7 things you probably didn’t know about Gino D’Acampo
There’s no other TV chef quite like Gino D’Acampo, so as he stars in a new show on ITV we find out a little bit more about the cheeky chappy.
Is Gino D’Acampo gay, is he married?
Gino is a naturally outgoing, flamboyant personality, so people may assume that he’s gay, but in fact, Gino D’Acampo is married to his wife, Jessica. They married in 2001/2. The couple has two children together Luciano born 2002 and Rocco born in 2005.
How much is Gino D’Acampo worth?
Gino has been on our screens since at least since 2004 – and has countless appearances on TV as an onscreen personality. He even won the 9th series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here in 2009. He’s also fronted five seasons of Gino’s Italian Escape. CelebrityNetWorth.com has the Italian’s net-worth pinned at $10m. His net-worth is contributed to by the fact he’s also a co-owner of Bonta Italia LTD, a distributor of food stuffs. He also owns a restaurant in central London.
What TV Shows did Gino start on?
Gino’s first brush with TV was with the UKTV Food channel as a guest on Great Food Live. In 2004 he became a judge on the show, Too Many Cooks. Since then he has been a regular for ITV, showing up for This Morning and Celebrity Juice.
Where is D’Acampo from?
Gino was born Torre del Greco, Italy in July 1976. He moved to the UK in 1995 when he was just 19. He worked The Orchard Restaurant and then the Cambio in Surrey.
How tall is Gino D’Acampo?
Gino stands at an average 5 foot 8 inches tall, which is apparently shorter than the average male in Southern Italy
How did Gino D’Acampo become famous?
Gino’s first brush with fame was with the TV show Great Food Live hosted by Jeni Barnett on UKTV, that show ran from 2001 to 2007. He was asked to be part of the show because of his experience in dealing with Italian food. His company, Bonita Italia Ltd is a supplier of ingredients and he also had a career in developing ready meals for the Tesco Finest range.
However, it could be argued that he reached newfound fame when he won the 9th series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here in 2009. Since then he’s been a regular on ITV’s This Morning and Celebrity Juice on ITV2
Where does Gino live?
Gino lives in the British TV town of Elstree – known for its TV and film studios. Elstree is in Hertfordshire on the outskirts of London.