Adam Richman was born May 16, 1974, in Brooklyn, New York, and is an American actor and television personality. He was the host of the Travel Channel's eating challenge program Man vs. Food and its sequel Man vs. Food Nation.
Adam Richman (born May 16, 1974) is an American actor and television personality. He was the host of the Travel Channel's eating challenge program Man v. Food and its sequel Man v. Food Nation. Richman was born into a Jewish family and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Midwood High School. He completed his undergraduate degree in International Studies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and earned a master's degree from the Yale School of Drama. While attending Emory University, Richman was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi, fraternity. Richman, an only child, still resides in his hometown of Brooklyn. He is a noted fan of the New York Yankees and Miami Dolphins. His acting career has included guest roles on Guiding Light, All My Children, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, and in 2004 he portrayed God as a butcher on Joan of Arcadia.
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