Marcela Valladolid Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Dishes

June 30, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Marcela Luz Valladolid, better known as Marcela Valladolid, is an accomplished Mexican-American chef and television personality.

She first gained recognition as the host of the popular Food Network series Mexican Made Easy, which she hosted for five successful seasons.

Valladolid’s expertise in Mexican cuisine has also led her to become a co-host on The Kitchen, another Food Network program.  


  • Full Name: Marcela Luz Valladolid
  • Stage Name: Marcela Valladolid
  • Born: July 19, 1978.
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States.
  • Nationality: Mexican-American
  • Occupation: Chef and television personality.
  • Height: 1.56m
  • Parent: Antonio Valladolid.
  • Siblings: Antonio and Karina
  • Spouse: Fausto Gallardo (divorced) Philip Button (current husband)
  • Children: Fausto Gallardo, David Button-Valladolid and Anna Carina Button-Valladolid.
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $1 million

Early Life And Education

Marcela Luz Valladolid was born on July 19, 1978, in San Diego, California, United States. She is the daughter of Antonio Valladolid and has an older brother named Antonio and an older sister named Karina.

Valladolid graduated from the Los Angeles Culinary Institute as a “Certified Cook” and then moved to Paris, France, where she graduated as a classically trained pastry chef at the Ritz-Escoffier Cooking School.


Marcela Valladolid‘s career in the culinary world has been truly impressive and multifaceted. After completing her culinary education, she secured her dream job at 19 as an editor and recipe stylist at the prestigious Bon Appétit magazine.

Valladolid briefly appeared on the 2005 reality show The Apprentice: Martha Stewart, showcasing her talent and television presence. She then hosted her cooking show, “Relatos con Sabor,” on Discovery en Español, which focused on preserving traditional Hispanic recipes, highlighting her passion for her cultural heritage.

Valladolid’s star continued rising as she became a familiar face on the Food Network with her show “Mexican Made Easy,” which premiered in 2010. This platform allowed her to share her expertise in Mexican cuisine with a wider audience.

In 2009, Valladolid debuted her successful cookbook, “Fresh Mexico: 100 Simple Recipes for True Mexican Flavor,” which was well-received and established her as a respected author. She published several other cookbooks in the following years, further cementing her reputation as a culinary authority.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle:@chefmarcela.

Personal Life

Marcela Valladolid was previously in a relationship with Fausto Gallardo. They later divorced, and she had a child with him named Fausto Gallardo.

After the divorce, Marcela Valladolid entered a relationship with her current husband, Philip Button. Together, they have two children: David Button-Valladolid and Anna Carina Button-Valladolid.

Net Worth

Marcela Valladolid is a Mexican-American chef, television personality, and author. She is best known for appearing on various cooking shows, including “The Apprentice: Martha Stewart” and “Mexican Made Easy” on the Food Network. According to reports, Marcela Valladolid’s estimated net worth is around $1 million.

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