Clavering, Essex, England
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The Naked Chef
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James Trevor "Jamie" Oliver MBE (born 27 May 1975), sometimes known as The Naked Chef, is a British chef, restauranteur and media personality, known for his food-focused television shows, cookbooks and more recently his role in campaigning against the use of processed foods in national schools, and his campaign to change unhealty diets and poor cooking habits for the better across the United Kingdom and the United States.
Jamie Oliver was brought up in Clavering, Essex, England, where his parents ran a pub, "The Cricketers", and used to practice in the kitchen. He was educated at Newport Free Grammer School. He left school at 16 without any qualifications to attend Westminster Catering College. his first job was as a pastry chef at Antonio Carluccio`s Neal Yard restaurant, where he first gained experience of Italian cuisine. Oliver then moved to The River Café, Fulham, as a sous chef, where he was noticed by the BBC in 1999 when his show The Naked Chef debuted and his cookbook became a number one best-seller in the UK. The same year, Oliver was invited to prepare lunch for Prime Minister Tony Blair at No. 10 Downing Street.
On 24 June 2000, Oliver married former model Juliette `Jools` Norton. The couple meet in 1993 and have four children: daughters Poppy Honey Rosie (born 18 March 2002), Daisy Boo Pamela (born 10 April 2003), and Petal Blossom Rainbow (born 3 April 2009); and a son (born 15 September 2010) named Buddy Bear Maurice. Oliver announced the births of the two youngest children via Twitter. The family lives in Clavering, Essex. Oliver is of Partial Sudanese ancestry.
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Newport Free Grammar School (Unfinished), Westminster Kingsway College
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James Trevor Oliver
James Trevor "Jamie" Oliver, MBE (born 27 May 1975) is an English celebrity chef, restaurateur, and media personality known for his food-focused television shows, cookbooks and more recently his global campaign for better food education.
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