Gordon Ramsay is a superstar in the United States. He is a superstar chief who is also a reality TV star and a restaurateur. Also, he is a food critic and writer. Furthermore, he is one of the best chefs in the world, which is of course recognized by many of his colleagues. He didn’t only get a lot of recognition from around the world, he earned some serious money from his professional. Also, he is one of the richest chefs in the world, and his net worth is constantly growing. It would be really interesting to learn about his net worth, biography, and professional life. Without further ado, let us begin.
Gordon Ramsay’s full name is Gordon James Ramsay. He was born on the 8th of November in Johnstone, Scotland. He was the second of four children. His father, who bears the same name was a shopkeeper, swimming pool manager, and a welder. His mother, Helen, was a nurse. According to Ramsay himself, his early life was hopelessly itinerant. When he was 16 years old, he moved out of the family home. He even started playing football at a young age. In 1996, he married Cayetana Elizabeth Hutcheson a trained schoolteacher. Together, they have five children, Oscar, Meghan, Jack, Matilda, and Holly. Matilda followed her father’s footsteps when it comes to professional life.
His first job as a head chef was in La Tane Clair restaurant located in Chelsea, London. This position was offered by popular British chef Pierre Koffmann. Two years later, in 1998, he opened his first restaurant in Chelsea. The restaurant’s name was Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. In 2011, this restaurant was ranked as the second-best restaurant in the UK by “The Good Food Guide”. After he established his first restaurant, he started expanding his empire. The next restaurant he opened was Petrus. After that, he opened Amaryllis in Glasgow, and later he opened a Gordon Ramsay in Claridge. In 2007, he opened a restaurant in Ireland.
However, the restaurant closed in 2013. Through his career, he opened many restaurants throughout the world like Canada, United States, etc. Furthermore, he became a reality tv star and hosted several tv shows in the last decade. His most popular reality show “Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares” who aired on British Channel 4 was an instant hit. Later, he created a new reality tv show called “Hell’s Kitchen”. He tried to establish ten celebrities from the UK to become competent chefs. After that, he moved to the United States where he was the main face behind the US version of “Hell’s Kitchen”. In 2018, he started a new series “Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back”.
Because of his popularity, Gordon Ramsay managed to accumulate a significant amount of wealth throughout his professional career. In 2024, his estimated net worth is approximately $190 million. He has a salary of $225,000 per episode. Furthermore, he earns a significant amount of money from his restaurants.