Burt Wolf Biography
Burt Wolf is an American journalist writer, entrepreneur, and entrepreneur. He is known for being the host and author of nine television series that deal with cultural history, travel and gastronomy, including Travels & Traditions.
Burt Wolf Education
Wolf studied at New York University where he earned a BA degree in English Literature.
Burt Wolf Wikipedia
When Ted Turner invited Wolf to report for CNN, he began developing shows about cultural history. Wolf has created approximately 4,000 segments for CNN, 800 segments for ABC (American Broadcasting Company), 125 half-hour shows for The Discovery Channel’s travel division, and 350 half-hour programs for Public Broadcasting since 1982. His shows have been called “the best food, travel, and cultural history series on television” by the New York Times.
Wolf’s shows are shown on public television in 90 percent of American homes, then translated into Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Mandarin, and Korean and syndicated to a global audience of over 100 million people. His shows have shown on public television, Discovery Travel Network, and networks throughout Canada, Latin America, Asia, and Europe.
The History and Future of Shopping, a five-part series on “The History of Immigration to the United States,” and a twenty-part series on sacred pilgrimage destinations are among his previous programs. He’s also working on a public television series called ARTCOPS. The $6 billion in art, jewelry, and antiquities stolen each year is the subject of these half-hour broadcasts.
The programs explain which objects have been taken, why they are historically and culturally significant, how the crime occurred, and what the public can do to assist in the recovery of the goods. The significance of these pieces to the world’s cultural history is a prominent theme.
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom delves into the history, culture, and traditions that have been integral to 13 important American holidays and festivities. Different ethnic groups are given special emphasis for how they introduced their unique traditions to the events.
Wolf travels to places throughout the world to share the stories of local traditions in a series of half-hour shows called Travels & Traditions. He also demonstrates how foreign traditions have influenced the city he is visiting in a number of areas.
Wolf has authored or edited more than 60 books in his 35 years as a journalist, including The Cooks’ Catalogue, which Time called “the classic book on cooking equipment.” He had a weekly column syndicated by The Washington Post from 1979 to 1982, and he was a frequent contributor to Salon.com in 2000.
Burt Wolf Net worth
Wolf has an estimated net worth ranging above $ 1 million dollars.
Burt Wolf Age
Wolf is 84 years old. He was born on 1938 in New York City.
Burt Wolf Height
Wolf stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Burt Wolf Family
Wolf was born in 1938 in New York City and worked at his grandmother’s housewares store in the Bronx as a child. “My grandma owned a kitchen equipment store,” Wolf remarked in a 1993 interview with the Los Angeles Times. “I basically grew up in the restaurant industry.”
Burt Wolf Wife
Wolf is married to Natalie Wolf, the two were married 30 years ago and they have four boys together.
Burt Wolf First Wife
Wolf has kept matters concerning his first wife from the public, it is revealed that she had mental issues. This led to Wolf asking for a divorce.
Burt Wolf Illness
Wolf has not ill for a while, it was revealed that it was his first wife who was diagnosed with mental issues. Which led to Wolf having to divorce her.