Felice Bastianich is not anymore in this world but was a Croatian chef. Actually, he rose to popularity after marrying Italian/Croatian celebrity chef, television host, author, and restaurateur, Lidia Bastianich.

Felice Bastianich with his son Joe and his ex-wife Lidia Bastianich
Caption: Felice Bastianich with his son Joe and his ex-wife Lidia Bastianich (Photo: Wikiodin) 


Felice Bastianich's Biography

Born in Istria, Croatia, Felice Bastianich had kept the details of his parents under review. He originally held from the former kingdom of Italy in Yugoslavia which is present in modern Croatia. 

So, Felice had held American and has mixed ethnicity. He with his family fled Pola to the United States during the Istrian exodus movement in the year 1958. Felice's grandchildren are Lorenzo Manuali, Miles Bastianich, Ethan Bastianich, and Olivia Bastianich.


How did Felice Bastianich Die? 

Chef and businessman, Felice Bastianich died on 12th December 2010. However, his prime cause of death is yet to be out in the media. At the age of 70s, he passed away. Also, his family will surely highly missed among his kids and family. As per reports, his cause of death might be natural.


What's Felice Bastianich Net Worth? 

Felice Bastianich had estimated net worth of $2 million at the time of his death. So he has collected decent sum of money from his work. He surely lived a luxurious life when he was alive. Also, he considered one of the successful businessman. 

Now, his son Joe Bastianich has an estimated net worth of $15 Million as per celebrity net worth. Then he with his wife sued for skimming tips from staff  and had to pay over $5 million in settlements. 


Personal Life of Felice Bastianich

In the year 1966, Felice Bastianich tied the wedding knot with his wife Lidia Bastianich. Lidia is also Italian-Croatian celebrity chef, television host, author, as well as a restaurateur. The couple first met Lidia on her 16th birthday party. They feel in love after spending time together. Actually, they got married after dating for more than a year. 

Also, they became parents of  two children together; son Joe Bastianich and daughter Tanya Bastianich Manuali. The duo also well-known as the Culinary Couple. But they got divorced on the year 1997 but reasons for their divorce is still unknown. He lived a single life after divorced till his death. 


Who is His Son? 

Felice's Joseph Bastianich is an Italian-American restaurateur, winemaker, vineyard owner, author, showman, and television personality. Also, he is musician. He with his mother Lidia co-owns thirty restaurants in four countries, including Babbo (1 Michelin star) and Del Posto (1 Michelin star) in New York; Carnevino in Las Vegas; Osteria Mozza in Singapore; and the Pizzeria eateries in Los Angeles, which the owners expanded in 2010. 

Also, he is a business partner of his mother. He and his mother teamed up with Italian retail businessman Oscar Farinetti to bring Eataly, an upscale food and wine market, to Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York City.