Chris Bassett [Chef] Facts- Wiki, Age, Parents, Wife, Ex-Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Restaurant

Last Updated : November 7, 2023

Who is Chris Bassett?

Chris Bassett is a personal and private chef best known as the husband of RHOP (Real Housewives of Potomac) star Candiace Dillard. He thrives in the ever-changing, high-pressure environment that the food and beverage industry can provide.

Chris has proudly created, directed, and implemented cocktail and food programs throughout the DMV area and enjoys the hands-on nature that his industry provides.

Short Bio and Career
Real/Birth Name:Chris Bassett
Famous For:Candiace Dillard’s husband
Family and Siblings
Father Name:N/A
Mother Name:N/A
Siblings:He has two younger brothers
Personal Life
Date of Birth:2nd March 1978, Thursday
Age (As of 2023):45 Years Old
Birth Place:Cheverly, MD
Zodiac Sign:Pisces
Home Town:Alexandria, VA
Education:The Le Cordon Bleu in Miami, Florida
HobbiesSoccer, Cooking
Relationship Status
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse:Candiace Dillard
Candiace Dillard
Marriage Date:2018 August 11, at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
Divorce/Split:Yes Once
Chris has three kids from their first marriage.
1. Mateo
2. Naia
3. Youngest Children Name Unknown
Hair Type:Bald
Eye ColorBlue
Quotes & Books
Books:Cooking With Spirit (Releasing soon)
Personal Quotes:Never one to shy away from a challenge
Income & Assets
Net Worth:$3 Million (Estimated)

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Chris Wishes Candiace Dillard’s Birthday

Chris Bassett Bio, Age, Ethnicity

Chris was born on March 2, 1978, in Cheverly, Maryland, United States Of America. As of 2023, he is 45 years old and celebrates his birthday every 2nd March. He is Pisces by zodiac sign.

Chris holds American nationality and is white by ethnicity. He currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia.

Chris Bassett’s Family and Education

The detail regarding Chris’s family is still unknown. Chris’s parents were separated when he was very young, and his father and stepmom raised him alongside his two step-brothers.

Candiace Dillard’s husband, Chris, graduated from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Miami.

Chris Bassett’s Marriage With Candiace Dillard

Chris married his celebrity wife Candiace Dillard on August 11, 2018, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. He met Candice while working in a restaurant in Washington, D.C., and engaged in May of 2017. She is his second wife of him and has three children from his previous relationship. Mateo is the eldest son, and Naia is his daughter, but the detail regarding the youngest one is still unknown. Chris does not have any children with Candiace.

Chris Bassett With HIs Wife Candiace Dillard
Chris Bassett With His Wife, Candiace Dillard [source: Instagram]

Chris Bassett’s Net Worth

The hospitality businessman has an estimated net worth of $3 million. This estimation is based on his successful career as a restaurant and catering entrepreneur. He owns the CbasswithDill catering company.

Chris Bassett's in his catering company, CbasswithDill
Chris Bassett’s in his catering company, CbasswithDill [source:]

Other Facts You May Know About Chris Bassett:

  • Bassett can also be booked as a personal chef, a new venture since he began appearing on Real Housewives of Potomac.
  • He owns a barbecue restaurant in Alexandria, Virginia, Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster BBQ. Myron Mixon’s barbecue is featured at the hotel, owned by celebrity chef and four-time World Champion Myron Mixon.
  • Chris attributes his first real introduction to the world of cooking to his father’s culinary creativity and willingness to try new foods.
  • Still marching to his drum, Chris was told by his father that he needed to get a job, pay rent, or go to the military.
  • His 25+ year career in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry took him from top honors at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu in Miami to a slew of leadership roles as curator of multiple beverage projects, General Manager, Food and Beverage Director, and now, Owner, GM, and Beverage Director at barbeque giant Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster Barbeque in Alexandria, VA.
  • Chris introduced to the world CBasswithDill Catering – a play on his wedding hashtag – and the ultimate introduction to this chef’s concentration on full-service catering, culinary workshops, meal prep facilities, and the private chef experience in January 2020, after years of preparation and checking.
  • Chris began his career at the South Seas Resort on Captiva Island, Florida, where his mother lived.
  • Chris was raised in a working-class family by his father and stepmother.
  • Basset hasn’t seen his eldest son in ten years because of problems with his child’s mother. He is working hard to reunite with his son.
Chris Bassett and Candiace Dillard (Source: Basset’s Instagram)
  • Chris met Candiace Dillard Bassett while doing his rounds at work one day while working his way up the ranks in DC. After years of friendship, they fell in love after one long date and never looked back, marrying in August of 2018 at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC.

Q. Who is Chris Bassett First Wife?
A. Bassett divorced his first wife and married Candiace Dillard later in life. He has three children from previous relationships: two sons and one daughter.

Q. What is Chris Bassett‘s zodiac sign?
A. Pisces.

Q. How Old is Chris Bassett?
A. As of 2022, his age is 44 years old.

Q. Is Chris Bassett White?
A. Yes.

Q. How Much is Chris Bassett’s Net Worth?
A. A restauranteur has a net worth of around $3 million, while his wife has a net worth of about $4.5 million.

Q. Who are Chris Bassett’s Parents?
A. His biological parents are unknown. However, he was raised by his stepmother and father.

Q. Is Chris Bassett Gay?
A. No, he is Straight.

Q. How Tall is Chris Bassett?
A. His height is under review.

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