Marco Pierre White

Marco Pierre White


Marco Pierre White is a British chef, restaurateur, and television personality born on 11 December 1961, In England.

Family Background:

He is born to English chef Frank White and Maria Rosa Gallina in Leeds. He has three siblings.

Personal Life:

He married three times. In 1988, He married  Alex McArthur. The couple has a daughter Letitia. The couple had divorced within two years. Next, He married Lisa Butcher, A model in August 1992. Later he married Matilde Conejero. The couple has two sons.


White, Who had to study at Allerton High School, Dropped out of the same without earning any degree to train himself as a chef.


At the age of 16, Marco Pierre White left for London with just a bag full of books and clothes and little money. In London, He trained as a commis under Albert and Michel Roux at Le Gavroche. Having gained training from some of the best chefs, White started working in the kitchen at the Six Bells public house in Kings Road with assistant Mario Batali. In his mid-20s, White became the Head Chef and joint owner of Harvey’s with a kitchen staff that included the then-unknown Gordon Ramsay. In 1987, He won his first Michelin star. Within a year of winning his first Michelin star, White had been awarded his second Michelin star in 1988 and the third one followed soon after. At the age of 33, White became the youngest chef to be awarded three Michelin stars, In addition to being the first British chef to be awarded the honor. The honor came at a time when he had served as the chef-patron of The Restaurant Marco Pierre White. In 1999, White cooked the final meal like a professional chef for a paying customer on December 23, At Oak Room. Post-retirement Marco Pierre White became a restaurateur. He collaborated with Jimmy Lahoud and set up White Star Line Ltd. They operated the company for several years before terminating their partnership in 2007. White has been an important member of MasterChef Australia since 2011. He worked as a guest judge for an episode in 2011. In 2013, He had the principal judge in the competition between professional chefs. Together with Matt Peterson, he also co-hosted the show.

Marco Pierre White

Unknown Facts:

  • He Once Cut the Back of an Employee’s Uniform After he Complained of Heat.
  • He is the Godfather of modern cooking.

Master Stroke:

  • He had the first British chef to be awarded the coveted and prestigious honor.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 1987, He won the Newcomer Award at The Catey Awards.
  • He became the youngest chef to be awarded three Michelin stars.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Marco Pierre White, Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you will start to see a big difference in your life.

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