With a two-decade-long career in the food industry, Jamie Oliver has essentially grown up in front of cameras.
Starting off as the cheeky, 23-year-old ‘Naked Chef,’ he’s now a 44-year-old father-of-five.
But his legacy hasn’t been without controversy.
Despite his best-selling cookbooks, campaign to end childhood obesity, and what was once a net worth of AU$442 million, earlier this year in May it was revealed that his restaurant chain had been put into administration. Over 1000 staff members lost their jobs.
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This was recently explored in the documentary Jamie Oliver: The Naked Chef Bares All, which aired on Channel 10 on Thursday night. The hour-long programme featured lengthy interviews from Jamie, his parents, Sally and Trevor Oliver, as well as his wife, collaborators and friends.
From his feud with Marco Pierre White to details of his 19-year marriage to wife Jools Oliver, this is what we learnt from the documentary.
1. Jamie went from being at the bottom of the class to getting distinctions in college.
Featuring prominently in the documentary, Jamie’s parents said his dyslexia impacted his schooling career.
“I left school resenting education so much,” remembered Jamie.
“I felt angry towards the concept of revision.”
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