Shannon Bennett- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Ethnicity

Shannon Bennett

Shannon Bennett is an Australian chef and author. He is well-known as the head chef at Melbourne’s Rialto Tower restaurant Vue de Monde. He has so far published six novels. In addition, he has appeared as a guest judge on Masterchef Australia.

Quick Facts

Real NameShannon Bennett
Nick NameShannon
Date Of BirthNovember 23, 1975
Age47 years old
BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia
ProfessionChef, Author
Height5 feet 6 inches
Weight67 kg
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye colorBlue
Net Worth$10 million

Shannon Bennett’s Age & Early Life

Shannon Bennett was born in Melbourne, Australia, on November 23, 1975. He is the Caucasian racial son of Benny Bennet (father). Shannon spent his childhood in Westmeadows, Victoria, with his parents. He had an interest in cooking as a kid. Shannon attended Penleigh & Essendon Grammar School for his studies. He also received his apprenticeship at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne.

Shannon Bennett Height & Weight

Shannon Bennett is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 67 kg. Furthermore, his eyes are blue and his hair is light brown.

Shannon Bennett

Shannon Bennett’s Net Worth

How much is Shannon Bennett’s net worth? This celebrity chef’s net worth is projected to be approximately $10 million as of August 2023. Furthermore, his annual pay as a chef is between $30k and $50k.


Shannon Bennett has had a long and prosperous career. In 2004, he relocated his hotel to Melbourne. Furthermore, he has been demonstrating all of his abilities in his cooking. Shannon is considered as one of the top chefs in the country. In addition, he was named Restaurant of the Year in The Age Good Cooking Guide for his amazing cooking and dining experience. Shannon has also appeared as a guest judge on Masterchef Australia. He has owned several restaurants in Melbourne, including Vue Events at Rialto, The Lui Bar, Bistro Vue, and Café Vue.

Aside from that, he has written other books on diverse cuisines and culinary techniques. His works include My Vue Modern French Cookery, Cooking All Over The World, Shannon’s Bennett Guide to Paris, and many more. Shannon has already received several prizes and medals. His eatery was named eatery of the Year in The Age Good Food Guide in 2013 and 2014. He also received the 2012 Eat-Drink-Design Awards for Best Bar Design and Best Restaurant Design.

Shannon Bennett Wife & Marriage

Who is Shannon Bennett’s wife? Shannon Bennett is a husband. In 2004, he married Australian actress Madeleine West. The pair began dating in 2004 and were together till 2007. They married in 2004 after being in a relationship for a few months. The couple had their first child in December 2005, the following year.

Madeleine gave birth to twins in November 2014. They have already had six children together. Hendrix Bennett, Xanthe Bennett, Xascha Bennett, Margot Bennett, Phoenix Bennett, and Xalia Bennett are their names. This pair is content with their situation and lives happily.