Bartolo Buddy Valastro III (born September 27, 2004) is a 18-year-old Italian-American social media and TV personality who is very well-known as the son of Buddy Valastro, the celebrity chef and star of TLC’s Cake Boss, Kitchen Boss, and The Next Great Baker.
Standing at a height of 5 feet 11 inches, Bartolo Buddy Valastro III has been in the spotlight since the day he was born into the world due to his parents’ fame. As the son of one of the most renowned chefs in the world, it is expected that many will be eager to know more interesting facts about him.
Bartolo Buddy Valastro III is 18 Years Old
On September 27, 2004, Bartolo Buddy Valastro III was born as the firstborn to his parents, Buddy Valastro and Elisabetta Lisa, in New Jersey. He is of Italian ancestry and is an American by nationality, with his zodiac sign being Libra.
He is not an only child, as he has three other siblings – Macro, Sofia, and Carlo Valastro. Bartolo Buddy Valastro III comes from a large Italian family. He is the grandson of Bartolo ‘Buddy’ Valastro Sr. and Mary Valastro (paternal grandparents) and Gloria Belgiovine and Mauro Belgiovine (maternal grandparents). Buddy also has nephews such as Grace Faugno, Maddalena Castano, Mary Sciarrone, and Lisa Gonzalez.
Speaking on his educational background, Bartolo Buddy Valastro III is still a high school student. He enrolled in Morristown Beard School, a co-educational private middle school and high school in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey. While in school, he has showcased some football skills and is part of the varsity football team, wearing the number 55 jersey.
Bartolo Valastro III’s Father is a Famous American Chef
Bartolo Valastro III’s father, Bartolo Valastro, was born on March 3, 1997, in Hoboken, New Jersey. Buddy’s father is the owner of Carlo’s Bakery, which is a family bakery. His rise to fame began when the bakery was featured on the famous TV show “Cake Boss” in 2009, which is also where Bartolo Valastro gained more popularity and got to be listed on Hudson County’s 50 most influential people in January 2012. Today, the chef has opened over 17 more bakeries.
Valastro III’s father established his bakery in seven different locations in New Jersey, such as Ridgewood, Red Bank, Morristown, Marlton, Hoboken, Westfield, and Wayne. Outside New Jersey, he has established his baking business in places like Philadelphia, Orlando, San Antonio, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Westbury, Bethlehem, Sao Paulo, and others.
In June 2014, he launched a catering and event planning company dubbed “Buddy V’s Events,” and in 2016, the celebrity chef partnered with Whole Earth Sweetener Co on the campaign “Rethink Sweet.” He served as a brand ambassador for a new line of zero and lower-calorie sweeteners for the company.
In 2018, Valastro’s father went further to partner with The PPoundBakery. The company wanted to launch a new line of pet treats for dogs inspired by classic Italian entrees and desserts. He has also worked with several other companies.
His Mother is Also a Baker and Reality TV Personality
They say, behind every successful man, there is a woman – and the same is true in the Valastro family. Bartolo Valastro III’s mother, Lisa Valastro, is also an American baker, podcaster, YouTuber, and reality TV personality. The wife of the famous chef has been featured in her husband’s TV series “Cake Boss” and has been a recurring character in the TV series.
Besides her featuring in her husband’s TV show, she has also appeared in other reality television shows, such as Rachael Ray (2013-2016), Bake You Rich (2019), The Real Housewives of New Jersey (2019), Buddy vs. Duff (2020), and she also co-hosts a podcast dubbed What’s up Cuz?
Bartolo Valastro III’s mother is also a social media personality and has a 26-episode show titled Lisa’s Home Cooking on YouTube.
The Celebrity Kid is Yet to Establish a Career Path
With respect to a career, the celebrity kid is yet to begin one as he is still pursuing his academics and has not decided on the path to take, although it seems as though the young star seems to have taken to football.
Valastro III has exhibited some football skills as he plays varsity football for his high school team. It is unknown if the celebrity kid would love to go ahead and pursue it as a career in the future or follow in his father’s footsteps as he has on several occasions appeared in his father’s show “Cake Boss.”
Bartolo Buddy Valastro III’s Height Compared to That of His Father
Bartolo Buddy Valastro III’s height, according to reports available, stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches which is taller than the average American man. This also suggests that he is 4 inches taller than his father, Bartolo Buddy Valastro Jr, whose height is pegged at 5 feet 7 inches.
He Has No History of Romantic Relationships
The celebrity kid is not in any known relationship, nor has there been any detail or record of any past relationship he was into. The celebrity kid is still too young to be romantically involved with anyone and is still under the care and protection of his parents.
For now, he is more focused on his education, however, in the future, he will probably meet a devoted companion.
Bartolo Buddy Valastro III is Active on Social Media
Social media has become a very vital tool used by people, most especially the present-day youth, to build their brands, connect with people of different cultures and also get to interact with their fans and followers.
The celebrity kid is active on social media and has accounts on various social media platforms. He is available on Instagram under the username @buddyvalastrojr_ and has garnered a huge following on his account. Heis is also available on Tiktok under the username @buddyvalastrojr, with over 309.1k followers and 3.5 million likes.