James Trevor 'Jamie' Oliver, MBE (born 27 May 1975), frequently nicknamed The Naked Chef, is a celebrity chef. He is well known for his role in campaigning against processed foods in British schools. Since his early years, his Essex accent, which is often described as "mockney" or "fake cockney," has become infamous- particularly the use of the Hindi word "pukka" (colloquially meaning "brilliant" or "solid", originally "cooked" or "ripe"). Oliver is reported to be worth an estimated £25 million.
Jamie Oliver's stirred up quite the controversy since he's hit the scene; some love him and others think he's a spoiled brat. And yet others simply think he's gone mad. Take his daughters names for instance; Poppy Honey, Daisy Boo, Petal Blossom Rainbow (whose birth was announced via Twitter). Or the time he slaughtered a chicken on a live TV show in the UK. Yes, he did it humanely, but no it still doesn't sit right in my stomach. Despite his criticisms, it's hard not to love his creations in the … more