Molly Yeh is an American blogger, cookbook author, and chef who is also known for showcasing her cooking content on Instagram.
In this post, I will share with you Molly Yeh’s biography, career, family, husband, net worth, and some other things you probably didn’t know about her. Let’s take a look at her profile.
|Date of Birth
|May 22, 1989
|34 years old
Molly Yeh Biography
The popular blogger and chef Molly Yeh was born on May 22, 1989, in Glenville, Illinois, United States.
Although she grew up in Chicago, Molly moved to New York for her education. There, she went to Juilliard for percussion and then to Glenbrook South High School before proceeding to Midwest Young Artists Conservatory, where she was a member of two percussion ensembles.
Molly Yeh Career
Molly started working as a part-time food blogger in New York in 2009. Mynameisyeh.com,” a lifestyle blog she created while on vacation but never took seriously until after moving in with her husband in 2013.
Upon moving in with her husband, Molly realized that blogging could supplement her career, so she decided to put more effort into it.
Now, her blog is so big that Saveur and Yahoo recognized it as ”Food Blog of the Year.” Molly Yeh has contributed to Food52, Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveler, and Saveur and has featured her works in top publications like New York Magazine, New York Times, Bon Appetit, and Food & Wine.
In 2016, she published her first book “Molly on the Range: Recipes and Stories from An Unlikely Life on a Farm,” a book which later won her Judges’ Choice IACP Cookbook Award in 2017 and also made it to the New York Times fall’s top releases of 2016. She is the host of the Food Network cooking show Girl Meets Farm.
Molly Yeh Family
Molly Yeh has an older sister, Jenna, a chef, and a young half-sister, Mia. Her dad, John Bruce Yeh, and mom, Jody Yeh, played clarinet during their early years. John Bruce Yeh is also the founder and director of Chicago Pro Musica. He dropped out of med school to pursue a music career.
Molly Yeh Husband
Molly Yeh has been married to Nick Hagen since December 2014 and has a girl with him, Bernadette Rosemary Yeh Hagen. Molly and her husband, Nick Hagen, met at the Juilliard School, where they both studied percussion. Their relationship began in college and continued after then until they tied the knot. During their time at Juilliard School, Nick convinced Molly to move with him to Minnesota to pursue a career in farming. Molly followed his idea because it would give her more time to work on her blog. Their daughter was born in April 2019 and named after their ancestors.
Molly Yeh’s Net Worth
Altogether, Molly’s net worth is estimated at $8 million. She earns her net worth from her cookbook, blog, and endorsing products and cooking brands on Instagram. Her main source of income is her cooking career, and so she earns $57,000 – on average – per annum from Food Network for hosting ”Girl Meets Farm.”