Yotam Ottolenghi Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Biography

Yotam Ottolenghi Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Biography
Yotam Ottolenghi Quick Info
Height 6 ft 3 in
Weight 86 kg
Date of Birth December 14, 1968
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Spouse Karl Allen

Yotam Ottolenghi is a celebrated Israeli-born British chef, food writer, and restaurateur who found fame by writing bestselling cookbooks like Ottolenghi Simple (2018), Plenty (2010), Ottolenghi: The Cookbook (2008), Jerusalem: A Cookbook (2012), etc.

Born Name

Yotam Assaf Ottolenghi

Nick Name

Yotam

Yotam Ottolenghi as seen in April 2022
Yotam Ottolenghi as seen in April 2022 (Yotam Ottolenghi / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Jerusalem, Israel

Nationality

Israeli, British

Occupation

Chef, Restaurateur, Food Writer

Family

  • Father – Michael Ottolenghi (Chemistry Professor)
  • Mother – Ruth Ottolenghi (High School Principal)
  • Siblings – Tirza Florentin (Older Sister), Yiftach Ottolenghi (Younger Brother) (Died in 1992)

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm

Weight

86 kg or 189.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Yotam has dated –

  1. Noam Bar
  2. Karl Allen (2000-Present) – Yotam began dating Karl Allen in 2000. After more than a decade together, they officially tied the knot in 2012. The couple embraced parenthood with the arrival of their 2 sons named Max (b. 2013) and Flynn (b. 2015) via surrogacy.
Yotam Ottolenghi seen smiling with Claudia Roden in 2019
Yotam Ottolenghi seen smiling with Claudia Roden in 2019 (Yotam Ottolenghi / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Italian Jewish and German Jewish ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

However, his hair has turned salt-and-pepper due to his advancing age.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

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Distinctive Features

  • Tall stature
  • Handsome looks

Yotam Ottolenghi Favorite Things

  • Ingredient To Cook With – Onion
  • Season To Cook – Summer
  • Restaurants In Jerusalem – Rachmo, Majda
  • Restaurant In Amsterdam – Toscanini
  • Restaurant In London – Trangallan
  • Restaurant In Italy – Trattoria da Fabiana
  • Restaurants In New York – Momofuku Ssäm Bar, Torrisi

Source – Chatelaine.com, Condé Nast Traveller

Yotam Ottolenghi as seen posing in front of his shop in January 2022
Yotam Ottolenghi as seen posing in front of his shop in January 2022 (Yotam Ottolenghi / Instagram)

Yotam Ottolenghi Facts

  1. His comfort food is mejadra (rice cooked with lentils and fried onions).
  2. Yotam’s grandmother was a secret agent in Mossad and played a crucial role in capturing the Nazi officer Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in 1960.
  3. The 3 ingredients he would like to take with him on a desert island are lemon, flour, and olive oil.
  4. Yotam loves watching animated movies and is a fan of SpongeBob SquarePants.
  5. His last name Ottolenghi is of Italian origin and is derived from the word ‘Ettlingen’, a town in Southwest Germany where his ancestors lived.

Featured Image by Yotam Ottolenghi / Instagram

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