Brenda Gantt Wikipedia: Net Worth, Husband, Age

Sweet and loveable grandma Brenda Gantt continues to make our lives a little tastier. She first rose to fame after posting cooking videos on Facebook. Now, she’s one of the most recognizable internet chefs.

Many of her viewers enjoy her pleasing personality. Understandably, they all want to know details on the Alabama chef. Just your luck, since we’ve got information on Brenda Gantt Wikipedia, net worth, age, and husband. Read more about it on this page. 

Brenda Gantt Age

The social media chef was born on November 1, 1946. Therefore, she is 75 as of writing. However, she doesn’t look like she’s in her 70s, thanks to her positive outlook on life.

Brenda Gantt Wikipedia

There is not much information on Brenda’s life before her fame. However, we know she was born Brenda Ann Hicks. Moreover, she was born and raised in Northport, Alabama. And at present, she lives in Andalusia, Alabama.

Famous chef and media personality, Brenda Gantt
Famous chef and media personality, Brenda Gantt

For her education, she went to Tuscaloosa County High. She then attended Livingston State University and earned her degree in teaching. After graduating, she became a science teacher at Tuscaloosa County School System. However, after her marriage, she moved to Covington County and taught there until retirement. Aside from teaching, Brenda enjoyed cooking.

Even as a young lady, Brenda always had an interest in cooking. Moreover, her mother was her source of inspiration for creating the perfect meal. After going viral on Facebook, she is now a famous chef baking her specialty biscuits. 

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Rise to stardom as a social media star

As mentioned earlier, Brenda Gantt came to the attention of netizens in 2020 after posting a video of herself baking biscuits. It was an unexpected turn of events since Brenda was baking for her family as a pastime.

After going viral, she kept up the hype and started hosting ‘Cooking with Brenda Gantt.’ You can find most of her cooking videos on her Facebook page.

Aside from posting cooking videos, she also operates a Bed and Breakfast. The Cottle House treats their guests to freshly baked biscuits courtesy of Brenda.

Alabama’s favorite grandmother and her grandchildren
Alabama’s favorite grandmother and her grandchildren

 Brenda Gantt Husband

The late George Gantt is the husband of Brenda Gantt. The couple’s married life lasted 50 years before he left the world. Sadly, he passed away on September 28, 2018, at 72.

On April 6, 1946, George Patton Gant was born in Andalusia. Moreover, he is the son of Edra May Worley and Pollard Revenel Gantt. In addition, George has four other siblings. Mary Ann Carter, Kyle, Caton, and the late Joe Gantt.

He attended Andalusia High School and graduated in 1964. During his time in high school, he was an all-around athlete.

For college, he took up Business at Livingston University. Furthermore, the couple met at the same University. George was also courting Brenda throughout their college years. After graduating, they tied the knot in 1968.

Brenda Gantt with her late husband, George Patton Gantt
Brenda Gantt with her late husband, George Patton Gantt

He then joined the United States Marine Corps shortly after their marriage. After being discharged from the Marines, George started his career in law enforcement.

Thus, he worked for the Alabama Beverage Control Board (ABC). Moreover, he became the Chief and Director for ABC due to his dedication to his work. After 25 years, he retired from his job.

After retirement, he managed the Hickory Ridge Lodge. On the other hand, Sweetgum Bottom Antiques is another shop that he handled.

He also taught as a Sunday School teacher for 30 years.

Brenda Gantt Kids

According to sources, George and Brenda have two children. Moreover, both their kids have their own family thus giving them five grandchildren.

Their son, Dallas, is a police officer. Moreover, Dallas and his wife, fellow police, Anna, have two kids, William and Isabella. On the other hand, Hannah and her husband, Attorney Walt Merrell, have three daughters, Banks, Bay, and Cape.

Brenda Gantt's children, Dallas Gantt and Hannah Gantt
Brenda Gantt’s children, Dallas Gantt and Hannah Gantt

Net Worth

Undoubtedly, Brenda gained a decent amount of income during her teaching days. However, most of her money comes from her cooking videos, Bed & Breakfast, and published books. One of her first books, It’s Gonna Be Good, Y’all, contains her signature recipes. Overall she has around a $500,000 net worth.

Brenda Gantt Wiki

Name Brenda Gantt
Birth Name Brenda Ann Hicks
Birthdate November 1, 1946
Age (2022) 75
Birthplace Northport, Alabama
Relationship Status Widowed
Spouse George Gantt (m. 1968; died. 2018)
Children 2 (5 grandkids)
Profession Former teacher, Chef, Social Media Personality
Net Worth $500,000

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