Myron Mixon is an American celebrity chef and competitive barbecue competitor. Myron Mixon is a five-time World Champion in barbecue and a judge on the Destination America reality show BBQ Pitmasters.
Age of Myron Mixon
Myron was born in Georgia, United States of America, on May 30, 1962. He’s known as “the winningest man in barbecue.” He is currently 60 years old. His full name is Myron Mixon. Most people refer to him as Myron.
Chef Myron Mixon is the son of Jack and Gaye Mixon (mother). His father ran a barbecue restaurant. His father taught him how to grill, and Myron named his BBQ company Jack’s Old South after him.
Perhaps his mother was a housewife who assisted her husband in his business. His father passed away on January 28, 1996, and his mother on August 15, 2012. Tracy Mixon and Vince Mixon are his two siblings.
Tracy Mixon owns “The Gentleman’s Quarters Barber Shop,” and no information is available about Vince Mixon. Mixon began cooking BBQ at a young age.
When he was nine years old, he began learning how to cook barbecue at his father’s restaurant. He also collected wood, split it, smoked meat, and did other things. His parents created a popular barbeque sauce.
He has been interested in cooking, particularly BBQ since he was a teenager and has pursued a career as a chef. There is no other information about his childhood available. He is of American nationality, believes in Christianity, and is born under the sign of Gemini.
Myron Mixon was raised in Vienna, Georgia. Perhaps he finished his education in his hometown. There is no more information available to the public about his educational background, where he graduated from high school, or whether he attended college.
He has never disclosed information about his educational background to the media, so perhaps he does not want others to know.
Married Life of Myron Mixon
Myron Mixon is married to Faye Mixon. Their wedding date, location, and other wedding-related details are all kept private. Kylie Mixon, Cory Mixon, David Mixon, and Michael Mixon are their four children.
The chef prefers not to reveal too much about his personal life. He prefers a private life and keeps his family out of the spotlight.
Net Worth of Myron Mixon
Myron Mixon has a net worth of $3 million. His primary source of income is the money he earns from appearing on television shows as a contestant, judge, or host. The celebrity chef also earns money from cooking classes he teaches in the United States.
Another source of his enormous wealth is his restaurant, Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster BBQ. As a published author, Myron Mixon has a number of cookbooks to his name.
Smokin’ With Myron Mixon was published in 2011, Everyday Barbecue: At Home With America’s Favorite Pitmaster – Myron Mixon was published in 2013, and Myron Mixon’s BBQ Rules was published in 2016.
Myron Mixon: Keto BBQ: Real Barbecue for a Healthy Lifestyle, his most recent book, was published in 2021.
Myron started his professional career at a very young age. He kept tinkering with the sauce and flavors. He competed for the first time in Atlanta in 1996. He did win first place in the whole hog category and third place in the pork shoulder category in the competition.
One of the main reasons he chose to represent barbecue was his desire to promote the genuine barbecue sauce that his parents prepared entirely by themselves in their kitchen. His adored father taught him how to grill.
Then he started his own barbecue restaurant, which he named “Jake’s old south” after his father. As part of his ongoing career, he is currently one of the judges for the competition show BBQ pitmasters. He also travels the country holding BBQ seminars, events, and workshops.
Nominations and Awards
Myron has received over 200 grand trophies. He has over 1800 trophies from various tournaments in his collection. He was the recipient of nearly 30 state championships, eight teams of the year awards, and eleven championships.
Myron’s team has won three first-place whole hog awards at the Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue Competition and the Whole Hog category at the World Championship three times in Memphis, in 2001, 2004, and 2007.
The team has also won the World Championship Grand Champion title three times, in 2001, 2004, and 200.
He has never been the subject of rumors or controversy, whether concerning relationships or other personal matters.
Height of Myron Mixon
Mixon stands 6 feet tall and weighs 80 kilograms. He is fair-skinned, with white hair and a white beard. He has black eyes, according to his images. His shoe and clothing sizes are still unknown.
He weighs 80kg, so we can only assume he requires double XL clothing. His full body measurements are not yet available.
Myron Mixon is a frequent social media user. He has 125K followers on Instagram, 219K followers on Facebook, and 3,714 followers on Twitter. He also has his own websites.