Rishia Haas is popularly known in the media for marrying Andrew Zimmern who is a well-known chef himself. Rishia Haas is associated with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in capacity of the administrative assistant. Rishia Haas is an American citizen and belongs to the white Ethnic background.

Personal Life

Rishia Haas who was born in the country of the United States of America, attended the Anoka High School as a student and then later graduated from the Augsburg College. On 26th December 2002, Rishia Hass married Andrew Zimmern who himself is a popular food chef and a critic. Together the duo have a son named Noah.

Rishia met Andrew for the very first time in the city of Minnesota. It was here that Andrew used to conduct cooking classes for a school. The same cooking school which Andrew attended also comprised of a store, in which Rishia worked. The couple met and it was from here that the relationship began.

The couple dated for a year before marrying. They tied the knot on December 26th, 2002, in Minneapolis at St. Paul Judge Roseanne Nathanson office. Their wedding ceremony was extremely private and had only their family, closest friends and relatives in attendance. As every member and relative of the family weren’t present at the wedding, they invited everyone to a big fat wedding party, the following year, in the month of June,

It was after their 2nd date that they fell in love. When they began dating Zimmern was well into his 40’s but Haas was yet in her 20’s. Regardless of the gap in age, between them, the couple has a great understanding and chemistry. In August 2011, while doing an interview Zimmern confessed that his wife is his ideal traveling partner.


At present, Rishia works with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation as the Administrative Assistant. Prior to that, Rishia worked with the The Retreat-Alive with the Spirit of Recovery as their former Admissions Coordinator.

Rishia Hass’ work as the administrative Assistant at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, ensures her a good pay. In correspondence to the average pay, the wages of the normal administrative assistant lies between $10.96 - $20.64 per hour which turns into $48,444 per year. In the past Rishia also worked as the Admissions Coordinator & in that position she earned about $41,000 per year, hence Rishia’s net worth is approximately $5 million.

Last Modified: 23 Jun, 2018

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