Adam Richman’s sudden departure from Travel Channels’ “Man Vs Food” show left many fans devastated. With no explanation forthcoming, most fans attributed the exit to a heart attack and some even spread rumors of his death.
Who is Adam Richman?
Adam Richman was the host of Travel Channels’ “Man Vs Food”. He explored various restaurants in American cities and participated in the unusual eating challenges at local restaurants.
He was born on 16 May 1974 and is an American actor, author and television personality.
What is Adam Richman Worth?
Adam Richman’s net worth is $10 million USD according to celebritynetworth.com. It is rumored that he made around $2.45 million from the “Man Vs Food’ show alone.
What Schools Did Adam Richman Attend?
Adam Richman attended Solomon Shechter School through to eighth grade after which he joined Talmud Torah High School. He ultimately graduated from Midwood High School.
Adam underwent his undergraduate degree in International Studies at Emory University and received a Master’s degree from Yale School of Drama.
Did Adam Richman Suffer Depression?
As a competitive eater in the “Man Vs Food” series, Adam Richman gained a lot of weight and suffered depression as a result. He stated that watching people eating crazy amounts of food while other people were starving in other parts of the world, not to mention that overeating leads to serious health problems, made him sad.
On en.newsner.com it was reported that Adam Richman struggled with mental health problems when he was on “Man Vs Food.” He retired from competitive eating in January 2012.
Why Did Adam Richman Leave the Show “Man Vs Food?”
Since Adam Richman retired from the “Man Vs Food” show, he has been vocal and clear as to the circumstances that led to his leaving the show. In his interview with The Guardian, “He felt the luster had faded from the show for himself and for the viewers.”
How Was Adam Richman Able To Eat So Much?
In the show, ”Man Vs Food,” Adam Richman would eat ridiculous quantities of food during the episodes. Asked by The Guardian how he was able to accomplish this, he replied, “Competitive eating is demanding on the human body.”
He went on to say that he worked out ahead of his food feats to boost his metabolism, and made sure he stayed hydrated and would do cleanses after completion of a challenge.
What Happened to Adam Richman After The “Man Vs Food” Show?
Being an avid soccer fan, Adam Richman went on to become the primary benefactor of Broadley F.C. The club doubles as a charity initiative, raising money for Blood Cancer research in the United Kingdom. He is also a die-hard supporter of Tottenham Hotspurs football team.
After the show, Adam Richman lost 27 kgs and posted a picture of himself on Instagram under the hashtag, #thinspiration.
Is Adam Richman Dead or Alive?
It was an open secret that competitive eating was taking a toll on Adam Richman especially when he started suffering from bouts of depression centered around his weight gain.
Despite the show never making Richman ill, his resignation was mainly due to health concerns. He is in fact leaving a happy, healthy and fulfilling life.