Chris Bassett Biography – Husband of Candiace Dillard And Chef

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Chris Bassett Bio

Chris Bassett is a loving husband of The Real Housewives of Potomac's star, Candiace Dillard. Photo Source: Chris Bassett's Instagram.

Last updated on March 26th, 2022 at 07:01 pm

If you watch The Real Housewives of Potomac (RHOP), you must be familiar with Candiace Dillard. She appears on the show with her handsome spouse, Chris Bassett.

The reality series has soared the popularity of the husband-wife duo to new heights. Many might be eager to learn more about Candiace Dillard’s husband, Chris. So, here we will keep you updated on his earnings, family, career, and kids.

Chris Bassett Hails From A Working-Class Family

The media personality was born in Cheverly, Maryland, USA. But, he grew up in Alexandria, Virginia, with his two younger brothers. However, Chris hasn’t revealed his birthday to the public.

The chef comes from a working-class family. His parents divorced when he was little. Afterward, his father and stepmother raised him and his siblings.

Chris Bassett’s father loved experimenting with new recipes, which fostered his passion for food. He was a great mentor and influence for his son’s culinary creativity. But, later, Chris’ dad gave him an ultimatum to join the military or get a job. He chose to live with his mother in Florida instead.

The culinary expert completed his formal education at West Potomac High School. He later studied at Le Cordon Bleu.

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Chris Bassett Net Worth And Career

Chris Bassett’s net worth is heavily influenced by his culinary profession. His fortune comes from his culinary projects, private chef bookings, etc.

The reality tv star has a catering company, CbasswithDill. It offers custom menus for dinner parties, corporate events, luncheons, etc. Moreover, Chris must earn a notable amount from his catering services. He was previously part-owner of Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster BBQ but sold it amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bassett’s earnings also benefit from his online cooking classes. He also makes income from working as a private chef, his catering business, and virtual cooking classes. Furthermore, Candiace Dillard’s husband has an upcoming cookbook that will likely increase his fortune.


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Aside from that, the chef must have received a hefty amount from starring in the RHOP. His salary from starring in the show must be worth thousands of dollars. Similarly, Chris Bassett’s wife, Candiace Dillard’s net worth of $4.5 million, is primarily thanks to the show.

Thus, Chris Bassett’s net worth must be a considerable sum from his chef career and reality tv show. Another person renowned for his culinary skills is Rasheda Ali‘s husband, Bob Walsh.

Chris Bassett Is The Husband Of Candiace Dillard

As mentioned earlier, Chris is happily married to RHOP star, Candiace. The pair first met when they were coworkers at a DC restaurant. Moreover, Candiace Dillard’s husband, Chris, was initially her boss.

But, the couple only remained friends and didn’t embark on a romantic route. Both haven’t precisely shared when they began dating. Furthermore, the former restaurateur made a surprise proposal to his partner in May 2017. Eventually, the lovebirds exchanged vows on August 11, 2018, with 260 guests in attendance.

Chris Bassett Wife Candiace Dillard
Chris Bassett’s wife, Candiace Dillard, is a regular cast in the Real Housewives of Potomac. Photo Source: Candiace Dillard’s Instagram.

The duo is enjoying a comfortable life together. Both are pretty successful in their careers and support each other’s jobs. In addition, Chris manages his spouse, Candiace’s entertainment career. Though both sometimes have arguments, their bond is stronger than ever.

Bassett Is A Father Of Three

The culinary connoisseur doesn’t have any kids with his wife, Candiace. But, he is a father of three from his previous relationships.

Chris Bassett’s children Mateo and Naia appeared in RHOP in the sixth season. He and his baby mama initially hesitated in revealing their kids on the show. But Bassett agreed after the little ones were comfortable in front of cameras.

The chef’s eldest son hasn’t made any television appearances. He also shared he hasn’t seen his boy for over a decade due to differences with his baby mama.

Hopefully, we will see all of Chris’ babies together on screen in the future.