Know About Indian Celebrity Chef, Floyd Cardoz’s Death, Net Worth, And Personal Life

Floyd Cardoz Bio

Floyd Cardoz was an Indian celebrity chef who rose to limelight after being the winner of Top Chef Master season three in 2011. Like many other celebrities, Floyd lost his precious life due to pandemic coronavirus, Covid-19. He was a well-known chef who died on March 25th after diagnosed with coronavirus. Moreover, Cardoz had appeared on the ‘TCM’ episodes as a contestant. Matter o fact, he has also featured on Iron Chef America, After Hours with Daniel Boulud, Worst cook in America and many others.

Cardoz had a very successful career and he was the owner of a restaurant in Mumbai and his famous restaurant names are Bombay Canteen, O Pedro and Bombay Sweet Shop. Besides, he is author of cookbooks: One Spice, Two Spice: American Food, Indian Flavors (2006) and Floyd Cardoz: Flavorwalla: Big Flavor. Bold Spices. A New Way to Cook the Food You Love(2016). Many of his fans want to know about his personal life as well profession. Was he married?

Stay tuned with us and scroll the topic to the end as we explore more about Cardoz’s biography, net worth, personal life, relationship, children, height, age, and other amazing facts.

Biography of Floyd Cardoz: Family

Floyd Cardoz was born on October 2, 1960, in Mumbai, India. He belongs to Indian nationality. He grew up in an Indian family. Nonetheless, he had not shared his father and mother details to the public. Indian chef Floyd was 59 years old at the time of the death. As per education qualification, he studied hotel management in Mumbai.

Floyd Cardoz Biography
Floyd Cardoz Biography, Scroll.in

Also, he went to attended Culinary school and Hotel Management Culinary school at Les Roches. Further, he also served as an apprentice in the top hotel of the world, the Taj Mahal Intercontinental Hotel. At the age of twenty, Floyd flew to Switzerland to pursue further knowledge in culinary techniques.

Personal Life of Floyd Cardoz: Wife & Children

Floyd Cardoz was a married man. He was survived by his long term girlfriend, Barkha who later turned out to be his wifeThe duo dated each other for a long time before they exchange their marital vow in front of friends and family members.

Floyd Cardoz with his wife Barkha and two sons
Floyd Cardoz with his wife Barkha and two sons, Walikali

From the romantic bond, the couple shares three children, sons. However, he never shared the details of his sons. The main reason behind his successful career was his spouse. Matter of fact, he holds James Beard Award and he mentioned in his social account that credit goes to his lovely wife.

Professional Career

He had appeared as a contestant on ‘TCM” for many episodes and has also featured on “Iron Chef America, After Hours with Daniel Boulud, Reservation Required, Worst Cooks in America, big Morning Buzz Live. Moreover, he has also worked on Rachel Ray talk shows.

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Matter of fact, as mentioned, Cardoz has three different restaurants such as Bombay Canteen, O Pedro and Bombay Sweet Shop. Furthermore, he has written tow cookbooks name One Spice, Two Spice: American Food, Indian Flavors” (2006) and “Floyd Cardoz: Flavorwalla: Big Flavor. Bold Spices. ANew Way to Cook the Food You Love” (2016).

Cause of Death: Covid-19/Coronavirus

Cardoz died from COVID-19 on 25 March 2020 at the Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, New Jersey, at the age of 59.

“Top Chef Masters” winner Floyd Cardoz Dies From Coronavirus | E! News

He was hospitalized a week after traveling through Frankfurt from Mumbai to New York on 8 March. He fell sick and tested positive for the virus.

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How Much is Floyd Cardoz Net Worth?

Floyd Cardoz has amassed a huge amount of net worth which is reported to be around $1 Million. All of his fortunes came from business as mentioned he was an owner of two different restaurants. After his death, all of his wills are transferred to the wife, Barkha and his children.


Additionally, an average chef of India earns between $10,000 to $20,000. however, it depends upon the dedication toward work. Similarly, the median payroll of American chefs is between $25,000 to $35,000 per year. In addition, being a celebrity chef, Floyd is expected to earn between $43,180 to $76,280 as a salary.

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