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Margaret Anne Williams early life, relationships, career, and net worth

Who is Margaret Anne Williams?

Margaret Anne Williams is a well-known American celebrity. Wife of chef and TV personality Geoffrey Zakarian, Margaret Anne Williams is also known by the name Margaret Zakarian post-marriage. Margaret Anne Williams is not just a television personality recognized for her appearance in “The Kitchen” but she is also a producer and businesswoman.

Quick facts

Full nameMargaret Anne Williams
Birthday12th of June 1979
BirthplaceTampa, Florida, USA
Also known asMargaret Zakarian
Father’s nameFrancis Williams
Mother’s nameMarie Williams
Height5 feet 8 inches
Weight58 kg
CollegeNew York University
Marital statusMarried
Name of husbandGeoffrey Zakarian
Children3 (Madeline, Anna, George)
ProfessionBusinesswoman and TV personality
Net worth$500,000

Early life, childhood, and upbringing

Williams grew up in Tampa, Florida. Her father’s name is Francis Williams. He works as the chief executive of Kimmins Contracting Corporation.

Kimmins is a construction and demolition company established in 1923. Her father’s background in business enabled Margaret to have a good deal of understanding of what it takes to run a successful business. This definitely helped her in her future business endeavors.

Margaret’s mother’s name is Marie Williams. Marie is a housewife. Margaret Anne grew up in a rich household where both her parents met every one of her needs. In addition, Margaret also has a younger sister named Debra Williams.

Margaret Anne Williams birthday

Margaret Anne was born on the 12th of June 1979. The celebrity wife was born in Tampa, Florida, USA.

Margaret Anne Williams horoscope

Being born on the 12th of June means that Margaret Anne’s zodiac is Gemini. Geminis are known for their intelligence, humor, childlike curiosity, and analytical skills. Likewise, they can multitask easily and can juggle many passions, friend groups, and hobbies at the same time.

Ethnicity, religion, and nationality

The successful businesswoman is a Caucasian when it comes to her ethnicity. She is a follower of Christianity. Moreover, since she was born in Florida, USA, she is an American national.

Educational background

Williams attended New York University where she studied Business and Marketing. Gaining a Business and Marketing degree enabled Margaret to gain all the necessary knowledge required to establish herself in the business world.

Apart from this, information about Margaret’s high school days is currently unavailable. However, it is known that she studied at a local high situated in Tampa, Florida.

Height, weight, and appearance

The celebrity wife is quite tall as she stands at 5 feet and 8 inches. Similarly, Margaret weighs approximately 58 kilograms. However, this is just an approximation and exact details of her weight remain unknown.

When it comes to her appearance, Margaret looks quite attractive with her black hair and brown-colored eyes. She has a beautiful smile and looks quite slim and tall.

Margaret Anne Williams

Hobbies and interests

Margaret Anne is a huge foodie and likes trying interesting new dishes and cuisines. Her marriage to the Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian must have definitely contributed to this hobby of hers.

Likewise, Margaret likes to hike and travel during her free time. She enjoys activities such as horseback riding and cooking with her family members.

Furthermore, Williams is also a philanthropist. She has been involved with numerous charities and the celebrity wife often makes generous donations to charitable institutions.

Margaret and Geoffrey were involved in an event called the “City Harvest’s Bid Against Hunger” which aimed to fight starvation and provide quality food to the needy. It is truly commendable that Margaret has not just been focusing on her career and family life but has also been working hard to help those in need.

Relationships and dating history

Before her marriage to Geoffrey Zakarian, information about Margaret’s previous boyfriends is unavailable. Margaret and Geoffrey were introduced to one another by a mutual friend. Both of them were instantly attracted to each other and they soon began dating.

Geoffrey and Margaret’s relationship grew stronger since they had a lot in common. They were both passionate about food and hospitality and both of them enjoyed traveling and hiking.

Many people criticized their relationship due to the twenty-year age gap between Margaret and Geoffrey. However, they did not pay much attention to these people and decided to settle down.

The love birds tied the knot on 31st July 2005 at a Roman Catholic Church in Niagara Falls, New York. The wedding took place in a private ceremony and only close friends and family members were invited.

The theme for Margaret and Geoffrey’s wedding was gray and white. All the guests including the bride and groom dressed according to the color theme which made the overall wedding even more sophisticated and classy.

The bride looks stunning in a long A-line wedding gown with lace sleeves and an eye-catching belt tied into a bow. She wore her hair in an elegant updo and kept her makeup natural. She completed her look with a pair of diamond ear studs.

Furthermore, the handsome groom looked charming as he walked down the aisle with his bride after exchanging their vows. Geoffrey wore a white shirt and white tie along with a matching white tuxedo. He added an interesting contrast to the all-white look with a pair of black pants.

Margaret Anne Williams and Geoffrey Zakarian

Due to her marriage with celebrated chef and restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian, Margaret Anne Williams is often associated with him. The two of them have been married for almost fifteen years and have three children together.

Margaret adopted Geoffrey’s surname Zakarian after her marriage. The celebrity chef is twenty years older than his wife.

Margaret Anne Williams with husband Geoffrey Zakarian

Geoffrey Zakarian was born on 25th July 1959. He is a world-renowned American chef, restaurateur, television personality, and author. Moreover, Zakarian has authored the book “Geoffrey Zakarian’s Town / Country” which was published in 2006.

He is known for his expertise in French cuisine as well as his ability to add a modern American touch to French food. Similarly, he is Chairman of the City Harvest Food Council and the owner of Manhattan-based eateries “Town” and “Country”.

The Michelin star chef has also had an impressive TV career. He has been a part of popular culinary shows such as Chopped and The Next Iron Chef.

Margaret Anne Williams children

Geoffrey and Margaret are parents to three wonderful children. Their eldest daughter Madeline Zakarian was born in 2007. Likewise, Anna Zakarian was born in the year 2009. She is two years younger than Madeline.

In 2014, Margaret enjoyed motherhood again as she welcomed her son named George Harris Zakarian. The family of five lives a happy life and Margaret and Geoffrey sure seem to be enjoying parental bliss.

Margaret Anne Williams career

Business career

With a degree in Business and Marketing as well as her father’s network of connections, Margaret was able to quickly establish a strong foothold in the business world. Soon after graduating from New York University, Margaret joined 3sixty Hospitality.

At the mere age of 26, Margaret became the marketing executive of 3sixty Hospitality. The company deals with providing quality catering services to its customers and has partnered with Lotus and Double Seven to provide a fine-dining experience to its high-profile clients.

While Lotus is a restaurant and nightclub having branches in Germany, the USA, and France, Double Seven is a New York-based cocktail lounge.

Television career

Margaret has always been an avid foodie. She appeared on the show The Kitchen from 2016 to 2017. Her experience as a marketing executive for 3sixty definitely must have helped Margaret in making an easy transition to TV.

Apart from this, Margaret Anne has also been a part of the 86th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. In fact, the show went on to be nominated for Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

In addition, Margaret Anne has also been a producer for shows such as The Great American Foodathon, The Great New York Foodathon: A Star-Studded Special to Benefit City Harvest, and Chopped.

Restaurant business

Since Margaret is the Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s wife, it did not surprise many when the beautiful lady forayed into the restaurant business. The NYU graduate opened a restaurant called “Town” with her husband Geoffrey. Their business proved to be extremely successful as the restaurant is known to serve over a
hundred customers every day.

Soon after their marriage, Geoffrey and Margaret decided to open another restaurant named “Country”. In fact, this Manhattan restaurant established in 2005 proved to be even more successful than the first one since “Country” got awarded a Michelin Star.

Net worth, income, and lifestyle

Margaret is estimated to have a net worth of $500,000. Her main income source is her job as the CFO of 3sixty.

Similarly, Williams also makes quite a good deal of earning from the restaurants that she runs with her husband
Geoffrey Zakarian.

In contrast, Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian has an even impressive net worth. He is estimated to have a net worth of $6 million. The power couple definitely leads quite a luxurious life. They have been able to provide well for their kids and even own an expensive house in New York.

Margaret Anne Williams social media


On Instagram, Margaret is active under the username “mzakarian” Her account has 27.4k followers and the restaurateur is herself following 829 accounts.

Up until now, Zakarian has made 376 posts. She mostly uploads photos of her career highlights, her beautiful children, interesting delicacies, and her husband Geoffrey.

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Joined in March 2011, Margaret Anne Williams’ Twitter handle is “000mz”. She follows 208 accounts on the social media platform and is followed by 21k others. However, Margaret’s Twitter has been inactive since 2017.


Margaret Anne is also active on Facebook. Nevertheless, the account seems to be private and fairly inactive. Her username is “Margaret Williams Zakarian”.