We all know and have heard about the cooking show Masterchef. It is no doubt one of the most amazing and loved cooking shows of all time. With every passing season, we see new talents coming and showcasing their cooking skills with amazing new ideas.
Who is Dino?
Dino Angelo Luciano was a contestant on MASTERCHEF SEASON-8.
With great and amazing cooking skills he became the winner of that season and received the Masterchef trophy and salary of $250,000.
He rose to fame right after he became the winner and today he is one of the many talented cooks out there.
Personality of Dino
Dino is popularly recognized as one of the most memorable contestants in the history of the show. He came into the show with a quirky and flamboyant personality with a lot of passion and heart.
He always encouraged and motivated his fellow contestants and was appreciated by many of his fans. Though it was believed that he wouldn’t come so long, he managed to win the show.
His style of cooking was considered unique, as if each of his dishes portrayed a new story.
Dino also had the tendency to be frantic, mainly in team challenges.
However, in individual challenges he kept his cool and calmness.
He was always focused and determined to do the best he could which helped him face all the criticism he had in beginning to come to the top.
Brief About Dino
Dino’s full name is DINO ANGLEO LUCIANO. He was born on September 21, 1989 in California USA.
He completed his education from Concordia University Irvine, California, USA.
His profession includes – Masterchef Winner, Chef, Trained Ballet Dancer, Surfer, Skater, Musician, and Artist.
Currently he is in a Relationship.
From sources it is known that his current net worth is approximately $1.5 million.
Early Life of Dino
Dino was born in California on 21st September 1989 but he was raised in Bensonhurst, New York after his entire family, who were New Yorkers, decided to move back to The Big Apple.
One of the many interesting things that we have been able to acquire about him is that he is not only just an amazing cook but apart from this he has many other talents as well.
Today he is working on owning more restaurants and working on a show of his own.
He grew as a normal boy in a loving family.
Dino learnt how to cook from his Grandmother. Right from his childhood he was taught how to cook. The cultural value of food to his family gave room for him to learn how to cook and furthermore, appreciate food as more than just a means of survival but as a form of art.
However, until Dino Masterchef contestant Materchef, his cooking abilities were meant just for him , his friends, and family.
He suffered from Compulsive Disorder since he was 7, but he pursued other skills like ballet dancing, writing and even sharpened his skills as a musician who knows how to play piano, guitar,saxophone.
He is also a skater and a surfer, though he keeps all of this talent as just a mere hobby and something that keeps him fit.
Dino Career and Step to Fame
When Dino was selected as a contestant in Season 8 of Masterchef, little did he know that he would go on to win the $250,000 grand prize of the competition?
He made his way through several contestants, defeating regular men and women like himself.
Through the progress of the show, he was described as the dark horse by celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsey and his prediction turned out to be true as Dino ended up winning the show.
He also made some good friends during the show.
With the prize money of the show Dino is working to build his future worth.
With his attitude towards the show he will always be remembered by the people.
It was a moment of surprise for Dino when he won the show. That very moment changed his life and from then onwards he is known as DINO MASTERCHEF.
Dino’s Relationship Status
Due to his flamboyant dressing style and his voice, Dino has been a subject of rumours that he is GAY. However according to Instagram, he is very much not.
He is in a heterosexual relationship with a chef he met on the show Masterchef.
Currently Dino Angelo is in a relationship with his girlfriend whose name is not being disclosed. It’s been over a year into their relationship.
Where is Dino Now?
Dino is currently the head of a new Muse & Market Restaurant in Phoenix. He is also working on his own cooking show, which he intends to make in the form of a cross between traditional cooking shows and a movie.
Dino is very active on his social media.
Especially on Instagram as @dino.ballerino. He also owns a youtube channel where he posts his cooking videos,vlogs etc.