Molly Yeh is a fresh face in the culinary world. The daughter of star parents John Bruce Yeh and his former wife Jody Yeh, Molly is an American chef, blogger, and cookbook author. The 31-year-old also stars in her cooking show “Girl Meets Farm.” The series describes its lead Molly as a “classically-trained musician, cookbook author, and blogger who has given up the streets of New York City to bring viewers to her home on a sugar beet farm in the Midwest to dazzle them with her obsession with food.”
Molly Yeh was born on the 22nd of May 1989 in Glenview, Illinois. Her parents John Bruce Yeh and Jody Yeh are clarinets who play in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Even though her parents divorced early on, they took to co-parenting Molly. Molly has a younger sister Jenna and a half-sister on her father’s side, Mia. Molly spent much of her childhood in Chicago before moving to New York. Even though Molly is now an established chef, it wasn’t always the case. She attended the Juilliard School and learned percussion and earned a Bachelors’s degree in 2011.
Molly Yeh is of Chinese and Jewish descent. The reality star kicked off her professional life as a musician. During her school years, Molly was part of two percussion groups, The Rattan Trio and Beat 3. She went on to win the junior division of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition two times in 2004 and 2005. It was only in October of 2016, that Molly shifted her career to cooking. She published her first book Molly on the Range: Recipes and Stories from An Unlikely Life on a Farm (Rodale Books), which won her Judges’ Choice IACP Cookbook Award in 2017. In June of the following year, it was announced that Molly would appear on a cooking series in the food network entitled: Girl Meets Farm. The series which debuted June 24, 2018, brought Molly recognition in the food world.
As of 2020, Molly has an estimated net worth of USD 5 million.
Molly Yeh’s Husband:
Molly is currently married to her fellow Juilliard music major, Nick Hagen. The pair met during their high school years and date for a year before moving in together. The pair got married on 27th December 2014 and have been together ever since. In November of 2018, the pair announced that Molly was expecting. And on the 30th March 2019, Molly gave birth to a lovely daughter: Bernadette Rosemary Yeh Hagen.
Caption: Molly Yeh along with her husband Nick Hagen & daughter Bernadette Rosemary Yeh Hagen
Molly Yeh is the daughter of John Bruce Yeh and Jody Yeh. While the information on her mother is scarce, her father is a well-known face in the music industry. John is a clarinet player who is currently serving the role of assistant principal clarinetist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He has held the position since 1997 and is still going strong. The 62-year-old is also the founder of Chicago Pro Musica and New York New Music Ensemble. In his illustrious career, John has also bragged a Grammy for Best New Classical Artist.
May 22, 1989
Glenview, Illinois, United States
John Bruce Yeh, Jody Yeh
Television Personality, `Chef, Blogger, Cookbook author