Bridget Lancaster - Updated Jul 2024

Bridget Lancaster

Bridget Lancaster is the pastry chef and the TV host of the popular show ‘America’s Test Kitchen. Bridget Lancaster is known for Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen (2008) and Nova ScienceNow (2005).

Early Life

Bridget Lancaster was born in the year 1968 and celebrates her birthday on 30th November. Currently, her age is 55 years old.

Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Likewise, her birthplace is Cross Lanes, West Virginia, United States of America.

Her nationality is American and belongs to the white ethnicity. Similarly, she was born to her father, Jim Lancaster, and mother, Linda Sapp. She has a sister to whom she is pretty close.

Ever since childhood, she grew up learning cooking from her mother.

Moreover, her mother has taught her how to cook, and also claims her mom has always been a great from-scratch cook’. She and her sister would often cook together and bake often in festivals such as Christmas.


Reflecting upon her educational background, she completed her high school at Nitro High School in 1987. Later she joined Ohio State University.

Bridget Lancaster – Net Worth 2024

With hard work and dedication, she has made quite an impressive achievement throughout her career. Her creative trait has made her survive in the hospitality industry.

With over a decade of working as a celebrity chef, she has earned quite a fame in the industry. Her net worth is around $2 million. However, there is no information regarding her total asset.

Career and Professional Life

After finishing her graduation, she started working in restaurants. She started cooking in a restaurant in the South and Northeast majorly focusing on being a pastry chef.

Followed by this, she later shifted to Boston and started working as a pastry chef and a kitchen supplies saleswoman.

Moreover, while working there, it was her then-co-worker who suggested she should apply for a magazine contest.

Likewise, her career as a cook started after completing the magazine contest. In the year 1998, Bridget Lancaster joined the popular ‘Christopher Kimball magazine as one of three test cooks.

Moreover, while working there, she soon became a cast member in the TV shows, ‘Cook’s Country and ‘America’s Test Kitchen. The first episode of ‘Cook’s Country’ was premiered in September 2008 on the PBS channel.

This was an American half-hour television cooking show which was filmed in a renovated 1806 farmhouse in Rupert, Vermont.

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This show is a major hit and is nominated for many prestigious accolades like the daytime Emmy Award’ for Outstanding Directing In A Lifestyle/ Culinary program.

Likewise, her method of cooking and her unique techniques started gaining popularity on the radio as well.

Moreover, she soon became famous and started gaining a lot of fame from various television shows as she invented many exotic dishes.

Furthermore, besides being the on-screen test cook for these television shows, she started working on various companies’ cookbook projects.

Focusing on pastry, she began working in various kitchens in the South and Northeast. Likewise, she has also been giving culinary classes, and Live shows of cooking demonstrations.

Furthermore, she is currently hosting the ‘America’s Test Kitchen’ along with her long-time friend and co-worker, Julia Collin Davison. Besides being a co-host of the program, she is the host of a podcast ‘Proof’.

Bridget Lancaster

Bridget along with her co-host Julia. Source: Twitter

Relationship Status

Reflecting upon her relationship status, Bridget Lancaster is a straight and married woman. She married Chef Stephen Lancaster.

Likewise, both have two sons together, Tom and James. However, she hasn’t shared details of her marriage and personal life.

Social Media

Reflecting upon her social media presence, Bridget Lancaster is active on various social media like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Bridget Lancaster joined Twitter in May 2014 and has 7,846 followers on her @realblancaster account.

Likewise, her Facebook account is @BridgetLancasterATK. However, she has not yet posted on her Instagram account which has 2,584 followers.

Bridget Lancaster – Body Measurements

Likewise, being a chef and surrounding herself with food most of the time, she can maintain a healthy body. She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall (65 inches) and weighs around 54 kg.

Similarly, Bridget Lancaster has a cute facial structure with blonde hair and green eyes. However, there is no information regarding her body measurement.