Rachael Ray is a television personality, businesswoman, celebrity cook and author. She hosts the syndicated daily talk and lifestyle program Rachael Ray, and three Food Network series, (30 Minute Meals, Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels and $40 a Day). Ray wrote cookbooks based on the 30 Minute Meals concept, and launched a magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, in 2006. Ray’s television shows have won two Daytime Emmy Awards.
In November 2006, Rachael Ray became a spokeswoman for Nabisco crackers. She appears in commercials and on boxes for the many Nabisco products. Many boxes with Ray’s picture have her recipes. In February 2007, WestPoint Home launched sheets, blankets, and coverlets designed by Ray. Within six months, WestPoint expanded Ray’s bed and bath line to include the “Moppine”, a two-in-one dish towel/oven mitt, as Ray is often seen with a kitchen towel over her shoulder that doubles for her as an ersatz mitt.
In March 2007, the Dunkin’ Donuts company announced Rachael Ray as its celebrity endorser, mainly of its coffee, since she had denied being able to make coffee herself. As part of a promotional campaign, Ray describes the company’s coffee as “fantabulous.”
In May 2007, Rachael Ray’s recipes were made available on AT&T cellular phones via the “Rachael Ray Recipes on the Run” feature. In July 2008, Rachael Ray Nutrish pet food was introduced. The dog foods are created from recipes that Ray developed for her pit bull, Isaboo. All proceeds from the sale of these products go to Rachael’s Rescue, a charity founded by Ray to help at-risk animals.
How Rachael Ray Made Her Money – Television Personality
Estimated Net Worth: $62 Million
Birthday: August 25, 1968
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