Nilou Motamed is an Iranian-born American television host and magazine editor. On the television program Iron Chef, she makes recurrent appearances as a judge. Previously, Motamed served as both Food & Wine’s and Condé Nast’s Epicurious’ Editor-in-Chief.
How old is Nilou Motamed? – Age
She was born on the 19th of April 1971, in Iran. She turned 51 years in 2022.
Where did Nilou Motamed go to school? – Education
She graduated from the Sorbonne in Paris and Binghamton University in upstate New York with dual degrees in political science and philosophy.
Nilou Motamed Family – Parents and Siblings
Her family left Iran after the revolution and eventually arrived in New York when she was a teenager. English, French, Spanish, and Persian are all four of Motamed’s native tongues.
Nilou Motamed Husband and Children
Peter Jon Lindberg, a magazine journalist, is her husband. At Travel + Leisure magazine in 2000, the couple first met. She has not shared any information concerning her children.
Where is Nilou Motamed?
She is an expert home cook and restaurant critic who resides in Brooklyn with her husband, author Peter Jon Lindberg. You can find her wherever wonderful food is being prepared as well as on Instagram at @niloumotamed.
Nilou Motamed’s Net Worth
She receives a predicted net worth of $1 million.
Nilou Motamed Career
In 2000, Motamed began working at Travel + Leisure as an Associate Editor. She soon advanced to the positions of Food Editor and, ultimately, Features Director & Senior Correspondent. For 14 years, Motamed managed Travel + Leisure’s coverage of restaurants and cuisine. She was the inspiration behind the “Eat Like a Local” special and the yearly “Food & Travel” edition of the magazine. She was nominated for eight James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards for her cuisine reporting for Travel + Leisure.
She collaborated with CNN to co-create the “Eat Like a Local” special for Travel + Leisure, fusing print, digital, social media, and broadcast into a comprehensive food platform. She has hosted a number of television programs, including the Travel Channel’s undercover series Travel Spies and the restaurant review program Reservations Required. She has also made appearances on CNN, NBC’s Today, and CBS This Morning.
Condé Nast’s online cuisine publication Epicurious appointed Motamed as its chief editor in 2013. She was appointed as Conrad Hotels & Resorts’ first Director of Inspiration in 2015 and redesigned 24 opulent hotel locations’ concierge programs. For the brand, Motamed produced and assembled the “1/3/5” collection of regional experiences.
In 2016, Motamed assumed control of Food & Wine, a Time Inc. publication with a readership of more than 12 million. In 2000, Motamed began working at Travel + Leisure as an Associate Editor. She soon advanced to the positions of Food Editor and, ultimately, Features Director & Senior Correspondent. For 14 years, Motamed managed Travel + Leisure’s coverage of restaurants and cuisine. She was the inspiration behind the “Eat Like a Local” special and the yearly “Food & Travel” edition of the magazine.
Nilou Motamed’s Instagram, Twitter, and IMDb accounts
- Her Instagram account is (@niloumotamed).
- Her Twitter account is; Nilou Motamed (@niloumotamed).
- Her IMDb account is Nilou Motamed.