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Who’s Rachael Ray’s Husband John Cusimano? Full Bio

Rachael Ray has replicated the triumph of her fantastic culinary career in both her business and her books, forming an empire. Rachael’s husband, John Cusimano has been with her through thick and thin. Cusimano, a lesser-known name than his wife, is also in the entertainment field.

Besides, how long have John and Rachael been married? When did they meet? Here is everything you need to know about them and their marriage.

Rachael Ray’s Husband, John Cusimano Is a Long Islands native

Born on August 19, 1967, Cusimano was born and raised in Long Islands, New York. As per Soul Sanctuary, John is the son of Anthony Cusimano and Elaine Cusimano. Besides sharing a single photo of his parents, the celebrity spouse has yet to reveal anything about his parents.

 

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As a passionate musician, Cusimano always wanted to join Berkley College of Music and got accepted upon his application. However, he ended up joining law school following his parents’ suggestion.

John Is A Lead Singer Of The Cringe and Fastest Land Animal

John is the lead singer of the band, The Cringe, a New York-based rock band. It consists of Cusimano and three others: James Rotondi, Jonny Blaze, and Shawn Pelton. The group has toured in North America and the UK and tends to record their songs remotely.

 

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Furthermore, the band started when John was in college. Besides, he is also a member of Fastest Land Animal with an alternate name, Screamin’ Jack Novak. He is the vocalist and guitarist and is in charge of the synths in the band.

Surprisingly, the artist plays 57 different instruments and is proficient in playing the keyboard and percussion.

His professional life extends beyond music

Along with his dedication to music, Cusimano is a lawyer, actor, and producer. As an actor, he appeared in World Wide Mud in 1982 and TV series Crashing in 2017. He also worked as a producer in Rurouni Kenshin (the English version) in 1996.

Further, Cusimano has made several appearances on his wife’s television shows, such as Rachael Ray and Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels. He has featured in other shows like Cake Boss and Entertainment Tonight.

In addition, the man of all seasons is a practicing attorney. Initially, he worked as an entertainment lawyer for an independent film distribution company. Since getting married to Rachael, he has been in charge of the legal portion of her empire. In an interview, he said,

“I met this one, and now I only have one client and her name is Rachael Ray. So I just work on our businesses all the time.”

John Cusimano’s Happy Marital Life With His Wife Rachael

The long-lasting couple John and Rachael are still very much in love with each other. The singer has been married to Rachael for almost two decades. The two had been dating each other for 6 years before their marriage.

Rachael Ray and her husband John Cusimano
The adorable couple has been together for decades.

Well, there is hardly a pair in this world who don’t squabble. There have been times in their marriage as well when they have different opinions. Regarding this matter, the successful lady said,

“We knew who we were. We’ve always been that way, for 20 years. We don’t take it too much to heart when one person just has to vent or blow up.”

How did John’s first meeting with Rachael go?

A mutual friend had been trying to set the two up for quite some time. They met for the first time at the birthday party of the same friend. After their first talk, John and Rachael felt attracted to each other and began talking.

Cusimano hilariously mentioned that as two short people, they had seen each other among the knees of other tall people. The singer is a short dude with a height of 5 feet 4 inches, equal to 163cm. His wife is also of a similar stature, standing at 5 feet 3 inches, equal to 160cm.

Ray’s mother was in charge of their wedding

The happy lovebirds got married on September 24, 2005. The wedding took place in Tuscany, Italy. Rachael’s mother, Elsa Scuderi, John, and her best friend were the planners for the joyful occasion.

Rachael Ray at her wedding with husband John Cusimano
The lovebirds’ beautiful wedding in Italy.

Furthermore, the chef paid for around 100 of her friends to fly to Italy.

They Once Had To Shut Down Divorce Rumors

In 2007, several media outlets reported Ray and her husband were headed for divorce. The reports also implied that their happy marriage was merely a facade.

Later, Rachael herself denied the rumors. She said that she had found out about the gossip when she was planning their anniversary. She further stated such false news amused her.

John and Rachael are a dog lover

John and his wife Rachael had been raising a pitbull named Isaboo for many years. Unfortunately, their puppy died in 2020. Later, a blue lacy named Bella is added to the family.

 

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One can frequently see the adorable dog in John’s Instagram posts.

What is John Cusimano’s net worth?

With his professional venture in law, music, and entertainment, John has accumulated a net worth of approximately $10 million. On the other hand, his wife boasts a net worth of about $100 million with a $25 million annual salary.

The successful pair currently reside in Tuscany, Italy, in the location where they got wed. They previously lived in Lake Luzerne, New York. Unfortunately, their house burned down in the second week of August 2020. Thankfully, nobody was harmed in the blaze.