Who is David Venable From QVC and Is He Married or Gay?

America is one of the top three economies in the world with a strong argument for being the first. Such economic status means a greater percentage of its population earns enough disposable income to afford quality necessities and some luxury. With such abilities comes shopping outlets where they can spend their money, which leads us to David Venable, a host on QVC – a shopping channel broadcasted across America and other parts of the world.

David Venable has been hosting In the Kitchen with David since 2009 and has become one of the most recognized faces on the channel. An author and a host, David has been able to build a career that has seen him essentially own the food marketing space on American television. You can read all about his life and career below.

David Venable Biography

David Venable was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on the 12th of November 1964 as the third of three children both to Sarah Venable, a nurse by profession. According to public information about him, he was raised by his mother alone with the reason for his father’s absence currently unavailable.

The journey from childhood to adulthood involves passing through school, and David walked his own path through Charlotte Latin School where he is believed to have fallen in love with vocational news coverage. This prompted another step in his journey by enrolling at the University of North Carolina where he studied journalism.

At 6 feet 6 inches, David Venable would not look amiss in the NBA but the Charlotte-born man’s passion was laid in journalism and cooking, an interest that had grown in him since he was a child living with his mother. Following graduation, he got a start in one of his interest, journalism at WOAY, a media house in Oak Hill, West Virginia where he worked as a grapple and a columnist.

His hard work and commitment paid off and David Venable got an offer from CBS to work for one of their affiliate TV stations, WTAJ TV. This was an important growth in his career and it was further topped by an offer from the shopping channel, QVC in 1993.

Initially, he started out at QVC as a promoter for its food products through writing and guest appearances on some of the channel’s shows. However, as time passed and his confidence grew, David Venable lobbied for his own show and thus birthed In the Kitchen with David in 2009.

READ   Top 10 Films of the 20th Century

The decision by the management of the shopping channel to give David his own show has proved to be a masterstroke as he has over time, become one of the channel’s leading sellers, achieving an amazing record of selling $250 million worth of products in 2014. The achievement comes from the fact that the North Carolina man has endeared himself to viewers with his warm presence and outstanding commentaries.

Outside of his success in relation to QVC, he has combined his writing and cooking skills to write a couple of cookbooks that have sold over a million copies. He has also been featured in publications like The Seattle Times and Parade.

What is His Net Worth?

David Venable
David, posing for pictures with fans.

As mentioned earlier, David Venable is also a published author who has written three books, one of which is Comfort Food Shortcuts: An ‘In the Kitchen with David’ Cookbook which was published in 2018. These efforts have resulted in over 500,000 sold copies of his books, along with his long-running position on QVC as a host where he is estimated to earn about $75,000 per year has seen him amass a net worth of $1 million.

Is David Venable Gay?

Unfortunately, David Venable has been the subject of rumors that are fed by the stereotype that cooking is primarily a female responsibility and thus any man who engages in the activity as a profession or a hobby must be gay. Whilst that is very much a wrong assumption and definitely not how being gay works, David Venable, even though he hasn’t been known to be in a public heterosexual relationship, there is no evidence of him being gay and he is, for the most part, presumed to be a straight man.

See Also: Where Is Shawn Killinger of QVC and How Much Is She Worth Now?

Is He Married?

As mentioned earlier, David Venable hasn’t been in a publicly known relationship. Ever since he became a public figure in 2009, he hasn’t been known to be in a relationship nor is he married. The QVC in-house chef appears to be enjoying his life as a single man.

Adeola Seun
Adeola Seun
Seun is a CCNA certified graduate of FUTA. He has been writing on various subjects that include finance, economics, celebrity net worth, lifestyle, biographies and politics for over 7 years, Other than writing, he enjoys movies, video games, and sports

Recommended

Trevor Noah Just Bought $27.5 Million Bel Air Mansion Mansion: What is His Net Worth and Salary?

When South African comedian Trevor Noah took over as host of The Daily Show in 2015, there were mumblings as to whether he would...

What We Know About Robert Kraft’s Net Worth, Girlfriend and Former Wife

Robert Kraft is an American business tycoon. He is the chairman and CEO of Kraft Group, a diversified private holding company with businesses in...

Understanding Triple H’s Real Name, Net Worth, Wife and Body Measurements

Triple H is an American professional wrestler and the Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events, and Creative for WWE. He is also the...

Understanding Celine Dion’s Net Worth and Music Exploits, Late Husband and Children

Celine Dion is a famous Canadian singer-songwriter, actress, and businesswoman with a net worth of $800 million, making her one of the richest singers...

Michael Vick’s Net Worth, Career Stats and Family

The name Michael Vick would forever be remembered by football lovers who saw him play 13 seasons in the National Football League, NFL. He was primarily...

What Happened To Barry Seal and Who Were His Wives and Children?

Hollywood is an industry focused on selling fiction to the masses in a way that is believable or at least has a real effect...

The 17 Most Expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! Cards and Their Prices

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game was developed in Japan by the Japanese entertainment and gambling conglomerate, Konami, in the year 1999. Afterward, it was...

Critical Details About Hilary Duff’s Net Worth, Husband and Kids

Hilary Duff is far more than just an actress. Born on the 28th of September 1987 in Houston, Texas, Hilary's career took off around...

The Dynamics Of Anderson Cooper’s Net Worth and Gay Relationships

Anderson Cooper is an American journalist, television personality, and author with a net worth of $200 million. With no formal journalistic education, Cooper became...

Truths About Carmelo Anthony’s Net Worth and Relationships Since Marriage & Separation From La La

Carmelo Anthony is an American professional basketball player who was born on May 29, 1984, in Brooklyn, New York. Carmelo developed a passion for...

The 23 Richest American Idol Contestants And Their Net Worth

The American Idol successfully ran for 15 seasons from its premiere in June 2002 to its finale in April 2016. The singing talent show...

Featured Today

What Is Wrong With Barron Trump, Is He Really Autistic? Where Is He Now?

Autism is prevalent and can affect people of all ethnic, racial and socioeconomic groups. The disorder, which limits a person's ability to relate and...

Captivating Facts About Nicole Lz’s Divorce and Relationship With Adam Lz

There are many ways to become popular in this day and age. A few people have achieved fame by being good at what they...

Understanding Scottie Pippen’s Net Worth and Details About His Wife and Children

Scottie Pippen is an American retired professional basketball player who is best known for his days with NBA's Chicago Bulls where he accomplished tremendous...

Does Patrick Mahomes Have A Wife Or Girlfriend And Who Are His Parents?

All American football enthusiasts around the world will agree that Patrick Mahomes II has the talent and temperament to be the next record-shattering quarterback...

Get To Know Santtu Seppälä (Sarah Rafferty’s Husband) With These 6 Facts

Santtu Seppälä is the husband of the famous stage and TV actress Sarah Rafferty who is also noted for being a former colleague and...

Related Stories