Who is the British Cook Rachel Khoo?
Rachel Khoo is a celebrity cook, broadcaster and writer based in London. She has a long career of working in Television with her own Food Network and BBC cooking shows. At present, Khoo works as the editor-in-chief and founder of the now inoperative online lifestyle magazine Khoollect.
Rachel is the author of the famous cookbook The Little Paris Kitchen. She published five similar books in fourteen different languages. People know Khoo for her show The Little Paris Kitchen: Cooking with Rachel Khoo. Now, Rachel is busy with a new T.V. show, My Swedish Kitchen. She features recipes from her 2018 book The Little Swedish Kitchen in this show. It streams on Food Network U.K.
|Full Name||Rachel Khoo|
|Profession||Cook, broadcaster and writer|
|Popular for||Career as a celebrity cook|
|Estimated Net Worth||Approx. $ 1 million(as of 2021)|
|Birthday and Zodiac|
|Age||40 years old (As in 2021)|
|Date of Birth||August 28, 1980|
|Birth Place||Croydon, South London, England|
|School / University||La Cordon Bleu Culinary School
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
|Height||5 feet, 7 inches|
|Weight||Approx. 62 Kilograms|
|Family & Relatives|
|Social Media||Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Website|
Rachel Khoo Age, Height, Birthday, Parents
Khoo’s birthday fell on August 28, 1980. Her birthplace is Croydon, South London. Various sources mention that Rachel’s parents are from China and migrated to Malaysia. Her father’s roots go back to the Khoo Kongsi clan house in Penang, whereas her mother is an Austrian native. They met in U.K. Rachel has a brother named Michael too.
For over four years, Rachel lived in the countryside outside Munch as her father worked there. When she turned sixteen, Khoo’s family shifted to the U.K. She was in Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design for an art and design degree.
Khoo stands at five feet seven inches with black hair and brown eyes. Rachel weighs around sixty-two kilograms with body measurements of 37-26-36.
Rachel Khoo Personal Life
Rachel shifted to Paris in 2006 and lived there for eight years. She settled down in London in 2014 and married Robert Wiktorin. Robert comes of Swedish descent. He is a chef himself.
The wedding of Rachel and Robert took place in 2015. Just two years after her marriage, Rachel gave birth to a baby boy. She had another son in 2019. The whole family lives in London happily.
Rachel Khoo Career and Net Worth
Rachel began working in public relations for a shirtmaker named Thomas Pink initially. Because she wanted a novel experience, Khoo joined Le Cordon Bleu for a patisserie course in 2006. She worked as an au pair for some time and then began working as a pastry chef and instructor at a Parisian cookbook store and café named La Cocotte.
Khoo got a publishing deal for her cookbooks from Marabout. She had the opportunity to work at Volkswagen’s food-related events as a freelancer during this period.
As she pitched her cookbook concept to publishers in the U.K, Khoo launched a restaurant where she tried recipes from her book The Little Paris Kitchen in Paris. The talented cook made and served food from her then flat. She got massive attention from social media.
Eventually, Rachel got her T.V. show from BBC titled The Little Paris Kitchen: Cooking with Rachel. The show had six episodes. It went on the international market too. Her cookbook with the same name was quite the seller.
Rachel went on to many other shows. At present, she is busy doing a new television show named My Swedish Kitchen. She tests recipes from her 2019 book with the same name. The series started streaming on Food Network U.K. in August 2019. It is going to air in Australia, New Zealand and Germany as well.
In February 2021, news about Rachel joining the set of Great British Menu as a judge came out. Her new show Rachel Khoo’s Chocolate released on February 12, 2021.
Fun facts about Rachel
- She has European and Asian heritage.
- Her father is from Malaysia.
- Rachel’s mother is an Austrian.
- She went to school in Bromley.
- Her debut cookbook was a bestseller.
- Rachel first worked on Television in 2012.
- She is forty years old as of 2021.
- Khoo can speak French, English, Swedish and German.
- Find her on Instagram @rachelkhooks.
Frequently asked Questions
- Who is Rachel Khoo’s Husband?
Robert Wiktorian is Rachel’s husband. They got married in 2015.
- Where is Rachel Khoo from?
Rachel is from Croydon, England.
- How old is Rachel Khoo?
Rachel is 40 years old as in 2021.
- Does Rachel Khoo still live in Sweden?
Initially, Khoo lived in Sweden, she moved to Paris in 2006 and in 2014 she returned to London.
- Does Rachel Khoo have a child?
Yes, She is a mother of two children.
- What does Rachel Khoo do for a living?
Khoo is a Celebrity chef and author. She is also a TV personality as she runs a cooking show.