The Truth About Adrienne Kimball, Christopher Kimball’s Wife

Adrienne Kimball is famously known as the ex-celebrity wife of Christopher Kimball, a popular American TV personality, chef, and publisher.

Adrienne, who was married to Christopher for two decades before they pulled the strings on their union in 2012, is very private with her personal life and, as such, has kept details about herself under wraps. However, we know that she welcomed four children with the chef. They are Caroline Kimball, Whitney Kimball, Emily Kimball, and Charles Kimball.

Summary of Adrienne Kimball’s Biography

  • Full name: Adrienne Kimball
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Nationality: American  
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christian
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Adrienne Kimball’s Husband: Christopher Kimball
  • Adrienne Kimball’s Children: Caroline Kimball, Whitney Kimball, Emily Kimball, and Charles Kimball
  • Adrienne Kimball’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 3 inches
  • Adrienne Kimball’s Height in Centimeters: 160 centimeters
  • Adrienne Kimball’s Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
  • Famous for: being the ex-wife of the American chef, TV presenter, and publisher, Christopher Kimball

Adrienne Kimball is from Texas, United States

Adrienne Kimball was born in Texas. Following the different sources on the internet about her date of birth, pegging her date of birth and age has remained a daunting task. The precise location of her birthplace in Texas is also not known. However, she is of black descent and American by nationality.

The celebrity’s ex-wife has largely remained anonymous despite her exposure as a result of her marriage to the American chef. One of the resultant effects of her decision to be in the shadow of fame is that her early life and family history have been kept under wraps to date.

Holding onto this fact, no available information provides that Adrienne has any other siblings or that she is the only child of her parents. From the little information about her personal life, Adrienne Kimball practices the Christian religion.

Her educational achievements are also not known, as nothing has been revealed about where she had her early education. According to reports on the internet, Adrienne is said to be a graduate of a university that remains anonymous to the media. In addition, details of her qualification, certificate, and year of graduation from the university have been kept off the public record.

Adrienne Kimball Got Married To Christopher Kimball in 1987

The story behind the union between Adrienne and Christopher Kimball would have been a more interesting one if they had disclosed it to the public. Due to the private personalities of the kitchen expert and his ex-wife, Adrienne, when and how long they dated before marrying each other wasn’t disclosed.

The duo were not spotted together hanging out that much during their dating period. It was reported that they decided to walk down the aisle in 1987. The day and the month they got married remained unknown, probably because the wedding celebration was done in a small and private ceremony. Reports have it that their wedding ceremony was graced by very few close friends and family members.

For over 25 years of their marriage, no controversy was recorded, which made us believe that their marriage was blissful. However, it crashed in 2012 following a divorce, which led to lots of controversies between the couple.

Who is Adrienne Kimball’s Ex-Husband, Christopher Kimball?

Christopher Kimball, Adrienne Kimbell’s ex-husband, was born on June 5, 1951, in Rye, New York, United States, and grew up in Westchester County, New York. He was born to his parents, Mary Alice White and Edward Norris Kimball. The chef is of white descent and holds American citizenship.

Chris was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Columbia University, where he studied Primitive Art. He worked in a publishing company with his stepbrother after graduating from Columbia. Soon after, he began working at The Center for Direct Marketing in Westport, Connecticut, and began taking cooking classes.

After raising $100,000 in angel investments from friends and family, he launched Cook’s Magazine from an office in Weston, Connecticut, in 1980. In 1989, he decided to sell the magazine to the Bonnier Group. He was a co-founder, editor, and publisher of America’s Test Kitchen, which produces television and radio shows and publishes magazines such as Cook’s Illustrated, which he founded in 1993.

Cook’s Country magazine, which debuted in 2004, is also published by the company. The company generates its revenue from readers rather than advertisers, which distinguishes it from competitors.

Christopher Kimball also hosted the cable channel public television cooking shows America’s Test Kitchen and America’s Test Kitchen Cook’s Country. His departure from the show was announced in a news release issued by Boston Common Press, the parent company of Cooks Country, Cooks Illustrated, and Test America’s Kitchen.

Adrienne Kimball and Her Ex-Husband Christopher Kimball Divorced in 2012

According to the reports available, the couple decided to end the long-lived relationship in 2012. Despite all efforts by fans and other sources to identify the reason for their divorce, no such information was made available to the public. Their divorce process was finalized in December 2012 in an amicable agreement in terms of taking half-half custody of their children.

Under the agreement terms, reports have it that Christopher Kimball has the duty of providing spousal and child support.

After their divorce, they lived up to their divorce agreement until Christopher Kimball began to violate part of the agreement. Adrienne decided to file a lawsuit against him, and it was finally resolved in the Suffolk Probate and Family Court. Christopher was ordered by the court to pay $112,000.

Adrienne Kimball’s Ex-Husband Had Been Married For Three Times

Christopher, prior to his marriage with Adrienne Kimball, was once married to his first wife, whose name remained unknown. They got divorced for a reason which was pegged as misunderstandings.

After his divorce from Adrienne Kimball, he got married for the third time to Melissa Lee Baldino. They tied their nuptial knot on June 29, 2013, in Cambridge, Massachusetts’ Memorial Church by Robert M. Randolph, the church’s chaplain. The celebrity ex-wife has kept the public in the dark about her past relationships. There are no details of whether she moved on and got married after she got divorced from the chef.

Adrienne Kimball Welcomed Four Children in Her Marriage With Christopher Kimball

During their blissful years as a couple, Adrienne and Christopher welcomed a total of four children. Caroline Kimball, Whitney Kimball, and Emily Kimball are the three beautiful daughters of the couple. Adrienne later gave birth to the fourth child and their only son, who was named Charles Kimball.

Just as Adrienne Kimball keeps her personal life away from the spotlight, her children are not left out, as little is known about them. None of her three daughters’ date of birth, educational level, career, or other personal profiles is made open, thereby making it difficult to identify who is the eldest among them.

Based on reports, Charles Kimball is the youngest of all her four children. To date, no report on any of the children following the footprint of their father.


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