Robert Sandberg is a multi-award-winning chef working at the 3 Michelin-starred Frantzén restaurants in Stockholm. He is also known as the ex-husband of the former adult star, media personality, and webcam model Mia Khalifa.
Sandberg has also practiced and worked as a chef at Noma restaurant. World Chefs’ Cup winner Robert Sandberg has worked in some of the world’s finest kitchens for more than 15 years. He is the winner of the 2016 Hans Bueschken Young Chefs Competition in Thessaloniki (Greece) and the Junior World Cup.
He has also worked in Los Angeles and has gained over a million Instagram followers while working in the prestigious kitchens mentioned above. Keep scrolling to find out more about his cooking career, his relationship with ex-wife Mia Khalifa and even his leftover food.
Robert Sandberg Birth Details, Parents, And Siblings
Nordic chef Robert Sandberg was born to parents Monia Sandberg and Hans Sandberg on 17 January 1993. The 29-year-old chef was born in Norrmalm, Stockholm Lane, Sweden.
Sandberg is apparently the only son of his father, Hans Johan Sandberg, and his mother, Monia Sandberg. All his siblings are sisters; they are Anna Sandberg, Fredrik Tagliatelle Sandberg, and Julle Sandberg.
How Did The Professional Chef, Robert Begin His Culinary Career?
As mentioned, over the years Sandberg has worked in several world-class restaurants such as Noma in Copenhagen and Maaemo in Oslo. Robert has been passionate about cooking since childhood.
Sandberg studied at the Falkenberg Hotel and Restaurant School in Sweden. The tattooed ex-husband of Khalifa started his culinary journey after working as a culinary intern in Paris.
His professional cooking career began in April 2012 when he started working as a chef at Noma restaurant. A year later, he took up the same position at Maaemo.
Then, in April 2013, Robert joined the Swedish Culinary Team as Executive Chef and has been a member ever since. He first joined the SWEDISH JUNIOR CULINARY TEAM in 2011. In May 2014, Sandberg became Sous Chef at Restaurant Frantzan, and three years later he became one of the Executive Chefs at Kong Hans Kaelder in Copenhagen, Denmark.
In addition to the above, Sandberg is co-owner of Habitué in Los Angeles, working with Frantzen Chef Marcus Jernmark and wine professional Max Coane. Sandberg has also worked at Silver Bough, an eight-seat restaurant known for serving the most expensive food money can buy on the entire menu.
Robert Sandberg And Mia Khalifa’s Relationship Was Pretty Out In The Public
Khalifa and Sandberg shared all stages of their relationship on social media through photos and videos. They also shared with fans their decision to end their relationship by adding a note on Instagram.
As reported, Robert met Mia in a restaurant. Although it is unclear when khalifa and Sandberg met, the first photo of the two together appeared in August 2018 on khalifa and Sandberg’s Instagram account. Sandberg once revealed that part of the reason he moved to the US was to be close to Mia.
Sandberg And Mia Khalifa Married Each Other In Kitchen
Contrary to the original plan to have a big wedding, Sandberg and the Lebanese-American internet model had to get married in the kitchen of their home because of a global pandemic in 2020.
The Scandinavian and the University of Texas graduate got engaged in March 2019 and had planned a wedding for June 2020. Swedish chef Robert hid the engagement ring in a bowl of dried ingredients and when Mia started eating them, he had to stop her from almost finding the ring.
After Khalifa found out about the ring, he proposed to her. However, they had to postpone their wedding ceremony in 2020 because of the coronavirus. They tied the knot privately in the kitchen of their home in June 2020.
While together, the couple had also set up a joint YouTube channel, Robert and Mia, which has more than 200 000 subscribers. They posted videos about their daily life in fun videos and travel experiences.
Why Did Robert Sandberg And Khalifa Divorce?
Sandberg and Califa broke up in the summer of 2021, having just celebrated their first wedding anniversary on 11 June 2021. The couple did each announce their divorce on their own social networks.
khalifa, a former pornography actress, revealed that they attended therapy for a year, but were unable to save their marriage. She said they “gave their all” to make their marriage work, but decided to divorce.
Khalifa said that despite their divorce, they intend to be “friends for life”. Influencer, sports presenter, and former porn star Khalifa, announcing her and the Swedish chef’s divorce on 21 July 2021, wrote,
“We can confidently say we gave it our all in making our marriage work but after almost a year of therapy and efforts we are walking away knowing we have a friend in each other, and that we truly tried…”
Califa said the divorce was long overdue and revealed that they had walked away after trying their best. Furthermore, the 29-year-old stated that their divorce was not due to any isolated incident and that they would continue to love and respect each other.
She added that their divorce was due to “irresolvable” and “fundamental differences” and said that neither blamed the other. The crunchy social media celebrity stated how she and Sandberg are closing this chapter of their lives with no regrets. Before Sandberg, Califf was married to her high school boyfriend from 2011 to 2016, which was the same time she started her career as a pornographer.
Has Sandberg Remarried After Breaking Up With Khalifa?
At the moment, Chefs’ World Cup winner Robert Sandberg seems to be single, at least according to his social networks. The almost 30-year-old Swede, as far as his social media posts (Instagram and Facebook) are concerned, is always talking about food and sometimes about his gates.
Khalifa is currently dating Puerto Rican singer Jhay Cortez. Rumors of them dating started in the summer of 2022 after a video appeared on air in which people saw them together; in the footage, Khalifa was lying on top of Cortez as he tried to teach her the lyrics to his song Christian Dior.
Then, in October 2021, when Jhay Cortez performed at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in Puerto Rico, Khalifa surprised fans by joining the singer on stage and sharing a kiss with him. Califa and Cortés each confirmed their relationship on their Instagram profiles on 5 November 2021.
Robert Sandberg’s Net Worth
Although the magazines and journals have yet to gain any significant or even the slightest bit of attention linking to Khalifa’s ex-husband, it is seemingly obvious that Robert is anything but just another celebrity chef. He has no more than a few hundred thousand dollars in his possession, especially in terms of bank funds.
On the contrary, it is possible to bet that Sandberg is a millionaire chef. And now that he has his own restaurant, there is no telling how much more he will add to his already rapidly growing net worth.
Robert Sandberg Other Facts
- Sandberg has also been on the cover of various magazines.
- Robert has over 60 tattoos all over his body.
Quick Facts About Robert Sandberg
|Full Name:||Robert Sandberg|
|Born Date:||17 Jan 1993|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
|Profession:||Chef, Social Media Personality, Celebrity husband, Instagram star|
|Height:||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Body Size||41-31-35 inches|
|Education||Falkenberg Hotel and Restaurant School|
|Father||Hans Johan Sandburg|
|Siblings||Three (Anna Sandberg, Fredrick Sandberg, Jullie Sandberg)|
|Robert Sandberg Instagram|