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Eddie Huang Biography
Eddie Huang (Edwyn Charles Huang) is an American author, chef, restaurateur, food personality, producer, and attorney born on 1st March 1982 in Washington, D.C., U.S. He is the co-owner of BaoHaus, a Gua-Bao restaurant in the East Village of Manhattan.
Eddie Huang Age
Eddie was born on 1st March 1982 in Washington, D.C., U.S.
Eddie Huang Ethnicity
Eddie is of Asian ancestry.
Eddie Huang Net worth
Eddie has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million
Eddie Huang Family
Eddie was born to Jessica and Louis Huang, who were immigrants from Taiwan. They were both waishengren of Taiwan, the ancestral homes of his father and mother were in Hunan and Shandong of Mainland China, respectively.
The family moved to Orlando, Florida from Silver Spring, Maryland, a suburb of Washington. His father managed a successful group of steak and seafood restaurants, including “Atlantic Bay Seafood and Grill” and “Cattleman’s Ranch Steakhouse”.
Once in an interview he said his father was a businessman businessman and that’s why he named his restaurants non-Chinese names like Cattleman’s Steakhouse, Fajita Grill, Corleone’s Italian food and Coco’s Floribbean. He said his father opened the restaurants to make money as opposed to him who does it to tell the story about identity.
Eddie Huang Brothers
Eddie has two younger brothers Emery and Evan. The two are featured in his memoir which was adopted into a movie. The two brothers are investors in real estate and in October 2108 they branched into tech startups by launching Batu Capital. Batu capital is focused on finding companies in the cannabis, blockchain and crypto sectors, as well as big data. Emery is also writer who won the Writers of the Future Grand Prize for science fiction writing.
Eddie Huang Girlfriend
In 2013 Eddie got engaged to his then girlfriend Dena but the marriage was called off due to some reason although they never disclosed the reason.
Eddie Huang and Julie Schott
Eddie was rumored to be in a relationship with Julie Schott, Elle.com’s Beauty Director after they posted many photos of them together in social media.
In one of the photos with Julie, Eddie captioned the photo “Double Date Night With @therealmamahuang @julie_schott.” which seemed to confirm that they were dating.
Eddie Huang Education
Eddie attended the University of Pittsburgh and Rollins College graduating in 2004 with a B.A. in English and Film from Rollins. While at Rollins he won the Barbara Lawrence Alfond English Award and the Zora Neale Hurston Award, and was Sports and Humor editor for the school paper, The Sandspur.
He earned a J.D. from the Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. While at Cardozo he worked at the Innocence Project, where he served as President of the Minority Law Students Association and as Vice President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. In 2005 he won a New York City Bar Association Minority Fellowship.
Eddie Huang Attorney
Eddie began his career as an attorney in 2006 working as a summer assosiate at the law firm Chadbourne & Parke in New York City and also in 2007. In 2008 he was hired as an associate in the firm’s corporate department. He was laid off in 2009 due to the financial crisis of 2007–08, which prompted him to become a stand up comedian and a marijuana dealer.
Eddie Huang Fresh of the Boat
Fresh of Boat is Eddie’s memoir which was released in early 2013. In 2014 ABC ordered a television series based on the book. The sitcom series was created by Nahnatchka Khan and is loosely inspired by the life of Eddie Huang and his book Fresh Off the Boat. The show debuted with two preview episodes on February 4, 2015, and premiered in its prime time slot on February 10, 2015.
Huang has criticized the development process of the show, writing a lengthy essay about his concern that his vision for the show was compromised. He said he does not watch the show, because he thinks that the story line after the pilot episode is not what he wrote in his memoir.
— Eddie Huang (@MrEddieHuang) April 8, 2015
— Eddie Huang (@MrEddieHuang) April 8, 2015
Eddie Huang Boahus
Eddie together with his brother Evan Huang opened Baohaus on Christmas Eve 2009 on 137 Rivington St. in New York’s Lower East Side. The original menu consisted of the Chairman Bao, Haus Bao, and Uncle Jesse along with Bao Fries, Boiled Peanuts and Taiwanese Sodas. Eddie says that they opened the hotel and cook food to tell a story about identity.
Eddie Huang Books
- 2016: Double Cup Love: On the Trail of Family, Food, and Broken Hearts in China
- 2013: Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir
Eddie Huang Sexual Assault
In November 2017 Eddie Huang revealed in an essay for New York Magazine’s The Cut that he was sexually assaulted when he was 14 years on a Baptist church ski trip. He alleged that a man came to their hotel room and asked them to use the shower but he came out of the bathroom naked and sat on foot of bed and began reading the bible fully aroused.
Why I denied my sexual assault for 20 years, by @MrEddieHuang https://t.co/UFYlmVDiNd pic.twitter.com/lcj8wfodUG
— The Cut (@TheCut) November 8, 2017