Marie Riccio (Chef Carl Ruiz’s Wife) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Marie Riccio

Biography / Wiki

Marie Riccio is the ex-wife of Carl Ruiz, a celebrity chef, and a television personality. She is an American restaurant owner and professional chef from New Jersey, United States. Maries Italian Specialties in Chatham, New Jersey, employs her as the operator.

Carl recently undertook the management of the New York restaurant La Cubana but on September 22, 2019, he had a heart attack while sleeping. His friends announced his death in an Instagram message.

Riccio’s supporters paid tribute to him on social media. He possessed the talent and developed into a standout personality. Aside from that, he contributed significantly to the food industry.

Height / Weight / Age

Born February 13, 1981, Marie Riccio will be 42 years old. Marie doesn’t appear to be much taller and her height measures 5 feet 4 inches while her weight is 56 kg approximately.

Riccio appears to be in a good shape even after being the mother of two and has a well-maintained body figure, she wears number 6.5 in the shoe size. Marie has dark brown hair and the color of her eyes is black.

Net Worth

Even though Marie Riccio gained a lot of fame because of her husband, she herself is an expert when it comes to the food business and management.

Riccio has garnered a lot of experience in the industry and has earned most of her wealth from her work as the owner of the restaurant and food business expert. The total net worth estimated for Marie Riccio is $2 million US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

The native of New Jersey Marie Riccio was born and raised in Chatham, New Jersey, United States. Riccio has kept her personal life private and has not shared any details about her parents or siblings as well. Marie completed her high school graduation at her local high school in Chatham and later attended Rutgers University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree.


Marie Riccio

Nickname Marie
Birth Place Chatham, New Jersey, United States
Date Of Birth February 13, 1981
Age 42 Years
Height In Centimetres – 163 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″

Weight In Kilograms – 56 Kg
In Pounds – 124 lbs
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Dark Brown
Profession Restaurant Owner
Zodiac sign Not Known
School High School in Chatham
College Rutgers University (University of Newark, New Jersey)
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Chatham, New Jersey, United States
Fathers Name Name Not Known
Mothers Name Name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sister Not Known

Career / Fashion And Style

Ruiz appeared as a contestant and a celebrity judge on Guy Fieri’s “Guy’s Grocery Games” and “Guy’s Ranch Kitchen” in addition to his presence on “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” with his ex-wife. He also made an appearance on the show “Dinner: Impossible.” Chef Carl Ruiz was discovered dead in his sleep, presumably from a heart attack.

On September 22nd, 2019, his friends announced his death in an Instagram message. Chef Carl Ruiz and his ex-wife, Marie Riccio, previously owned Marie’s Italian Specialties in New Jersey. Chef Ruiz was a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City and worked in the food and restaurant industry for more than 25 years.

Ruiz has served in restaurants all over the world, including on Prince Edward Island in Canada, where he was a chef. Marie Riccio, like Carl Ruiz, is a culinary expert. She works as a chef and restaurateur. Marie and Carl entered the restaurant industry in 2011 with over 40 years of combined experience in the kitchen.

Marie’s Italian Specialities is the name of the couple’s restaurant in New Jersey. Marie and Carl split the kitchen duties while working together. Marie managed to run the restaurant on her own after her husband-turned-business partner left and formed “La Cubana.”

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

Marie was married to the celebrity chef Carl Ruiz for a long time but the couple had split due to compatibility issues before his death. Riccio and Ruiz have two children together a daughter and a son.

Boyfriends Carl Ruiz
Marital Status Unmarried (Married Once)
Husband Carl Ruiz (Ex-husband)


Marie Riccio with her ex-husband
Marie Riccio with her ex-husband

Children Son – One Son (Name Not Known)

Daughter – Michelle Ruiz

Marie Riccio with her ex-husband & kids
Marie Riccio with her ex-husband & kids

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actors Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known

Marie Riccio

Some Interesting Facts About Marie Riccio

  • Ruiz, her ex-husband, was the chef at the restaurant for 25 years.
  • He was hired as a chef on Canada’s Prince Edward Island.
  • He graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education in New York with honors.
  • Ricco amassed a large number of food courts as well as luxurious houses. Her monthly earnings exceed $65 thousand.
  • Carl was a judge on the reality show ‘Guy’s Ranch Kitchen.’
  • He also appeared as a guest star in ‘Dinner: Impossible.’
  • Marie previously worked in the restaurant’s food department.
  • Carl Ruiz’s wife is a frequent Facebook user.
  • Along with Carl, Ricco was often invited to participate in TV shows and competitions.
  • They were the ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’ celebrity contestants.
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