Liz Shanahan Biography

Liz Shanahan (Symon) is an American Restaurant Manager. She owns many restaurants which are located in Cleveland. Also, she is popularly known for her relationship with Michael Symon who is a Chef, television personality, and cookbook author. The couple has together worked in the culinary business together for more than 5 years.

Early Life

Liz was born on 30th March 1962 in Berea, Ohio, United States, and also spent most of her childhood growing up there. Her father’s name is Russell Sanderson while her mother’s name is unknown. She grew up with her brother Russell Sanderson Sr. and her sister Heather who worked as an elementary teacher. Liz is a high school graduate; she has not shared the details about her school life. At a young age, she was interested in the cooking field, and based on her current profession, we can assume that she must have completed training in the cooking field. After completing school she began looking for a job in restaurants.

Liz Shanahan Career

Liz used to work in many restaurants in the U.S including the one which was owned by Chef Michael Symon. In 1997 she and Michael opened a venture together in the culinary field. In October 2000, they opened a restaurant named Lola located in the Tremont neighborhood, Cleveland. As Lola succeeded they opened another restaurant named Lolita in Cleveland downtown. They also expanded their business by opening several restaurants named Roast, Mabel’s BBQ, Bar Symon, and B Spot. She worked as a restaurant manager over there. Liz will be continuing to focus on her restaurant business. She might be working on strategies to increase sales during a covid-19 pandemic. Along with that she also spends quality time with her family.

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Liz Shanahan Biography

Real Name Liz Shanahan
Birth Date 30 March 1960
Age (as of 2022) 62 Years
Birth Place Georgia, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Chef
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm (Approx.)
Weight in Kilograms – 68 kg  –  in Pounds –  150 lbs (Approx.)
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Fat




College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Michael Symon
Children Kyle Symon

Personal Life

Liz married the celebrity chef and her business partner named Michael Symon. They first met at a restaurant and instantly fell in love. Liz was previously married to someone else whose details have been kept private. As they were soon going to get divorced, Michael supported her emotionally. The couple is now together blessed with a child named Kyle Symon who is two years old.

Liz Shanahan Net Worth

Liz has earned a lot working at various restaurants and even as a manager. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $1 million. The other sources of her income are interviews, sponsorship, and attending various events.

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  • She owns various restaurants in Cleveland and currently residing in Los Angeles.
  • Her husband is an Emmy Award recipient.
  • She prefers Vegan food and also stands against animal cruelty.
  • The couple owns two pet dogs, a Bullmastiff named Ruby and an old English dog named Ozzy.
  • She and Michael dated for more than 5 years.

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