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Michael Cordúa was born on 1961 in Managua, Nicaragua, is an entrepreneur. Discover Michael Cordúa's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 62 years old?

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Occupation restaurateur, entrepreneur
Age 62 years old
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Born 1961, 1961
Birthday 1961
Birthplace Managua, Nicaragua
Nationality Nicaragua

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Michael Cordúa Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Michael Cordúa worth at the age of 62 years old? Michael Cordúa’s income source is mostly from being a successful entrepreneur. He is from Nicaragua. We have estimated Michael Cordúa's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

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He was named honorary consul of Nicaragua in Houston in 2004. Cordúa married his Nicaraguan sweetheart Lucia in 1980 and has 4 children David, Michelle, Elisa, and Cristina.


Cordúa and his restaurants have received much recognition and many awards throughout the years. He was named by Food & Wine as one of America's "Top Ten Chefs" and is received the Robert Mondavi Award for Culinary Excellence in 1994. His restaurant, Churrascos, was named Best South American Restaurant by the Houston Press in 2005.


Cordúa went on to open 3 other restaurants; Américas in 1993, Amazón Grill in 1999 (2 locations) and Artista in 2002, all of which have received various awards. Cordúa opened another location for his Américas restaurant in 2008 and also owns a catering company, Cordúa catering.


Cordúa, with inspiration from his uncle's restaurant in Managua and despite having no previous experience in the restaurant business, opened his first 130-seat restaurant, Churrascos, on August 8, 1988. Churrascos was an upscale South American-style restaurant. Four months in, Cordúa was ready to give up due to the restaurant losing money. Many critics, such as the New York Times, praised the new restaurant and in 1989 Churrascos was listed in Esquire magazine's "Best New Restaurants in America". Fred Smith, a banker from First National Bank, decided to help him expand after eating at his restaurant. Cordúa took the help and opened a second Churrascos near the downtown Houston area. The second 175-seat Churrascos was opened in 1990 and emphasized a Central American churrasco that made up half of its sales. In 1997 Cordúa opened a third Churrascos in Chicago. It received great reviews from critics, however, after 8 months it closed down when Cordúas partner backed out.


Cordúa was born in Managua, Nicaragua and later moved to Houston, Texas. He graduated with a degree in Economics and Finance from Texas A&M University in 1980. Cordúa worked for a Houston shipping firm until it was liquidated in the late 1980s. After arriving in Houston, Cordúa taught himself to cook, he has said "The whole reason I got into cooking was because I missed the foods from home".


Michael Cordúa (born 1961) is a Nicaraguan-born American restaurateur, entrepreneur, former owner of Cordúa Restaurants, and award-winning self-taught chef. Cordúa is the former owner of six restaurants in the Houston, Texas area. He was the first to introduce Houston to Latin American cuisine that was not Mexican.