Is Rocco DiSpirito Dating Now? Nearly Got Married Once And Turned Girlfriend Into Wife

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Is Rocco DiSpirito Dating Now? Nearly Got Married Once And Turned Girlfriend Into Wife

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1966-11-19
  • Age 54 Years 2 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Chef
  • Zodiac Sign Scorpio
  • Ethnicity/Race Italian-American
  • Father Ralph DiSpirito
  • Mother Nicolina DiSpirito
  • Brother/s Michael DiSpirito
  • Sister/s Maria DiSpirito
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Relationship Status Single
  • Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
  • Ex-Girlfriend Yvonne Scio (2002-2004)
  • Ex-Wife Natalie David (m. ?–2000)
  • Gay No
  • Net Worth $9 Million
  • Career 1997-present
  • College The Culinary Institute of America, Boston University
  • Height/ How Tall? 6'2" (1.88 m)
  • Weight 216 lbs
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Dark Brown
  • Eye Color Dark Brown

When your expectation and visualization about your ideal partner doesn’t meet the terminal point, then that will bring up some highs and lows in the relation, that may sometimes cause the end up your relationship.

Probably Rocco DiSpirito is another name fitting into this scenario as he has a history of multiple splits with his partner. Is the chef, who shows dramatic weight loss thinking of dating anyone so far? Or is better off single? Let’s get updated about the personal life of Rocco DiSpirito in our story today.

Rocco DiSpirito's Married Life And Dating Affairs!

Rocco DiSpirito is one of the chefs who are not only famous for his food and various shows, but also because of the controversies that surround him time and again. And that also includes his relationship status.

Well, not much relationship are known about the New York City-based chef, but so far the public affairs had been enough to create a lot of controversies.

The 51 years old first dated his college sweetheart, Natalie David. Later, Rocco got married to his then-girlfriend, Natalie in an intimate wedding ceremony. The date when the couple got married is still kept a secret.  

Following their wedding, after few years, Rocco faced problems with his wife that started cracks in their married life. The couple headed towards divorce which was official in 2000 and neither Rocco nor his ex-wife has still talked about the problems of their married life. 

Post-divorce, Rocco also came in the headlines for his new dating affairs. Leaving his ex-wife, he dated the Italian actress, Yvonne Scio.

The American restaurateur got engaged to Yvonne and later in 2004, Rocco split up with his then-fiancee. Though it was not known who initiated the breakup or the reason behind it, the split was the amicable one. 

Rocco DiSpirito with his then-fiance, Yvonne Scio (Photo:

Later, in 2006, Rocco DiSpirito was believed to be dating CNN host, Whitney Casey. So far, the duo hasn't revealed much about their relationship, but later Rocco again got linked with the American producer Tracey E. Edmonds in 2008.

Just like Rocco’s previous relationship, Tracey and Rocco haven't shared enough about their dating details. 

Rocco DiSpirito was rumoured to be dating Tracey E. Edmonds (Photo:

The duo was spotted together at Mercedes-Benz's Oscar viewing party at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills in February 2008. Later, Tracey started dating Deion Sanders.

I Did It! Rocco's Success Weight Loss Story:

At some point, the born and bred New Yorker went through incredible weight loss. He lost 41lbs giving up his healthy lifestyle and embracing some of the healthy tips.

Rocco followed the Mediterranean-style diet which follows diet including fruits, vegetables, whole grains and good fats which can help promote a healthy heart, as he was having some health issues causing his cholesterols and blood pressure going up.

The chef exclaimed,

“Everyone thinks I look younger. Some people think I had plastic surgery, which I take as a compliment.”

Rocco DiSpirito showed a significant transformation in his physique going through a weight loss (Photo:

He once told host Piers Morgan,

“If I can do it, anyone can do it . . . I am surrounded by the most delicious food available on the planet every day of my life.”

And so far, so true. He can be an inspiration too many in that case.

More About His Family And Upset Occurrence:

Born on 19th of November, 1966 to parents; Nicolina DiSpirito and Ralph DiSpirito, Rocco DiSpirito got his interest in cooking from very young age, and his mother has been of great help for him to know some of the Italian recipes.

We all have seen his mother in “The Restaurant” making meatballs. But sadly, she took her last breathe in 2013. Undoubtedly, the New York native still misses his mother and is also found sharing pictures of hers on his social account.


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But after the death of the mother, there was a dispute among the three DiSpirito. Rocco was going through a feud with his siblings regarding the mother’s estate.

In 2017, Rocco’s brother Michael, 54, and sister Maria, 62, is going through some legal process to divide their mother’s estate for three of them just from the middle in three halves.

The 6 feet 1-inch tall chef, Rocco was named the executor of Nicolina’s estate, which includes a small Brooklyn apartment building on Pacific Street in East New York. He got half of his mother's estate while his two siblings got 25 percent each. 

Apart from his family, Rocco was famous for his show, The Restaurant, started in 2003. 

Later in July 2004, his show ended as American restaurateur/lawyer, Jeffrey Chodorow filed a legal injunction that prevented Rocco from entering his own restaurant. After two months Rocco left the show and was replaced by Laurent Tourondel. 

The famous chef, who is known for his cooking skills, enjoys the net worth of $ 9 million. 

Stay with us for the emerging updates about Rocco DiSpirito!