Charlotte Polizzi is the wife of Oliver Peyton. Charlotte’s husband Oliver is a popular Irish restaurateur, and a judge on the BBC television series, Great British Menu. He is the Owner of some of the UK’s top Restaurants including those at the Royal Academy of Arts, Inn the Park, The Wallace Restaurant, The National Café, The National Dining Rooms, The Orangery and Pavilion, both at Kew Gardens, and the ICA Café Bar. She is also the granddaughter of the hotelier Lord Forte and sister of the television presenter Alex Polizzi.
Charlotte Polizzi: Bio Summary
|The wife Of Oliver Peyton
|Date of Birth
|09 Apr 1973
|51 years old as of 2024
|Place Of Birth
|England, United Kingdom
|3 children including Finn Peyton
Who is Charlotte Polizzi?
Charlotte Polizzi was born on Tuesday 09 Apr 1973, In England United Kingdom. She is 51 years old and her Zodiac sign is Aries. Charlotte Polizzi is also well known for her work on Final Cut (1998) and Operation Good Guys (1997) per her IMDB profile. Her profile revealed she worked as a Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Location Management, and also an Actress.
Charlotte Polizzi’s grandfather, Lord Forte was an Italian-born Scottish hotelier who founded the leisure and hotels conglomerate that ultimately became the Forte Group. He emigrated from Italy back to his homeland Scotland at the age of four with his family.
Charlotte’s parents were Count Alessandro Polizzi, her father, and Olga Polizzi, her mother. She had one biological sister and two half-siblings. Alex Polizzi is her biological sister and Conrad Shawcross and Eleanor Shawcross are her half-siblings.
Charlotte’s sister is a famous TV host, she is an English hotelier, businesswoman, and television personality. Since 2008, she has appeared on The Hotel Inspector on Channel 5, in which she is the central figure.
Charlotte’s mother Olga Polizzi is also a hotelier and interior designer. She is a former Westminster City Council councilor, representing Lancaster Gate ward for the Conservative Party.
The family has a long history in the hostel, Restaurants, and hospitality industry.
Charlotte and her husband got married in 1998 and are still together. The beautiful couple has been together for 23 years now. They have been blessed with three beautiful children. Charlotte and her husband live with their three children in Acton, west London.
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Charlotte Polizzi’s net worth is unknown but her husband Oliver is believed to have a net worth of about $15 Million.
Facts about Charlotte Polizzi’s Husband Oliver
Oliver Peyton was born in Sligo and brought up in Killasser, near Swinford, in County Mayo. Her mother ran a knitwear business and enjoyed cooking from whom he picked some skills. Peyton at the age of 17 moved to New York and worked in a variety of professions working as a waiter.
Peyton moved south after two years at Leicester Polytechnic in the United Kingdom where he was awarded a scholarship to study textiles and founded two nightclubs with a partner, The Can in Brighton (which received positive reviews from The Face magazine in 1983) and Raw in London.
Peyton ventured into the restaurant business in the 1990s, founding the Atlantic Bar & Grill near Piccadilly in 1994 and Coast in Mayfair in 1995. Mash & Air, a brasserie and a restaurant, respectively, followed in Manchester, both in a disused warehouse in the Canal Street neighborhood.
Charlotte Polizzi’s Husband Oliver has been one of the three judges on Great British Menu since its inception on BBC2 television in 2006. He was described by food critic Matthew Fort as “the Phineas T. Barnum of restaurateurs” and having a “penchant for the spectacular and the idiosyncratic”.
In 2012 RTÉ launched a programme, Recipe for Success, based on the idea of cooks turning a home recipe into a commercial product suitable for supermarket shelves. Peyton was involved in the programme as one of the mentors for the competitors. In 2012 Charlotte Polizzi’s Husband Oliver was appointed an honorary OBE for services to catering; honorary because he is not a British citizen.