Molly Yeh is an American author, chef, and blogger. She is best known for hosting a cooking show named “Girl Meets Farm” which airs on Food Network. This incredibly talented cook and TV show host has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Molly Yeh was born on 22 May 1989 in Glenview, Illinois, United States of America. Her father, John Bruce Yeh is a clarinetist and her mother, Jody Sinbrod Yeh also used to play clarinet in her early days.
She has an older sister named Jenna Yeh who is a chef and a younger sister named Mia Yeh. She spent her childhood in Glenview with her parents and sisters.
Molly Yeh attended Glenbrook South High School in Glenview. After completing high school, she moved to New York for higher studies. There she joined Juilliard School and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2011. She used to write at The Juilliard Journal.
Molly Yeh: At a glance
|Date of Birth
|22 May 1989
|Glenview, Illinois, U.S.A.
|North Dakota, Minnesota, U.S.A.
|Married (2014- present)
|1 ( daughter)
|Author, Blogger, Chef, Cooking Show Host
Molly Yeh started her career as a food blogger and uploads her content on her website “mynameisyeh.com” which she created in 2009 while on a vacation. Her outstanding blog content and her charm in the blog earned her a huge reputation.
Molly’s blog is so famous that it was recognized as the Blog of the Year in 2015 by Saveur and she was recognized as The Blogger of the Year in the same year by Yahoo as well. Publications like Unorthodox, Forbes, New York Magazine, Bon Appetit, Forward, Food, and Wine featured her.
In 2016, Molly achieved international fame writing the book “Molly on the Range” which is mentioned as the best cookbook of fall 2016 by The New York Times and also won the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) award in 2017.
She has published one more cookbook “Yogurt” in short stack editions.
In 2018, Molly was cast as a host at the Food Network’s cooking show Girl Meets Farm which embraces her farm life and makes dishes inspired by her Jewish and Chinese heritage.
The show has been loved by people all over the world and she is currently shooting season 10 (12th season) of the show.
Molly Yeh’s Net Worth
As of 2022, Molly Yeh has an impressive net worth of $8 million. Food Network’s cooking show Girl Meets farm has contributed to collecting the major share of this massive amount. As the author of one of the best-selling books of 2016, it is expected to receive good fortune.
How does Molly Yeh make money?
Molly Yeh has grossed a hefty sum of money at a young age. Let’s go through her sources of income-
Molly’s main source of income is Food Network’s cooking show Girl Meets Farm. She has been appreciated by audiences all over the world. She receives $57,000 per season. She has hosted 11 seasons of the show which paid her a total of $6.27 million before taxes.
Molly is the author of the IACP award-winning book Molly on the Range which is the best-selling book of fall 2016. She made a 7 figures deal with publishers for the book. Her blog also benefits her net worth.
Molly also makes a handsome amount from the endorsement of various cooking brands and products in her blog and Instagram account @mollyyeh (804k followers).
Molly Yeh got married to her college boyfriend in 2014. They met each other at Juilliard School as they both studied percussion. Her husband, Nick Hagen is a farmer.
So, she moved to Minnesota-North Dakota with her husband where Nick does farming. In 2019, they are blessed with a daughter, named Bernadette Rosemary Yeh Hagen.
What is Molly Yeh doing now?
Molly Yeh is currently living in a farmhouse with her family in North Dakota and enjoying farm life. She finds farm life pretty swell. She is spending a busy time baking fresh wheat from their fields and hanging out with chickens.
Currently, she is also shooting season 10 of the Food Network’s cooking show Girl Meets Farm.
- https://mynameisyeh.com/about – Personal Life
- https://www.foodnetwork.com/profiles/talent/molly-yeh/molly-yeh-bio – Bio