Simon Majumdar Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Books and Podcast

Simon Majumdar Bio, Wiki

Simon Majumdar is a British-born food and travel author, and food television personality who is best known as the world’s most knowledgeable and critical food critic. Majumdar has appeared on many Food Network shows and is based in London and Los Angeles.

He worked as a book publisher and started working with food after the age of 40. After his mother fell ill and eventually died, Majumdar was depressed and not enjoying his previous career in publishing so Majumdar decided in 2007 to “go everywhere, eat everything” which changed his life path.

He is an author and contributor to; The Guardian, The Daily Mail, The Independent,, The Daily Beast, and more. He has written books titled Eat My Globe; Fed, White, and Blue; and Eating For Britain.

Simon co-authored with his older brother Robin, the highly rated and most-read UK food blog “Dos Hermanos” from 2006 until 2012, they had thousands of readers a day.


Majumdar has appeared as a judge on the Food Network shows Cutthroat Kitchen (2013–2016), All-Star Academy (2015), Iron Chef America (2010–2012), Beat Bobby Flay (2014–2017), and The Next Iron Chef (2010–2012). He is severely allergic to coffee and oysters therefore none of these ingredients are used in any competition judged by him. Majumdar is known for its love of Indian cuisine.

He was a guest on the show The Best Thing I Ever Ate (2010–2011) with foods found in California, Louisiana, and Kansas. He was a guest critic on the UK show Market Kitchen.

Simon Majumdar Age

Majumdar was born on April 7, 1964, in Rotherham, United Kingdom (he is 57 years old as of 2021.)

Simon Majumdar Height

Majumdar stands at a height of approximately 5 feet, 8 inches.

Simon Majumdar Nationality

He is of American and British Nationality. He became a citizen of the United States on September 17, 2014.

Simon Majumdar Family / Parents

Majumdar was born and raised in Rotherham near Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England by his Indian father and Welsh mother, a middle child out of four children.

Majumdar’s father Pratip “Pat” Majumdar who was an Orthopedic consultant for Rotherham United F.C. was born in Kolkata. His mother, Gwen John, was a nurse from Southern Wales. His parents met in the 1950s while working at the Royal Gwent Hospital. His mother fell ill and eventually died.

Simon Majumdar Wife

Majumdar is married to Sybil Villanueva since 2010. He met his wife while traveling in Brazil in 2010. She is a Filipino American.

Simon Majumdar Net Worth

Majumdar has an estimated net worth of over $500,000 which he has earned through his successful career as a food and travel author and food television personality.

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