Ximena Saenz (born 11th of June 1983) is a 39 year-old Argentine celebrity chef, social media influencer, and businesswoman.
Saenz’s career as a chef has led her to work in several hotels and eateries. She has appeared in several reality television shows as both a contestant and a judge. Currently, she has launched her own restaurant as an entrepreneur.
How Old is Ximena Saenz?
Ximena Saenz is 39 years old; this age is calculated from her date of birth which is listed as the 11th of June 1983. She was born in Argentina’s capital city, Buenos Aires and it goes without saying that Ximena is an Argentine by nationality. However, her ethnic background is listed as mixed.
Saenz’s parents have never earned a mention in the public arena; thus, their names and professions are unknown. However, it is common knowledge that her dad has already passed on.
Far from being the only child of her parents, Ximena Saenz spent her formative years alongside two siblings – a brother and a sister, though their identities are not known.
An alum of the Argentine Institute of Gastronomy, Saenz majored in Design of Image and Sound in the UBA and Gastronomy.
What Does Ximena Saenz Do for a Living?
Ximena Saenz has worked in several sectors like advertising, mainstream media, and social media, but she is majorly known as a chef. Her career started in advertising, where she spent several ground-breaking years before working as a chef.
The celebrity chef put in quality time in the hospitality industry, working in the Restaurant of the Evita Museum, Dashi, and the kitchens of Hotel Vista Sol. She also appeared on public television as a chef.
In 2009, she became the co-director of Cocineros Argentinos – a popular cooking show on public television. The celebrity chef remained with the show for the ensuing 11 years and left towards the end of 2020.
In February 2021, the Argentine emerged as one of the judges of The Great Prize of the Kitchen (El Gran Premio de la Cocina), replacing Felicitas Pizarro. Ximena Saenz joined celebrity chef Valentin Grimaldi as a judge during Foodtruck Challenge’s third season. She has graced the sets of other cooking shows like Tu Vida más Simple. Saenz was also seen in Cocina Fácil, which aired on Fox Life and Utilisima networks.
At age 39, she is already an entrepreneur. After doing exploits in both the TV and hospitality industries, Ximena Saenz recently became a businesswoman by launching her own restaurant called Casa Saenz.
How Many Followers Does Ximena Saenz Have?
As a social media influencer, Ximena Saenz has accumulated thousands of followers. She is on Instagram @ximena_saenz with over 510k followers and has shared 1,441. Her IG handle is majorly used for sharing images and videos of her colorful dishes, and we get to see occasional glimpses of the chef’s personal life.
She is also on Facebook @ Ximena Saenz
Ximena Saenz’s Net Worth is From Different Sources
Throughout her career, Ximena Saenz opened several avenues for generating income. She earned from her gig in advertising and was well paid while she was in the hospitality industry as a hotel chef. Her time on reality television also contributed to her bottom line. The celebrity cook was handsomely rewarded for her appearances in shows, and she made even more as a judge.
No doubt, the celeb chef’s income will increase with the launch of her own restaurant, but that remains to be seen. The exact amount that Ximena earned in her various endeavors has never been disclosed, but there are some online sources that pegged her bottom line between $100k to $1 million
How Tall Is Ximena Saenz?
The records captured Saenz’s height as 5 feet 5 inches, the same as 165 cm. The Argentine weighs a commensurate 61 kg to go with her average height. She is of a slim body build, fair in complexion, and has dark brown eyes and brown hair.