Who is Bridget Lancaster?
Born Bridget Sapp on the 1st January 1968, in Cross Lanes, West Virginia USA, she is a celebrity chef and television personality, best known to the world for her appearance in the show “America’s Test Kitchen” since its inception in 2000 until the present day. She has also featured in the show “Cook’s Country From America’s Test Kitchen” next to Christopher Kimball and Julia Collin Davison, among other differing accomplishments.
Bridget Lancaster Bio: Early Life, Parents, and EducationBridget is the daughter of Linda and Jim Sapp, and grew up in her hometown with her sister, whose name hasn’t been revealed to the public. She went to Nitro High School and after matriculation enrolled at Ohio State University. From an early age, Bridget has been drawn to cooking, and her mother would teach her the necessary basics. As she got older, cooking became Bridget’s passion and first love.
After she completed her education, Bridget started searching for a place for herself, and eventually landed jobs at smaller restaurants. However, Bridget was gradually improving, and it was in 1998 that she applied for the job at Christopher Kimball’s magazine. After she successfully completed her test, Kimball recruited her for one of his many magazines, Cook’s Illustrated, and she became one of three test cooks, steadily showcasing her skills. Once Kimball launched “America’s Test Kitchen” in 2000, Bridget became an original cast member, alongside Julia Collin Dawson.
Rise to ProminenceOver the years “America’s Test Kitchen” became extremely popular across the US and then the world as well, and Bridget, as the longest-serving cast member, has grown with the show. She has featured in several other shows too, such as “Nova Science Now”, then “Ask This Old House” in 2012 and 2015 respectively, while she is also a member of “Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen”. Aside from her appearances on television, Bridget can be heard on radio too, and has also authored the cookbook “Cooking at Home With Bridget & Julia: The TV Hosts of America’s Test Kitchen Share Their Favorite Recipes for Feeding Family and Friends”, with her colleague Julia Dawson. You can see one of many Bridget’s delicious recipes right here.
Do You Know How Rich Bridget Lancaster Is?
Bridget, before gaining world fame, struggled to get her career going; she wanted to become a pastry chef, and in search for more opportunities moved to Boston, where a friend of hers advised her to give it a go at Cook’s magazines. The ultimate result was that Bridget is a celebrity chef now. So, have you ever wondered how rich Bridget Lancaster is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Lancaster’s net worth is as high as $2 million. Pretty impressive don’t you think?
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Do You Know About Bridget’s Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children?
When it comes to her personal life, Bridget hasn’t been very open, though the media has managed to uncover some information about her life that isn’t related to her career. So, if you wondered, Bridget is a married woman; her husband is Stephen Lancaster, who is also a chef, and the couple has two sons, Tom and James, born in 2002 and 2008, respectively. Unfortunately, there aren’t any more details about their marriage, this includes when the two married.
Since becoming featured on television, Bridget has become popular with the public, and has managed to expand her popularity to social media platforms, especially Facebook and Twitter. Her official Facebook page has close to 10,000 followers, with whom she has shared her most recent career endeavors, including the announcement of the second annual America’s Test Kitchen Boston EATS Festival, and has also some of her recipes, including the Mississippi mud pie. Bridget can also be found on Twitter, on which she has a total of 4,000 followers, who have enjoyed daily posts from Bridget which are more related to her personal life, rather than a career. She has wished a happy birthday to her dog George last April, and has also promoted her support towards legendary country musician Dolly Parton, among many other viral tweets.
Hi guys. Change is always difficult but Julia and I are looking forward to new ATK adventures yet to come. pic.twitter.com/qJwYw3nBLL
— Bridget Lancaster (@realblancaster) November 18, 2015
So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent chef and television personality, then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages.