Mei Lin Bio, Age, Height, Family, Married, Restaurant, Net Worth

Mei Lin Biography

Mei Lin a native of Guangdong is a Chinese-American chef and television personality. She is best known for competing and winning the twelfth season of the Bravo television network’s reality television series, Top Chef. In 2019, she opened her restaurant Nightshade in Los Angeles. Prior to this, she worked as a personal chef for Oprah Winfrey.

Mei Lin Age

Lin was born on November 29, 1985, in Guangdong, China. She is 36 years old as of 2021.

Mei Lin Height

Lin stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 5 inches. She is of moderate weight and has black hair and brown eyes. Further details about her body measurements will be updated soon.

Mei Lin Family

Mei was born in Guangdong, China. Her family moved to Dearborn, Michigan when she was three months old. She has not disclosed further information about her parents and siblings if she has any. She went to Fordson High School and later attended Schoolcraft College.

Mei Lin Married

On to her personal life, she has not disclosed any information about her being married or not. The chef is very focused on her career and prefers to drive more attention to it rather than her personal life. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.

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Mei Lin Restaurant

In 2019, Lin opened her first restaurant in Los Angeles called Nightshade. The following year, the restaurant was named a James Beard Foundation Award finalist for Best New Restaurant. She was able to open her second restaurant Daybird in 2021.

Mei Lin Top Chef

Mei took part in the twelfth season of Bravo’s Top Chef in 2014. She faced off against chef Gregory Gourdet in the series finale. She won this season of the reality tv show. After graduating from college, Mei worked as a cook for the Detroit Lions. She later worked at Wolfgang Puck’s Las Vegas location of Spago.

Lin joined the opening team for Top Chef Michael Voltaggio’s ink. in Los Angeles. She worked as a sous chef until she competed on Top Chef. Lin won season 12 of Top Chef and later became a personal chef for Oprah Winfrey. She also contributed recipes to Oprah’s cookbook, Food, Health & Happiness.

Mei Lin Net Worth

Lin has an estimated net worth in the range of $1 million – $5 million.

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