Biography of Dominique Crenn
Dominique Crenn is a French chef who rose to fame as the partner and wife of American actress Maria Bello. She is also the owner and manager of her own restaurant called Atelier Crenn, based in San Fransisco, California. Bomique is also the author of her own cookbooks called Rebel Chef (2020) and Atelier Crenn (2015). Crenn also made several appearances on Food Network shows such as The Next Iron Chef which increased his fame and prominence as a chef.
Crenn was born and raised in Locronna, Finistere, France. She grew up as a foster child. Crenn was adopted at eighteen months by adoptive parents born in Versailles. Crenn also developed a passion for cooking through his adoptive mother, who was a professional cook. She was exposed to Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese restaurants in Paris as a child. Dominique finished high school in Paris and passed with flying colors. She then graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of France.
Crenn began her career studying culinary arts in San Francisco, California in the late 1980s. She began working at Stars run by Jeremiah Tower. Two years later, Dominique moved on and started working at restaurants in Campton Place, 2223 Market and Yoyo Bistro at the Miyako Hotel. Eventually, Crenn got more opportunities to work as an executive chef at the Manhattan County Club in Los Angeles, California. Dominique launched her own restaurant called Atelier Crenn in 2011.
Age of Dominique Crenn
How old is Dominique Crenn? Crenn is 57 years old in 2022. She was born on August 10, 1965, in Locronna, Finistère, France. Furthermore, Crenn celebrates his birthday about August 10th every year. His zodiac birth sign is Leo.
Height of Dominique Crenn
Crenn stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m). She also weighs approx. 60 kilograms (132 pounds). Furthermore, Crenn has short dark brown hair and dark brown eye color. Her other body measurements are still under review.
Dominique Crenn Pais
Crenn grew up as a foster child. Therefore, she did not grow up with her biological parents. Dominque was adopted at eighteen months by her adoptive parents from Versailles. Her mother is a retired professional chef, while her father is a politician who has taken Dominique to top restaurants such as the Michelin Star. She also grew up on her family’s farm, where she also experimented with her mother’s cooking.
Dominique Crenn Spouse | Maria Bello | Husband
Crenn is openly gay and a member of the LGBTQ community. She is currently engaged to American actress Maria Bello. Previously, Maria was dating Clare Munn after breaking up with her ex-boyfriend Dan McDermott. Bello now shares custody of his son Jackson with Dan. Monique dated her ex-partner Katherine Keon before Bello. Crenn and Maria currently live together in their mansion situated in Los Angeles, California.
Dominique Crenn Daughters | adopted twins
Dominique has two wonderful twin daughters with her former lover Katherine Keon. The twins are wonderful six-year-old girls who currently live with Katherine in California.
Dominique Crenn Restaurants | Revenue
Crenn owns and manages her own hotel in San Fransico called Atelier Crenn. She has also written her own cookbooks filled with exquisite recipes for the best meals. They include:
- Rebel Chef: In Search of What Matters
- Atelier Crenn: the metamorphosis of taste
Health Dominique Crenn
In early 2021, Crenn was diagnosed with stage two metastatic breast cancer after earning her third Michelin star. Thankfully, her cancer is in remission after she went through so many rounds of chemo and a double mastectomy. Crenn is now hosting a fundraiser and campaign to raise money to do breast cancer research.
Dominique Crenn Net Worth
Crenn has an estimated net worth of around $1 million in 2023. His main source of income is his career as a celebrity chef.