Antoni Porowski

Antoni Porowski, a Canadian television personality, actor, chef, and model was born on March 14, 1984, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He holds the nationality Canadian and has the ethnicity Caucasian, White, and his birth sign in Pisces. A grown-up with his two older sisters, and his physician father, he ends up speaking English, Polish and French.

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At the age of 12, his parents immigrated to Glade Spring and lived there throughout his high school years. He then returned to Montreal throughout high school for attending Marianopolis College and University. He was a graduate of “Concordia University” with a degree in Creative Arts. Antoni moved then to New York City for gaining the knowledge of acting at “The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre”, from which he graduated in 2011. Also, referring to his grandmother’s cooking techniques, he learned to cook by himself.


Porowski started his acting career, auditioning for a varied acting career. He then landed up in having the roles in movies like “Elliot Loves”, “Daddy’s Boy”, “The Pretenders”. He got a chance to be in the lead role as an officer of TV series “The Blacklist”. Moreover, he was also in a short docudrama about the Vinnytsia massacre, as Adam Bandrowski in “To My Father” in 2014 which also became part of the Cannes Film Festival’s Short Film Career in 2016.

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Meanwhile, for covering his rent he worked in a food-service at a family-run Polish restaurant. He also worked as a waiter and sommelier managing BondSt sushi restaurant. Ted Allen and Porowski came to happen in the same neighborhood, who was the original Queer Eye food and wine expert and also the current host of Food Network cooking competition named “Chopped”. Porowski, for a time, worked as a personal chef.

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Porowski was then called up to play the role of food and wine expert in December 2017, in the Netflix revival of “Queer Eye”, which was premiered in February 2018 of which the second season was released in June 2018. In April 2018, for his first cookbook, to be released in Spring 2019, he had a contract with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Also, in June 2018, he opened The Village Den, in New York City’s West Village.

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Recently, on September 10, 2018, Porowski received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Program. Presently, he was in a music video “You Need to Calm Down” on June 17, 2019, by Taylor Swift’s, where Jonathan Van Ness and Karamo Brown also starred.

Talking about his personal life, he is open about his sexuality that he finds men more attractive than women. He has admitted that he had a relationship with his boyfriend “Joey Krietemeyer” for more than 7 years but unfortunately ended in October 2018.