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Margaret Anne Williams- Wife of Geoffrey Zakarian

Who is Margaret Anne Williams?

Margaret Anne Williams is a well-known American celebrity. She is the second wife of a chef and TV personality Geoffrey Zakarian.

Her maiden name is Margaret Zakarian.

Margaret Anne Williams is not just a television personality recognized for her appearance in “The Kitchen” but also a producer and businesswoman.

Discover more interesting facts about Margaret Anne Williams.

Margaret Anne Williams bio, relationships, career and net worth

Quick facts

Full nameMargaret Anne Williams
Maiden nameMargaret Zakarian
BirthdayJune 12, 1979
Age43 years old
Sun signGemini
TraitsPositive– Excellent communication skills, friendly and cheerful
Negative– Inconsistent, indecisive, and judgemental
BirthplaceTampa, Florida, USA
EducationBusiness and Marketing from New York University
ParentsFrancis Williams
Marie Williams
Marital statusMarried
HusbandGeoffrey Zakarian
ChildrenMadeline Zakarian,
Anna Zakarian,
George Harris Zakarian
ProfessionMarketing executive of 3sixty Hospitality
Height5 feet 8 inches
ProfessionProducer at Corner Table Entertainment,
President at Zakarian Hospitality,
Judge at Food Network (Big Restaurant Bet)
Net worthUSD 500,000
Social mediaFacebook

Early life

Margaret Anne Williams

Margaret Anne Williams was born in Tampa, Florida, USA, on June 12, 1979, to Francis Williams and Marie Williams.

She is Gemini. Geminis are known for their intelligence, humor, childlike curiosity, and analytical skills. Likewise, they can multitask efficiently and juggle many passions, friend groups, and hobbies simultaneously.

Margaret Anne Williams is 5 feet and 8 inches. She has black hair, brown-colored eyes, a beautiful smile, and looks quite slim and tall.

Margaret comes from a wealthy family.

Margaret is a huge foodie. Likewise, she likes to hike and travel during her free time. Of course, she enjoys activities such as horseback riding, too.

Furthermore, Margaret is a philanthropist, too. She and her husband Geoffrey were involved in an event called the “City Harvest’s Bid Against Hunger,” which fights starvation by providing food to the needy. 

She studied at a local high situated in Tampa, Florida. Margaret also

attended New York University, where she studied Business and Marketing. 

Her hobby must have attracted her to Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian.


A mutual friend introduced Margaret and Geoffrey Zakarian. Their common interest, such as food and traveling, created an immediate attraction and strong bond.

Due to their huge age difference of twenty-one years, they have received a lot of criticism.

The love birds tied the knot on 31st July 2005 at a Roman Catholic Church in Niagara Falls, New York.

Geoffrey Zakarian (husband)

Margaret Anne Williams with husband Geoffrey Zakarian

Margaret Anne Williams’s husband, Geoffrey, is a celebrated chef and restaurateur.

He was born on July 25, 1959. He is a world-renowned American chef, restaurateur, television personality, and author.

Moreover, her husband has authored the book “Geoffrey Zakarian’s Town / Country” published in 2006.

He is known for his expertise in French cuisine and his ability to add a modern American touch to French food. Similarly, Geoffrey is the City Harvest Food Council chairman 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.

They 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 her husband and children
Margaret Anne Williams with her husband and children

Margaret Anne Williams has three 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. The family of five lives a happy life, and Margaret and Geoffrey sure seem to be enjoying parental bliss.


Francis Williams 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. It definitely helped her in her future business endeavors.

Marie Williams is a housewife. 

In addition, Margaret also has a younger sister named Debra Williams.

The career of Margaret Anne Williams

With a degree in Business and Marketing and 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.

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.

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.

The net worth of Margaret Anne Williams

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.

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”.

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