Albert Roux was a famous chef and restaurateur from France working in Britain. He ran the first restaurant in the UK that achieved three Michelin stars, Le Gavroche, with his brother Mike. His nationality was French.
Albert is responsible for training many chefs who have won Michelin stars. He trained to become a priest when he was a teenager. Roux had won many awards for his achievements.
Quick Facts: Albert Roux Cause Of Death Revealed: How Did He Die?
|Birthday||October 8, 1935|
|Age||85 (Died January 4, 2021)|
|Net Worth||$1.9 million|
|Children||Michel Roux Jr.|
Such a sad start to the year…Albert Roux was a true titan of the food scene in this country and inspired and trained some of the best and biggest names in the business. RIP and today I will open a bottle of the finest red and raise a glass…in fact the bottle to you and pic.twitter.com/Ph1Vs3ZWQx
— James Martin (@jamesmartinchef) January 6, 2021
10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Albert Roux
- Albert Roux was born on October 8, 1935. He died on January 4, 2021, at the age of 85.
- Albert Roux’s full name was Albert Henri Roux. He was born and lived with his family in Saône-et-Loire, France.
- The celebrity chef left a huge fortune behind after his death. Albert Roux’s net worth was estimated to be around $1.9 million. He got his earnings from his restaurant.
- Albert Roux has a Wikipedia page dedicated to him, where one can read about his background and career details.
- Albert Roux had been married three times. There arent any details about his first wife. He married Cheryl Smith, his second wife in 2006. She filed for divorce in 2016. Albert Roux married for the third time to Maria, in 2018. His third wife, Maria works in a professional services firm as a director.
- Albert Roux had a brother, Michel Roux, who was a French restauranteur and chef. He passed away in March 2020 because of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
- Talking about his children, Albert Roux had one child, Michel Roux Jr. He is a two-star Michelin chef based in the UK.
- Albert and Michel were one of the first chefs who appeared on TV. Their show At Home with the Roux Brothers was premiered in the 80s.
- How did Albert Roux die? The cause of the death of Albert Roux has been revealed. His family said that the chef was battling illness for some time now.
- Albert Roux and Michel Roux were voted as the most influential chefs in 2003.