Marking the historic day of approving gay marriage by the Supreme Court of the United States, American television host and author Ted Allen made the proud announcement of his engagement with Barry Rice on June 26, 2013.

He announced the engagement through Twitter, where he stated that he was in a relationship with his partner for 20 years, and they were planning to get married.

“Proud to announce on this historic day that my partner of 20 years, Barry Rice, and I are engaged to be married,” Ted wrote.

Four days after the announcement, the television personality tied the knot with his partner, Barry. In case you didn’t know, Barry is an interior designer by profession, who creates modern interiors based on custom-made furnishings.

Since the wedding, the couple relishes a blissful love life as husband and wife — and they are often seen together attending various events.

Back in February 2014, the couple attended the BAM Theater Gala at Skylight One Hanson in New York City.

Ted and his husband at Skylight One Hanson in New York City in February 2014 

Ted and his spouse at Skylight One Hanson in New York City in February 2014 (Photo:

Similarly, Ted shares his endearing moments with Barry on his social sites. In April 2016, he uploaded Barry's favorite shot of them in Tidal Basin, Washington, on his Instagram.


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The couple currently resides in a luxurious house located in Brooklyn.

Mistaken as Brother of Tim Allen, a Sight To Ted Allen's Bio

Ted, the host of an American cooking reality show, Chopped, was born on May 20, 1965, in Columbus, Ohio, to parents, Lowell Reese and Donna Allen.

Ted is a host of Food Network's show, Chopped since 2009.

Ted is a host of Food Network's show, Chopped since 2009. (Photo:

Due to his matching surname with American comedian, Tim Allen, his fans presume that they are brothers. But that is not the truth, as they are not related biologically.

Moreover, Ted studied at Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana, for high school education and graduated in 1983. Later, he was inducted into the school's Alumni Hall of Fame in 2011. 

In 1987, the Emmy-winning host graduated in psychology from the Purdue University and subsequently earned his Master's degree in journalism from the New York University.

As for his measurements, Ted stands at stands tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters).

From a Freelancer to Hosting a Food Related Series, Sociable Ted's Net worth in Millions

Ted started his career as a freelancer for Chicago magazine, where he wrote about food, wine, and luminaries of the culinary world. He, then, moved to Esquire to work as a contributing editor in 1997.

Later, he joined the cast of the series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Since then, he has appeared in a lot of television series, especially food-related.

Other movies and television series that Allen has made an appearance include Chopped: Better Luck Next Time, Chopped After Hours, Beat Bobby Flay, The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Chopped, Worst Cooks in America, Chelsea Lately Food Detectives, and Dear Food Network: Thanksgiving, among others.

Ted's career made a remarkable turn as he appeared as a regular judge on the third and fourth season of the reality competition series, Top Chef, in 2007. 

Besides, Ted is also a successful author. He has published two popular books, 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy X18 Dubin,' and 'In My Kitchen: 100 Recipes and Discoveries for Passionate Cooks.'

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ted has made an estimated net worth of around $5 million with his successful career.