Last updated on: 7/15/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Jamie Oliver Biography

Title:
Celebrity chef and nutrition activist
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“Milk is a great source of nutrients for kids, but the flavored varieties have more calories, are highly processed and contain unnecessary sugars and additives which don’t add any nutritional value…”

“The Hard Facts About Flavored Milk,” www.jamieoliver.com (accessed July 12, 2011)

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Celebrity chef and nutrition activist
  • Host, ABC’s Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
  • Former Host, The Naked Chef
  • Founder, Jamie Oliver Foundation
  • Founder, Feed Me Better (school food nutrition advocacy organization)
  • Founder, Ministry of Food Center (cooking education organization)
  • Founder, Fifteen (restaurant)
  • Recipient, Emmy Award for Best Reality Series, 2010
  • Recipient, TED Prize, 2010
  • Recipient, Global Citizen Award, South Beach Food & Wine Festival, 2008
  • Recipient, Best Documentary Series, Royal Television Society Awards, 2006
  • Recipient, Best Celebrity Site, Webby Awards, 2005
  • Recipient, Best Factual Program, UK National TV Awards, 2005
  • Recipient, Member of the British Empire (MBE) Award, 2003
  • Recipient, Most Stylish Male TV Personality Award, Elle Style Awards, 2000
Education:
  • Attended Westminster Kingsway College (England)
Other:
  • Born May 27, 1975 in Essex, United Kingdom
  • Married to Juliette Norton
Quoted in:
  1. Should Flavored Milk Be Available in Schools?