Travis London

Travis London is an American celebrity chef-turned-interior designer, television host, writer, and event planner. London owns bi-coastal design firm Studio London Co. He was born in Los Angeles and resides in Miami. London is of both Mexican and African American descent.

Travis London
EducationFrench Culinary Institute
Culinary career
Award(s) won
  • Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida "Ones To Watch" 2022


At 16, London began throwing parties for his friends, which eventually landed him on "Page Six" as a "party-going L.A. hipster".[1] By the time he received formal training at the French Culinary Institute, he had secured a food column in OK! Magazine and had prepared dishes for his celebrity friends Justin Timberlake, Mary-Kate Olsen, and former love interest Rihanna"[2]

Travis is the founder of Healthy Chic Eats, and has appeared on the Today Show, Fox and Friends and the Suzanne Somers Show.[3] Travis is a weekly contributor to OK! Magazine[4] and in 2012 was brand ambassador for X Rated Fusion Liqueur.[5]

Travis has been featured in OK! Magazine,[6] Us Weekly,[7] The New York Daily News,[8] The Huffington Post,[9] The Sun Post Weekly, Uptown Magazine, Vibe,[10] Shape,[11] Latina,[12] Cosmopolitan,[13] Venue, and the Miami Herald.

Cooking InfluencesEdit

Travis' African-American grandfather, who was from Georgia, and Mexican maternal grandmother, taught Travis how to raise chickens, cook collard greens, and master homemade tamales.[14] London credits his approach to eating healthy as being influenced by growing up with his mother being overweight. He has stated that at 13 he discovered healthy meals for his mother while watching Suzanne Somers on the Home Shopping Network.[15]

Personal lifeEdit

London has dated Rihanna[16] and Mary-Kate Olsen[17]


  1. ^ "Travis London | owlapps". Retrieved 2022-06-01.
  2. ^ Campbell, Deena (July 5, 2012). "All Eyes On: Travis London". Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Suzanne Somers Cooking with Travis London". November 14, 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  4. ^ OK! Staff. "Travis London OK! Magazine Articles". OK! Magazine. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  5. ^ #teamEBONY (2016-07-22). "Travis London & X-Rated Fusion Make the Perfect Mix • EBONY". EBONY. Retrieved 2021-07-11.
  6. ^ OK! Staff (March 23, 2011). "Celebrity Chef Travis London Shares His Guilt-Free Vanilla Cupcake Recipe!". OK! Magazine. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  7. ^ UsWeekly. "THE US BUZZZZ-O-METER". Us Weekly. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  8. ^ Lee, Patty (February 11, 2012). "Celebrity party planner Travis London shakes up sexy Valentine's Day cocktails". The New York Daily News. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  9. ^ Anderson, Jessica Cumberbatch (March 11, 2012). "Travis London, Celebrity Chef, At Sunday Brunch". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  10. ^ Edwards, Byron (September 3, 2012). "4 Delicious Cocktails for Labor Day". Vibe. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  11. ^ Tse, Tiffany (February 14, 2012). "16 Low-Cal Love Potions for Valentine's Day". Shape. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  12. ^ Koday, Dan (March 29, 2012). "Warning: This Cocktail is X-Rated!". Latina. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  13. ^ ADEEYO, DARA. "16 Neon Cocktails You Have to Try". Cosmopolitan. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  14. ^ Cabrera, Claudio Eduardo. "All Eyes on Celebrity Chef Travis London". Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  15. ^ Campbell, Deena (July 5, 2012). "All Eyes On: Travis London". Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  16. ^ Sidman, Amanda (September 6, 2009). "Rihanna stepping out with Travis London in L.A." The New York Daily News. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  17. ^ PopSugar (December 29, 2006). "MK's Mystery Man Revealed". PopSugar. Retrieved 9 January 2013.

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