If you know anything about the culinary world (or even if you don’t), you probably know Gordon Ramsay’s name.
He’s the world-renowned celebrity chef who started multiple successful television shows, acquired a cumulative 16 Michelin stars, and inspired a generation of young chefs.
He’s known for his explosive temper while the cameras are rolling but is a caring husband and father at home.
Given his various business deals, TV shows, and high-end restaurants, you can probably guess that Gordon Ramsay is worth more than a few bucks.
How Much is Gordon Ramsay Worth?
Gordon James Ramsay’s net worth is estimated to be an astounding 220 million US dollars as of 2022.
Ramsay amassed this wealth through an incredible number of business deals and hard work during his lifetime.
A large portion of his money and fame can be attributed to him launching and starring in numerous popular television shows such as Kitchen Nightmares, Hell’s Kitchen, and Master Chef.
He has also opened quite a few critically acclaimed restaurants, written books, and made cameos all over the media world.
Gordon Ramsay Career Highlights
Gordon Ramsay is recognized most notably for his profane, ill-tempered television personality on several of his popular shows but has had a remarkably eventful life overall.
Ramsay first aspired to be a footballer (a soccer player) but had his chances cut at a young age due to injuries.
He then worked in various restaurants before he began his study of French cuisine under Guy Savoy.
He would go on to become the head chef of “La Tante Claire,” located in the Chelsea area of London, in 1993.
In 1996, Marco Pierre would offer Gordon the position of head chef at “Aubergine,” where he would go on to earn the restaurant a Michelin star in 1997. The Next year, he would leave to start his restaurant.
In 1998, Gordon Ramsay opened “Restaurant Gordon Ramsay” in London and had earned 3 Michelin stars by 2001. He has consistently maintained 3 stars at this location and earned a total of 16 Michelin stars overall. He currently holds 7 Michelin stars as of 2022.
In 2004, Ramsay would find global success with his show “Kitchen Nightmares,” where he would go around Britain and aid struggling restaurants.
He would later go on to produce “Hell’s Kitchen” in 2005, “MasterChef” in 2010, and many other cooking-related shows.
In 2020, Forbes listed Ramsay’s earnings for the year, totaling over USD 70,000,000. His revenue would see similar numbers in the following year as well.