Buddy Valastro

Entrepreneur

Background

Buddy Valastro was born March 3, 1977 in Hoboken, New Jersey. His parents are Buddy Valastro Sr. and Mary Valastro. He also has four sisters, Grace, Maddalena, Mary, and Lisa Valastro. He has a wife, Lisa Valastro, and four kids, Sophia, Buddy, Marco, and Carlo Valastro.

Education

He dropped out of school during his junior year of high school after his father passed away.

Jobs/Internships

Growing up he worked along side his father at Carlo's Bakery, the family owned business.

Books

Read Before Eating

Family Celebrations w/ the Cake Boss

The Atria 2013 Baking Sampler

The Essential Cake Boss (A condensed edition of Baking W/ the Cake Boss)

Buddy's Best Cupcakes and Little Cakes {from baking w/ the cake boss)

Cooking Italian with the Cake Boss

Buddies Best Cookies (from baking w/ the cake boss)

Baking w/ the Cake Boss

Cake Boss

Restaurants

Buddy is the owner and head baker of Carlo's Bakery and has opened 5 more bakery's within New Jersey, 2 in New York, 1 in Connecticut, 1 in Nevada and 1 in Pennsylvania.

Awards/Recognitions

In 2012 He was know as one of 50 most influential people.