Jamie Oliver, born May 27th, 1975, is a Taurus. People born under the sign of Taurus are generally known to have traits such as loyalty, helpfulness, determination, stability, and stubbornness. As the second sign of the zodiac, Taureans also possess a practical and realistic outlook on life, often appreciating the good things that come from hard work and a strong work ethic.
Jamie Oliver was born to John and Sally Oliver in Essex, England. Jamie’s father was a nightclub owner and his mother managed a pub. Growing up around his parents’ businesses, Jamie was exposed to the hospitality industry from a young age. He worked in his parent’s pubs growing up. This gave Jamie a strong foundation for his later career in the culinary arts.
At the age of eight, Jamie’s parents opened a catering business, where Jamie’s career truly began. As a child, Jamie found cooking to be enjoyable and he often could be found helping in the kitchen. After completing a two-year City & Guilds in home economics catering, Jamie went on to pursue his culinary education by attending Westminster Catering College.
In 1998, Jamie won an invitation to the Roux brothers’ restaurant ‘Le Pont de La Tour’, which changed his life. Jamie went on to write his first cookbook, ‘The Naked Chef’, which was released in 1999. Jamie has since released a total of 25 cookbooks, which have been translated into more than 40 languages.
Jamie has also opened numerous restaurants in partnership with the conglomerates GVC Holdings and Gordon Ramsay Holdings and with Richard Caring’s ‘Caprice Holdings’. He has become the leading figure in the culinary world, inspiring millions with his unique culinary style and his desire to use locally-sourced, fresh ingredients.
As a Taurus, Jamie is naturally helpful and hardworking which has brought him incredible success in his culinary career. He is a loyal person and often speaks fondly of the people he has worked with and the friends he has made in the business. Jamie also values stability and his commitment to keep making quality shows, cookbooks and continue to create and bring new ideas to the table that reflect modern dietary trends is a sign of his Taurean tenacity. His stubbornness often helps him stay focused and achieve all that he sets out to.
Jamie is a passionate advocate for healthy eating and is dedicated to fighting for better eating habits. This is typical of a Taurean, who are highly aware of the far-reaching effects of the food industry and have a strong commitment to making sure everyone is able to have access to nutritious food. It is this tenacity that has made Jamie the incredible influencer of the culinary world he is today.