Kevin Belton is an American chef, cookbook author, and television presenter. Belton specializes in New Orleans-based cuisine and he is the co-host of two cooking shows, “Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen” and “Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Celebration.”
He is also the author of four cookbooks and a New Orleans-based chef who teaches cooking seminars.
|Birth Name||Kevin Belton|
|Birth Date||1st January 1960|
|Birth Place||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
|Current City||New Orleans|
|Education||Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School,
Brother Martin High School,
Louisiana State University
|Ethnicity||Mixed (African, French, English, and Native American descent)|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Children||Kevin Jr. and Jonathan Belto|
|Social Media||Facebook, Twitter, Instagram|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
Where was Kevin born and raised?
Kevin Belton was born on 1st January 1960 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Belton hasn’t disclosed the name of his parents but they are of mixed ethnicity. He was born to a French father who was born in Bordeaux, France, and his mother was a school teacher. Belton spent most of his childhood in the Uptown neighborhood. He does not have any siblings or that we know of till today.
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Belton has American nationality and mixed ethnicity with African, French, English, and Native American descent.
Belton’s love for cooking sparked at the age of 6 or 7 years old when he first helped her mother and grandmother in the kitchen. Since then Belton has been continued into cooking till this date.
Kevin Belton studied in Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School. He later joined a Catholic all-male private school called Brother Martin High School in his hometown. He then graduated from Louisiana State University where he used to play football.
How did Belton start his Career?
Kevin initially started his career as a footballer and also played for the Louisiana University. Unfortunately, he injured himself which resulted in him quitting his football career. Belton returned to his passion for cooking once again. He first worked in the New Orleans School of Cooking as a manager of the store. He was also constantly watching the cooking shows. Belton used to also give cooking classes to new students.
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Belton eventually gained the opportunity to host Saturday Morning Cooking Show. He then opened his own two shows on New Orleans traditional dishes for which he earned the Uniquely Louisiana Award. He has also released four cookbooks, “Kevin Belton’s New Orleans,” “Kevin Belton’s New Orleans Kitchen,” “Kevin Belton’s Big Flavors of New,” and “Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana.” Belton has also been awarded Best Social Media Award.
Belton is married and settled with a beautiful woman named Monica Belton. The couple is blessed with two sons Kevin Jr. and Jonathan Belton. The family currently resides in New Orleans with their pet dog named Cookie.
Kevin Belton celebrated his 61st birthday on January 2021. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 85 kg. Belton has a round body build and has brown eyes and a bald head. Due to being overweight, Belton has started working out in 2019. He consults to doctor. He wrote to one of the fans in the comment responding,
“I have been working for a long time. I needed to do something as I was getting uncomfortable. I was told by the doctor that I was pre-diabetic and my blood pressure was rising. So, I decided to do something about it.”
That’s how the weight loss journey for Belton started. He started consuming low carbs in small portions and started doing some exercises. In September 2019, Belton confessed to losing 130lbs on his social media.
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Belton is an active social media user. He has over 18.9 thousand followers on Instagram where he can be connected with @chefkevinbelton. He has further gained over 4.8 thousand followers on Twitter (@ChefKevinBelton) and over 4.9 thousand followers on Facebook.
Kevin Belton has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2021. He makes his earnings through his cooking shows, books, and his cooking school. Belton is living a successful life and he is gaining more and more recognition worldwide.
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