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Chef Wolfgang is an Austrian celebrity chef, restaurateur, businessman and occasional actor. Gelila, his Ethiopian-born wife, is a handbag designer and High-End Clothier. She also operates a non-profit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that sponsors secondary schooling for about 400 children.

Wolfgang’s many attributes include restaurants, catering services, cookbooks and licensed products. In 1997, he opened his first restaurant and in 2004, after much success and numerous awards, he launched the Wolfgang Puck Companies - which includes the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group, Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, Inc. and Wolfgang Puck Catering. The Wolfgang Puck Companies encompasses over 20 fine dining restaurants, premium catering services, more than 80 Wolfgang Puck Express operations, and kitchen and food merchandise, including cookbooks and canned foods.

After dating for just over four years, they decided to get married in 2005. Gelila wondered what took him so long. He said, I was so committed to Gelila I didn’t need a ring to confirm it. Wolfgang has two sons Oliver Wolfgang (born July 17, 2005) and Alexander Wolfgang (born December 20, 2006). Wolfgang also has two older sons named Cameron and Byron with his former wife, Barbara Lazaroff.