Bobby Flay started his career in the restaurant industry at Baskin-Robbins and a Pizza Parlor after dropping out of his high school at the age of 17. After that, he has been continuously rising to fame with his TV shows and restaurants of his own. Without further delay, let's just look at the sources of income of the famed chef Bobby Flay.
The 53 years' old celebrity chef, Bobby Flay has a total estimated net worth of around $30 million. This worth of his, raised up about $10 million this year as in 2017, he had $20 million in his bank account.
As Bobby Flay is a celebrated chef, he earns most from his restaurants, but apart from that, he also earns from his TV shows and books. Talking about Bobby's TV career, he started with several shows such as the Great Chefs - Great Cities, Mexican Madness DVD, Great Chefs Cook American. Later, he ended up doing shows for the Food Network and Cooking Channel such as Boy Meets Grill, Brunch @ Bobby's, and Beat Bobby Flay.
Bobby has also appeared in several TV shows such as Entourage and Portlandia. He has also hosted a weekly show on the Sirius XM Satellite Radio.
YouTube: Bobby Flay talks about Entourage
Talking about Bobby Flay books, he has authored a total of 12 cookbooks. His first book came in 1994 named Bobby Flay's Bold American Food which was published by the Warner Books. The book is currently priced at a total of $29 in the US market.
His most books are concerned about Grilling as his style showcases more of Mexican and Southwest styles. His book, Bobby Flay Fit: 200 Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle, is featured in the Amazon market, for about $17.
Bobby Flay, apart from being a chef, is also a restaurateur. He started his first restaurant in 1991 in New York City called the Mesa Grill. Two years later, he opened another restaurant BOLO in NY.
In 2004, Bobby Flay opened a chain restaurant of the Mesa Grill in Las Vegas which was also opened in Atlantis. He closed his BOLO restaurant in NY and opened Bobby's Burger Palace in 2008. Later on, in 2013, Mesa Grill was closed in NY with GATO opened up a year later.
Hence, it can be said that Bobby Flay is an achiever as he has been able to achieve so much fame and cash through his field of culinary arts.