Ken Todd Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Ken Todd|
|Birth Date:||July 20, 1945|
Lisa Vanderpump (m. 1982)
|Net Worth:||$90 Million|
|Last Updated:||December, 2020|
Ken Todd is a British-American entrepreneur and restaurant owner who is married to renowned TV star Lisa Vanderpump. Ken has earned his wealth and fame as a famed restaurateur alongside his wife, Lisa, a star on the reality television show “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”. Together they have owned and controlled some of Los Angeles and London’s top restaurants and bars. Todd and his wife have owned more than 30 clubs, bars and restaurants, in London and Los Angeles, including Lisa VanderPump’s stone-baked pizzeria, Villa Blanca, Tom Tom, Bar Soho, SUR, Pump, and The Shadow Lounge. He has been deeply involved in this business for most part of his life, and without any arguments, it has been fruitful for him and his family.
Ken Todd’s Biography & Career
Initially, Ken as involved with several small jobs while catering for his son before eventually finding his place in the restaurant business. It was in 1982 that he purchased his first bar ‘Corks’ in Kensington, London. He met Lisa at this place as well. Seeing how strong they connected and realizing what they could achieve between them, the lovers formed a husband and wife team and dived in deeper into business. Today they have amassed a very profitable and successful portfolio of bars and restaurants. Together they own around 26 popular restaurants, including ‘Villa Blanca’ the hottest restaurant in Beverly Hills, famous as a celebrity hot spot. Villa Blanca has almost everything from a romantic atmosphere, to delicious Asian, Mediterranean, and Italian cuisine. Francis Demetrius is the Executive Chef at the restaurant, and he is an expert in Asian fusion dishes. Villa Blanca serves some of Hollywood’s most famous celebrities who go there to see and be seen. In Los Angeles, Ken Todd and his wife also own Sur, the focus of the TV show “Vanderpump Rules”, a spin-off of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”. Sur is situated in West Hollywood as are Tom Tom and PUMP Restaurant Lounge.
In 2015, Ken and Lisa launched a line of pet accessories named Vanderpump Pet. They also opened a pet store accessories shop on Los Angeles’ West Third Street. Lisa has been seen in many movies and television series, including ‘Baywatch Nights’, ‘Silk Stalkings’, ‘The Wildcats of St Trinian’s’, and ‘A Touch of Class’.
In August 2013, entrepreneurs Andrew Gruver and Ryan Allen Carrillo filed a naming Ken Todd and Lisa Vanderpump as defendants and claiming breach of contract, constructive fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and misrepresentation and deceit. The entrepreneurs claim Ken and his wife snatched the West Hollywood venue where a gay sports bar called Bar Varsity was intended to be opened.
Personal Life & Family
Todd met Lisa Vanderpump in London in 1982. They connected almost instantly and got engaged six weeks after. They married within three months, and have been with each other since then. Ken is 16 years older than his wife. They have two children, a biological child named Pandora, and Max whom Lisa adopted. Against common tradition, Ken took his wife’s last name.
Before meeting Lisa, Ken was previously married to a woman named Pamela for two years. They both had a son named Warren, born in 1966. Following their divorce, Ken got sole custody of their son and raised him alone from the age of two. Warren, an entrepreneur, grew up into manhood and married Lisa Vanderpump’s pal, Sue Vanner, an popular actress known for her appearance in the James Bond film “The Spy Who Loved Me”. Warren and Sue have a grown up son, Ryan.
A Google search for Ken Todd on the internet brings up a profile with a picture of him attached to a biography about someone else, but Ken Todd was never a soccer player.
Together with his wife, Kenneth Todd Vanderpump supports a charity organization called “Keep Memory Alive”. It is an organization that has been established to bring awareness to neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and Alzheimer’s disease.
Ken Todd Net Worth
This accomplished British-American businessman and restaurant owner has a net worth of $90 million. He earned this fortune as a renowned restaurant owner and manager alongside his wife, Lisa Vanderpump who has also made a name for herself as an actress and reality television personality. The couple have owned more than 30 clubs, bars and restaurants, in London and Los Angeles, including Lisa VanderPump’s stone-baked pizzeria, Villa Blanca, Tom Tom, Bar Soho, SUR, Pump, and The Shadow Lounge.
In 2011, Ken Tood and his wife paid over $11 million for ‘Villa Rosa’, a mansion in a neighborhood of Beverly Hills. The Villa Rosa carries a yearly Los Angeles County tax bill of $134,103. The property is estimated to worth round $20 million today. The couple also owned another house in Beverly Hills which they acquired in 2004 $14 the sum of million. However, they have sold this property for $18 million in an off-market transaction.