Who is Guga Foods?
Guga Foods, whose real name is Gustavo Tosta, was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer on 27 June 1980, in Brazil, Indiana USA; he holds American nationality, (even though people think that he’s Brazilian), and is a YouTuber, social media star and a cook, perhaps known best for his cooking videos which he uploads onto his eponymous YouTube channel, launched on 30 July 2015. His videos mostly feature him cooking and sharing his recipes, which are quite interesting and unusual; Guga Foods’ self-named channel has 2.94 million subscribers, and his videos combined have attracted more than 375 million views, while his second YouTube channel “Sous Vida Everything”, launched on 20 January 2017, has 1.5 million subscribers, and his videos combined have been viewed more than 237 million times.
Early life, and education
Guga Foods was raised by his parents in the little town of Brazil in Indiana; his father was a taxi driver, and his mother was a housewife, however, there is no information about any siblings. Guga said that his love for cooking food he gets from his mother, whose meals were delicious, and because of her he was interested in cooking from an early age.
He attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 1998, he entered Miami University from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in animation and graphic design in 2002. He specialized in web design and complex online applications, and for 14 years worked at Web Design Company as the CEO and then President.
Nowadays, his career as a YouTuber is his only occupation, and he seems to be pleased with his career change.
Most viewed videos
Guga Foods is known for his love of meat – his favorite is beef steak, which he likes to prepare in a different way than other chefs, using peanut butter, mayonnaise, sparkling water – he once used Nutella on the most expensive steak in the world, a famous Wagyu steak, which made Gordon Ramsey, a multi Michelin starred chef, react to his video, calling Guga Foods an idiot; even though Gordon said some harsh words, Guga was still delighted with his reaction.
Guga Food’s most viewed video – “Can DRY AGE save $1 Steak?” – has been watched over 16 million times since it was uploaded on 14 August 2019, one of his numerous videos which feature him experimenting with food.
His second most viewed video – “Every way to COOK A STEAK! (25 Methods)” – was uploaded on 12 June 2019, and has been watched more than 11 million times.
His third most viewed video “I Dry Aged EVERY Meat, ATE them and this happened!” has been watched over nine million times since it was uploaded on 26 February 2020, and as Guga Foods wrote in the description, this was the most interesting experiment he had ever done.
On his second YouTube channel “Sous Vide Everything”, the number one most viewed video “The RAREST Egg I ever cooked!” has been watched over 18 million times since it was uploaded on 7 June 2021; his second most viewed on this channel entitled “I COOKED a Brisket for a MONTH and this happened!” has been watched more than 9.5 million times, and his third most viewed video “I COOKED a steak for a WEEK and this happened!” has been watched over 5.5 million times; both of the latter elicited thousands of comments about how these were wrong, and can cause many diseases due to the large number of bacteria that have multiplied.
Love life, and relationships
Guga Foods is keeping his love life a secret, however, there are various rumors about his sexual orientation, and it’s rumored that he’s married twice; it’s assumed that his first wife was his high school girlfriend, but Guga hasn’t spoken about this. Some of his fans have claimed that his second wife is an Asian woman, and that they have two children together, but this rumor hasn’t been confirmed either, although some of his fans are sure that they have heard voices of his family in the background of some of his videos.
As of September 2021, it is assumed that he’s married, and has children, however, he has neither confirmed nor denied these assumptions.
Hobbies, and other interests
Guga’s only hobby is his job, cooking – he enjoys preparing food for his family and friends; he didn’t think that his hobby could one day became his job, however, he doesn’t like to be called a chef, referring to himself as an inspired home cook.
He is into traveling, and has visited a couple of US states, as well as many European countries, and has also traveled to Japan, China and several African countries. His favorite travel destination is Hungary, because of their cuisine which is mostly spicy; his dream travel destination is Johannesburg, and he dreams of visiting The Grillhouse, one of the best steakhouses in the world.
In his spare time, Guga likes to watch hockey and baseball games; his favorite teams are the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Tampa Bay Lightning. He is also a fan of American Football, and when it comes to his favorite teams, these are the Miami Dolphins and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Guga Foods is active on social media networks, his Instagram account is followed by more than 160,000 people, and on which he’s posted over 1,000 pictures and videos. Guga’s Twitter account has 2,235 followers, and he’s tweeted 52 times since he joined this social media network in April 2017. His Facebook page is followed by more than 300,000 people, plus he almost daily shares videos from his YouTube channel.
Age, height, and net worth
Guga Foods is 41-years-old, his hair is black, however, he prefers to shave his head; the color of his eyes is brown, he’s 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and he weighs around 230lbs (105kgs).
As of September 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $1 million – he reputedly has a monthly income of about $14,000 from his YouTube channel.