Fatima Ali (Top Chef) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Fatima Ali

Biography / Wiki

Fatima Ali, who is famous for participating in Season 15 of Top Chef, was an American Chef and Reality Television Personality from New York, USA. In addition, after she announced that her cancer had returned, the 29-year-old chef was on the headlines. She was suffering from Sarcoma Ewings. Her care team and physicians later felt that Ali had been healed.

The chef also disclosed shockingly, that she had one year left to live. Fatima also underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy in January 2018, when she was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare type of cancer.

Moreover, in Bon Appetit magazine, an emotional essay was written by the reality TV chef star. She was later told that in her left hip and femur bone, the cancer cells that had been treated were growing. Before the cancer diagnosis, the chef worked on the Bravo competition show in season 15.

Height / Weight / Age

Born in the year 1989 Fatima Ali was 29 years old at the time of her death on the 25th of January 2019. Ali did not appear to be much taller and her height was 5 feet 4 inches while her weight was approximately 50 kg.

Fatima kept herself in a good shape even when she was going through the illness and had a body figure measurement of 32-27-34, she wore number 5 in the shoe size. Her beautiful looks were complemented by her black-colored hair and her eyes were of dark brown color.

Net Worth

As Fatima Ali always wanted to work as a chef, she started with the job of a sous chef in New York. She soon started to get bigger and better jobs and became quite famous after appearing in cooking competitions.

Ali was one of the most renowned chefs in the United States of America and earned most of her wealth through it. The total net worth estimated for Fatima Ali was $250 thousand US dollars.

Education / Family

Fatima Ali was born and raised in New York, USA. Ali has not revealed the details about her parents or siblings. It is known that Fatima has completed her High School graduation but she has not shared anything about her college education. Although she was a renowned chef, Ali did not disclose if she took any formal education about it.


Fatima Ali

Birth PlaceNew York, USA
Date Of BirthThe year 1989
Age29 Years (at the time of her death on January 25, 2019)
HeightIn Centimetres – 163 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″

WeightIn Kilograms – 50 Kg
In Pounds – 110 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
ProfessionReality TV Star, Chef
Zodiac signNot Known
SchoolHigh School
CollegeNot Known
Home TownNew York, USA
Fathers NameName Not Known
Mothers NameName Not Known
BrothersNot Known
SisterNot Known

Career / Fashion And Style

As a junior sous chef at Café Centro in New York City, Fatima Ali started her culinary career. In 2012, on the Food Network, she won an episode of Chopped. In New York City, she continued her career, becoming the youngest executive sous chef at Macy’s Herald Square in ‘Stella 34 Trattoria’ and then the executive sous chef at La Fonda del Sol.

Fatima Ali was a contestant in 2017 on Top Chef Colorado. She was voted the crowd favorite even though she finished in seventh place. Fatima Ali was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma after competing for Top Chef and underwent surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in January 2018.

She was initially declared cancer-free after undergoing chemotherapy, and she cooked in public at the Pebble Beach Food and Wine Festival in April 2018. In October 2018, however, Fatima Ali noted in a personal essay published by Bon Appétit that her cancer had returned and become incurable.

On January 25, 2019, at the age of 29, she died at her family’s home in San Marino, California. On February 1st, 2019, she was buried in Lahore. For her essay, Fatima Ali was awarded a James Beard Foundation Award posthumously in April 2019.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

The popular chef Fatima did not share any details about her dating life as well.

BoyfriendsName Not Known
Marital StatusUnmarried

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Fatima Ali’s favorite things.

Favorite ActorsNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite ColourPink
Favorite Holiday DestinationsMiami
Favorite FoodItalian Food
Favorite Things To DoReading, Shopping, and Traveling

Fatima Ali

Some Interesting Facts About Fatima Ali

  • On the day of Ali’s surgery, the famous writer and actress Padma Lakshmi was also there with her.
  • With more than 150k followers, the chef was also popular on Instagram.
  • The 29-year-old chef was also happy to spend time with friends, relatives, and lovers of the past.
  • She always wanted to go to a lot of other restaurants to try the various cuisines.
  • Ali often updated her social media accounts with current happenings in her life and interacted with her fans regularly.