5 Things You Didn't Know About Guy Fieri

Guy's Pretzel Cart

When Guy Fieri was a little guy, he and his father built a pretzel cart so he could save money to spend a year abroad in France, which he ended up doing at the age of 16.


The Meal That Started All

While spending that year in France, it was his meal of steak frites that inspired him to pursue a career in the food world.

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If at First You Don't Succeed...

Did you know that Guy almost didn't send in the audition tape for the second season of The Next Food Network Star because he was rejected so many times?

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His Biggest Fans

Both Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone love Guy Fieri so much, they try to sneak a Guy quote into every project they do together!

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He Had Normal Hair

No for real, there is photographic evidence that his signature blonde spikey hair wasn't always the norm for him...