Sam Kass

Sam Kass, The Former Personal Chef of President Barack Obama

Who is Sam Kass?

Sam Kass is an American professional chef, nutrition policy consultant, and political advisor. He is perhaps best known for the years that he served as the Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition Policy during the Obama administration.

In addition to that, Sam was privileged to serve as the executive director for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign, as well as an assistant chef in the White House.

Kass was appointed as a senior food expert by NBC News on July 29, 2015. Her duties include reporting on policies and regulations, food trends, as well as healthy eating across all NBC News platforms.

Sam Kass Height

The American chef stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Related: Who is Sandy Hagee’s Husband? Parents, and Siblings

Sam Kass Was Born in Chicago

Kass was born to Robert and Valentine in 1980, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. His father who was a teacher by profession happened to teach President Obama’s daughter Malia Obama in the 5th grade. His mother on the other hand is a science educator at the National Science Foundation.

Sam Kass Education

Kass participated in co-curricular activities throughout his school years. He enrolled at the Lab Schools for his high school studies where he participated actively on the varsity baseball team. He eventually graduated in 1998.

Afterward, he joined Kansas City Kansas Community College on a scholarship program where he played baseball as a center fielder. Academically, Sam graduated in 2004 from the University of Chicago with an AB in history.

Sam Kass Wife

Kass is married to MSNBC journalist, Alex Wagner. He proposed to her in September 2013 and the couple married the following year, on the 30th of August 2014 at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, a restaurant in Pocantico Hills, New York.

Kass and his wife

The Obama family had employed Kass as their personal chef since moving to Chicago, thus then-President Barack Obama and his family could not afford to miss the wedding. The couple has two children; namely; Cyrus and Rafael. Cyrus was born in 2017 while Rafael was born in April 2019.

Wagner works as the host of both Alex Wagner Tonight on MSNBC. She began serving as the host of “Alex Wagner Tonight” on August 16, 2022, after filling in for The Rachel Maddow Show and All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC.

Related: Is Keith Olbermann Married? Age, Political Affiliation, Salary, Net Worth

Sam Kass’ Net Worth

Sam has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He has built his wealth from his career as a chef, his business ventures as well as his shows on television. He founded Inevitable Table, a wholesome and nourishing food-focused personal chef business, in Chicago in 2007.

What is Alex Wagner’s Political Affiliation?

Wagner has described herself as progressive. Progressivism asserts that society may be improved and made better by political activity.

She believes that fear of being falsely branded as anti-Semitic contributes to a certain level of “trepidation that hinders an open debate about Israel in the American media” when it comes to Israel. Alex is not affiliated with any political party.


Similar Posts