Sandra Lee – American Personality / Chef

Published Date   15th Aug. 2018, 15:08 pm  Update Date: June 8th, 2020  10:41 am
Sandra Lee – American Personality / Chef
Quick Info
Birth Name: Sandra Lee Christiansen
Birth Place: Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Birth Sign: Cancer
Father: Wayne Waldroop Christiansen
Mother: Vicky Svitak
Spouse: Andrew Cuomo
Height: 164cm
Weight: 145 lbs
Ethnicity: White
Eye Color: Light Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Date of Birth: 03/07/1966
Age: 56 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $20 million
College: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Sandra Lee is an American television personality along with a famous chef of the United States. Sandra began her career as a television chef since 2003 by hosting a show named “Semi-homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee.” Since then, she is actively hosting Cooking shows. As of 2018, Sandra Lee’s Net worth is estimated to be $2o million.

The television Chef, Sandra Lee was born on 3rd July 1966 in Santa Monica, California. The chef holding an American nationality, Sandra attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She had attended a two-week recreational course at Le Cordon Bleu in Ottawa, Ontario.

Sandra Lee Net worth, Earnings, and Salary

Best known for Food Network‘s Semi-Homemade cooking segment, Sandra Lee Net worth as of 2018 is estimated $20 million. All the incomes for her huge net worth come from her career as a chef. She gives the concept of using 70 percent premade products and 30 percent fresh items to her viewers.

Sandra Lee net worth $20 million as of 2018

The Artistic Chef Sandra Lee is living a luxurious life with her $2o million net worth as of 2018. Photo Source: Vogue

Before pursuing a career as a chef, Lee created a product named “Sandra Lee Kraft Kurtains” in the 1990s. She sold them through various infomercials in home shopping channels. She grossed more than $20 million in 18 months from her products.

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Moreover, the credit to Sandra Lee net worth goes to her books related to her life and career. Sandra has published over 20 books to date. Her published books also include her 2007 memoir Made from Scratch telling her hardscrabble beginnings.

Sandra Lee Recipes and Magazines

The artistic chef Sandra Lee Recipes are popular all over the world. Her most popular recipes are of Banana Daiquiri, Deviled Eggs, Grasshopper Ice Cream Cocktail and so on.

Sandra Lee Recipes

Sandra Lee has many recipes to make the food taste as well as look good.
Image Source: NY Daily News

The recipe for making a Grilled Asparagus is also one of her famous recipes. According to Sandra’s recipe, to make a Grilled Asparagus we need;

  • 2 pounds trimmed Asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon garlic(chopped)
  • Freshly ground black pepper and salt
  • Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Besides hosting as a TV chef, Sandra Lee has published dozens of magazines based on her show “Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade.” She began a new monthly lifestyle magazine in partnership with TV Guide in 2012.

Magazine Published Year
The Complete Cookbook2010
Fast-Fix Family Favorites2008
Slow Cooker Recipes2006
20 minutes meals2006

Dating, Relationship, Husband

Sandra Lee dated a couple of people till 2018. She made the first boyfriend of her life when she was 15 years old. Sandra fled away with her then boyfriend, Duane on June 30, 1982, to stay with her father.

After Duane, Sandra began dating CEO of KB Home/ Philanthropist Bruce Karatz. The 52 years old chef as of 2018, Sandra married Bruce in 2001. Later, Sandra divorced her former husband Bruce Karatz in 2005.

Currently, Sandra Lee is in a romantic relationship with the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo. The couple is living together in Chappaqua. They also have another lavish home in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Sandra Lee Partner Andrew Cuomo

The 52 years old chef Sandra Lee is in a living relationship with Andrew Cuomo since 2005. Photo Source: People

Sandra is the Daytime Emmy Award Winner for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host for Semi-Homemade Cooking in 2012. She also won the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Pioneer Award held at New York City.

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