Andy Allen is an Australian cook and a former electrician. He emerged as the winner of the fourth season of MasterChef Australia in 2012. In 2020, he became a judge on MasterChef Australia.
Andy Allen Personal Life
Andy Allen was born on 30 April 1988 in Maitland, New South Wales, Australia. His father’s name is Peter Allen, he was a teacher at Bolwarra Public School. Peter was also the primary cricket convenor for the NSW Primary Schools Sports Association.
Allen began his career as an electrician. He also used to play basketball with the Maitland Mustangs. He also volunteered to work on extensions to his local basketball stadium.
Andy Allen Career
In 2012, he began his career on the famous television show MasterChef Australia. He was in the fourth season of MasterChef Australia. In the final, he defeated fellow finalists Audra Morrice and Julia Taylor in a three-way contest.
Facing only Taylor in the final two rounds, Allen won with 76 points to Taylor’s 68. Allen appeared on MasterChef Australia All-Stars in August 2012. He returned as a professional secret chef in Season 11 and lost to Sandeep Pandit in the Immunity Pin Challenge with a perfect score of 30. His results were kept secret but were revealed on Facebook, which was 24.
Allen pursued a career in hospitality. He now co-owns the Three Blue Ducks restaurant with five locations in Australia, in Bronte, Rosebery, and Byron Bay in NSW, and in Brisbane and Melbourne. In 2018, his restaurant was awarded the Chef’s Hat, making Allen the first MasterChef Australia contestant to receive the highly sought-after honor.
In October 2019, he was announced as one of three new MasterChef judges, replacing George Calombaris, Gary Mehigan, and Matt Preston. In 2021, he appeared in Australia as the host of the traveling cooking show Three Blue Ducks to find inspiration for new dishes to appear on the restaurant’s permanent menu.
On May 7, 2023, Allen cried on The Project and bravely spoke about his friend and fellow judge Jock Zonfrillo in a heartbreaking special edition of the show. He spoke eloquently in an emotional episode where he delivered a message from Jock’s wife Lauren and revealed he had dinner with Jock on Saturday, the day before he died.
Andy Allen Relationship
In May 2020, Allen got engaged to his long-time girlfriend Alex Davey. On 8 October 2022, the couple decided to get married.
Andy Allen Net Worth
Allen has a net worth of $6 million. He is one of the most famous chefs in the industry. He also owns a chain of restaurants, named Three Blue Ducks, in Australia. He also gets a great check from the MasterChef Australia.
Andy Allen Education
There is no information present publicly about his educational status so we cannot provide any information.
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Andy Allen Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 8 inch|
Andy Allen Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Andrew Peter Allen|
|Date Of Birth||30 April 1988|
|Age||35 (as of 2023)|
|Birthplace||Maitland, New South Wales, Australia|
|Profession||Television cook, a former electrician|
|Parents||Father- Peter Allen
|Spouse||Alex Davey (m.2022)|
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