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Kevin Belton Complete Biography!

Kevin Belton’s bio, net worth, weight loss, and more. Find out all about the self-taught American celebrity chef.

Kevin Belton is a very well-known chef in the world of cooking shows. He is popularly known as the host of the WYES-TV cooking show, “New Orleans Cooking with Kevin Belton”.

His fans and followers all want to know more about him including his early life, net worth, and especially his weight loss. We have gathered all we could find about him and here it is.

Who is Kevin Belton? Bio-Wiki Details

Kevin Belton was born in 1960 in New Orleans, US. He has a mixed ethnicity including English, French, Native American, and African ancestry. His mother was the one who encouraged him to seek a profession in culinary arts. Apparently, he started cooking when he was just seven or eight years old.

Kevin teaching kids in New Orlean
    Kevin teaching kids in New Orlean (Image source: New Orlean)

The cook grew up in the Uptown neighborhood. Moving towards his education. he went to Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary, Brother Martin High School, and then to Louisiana State University.

He played college football in the state university before injuries ended his career at San Diego Chargers training camp.

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Furthermore, Joe Cahn, a well-known chef helped Kevin to start professional cooking and catering.

The 59-year-old began his career as an instructor at the New Orleans School of Cooking. After this, he appeared in cook shows like  Emeril Live, Food, Ready Set Cook, Taste of America, Live Love Lunch, and Eating in the Bayou.

Now he has been teaching the foundation of Louisiana cooking to appreciative audiences for more than 30 years. The talented chef has also offered classes and cooking demonstrations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Who is Kevin Belton Married to?

Kevin Belton is happily married to his lover turned wife Monica Belton, his lifelong lover. The two announced their engagement in august of 2017. A large number of their family members, close friends, and some well-known chefs attended their marriage.

Kevin and his wife in a vacation
Kevin and his wife in vacation. (Image source: Married celeb)

Kevin does not say much about his spouse, however, he posts countless pictures of them being together. Moreover, the couple has two children, Kevin Jr. Belton and Jonathan Belton. Kevin, his son is married to his long-term girlfriend Christina. They gave birth to Kevin’s grandson Cameron Belton.

What is Kevin Belton Weight Loss Secrets?

The WYES-TV host has lost well over 130 lbs in a span of over two years. Many of his followers are wanting to know the reason behind his weight loss. In fact, one of the followers commented on the chef’s tweet about weight loss by gastric bypass surgery.

Body Transformation of Kevin
                               Body Transformation of Kevin Belton                                                         (Image sources: weight and skin )

To this, the chef responded the secret behind his weight loss was exercising daily with his wife, a low carb diet, and smaller portions.

Moreover, he posted another picture of his body transformation on Facebook. He posted a photo of clothes that he was giving away because of his weight loss.

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Plenty of people were commented questioning his body transformation. He replied saying he was diagnosed as Pre-diabetic and had rising blood pressure. Thus, he and his wife changed their lifestyle for good.

What is Kevin Belton’s Net Worth?

The successful American chef has been a host in many cooking shows. He has taught cooking at the New Orleans School of Cooking. 

 WWL-TV WWL-TV, Chef Kevin Belton win awards from Louisiana Association of Broadcaster
         Chef Kevin Belton win awards (image source: WWL-TV)

A cooking show that is broadcasted in WYES-TV’s New Orleans Cooking With Kevin Belton is own by him. Moreover, he has also been an author and co-author of many books. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

And as per reports from an executive Chef earns from $51k to $100k per year. And since Belton is one of the popular celebrity chefs his income is way more. So accounting for all his income sources, Belton’s net worth is assumed to be around $2 million least.

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