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Felice Bastianich

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Felice Bastianich

Facts of Felice Bastianich

Full NameFelice Bastianich
First NameFelice
Last NameBastianich
Birth CountryCroatia
Gender IdentityMale
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseLidia Giuliana Matticchio Bastianich
Relation Withwife
No Of Children2
Date of BirthNovember 30,1940
Age79 years


    of Felice Bastianich

    What is Felice Bastianich marital status ?Divorced
    How many children does Felice Bastianich have ?2
    Who is Felice Bastianich married with?Lidia Giuliana Matticchio Bastianich
    Who is Felice Bastianich in Relation with?wife

    Who Is Felice Bastianich?

    Felice Bastianich is a famous chef from Croatia who gives culinary as well as gastronomy classes at Eataly's School.

    Felice was an ex-husband of Lidia Giuliana Matticchio Bastianich who is a famous TV host, Croatian Chef.

    Why Is Felice Bastianich Famous?

    Felice Bastianich is famous as being an ex-husband of Lidia Giuliana Matticchio Bastianich who is a famous TV host as well as a chef. 

    Felice became viral in news and social media when he left the world in the world in the year 2010.

    Felice Bastianich's Bio, Early Life, and Career

    Felice Bastianich was born on November 30, 1940, in Croatia and the chef died on December 12, 2010. 

    Felice Bastianich

    Felice spent his childhood in Istria and he haden't disclosed information about his parents neither the reason behind his death has been addressed by his family. 

    Felice started his career opening a restaurant Tiny Buonavia with his ex-wife Lidia in Forest Hills section of Queens.

    They made menu cards for their restaurant copying the designs from other famous restaurants and hired the best Italian Chef for their restaurant.

    After they started seeing success, they opened their second restaurant at Queens, Villa Secondo and also started live cooking demonstrations.

    But, Felice's father died in 1982 and they sold their both restaurants and bought a small Manhattan brownstone property which contained a pre-existing restaurant at Eastside near 59th Street Bridge to Queens. 

    Later, Felice's and his son partnered with Oscar Farinetti in order to open Eataly which a food emporium at Manhattan. Felice also offered culinary as well as gastronomy classes in Eataly's School.

    Early Picture of Felice Bastianich and his wife
    Early Picture of Felice Bastianich and his wife

    Sadly, on December 12, 2010, he left the world and the reason behind the death has not been revealed yet. Now, he is survived by his wife and two children.

    Felice Bastianich's Net Worth

    Felice was worth over a million dollar when he died in 2010. The Chef's dream of having belts of restaurants all over America is finally coming to existence. Hence, his wife Felice's net worth is around $3.75 million.

    Felice Bastianich's Relationship Status

    Felice Bastianich was married to Lidia Giuliana Matticchio Bastianich, a famous TV host, and Croatian chef. The pair tied the knot in 1966.  

    Felice with Lidia Giuliana Matticchio Bastianich

    The couple share two children, a son named Joe Bastianich, and a daughter named Tanya Bastianich. Like their parents, Tanya and Joe are into restaurant business and are both successful businessmen and chef.

    Felice's son Joe Bastianich and daughter Tanya Bastianich

    But, Lidia filed for a divorce against Felice in 1998, following some disagreements in the business empire they had formed jointly. 

    As Linda wanted to expand their business but Felice was contained where they were which later created a huge dispute in their professional life resulting in their separation. 

    Felice Bastianich's Statistics and Measurements

    NameFelice Bastianich
    DOBNovember 30, 1940 
     Date of DeathDecember 12, 2010
    Age80 years

    FAQ's on Felice Bastianich

    Who was Felice Bastianich's ex-wife?

    Felice Bastianich was married to Lidia Giuliana Matticchio Bastianich and is now survived by Lidia Giuliana and his two children with his ex-wife.

    When did  Felice Bastianich die?

    Felice Bastianich died in December 12, 2010, at the age of 70.

    Which was Felice Bastianich's first restaurant?

     Felice Bastianich's first restaurant's name is "Tiny Buonavia" which means good road in Forest Hills section of Queens.

    Who are Felice Bastianich's children?

    Felice had two childrens with his ex-wife Lidia, one is son whose name is Joe Bastianich and other is daughter whose name is Tanya Bastianich.