Who Is Michael Symon’s Wife Liz Shanahan & How Long Have They Been Married?

Being the spouse of a popular reality TV show star can be a challenging task, especially when that person is Michael Symon, a restauranteur, chef, and TV personality, who has made a huge impact on foodies all over America. However, it is a task Liz Shanahan has handled gracefully, enough that she deserves recognition, not just as his wife, but also as a person of her own.

In this article, we introduce you to Michael Symon’s wife, Liz Shanahan, who she is, her profession, and everything you need to know about their marriage. Check it out below.

Who is Michael Symon’s Wife – Liz Shanahan?

Her specific year of birth is unknown, but Liz Shanahan is believed to have been born sometime in the 60s, on the 30th of March, somewhere in Georgia in the US. Unlike her husband whose background is very much in the open, Liz’s background is shrouded in mystery, with facts about her parents, and education unknown.

However, we know that Liz Shanahan’s relationship with food did not begin with Michael Symon. It did when she began cooking at a young age, joining the food industry as a restaurant staff after she left high school.

Her career journey in the restaurant world took her from one restaurant to the other, until it took her to the one her current husband, Michael Symon worked.

Aside from the romantic relationship that developed from working together, they ventured into business together, starting up Liz Shanahan’s career as a restauranteur. Together, the business partners opened their first restaurant in 1997, in Cleveland’s Tremont, which they named Lola.

Their first venture together was a success, enough to get them featured in Gourmet Magazine in October 2000, earning them the title of one of America’s Best Restaurants. Following the success of their first venture, Liz Shanahan and her husband/business partner expanded their portfolio of restaurants with Lolita, which was also located in Cleveland.

Although Lolita is no longer in existence, the partners’ portfolio still includes other restaurants like Bar Symon, Roast, Mabel’s BBQ, and B Spot.

Outside of her partnership with Michael Symon, Liz Shanahan also runs her own restaurant management business, which has earned her a considerable net worth.

What is Liz Shanahan’s Net Worth?

Speaking of net worth, Liz Shanahan may not have the TV popularity and national recognition that her husband has as a professional chef, but she has built a considerable net worth through her business dealings as a restauranteur.

READ   Who Is Tiffany Trump, What is Her Financial Standing & Does She Have A Boyfriend?

Michael Symon’s wife has accrued an estimated net worth of $1 million, which is considerable for more than two-decades-long career in the food industry.

How Long Have Michael Symon and Liz Shanahan Been Married?

Michael Symon's Wife
Liz Shanahan and her husband, Michael Symon

When Michael Symon and Liz Shanahan met for the first time, Liz was a married woman, devoted to a man whose identity remains a part of her mysterious background.

While she was married to him, she had a child with her ex-husband, but the marriage began to fail shortly after she met Michael Symon. As she increasingly became emotionally available, she and Michael drew closer and soon began to date, eventually getting married to her sometime in 1994.

Since then, they have remained together, both as a couple and as business partners. In the time they have been married, they haven’t had any children of their own, Michael, however, is a stepfather to her son, Kyle, from her previous marriage. He was born in 1988, two years before Michael and Liz Shanahan met for the first time in 1990.

In addition to her son, Michael Symon’s wife and her husband also have two dogs, Ruby and Ozzy, the former being a Bullmastiff while the latter is an Old English breed.

Despite an extensive business interest in Cleveland, the couple currently live in New York, in a West Village Townhouse in a home priced at $5.14 million. Before moving to their New York mansion, they lived in Cleveland until 2013 when they relocated to the big apple.

See Also: ‘The Chew’: 5 Crazy Facts About The American Cooking Show

Other Facts About Liz Shanahan

1. Despite owning and managing a bunch of BBQ spots, Liz Shanahan herself is a vegetarian.

2. While Liz Shanahan is worth an estimated $1 million, her husband, Michael Symon has a net worth of $4 million.

3. Other than restaurants, Liz and her husband own other businesses, like an online shopping store, HSN, which was launched in 2018. Through the store, they sell cookware and kitchenware.

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

Between Judge Judy and Judge Jerry Springer, Who has a Higher Net Worth ?

For nearly three decades, Judy Sheindlin has held sway as the most popular TV judge in the world. This is thanks to her courtroom...

Diana Ross Biography – Children, Husband and Family Members

Diana Ross is a legendary American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Ross is famous for being the lead singer of the popular 1960-70's...

Nadeshot Net Worth: A Look at 100 Thieves CEO’s Sources of Income

Professionally known as Nadeshot, Matthew Haag had a well-decorated competitive gaming career before retiring as a pro gamer in 2016. During this time, he...

What Is R Kelly’s Net Worth and Who Are His Wife and Kids?

R Kelly is a renowned American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, and a former USBL professional basketball player. He is known for evergreen hits...

100 Thieves Net Worth: How Valuable is Nadeshot’s Gaming Organization?

A professional gaming company and lifestyle brand, 100 Thieves has been able to achieve a net worth estimated at $125 million in just a...

What is Joe Biden’s Net Worth and How Does It Compare to Other Past Presidents?

Following his victory in the hotly-contested 2020 U.S. presidential election, Joe Biden is set to take office as the 46th president of that great...

The Game Net Worth And How He Made A Fortune From Rap Music

The Game is an American rapper, producer and entrepreneur who has been widely credited for relaunching the West coast rap into the mainstream. He...

Miranda Cosgrove’s Net Worth: How the iCarly Star’s Wealth Has Accrued

When Nickelodeon is mentioned, what comes to mind is a bunch of kids playing around and having fun. The truth however is that these...

Larry David – Net Worth, Wife, and Relationship With Bernie Sanders

Larry David, born Lawrence Gene David on July 2, 1947, in Brooklyn, New York is a comedian, writer, actor and TV producer.  Let's take...

Kevin James Net Worth: How Much Money the Comedy Actor Is Worth Now

Throughout his comedy career that has spanned over three decades, Kevin James has dazzled millions of fans with his uncanny improv skills. From featuring...

Eric Andre Net Worth: How Much Money the Comedian Has Made

Eric Andre started his career with random stand-up comedy jobs and later diverted to commercial gigs. Before becoming a big name in the entertainment...

The 25 Richest Twitch Streamers and their Net Worth

Not long past, playing video games was a hobby that was guaranteed to fetch kids much scorn from their parents if they spend too...

Featured Today

Joel Osteen – Divorce Rumours, Wife & Net Worth in 2020

Over 7 million viewers weekly and more than 20 million monthly in over 100 countries across the globe tune in to listen to American...

Adam Lambert Net Worth: How Much Money the Former American Idol Finalist Has Now

There is no gainsaying the fact that Adam Lambert is one of the most successful products in the annals of American Idol. Since he...

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...

Who Is Sandra Otterson? Her Personal Wealth, Life and Quick Facts

American adult star, Sandra Otterson, currently based in Arizona, USA has is worth about $5 million. Background and Career Sandra Otterson, popular with the name ‘Wifey‘...

Related Stories