Myron Mixon Net Worth – The Barbecue Master’s Bio and Career

Myron Mixon was born on May 31, 1962. He is an American celebrity chef. He is a five-time barbecue World Champion. He was also a judge on Destination America’s reality television show “BBQ Pitmasters.”

Myron Mixon Net Worth

Myron Mixon’s net worth is around $3 million. His earnings are sourced from his television shows, where he appears as a host, judge, or contestant.

He also conducts cooking classes in the United States and all over the world where he gains good fortune. He owns a restaurant called Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster BBQ. The restaurant has three branches in Hoboken, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and Old Alexandria, Virginia. He also offers catering services for different events.

He also wrote five cookbooks. You can check the barbecue master’s website here. On his website, you can also shop for sauces, rubs, and kitchen tools. Mixon has also his own line of smokers and grillers.

Personal Life

Myron Mixon was born on May 31, 1962, in Vienna, Georgia, United States. His father is Jack Mixon and his mother is Gaye Mixon. He also has two siblings named Vince and Tracy Mixon.

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Professional Career

He started in competitive barbecue in 1996 at a competition in Atlanta, Georgia. He won in the whole hog category and third place in the pork shoulder competition. Myron’s father taught him how to barbecue, so he named his company after him, “Jack’s Old South.”

The chef is also the author of several cookbooks. He wrote “Smokin’ With Myron Mixon” in 2011, “Everyday Barbecue: At Home With America’s FavoritePitmaster – Myron Mixon”  in 2013, and “Myron Mixon’s BBQ Rules” in 2016. In 2019, he also wrote “BBQ Q and A with Myron Mixon.” His latest is called “Myron Mixon: Keto BBQ: Real Barbecue for a Healthy Lifestyle.” 

The barbecue master has a very popular restaurant called Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster BBQ. He co-owns the restaurant with Bill McFadden and Joe Corey. The restaurant has three branches currently which can be found in Hoboken, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and Old Alexandria, Virginia.

He also appeared on NBC’s The Today Show in a barbecue cookoff against Pat Martin of Martin’s Bar-B-Que restaurant in May 2012.

Myron Mixon first appeared on TV on TLC’s reality television show “BBQ Pitmasters” in its first season as a contestant. On series two, it became a competition-game show, and Mixon served one as a judge with Art Smith and Warren Sapp. On series three saw the series, he was the only judge who remained on the show and was joined by other barbecue chefs, Aaron Franklin and Tuffy Stone.

Myron has won more than 180 BBQ grand championships which garnered him 1,700 BBQ trophies. He has been named Grand Champion at the Memphis in May World Championship five times – in 2001, 2004, 2007, 2016, and 2021. His achievements have earned him the nickname “the winningest man in barbecue.”

Myron Mixon Relationship Status


Myron Mixon is married to his wife Faye Mixon. The couple’s children are named Kylie, Cory, David, and Michael Mixon.

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