfchnig. He took cooking lessons from his mother, who was also a chef, and that’s where his early learning started.

He was a student of Raymond Thuilier, and after that, in 1973, he shifted to the United States. Later in 1973, he started working in La Tour in Indianapolis, which was his first job. Puck’s first cooking book came out in 1981 – ‘Modern French Cooking for American Kitchens, ‘containing recipes of Ma Maison where he co-owner.

In 1982, he started his own restaurant Spago, which was later moved to Beverly Hills.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Wolfgang Puck in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Wolfgang Puck’s age is 74 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024 having been born on 8 July 1949. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


Puck took his training under Raymond Thuilier at L’Oustau de Baumaniere at Province. He was also a student of Hotel de Paris in Monaco and at Marxism’s Paris.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Wolfgang Puck With Wife Gelila Assefa
Wolfgang Puck With Wife Gelila Assefa

In 1975, Puck got married to Marie France Trouillot, and the couple got separated in the year 1980.

In 1983 he tied knots with Barbara Lazaroff. The couple was blessed with two sons. They both got separated in 2003. He is presently married to Gelila Assefa, and they are married since 2007. He has two sons with her – Oliver and Alexander.

Is Wolfgang Puck Gay?

He got married to Marie France and Barbara Lazaroff both and couples have got divorced . And presently he is married to Gelila Assefa who is also a designer . He has four sons too . So he is not gay.

Professional Career

Puck became a co-owner of Ma Maison when he shifted to Los Angeles. And in 1982, he started Spago, his own restaurant. The restaurant was moved to Beverly Hills and even received the award. In 2004, Spago became the USA’s top 40 restaurants.

He began Wolfgang Puck companies, including many express operations, fine dining restaurants, many other restaurants, and many products.

He has appeared in Frasier, Las Vegas, The Weather Man, The Food Network. He was a guest judge in MasterChef season 7 and also in the Tales of the Crypt.

His recipes became world-famous and came up in many newspapers and websites too.

In 1982 the Puck-Lazaroff Charitable was founded, which supported the American Wine and Food Festival, raising $15 million. He is also the Honorary Chair Chef supporting the Ireland Cancer Foundation.


  • His restaurant got the James Beard Restaurant Award of the Year.
  • He was given an Emmy Award in the year 2002 for his outstanding service.
  • In 2005, Spago of the Beverly Hills got an award called James Beard Foundation.
  • In 2008 Spago got two Michelin Stars awards.
  • In 2009, he was again given the award Michelin Guide.
  • In 2007 CUT Beverly Hills got a Michelin Star.
  • Puck was presented the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the year 2017 in April.
  • The International Food service Manufacturers Association (IFMA) title award was also given to Wolfgang Puck.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Wolfgang Puck in 2024

Wolfgang Puck Net Worth
Wolfgang Puck Net Worth

Wolfgang Puck’s professional career as chef, restaurateur, and actor made his net worth approximately $150 million as of 2024. He has gained more fame after all his restaurants and all other products came out.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He was first started on the Sunset Strip and then shifted to Beverly Hills.
  • Wolfgang Puck Company is divided into Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining, Wolfgang Puck Catering, and Wolfgang Puck Worldwide Inc.

Wolfgang Puck has maintained the fame and respect which his immense contribution to the world of ‘Food.’ He is a man of great significance, and he has taken steps also in the many charities. His restaurants stay worldwide famous and reputed even to date.


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