• Born March 27, 1949 in Claverack, New York State USA
• Host of the cooking show “Farmhouse Rules” since 2013
• Has 6 children and 13 grandchildren
• Net worth estimated at $2 million
• Enjoys travelling, tasting different cuisines, and watching movies
Who is Nancy Fuller?
Nancy was born in Claverack, New York State USA, on 27 March 1949 – her zodiac sign is Aries, and she holds American nationality. She’s a chef and a businesswoman, perhaps known best for being the host of the cooking show “Farmhouse Rules”, which airs on the Food Network channel; it has been airing since 2013, also stars David Fuller and Kardea Brown, and shows Nancy preparing various delicious farm-style foods.
Early life and education
Nancy was raised in Copake, New York State as an only child by her parents, about whom not a lot is known because she respects their privacy; it’s believed that her father was a farmer, and that her mother was a housewife.
As she was raised on a farm, Nancy began learning about farming from a very early age, to keep the soil fertile and grow crops; her mother eventually began teaching her to cook, and it didn’t take long for Nancy to fall in love with it. She studied at a local high school and was interested in a couple of activities during her four years there, including acting with the school’s drama club, and practicing creative writing.
Upon matriculating in 1967, Nancy enrolled at Santa Ana College in California, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1971.
Nancy has kept the details of her career prior to becoming a reality TV star hidden from the media’s attention, but it’s believed that she worked as a chef for around 10 years prior to opening her own restaurant, Ginsberg’s Foods; she was eventually noticed by producers of the Food Network, who asked her if she was interested in starring in her own cooking show.
Following the success of “Farmhouse Rules”, Nancy appeared in the 2015 episode “Christie Brinkley” of the talk-show “The Wendy Williams Show”, and in 2016, in the episodes “Golden-Fried Deliciousness” and “Bringin’ Home the Bacon, Burger and BBQ!” of the reality cooking show “Guilty Pleasures”.
Between 2014 and 2016, she appeared in three episodes of the family show “The Kitchen”; it starred Jeff Mauro, Katie Lee and Geoffrey Zakarian, and followed several families as they prepared meals for each other.
Also between 2014 and 2016, Nancy made a guest appearance in the episodes “Prime Time Platters”, “How to Save on Calories, Cash & the Clock” and “Festive Family Favorites” of the talk-show “The Chew”; it starred Carla Hall, Michael Symon and Clinton Kelly, and each episode covered either interesting recipes, or interesting information about various foods. The show aired from 2011 to 2018, and won two of the six awards for which it was nominated.
In 2015 and 2016, Nancy was a judge in the cooking competition show “Clash of the Grandmas”, and was in 2017 a guest judge in the episode “Lemon Bar Brawl” of the game-show “Bakers vs. Fakers”.
She appeared in the 2018 episode “It’s Time to Get Your Glam On for Valentine’s Day Week” of the talk-show “Rachael Ray”, and between 2016 and 2019, Nancy guest starred in five episodes of the reality show “Home & Family”.
Since 2014, she has been a judge in the family reality show “Holiday Baking Championship”, together with Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale; each season features eight bakers competing for $50,000 and the title of Holiday Baking Champion – the show won a 2016 Webby Award for Video – Best Web Personality/Host (Duff Goldman and Food Network).
Since 2015, Nancy has also been a chef and judge in the family reality show “Spring Baking Championship”, again together with Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale; similar to the show mentioned above, it follows eight bakers competing in preparing springtime treats.
What is Nancy doing today?
Nancy was overweight around a decade ago, and at one point chose to put herself on a strict diet, limiting her daily intake of sugar and unhealthy foods, and subsequently lost more than 45lbs (20kgs).
She’s still today working as a chef and reality TV star, and is shooting for new episodes of the shows “Holiday Baking Championship” and “Spring Baking Championship”.
Love life and spouse
Nancy prefers to keep the details of her love life away from the media’s attention, but it’s still widely known that she’s today a married woman. She hasn’t disclosed the exact date when she exchanged vows with her husband David Fuller, but it’s believed that they’ve been married for around four decades now; David’s a non-celebrity American man whose profession remains undisclosed, but he appeared alongside his wife in eight episodes of the series “Farmhouse Rules” between 2013 and 2017.
Nancy and David have six children together, but are keeping them away from the media’s attention, thus their names and their professions remain undisclosed; they now also have 13 grandchildren.
Nancy hasn’t mentioned any other men whom she has perhaps been with, and as of June 2022, she’s married to David Fuller, and they have six children together.
Hobbies and other interests
Nancy’s quite popular on Instagram, as she’s today followed by nearly 200,000 people, while she’s uploaded more than 3,000 pictures onto the network, the majority of which have been taken during her everyday life.
Nancy loves to travel, and has been all around the world, for both work and pleasure; she also enjoys tasting various cuisines, and her dream travel destination is Paris, France.
She’s a lover of animals, and has had a couple of pet dogs and cats.
Nancy’s a philanthropist, and has donated money to a couple of charity organizations, while she’s also donated to animal shelters.
She likes to watch movies in her spare time and her favorite actor and actress are George Clooney and Meryl Streep, while a couple of her favorite films include “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”, “Ocean’s Eleven”, and “The Descendants”.
Age, height and net worth
Nancy’s age is 73. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 175lbs (80kgs).
As of June 2022, her net worth is estimated to stand at close to $2 million.