Nigel Slater Bio, Age, Height, Partner, Salary, Net Worth, Observer Food Monthly

Nigel Slater Biography

Nigel Slater is a well-known English food writer, broadcaster, and journalist. He has been serving for the Observer Food Monthly supplement as the principal writer. He has written a column for over a decade for The Observer Magazine. Before, he spent five years serving at Marie Claire as a food writer for five years.

Nigel Slater Age

Nigel Slater was born in Wolverhampton, England on April 9, 1956. He is 66 years old.

Nigel Slater Height

Slater stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 7 inches (Approx 1.7 m).

Nigel Slater Education

He attended Woodfield Avenue School in Penn, Staffordshire, and later studied at Chantry High School. During his time in high school, Slater enjoyed writing essays and was one of only two boys to take cookery as an O-Level subject. In 1976, Nigel earned an OND in catering at Worcester Technical College.

Nigel Slater Family

Nigel was born to his caring parents Cyril “Tony” Slater and Kathleen Slater in Wolverhampton, England. His supportive father was a factory owner while his loving mother was a housewife.

He grew up along with his two older handsome brothers called Adrian and John. John before he was born was adopted by his parents. His mother died of asthma in 1965 and in 1971 his father remarried Dorothy Perrens, dying in 1973. Also, Slater has two stepsisters namely June and Ann Perens, from whom he is estranged.

Nigel Slater Partner

He is openly gay as he opened up about his homosexuality in his autobiography Toast. Slater likes to keep his personal life confidential, thus there are no clear information concerning whether he has a partner. He lives in the Highbury area of north London and maintains a kitchen garden often featured in his column.

Nigel Slater Salary

Nigel’sannual salary is $82,360 per year. This is according to Observer Food Monthly anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Nigel Slater Net Worth

Slater has an approximate net worth of $1 million – $5 million.

Nigel Slater Career

After graduating, Nigel served in restaurants and hotels across the UK. In 1988, He worked for Marie Claire magazine as a food writer. Slater mainly focused on uncomplicated, comfort food recipes which he presented in early books such as Real Cooking and The 30-Minute Cook. Moreover, he started his memoir-like columns for The Observer in 1993.

In 1998, Nigel hosted the Channel 4 series Nigel Slater’s Real Food Show. Further, Slater returned to TV in 2006 to host the chat/food show A Taste of My Life for BBC One and BBC Two. He was a presenter in the second series in 2010 and the six-part series Simple Suppers on BBC One in 2009. He was a guest castaway on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs in June 2005.

His autobiographical work was adapted into a comedy-dramaToast, film, starring Freddie Highmore as the 15-year-old Slater and Helena Bonham Carter as his stepmother. Additionally, he appeared alongside farmer Adam’s Farm Kitchen’ in November 2013 and Adam Henson on BBC’s ‘Nigel.

Nigel Slater Books

He has authored several books, some of his books include:

  • The Kitchen Diaries in 2005
  • Greenfeast in 2019
  • Toast in 2003
  • Tender in 2009
  • A Year of Good Eating in 2015
  • Eating For England in 2007
  • The 30-Minute Cook in 1994
  • Real Fast Puddings in 1992
  • The Kitchen Diaries in 2005
  • The Christmas Chronicles in 2017
  • Appetite in 2000
  • Thirst in 2002
  • The Marie Claire Cookbook in 1992

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