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Felice Bastianich (Joe Bastianich’s Father) Age, Height, Biography



Felice Bastianich

Felice Bastianich is the famous American restaurateur Joe Bastianich and husband of the famous restaurateur Lidia Giuliana Matticchio. Lidia is a popular Italian/Croatian chef, television host, author, and restaurateur. Felice was best known because of his wife rather than his own profession. Although he is dead now, let’s take a look at his wife and family.

Felice Bastianich Age, Parents, Siblings, Childhood & Death

Like his wife’s profession, Felice was a chef who was born on 30th November 1940 in Croatia. He spent his early age with his parents and siblings in Istria. He died at the age of 79 years, 11 months. His horoscope sign was Sagittarius. Moreover, he died on 12th December 2010. There are no details publicly available about his parents, siblings, age, and childhood period. Moreover, His family members did not disclose any of his personal information. If we got more information about him, we’d update you as soon as possible. Stay connects with us here on Biography Gossip.

Full NameFelice Bastianich
Nick NameFelice
Date of Birth30th November 1940
Net Worth$4 Million
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/Spouse NameLidia Bastianich
SonJoe Bastianich
DaughterTanya Bastianich Manuali
Highest DegreeGraduated
CollegeNot Known
HeightNot Known
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementNot Known
Hair ColorNot Known
Eye ColorNot Known
Official WebsiteNot Known

Felice Bastianich Family

Felice Bastianich Education

Unfortunately, there is no accurate information on the internet about his education, school/college, and university. However, his ex-wife Lidia did her education at Hunter College before in touch with Felice.

Career & Professional Life

He started his professional career with his wife in their own local restaurant. In 1979, Felice Bastianich opened a restaurant with the help of his wife, Lidia. They named that restaurant “Tiny Buonavia,” which meaning is good roads in the forest hills of queens. But in starting, they don’t know much about how to run a restaurant and what recipes we need to add to our restaurant menu. So, they copied recipes from the most popular and successful restaurants of that time in Italy. They found & hired the best Italian-American chef for their restaurant.

Luckily, their restaurant is famous in the town, and many people started attracting their restaurant. Therefore, After the success of the first restaurant, they opened their second restaurant in Queens, Vila Secondo. After getting too much popularity among the local people, they started teaching cooking in live sessions. Later on, she decided to pursue this field as a professional television cooking show hostess.

Felice Bastianich Wife Lidia Bastianich

Sadly in 1982, Felice Bastianich’s father died, and they sold both of their queen restaurants, and then they decided to purchase a small Manhattan brownstone with a pre-manufactured restaurant. At that time, this restaurant was available on the East Side of Manhattan near the 59th Street Bridge to Queens. In 2010, Bastianich thought that they should expand their business, so; Felice, with his son, signed a deal with Oscar Farinetti. Both of these partners opened a food emporium in Manhattan named “Eataly.”

This restaurant was a pure example of the food and culinary traditions of Italy. Furthermore, Felice Bastianich giving classes in culinary and gastronomy at Eataly’s school.

Awards & Nominations

There is no information available on the internet that he got any award or nomination in his life or not. However, his wife Lidia was nominated for many awards and achievements in the past couple of years. She received many awards in her career. Moreover, she won the award of Emmy for Outstanding Culinary Host in 2013.

Felice Bastianich Height, Weight, Body Measurement

If we talk about Felice’s weight and body preferences, there is no information on the internet about her body size, height, and weight. However, he has been a fit person with good looking personality and a healthy body.

Felice Bastianich Son

Felice Bastianich Net Worth

Because of his successful career as a chef and restaurateur, Felice earned a lot of money from his restaurants. However, the accurate details about Felice Bastianich’s net worth and monthly income are still not publically available. On the other hand, his wife Lidia and his son Joe Bastianich’s net worth are $3.76 Million and $15 Million.

Rumours and Controversies about Felice

Before his death, many people started spreading rumours that Felice and Lidia got divorced due to the biggest conflict after their restaurant business success. Lidia wants to expand the business in different cities, while Felice has something different in her mind. The difference, in their opinion, got them divorced. However, no one from Felice’s family officially denied this rumour because this was true.

Felice Divorce & Kids

Now let’s talk about the married life of Felice and Lidia. Felice Bastianich was in a marital relationship with an Italian/Croatian chef Lidia. They were first met at the 16th birthday party of Lidia Bastianich. When they see each other, they fall in love at first sight. Later on, they started dating each other, and after a couple of years, they decided to turn this relationship into a legal marriage. However, their exact date of marriage is not available on the internet.

Felice Bastianich Son Joe Bastianich

After their marriage, they were blessed with two baby children, one was a boy, and the other was a girl. They named their children are Joe Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali. After a successful marital relationship of 31 years, they got separation. People remember them as a culinary couple. They got divorced in 1997. The actual reason for their divorce is not clear nor yet disclose. Many people assume that the reason behind this couple’s divorce was a conflict of interest.

Mark Joseph is from the United States of America. He did graduation with a Bachelors's in Computer Sciences in 2019. He is a passionate blogger. He loves to talk about celebrities. From his early age, he was passionate about knowing the world's most popular celebrities' personal life, their living lifestyle, and net worth. This is the right place, he understood that many people want to know about popular public figures like him. He was brought up with a passion to do gossip with his friends and family members about famous people. From a youthful age, he was passionate about to know what's the age of that actor or actress and how much rich is that celebrity.

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