Net Worth: $15 Million
- Source of Wealth TV Shows, Cuisine
- Birth Place Hiroshima, Japan
- Marital Status Married Keiko Morimoto (m. 1978)
- Nationality Japanese
- Date of Birth May 26, 1955
- Ethnicity Japanese
- Occupation TV Personality, Chef
- Education Tamagawa University
About Masaharu Morimoto
Masaharu Morimoto is a famous Japanese Chef whose worth is $ 15 million. His worth came from through the appearances he made in the Iron Chef America and Iron Chef TV. This led to the opening of the many restaurants which he owns and creation of specialty beers. Born in Hiroshima he has sustained himself in the business world for more than thirty years.
He got practical training in Sushi and Kaiseki cuisine in his homeland Hiroshima. He opened his first restaurant in the city in 1980 and sold the restaurant in 1985 because of the influence of western cooking styles that made him move to the United States of America. He got established in New York and worked in some of the prestigious restaurants in the city.
He featured on Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters in which he lost two battle with Wolfgang Puck and Mario Batali, but later on won a tag team battle in which he partnered with Bobby Flay against Sakai and Batali. In overall his total combined record for both iron chef series is 41-21-2. He has also apperead as a guest judge in The Next Iron Chef.