Michael Voltaggio Wife Bria Vinaite and Family Life
Michael Voltaggio wife Bria Vinaite played single mother Halley in The Florida Project. The actress and chef got married on 18th November 2022.
Voltaggio is an American chef and restaurateur based in Los Angeles, California. He rose to fame after winning season six of Top Chef in 2009. Chefs like Tom Colicchio and Stephanie Izard have also competed in the cooking reality show.
In 2011, Michael opened up his first restaurant called Ink in Los Angeles in 2011. At the same time, he also owned a small sandwich shop called ink.sack.
Likewise, in 2017, he joined forces with his brother Bryan Voltaggio to open an eatery called STRFSH. The restaurant remained operational from 2019 to 2022 and was most famous for its fish sandwich.
In addition to his career as a chef, Michael has also made regular appearances on TV, primarily in cameo roles. He has been featured in shows like Young & Hungry, Suburgatory, Tournament of Champions, Lucifer, Bong Appetit, The Julia Child Challenge, and more.
Bria Vinaite Is The Florida Project Actress
Michael Voltaggio wife Bria Vinaite is a Lithuanian American actress and social media star. Bria is best known for playing Halley in the 2017 film, The Florida Project.
Bria appeared as the single mother of the leading character Moonee [played by Brooklynn Prince] in the movie. For her performance in the film, Bria was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Georgia Film Critics Association Awards and the San Diego Critics Society Awards.
A year after making her acting debut, Vinaite was featured in the music video of Drake's song Nice for What. Likewise, in 2019, she appeared in three episodes of the TV series The OA.
In her career of nearly six years, Bria has seven credits as an actor. She played the role of Hannah in the 2019 film Balance, Not Symmetry. Moreover, she was also featured in the music video of G-Eazy and blackbear song Hate the Way.
As of 2023, Vinaite is to appear in the upcoming movie Violent Delights.
Besides acting, Bria is also an online entrepreneur and Instagram influencer. She commenced her clothing line at the age of 19 and sold her products through online and offline means.
Moreover, the actress is a popular individual on Instagram with over 150k followers. She shares updates on her personal and professional lives via Instagram.
Voltaggio And Vinaite Married In 2022
Chef Voltaggio started dating Bria in mid-2021. He announced his relationship with the actress in August 2021.
Within a year of dating, the couple got engaged in 2022. Michael chose Bria's 29th birthday on June 10 to propose to her for marriage.
Michael Voltaggio and Bria wedding took place on November 18, 2022. The duo chose the Maui, Hawaii-based Four Seasons resort as the wedding venue.
The marriage was an untraditional ceremony attended by a single guest. Meanwhile, the couple's family members and friends watched the wedding via a live stream.
The couple exchanged their vows at Wailea Point during sunset. A musician played ukelele as the pair went through with the ceremony.
Speaking about their marriage, Bria and Michael revealed that they didn't want to remain engaged for years, so they decided to get married at an unconventional ceremony.
For the event, the bride was dressed in a custom gown made by fashion designer Jeremy Scott. Meanwhile, the groom looked dashing in a tuxedo-suit hybrid.
While almost all the elements of their wedding were unconventional, the couple's vows were traditional. The pair mentioned that they loved the real meaning of the vows.
Michael Was Previously Married To Kerri Adams
Michael Voltaggio ex-wife Kerri Adams lives in Lewisburg, West Virginia. She attended Rainelle Christian Academy located in Rainelle, WV.
Kerri currently works as a universal teller at the City National Bank.
Born in Hilton Village, West Virginia, in April 1978, Adams is 45 years old. She is the daughter of lifelong WV residents Glenna Adams and Richard Adams.
Her father Richard is retired from his former job at Western Electric / Lucent Technologies. Meanwhile, her mother Glenna is a homemaker. Kerri's parents celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary in August 2022.
Adams grew up in WV along with her elder sister named Heather Adams Honaker. Heather works as a Logistics Coordinator and QA Inspector for Collins Aerospace.
Kerri and Michael were together in the early 2000s. However, the former couple has not opened up about their marriage or divorce in public.
Kerri Is Married To Ex-US Army Officer
Kerri Adams new husband is a former US Army Sergeant named Donnie Trout. The duo married in 2014 after dating for years.
Donnie joined the US Army in 1993; he served in the military for 20 years before resigning from his job in 2013.
Moreover, Trout opened up an automotive customization shop called Tint Man of West Virginia in 2000. He now works as its operator.
Voltaggio Has Two Daughters With Kerri
Michael Voltaggio kids are Olivia Voltaggio and Sophia Voltaggio. Olivia and Sophia were primarily raised by their mom in Lewisburg, WV.
Michael Voltaggio daughters were both born from the chef's relationship to Kerri Adams.
Olivia is the first child of Michael and Kerri. Born on July 26, 1993, she is currently 23 years old.
Voltaggio joined West Virginia University in 2017 and graduated with a journalism degree in 2021. Moreover, she is studying osteopathic medicine at the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She will graduate in 2026.
Olivia has moved out of her home state; she lives in Ivins, Utah. She is available on Instagram under the username @oliviavoltaggio, but her account is private.
Sophia is the youngest daughter of her parents Michael and Kerri. She was born on April 1, 2004.
The 19-year-old graduated high school in 2022. The former Greenbrier East High School student was also a member of her school's softball team. Meanwhile, she has not yet joined college.
Sophia is available on Facebook under her legal name. She already has 239 friends on the platform, including her mother Kerri and sister Olivia.
Michael Voltaggio Family Includes Siblings And Parents
Michael Voltaggio brother Bryan Voltaggio is an American celebrity chef. The siblings competed against each other in the final of Top Chef season 6.
Michael was born as the second child of John Voltaggio and Sharon Mangine. He grew up with his older brother Bryan and younger sister Staci Rosenberger.
Voltaggio's parents split when the chef was only seven years old. After the divorce, the three children lived with their mom. However, after Sharon underwent a second failed marriage, Michael and Bryan were sent to live with their father in Jefferson, Maryland.
According to Washington Post, their father John worked as a Maryland state trooper. To support the family, he had also taken a second job as a security guard.
Bryan is a popular American chef known for his appearance in Top Chef.
He started working at Charlie Palmer Steak as the head chef in 2003. He now runs the Voltaggio Brothers Steak House alongside Michael.
Bryan also operates two more restaurants in Frederick, Maryland, called Thacher & Rye and Showroom. He earlier competed in the sixth and 17th seasons of Top Chef.
Voltaggio is married to his longtime partner Jennifer. The couple has three kids from their marriage: Ever, Piper, and Thacher.
Staci is the only sister of Bryan and Michael Voltaggio. She lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, with her husband Tim, and daughter Macenzie.
Rosenberger graduated from Walkersville High School in 1997. Immediately after her graduation, she started working with the US Air Force. She remained acquitted with the Air Force for five years before quitting.
As of now, she works as a freelance photographer and pastry chef.