Katie was born on 14 September 1981 and she was born under the zodiac sign of Virgo. She was born in West Virginia in United States of America. Name of her father is Steve Lee and Katie’s mother’s name is Kim Becker. She is the only child to her parents. Her childhood was spend in West Virginia along with her parents and she completed her schooling from there itself. Later, Katie enrolled for a course at Miami University. She received her degree in 2003.

After completing her graduation, Katie started working in restaurants and she also worked in exotic food stores along with a couple of wine shops. The same year, it was reported that Katie helped in opening of the restaurant and later she started working for the restaurant. 2 years later, in 2005, Katie hosted a website but the venture soon reached a dead end in 2006. The same year, Katie got an offer to host a show and the name of the show that she hosted was Bravo’s Top chef. She was soon fired from the show and in 2010, she got a chance to work in Top Chef All Star. She appeared in the show as one of the guest judges.

Katie also released two cook book and the name of the book was ‘The Comfort Table’ and ‘The Comfort Table: Recipes for Everyday Occasions”. The books were among the best sellers. In 2011, Katie published a novel and the name of the novel was Groundswell. Katie also worked in The Early Show and she often wrote for a few magazines. It is known that Katie worked in a few shows and she also got an offer to be a judge for the well-known show ‘Iron Chef America’. It is known that Katie also worked in a video blog and among some of the famous shows that she hosted for Food Network is ‘The Kitchen’. She had been a co-host for the show but she was widely loved by her audience. It is known that she possesses a charismatic personality

Later, Katie decided to tie a knot with Billy Joel in 2004. It was reported that she had been dating her husband for over a year before she took the decision to get married to her boyfriend. From this marriage, the couple didn’t had any children and it was reported that in 2010, the couple filled for a divorce and the reason for the divorce was inconsolable differences. Since then Katie had been living alone.

It is also known that Katie is fond of doing social work and she worked for many charity services. For example she worked for Chefs for Humanity. She even worked for social causes like education for women in culinary profession. There is no information available about the salary of Katie but it is known that her net worth is around 10 Million American Dollars. She has a huge fan base.

Last Modified: Mar 12, 2020

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