Gordon Ramsay is a well known chef who has had several television shows and currently has many successful restaurants throughout the world. His net worth as of 2015 is estimated at $175 million. His current yearly salary is around $60 million. Much of that has came from lucrative television deals and his entrepreneurial ventures into the restaurant world. He has produced and stared in several TV shows in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Gordon Ramsay Net Worth - $175 Million
Birth Name - Gordon James Ramsay
Date of birth - 8 November 1966
Zodiac Sign - Scorpio
Birth Place - Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Nationality - Scottish-born British
Height - 6′ 2″
Profession - TV Personality, Television producer, Presenter, Writer, Actor, Restaurateur, Celebrity chef, Cook, Television Director
He was born November 8th 1966 in Johnston, Scotland and spend much of his youth playing soccer, or football as it's called in the United Kingdom. After suffering injuries that were irreparable he went into the hospitality field and studied hotel management at North Oxfordshire Technical College. He married his wife Cayetana in 1996. They have four children. Ramsay and his family currently live in a seven bedroom home in West London.
Gordon Ramsay began his career as a chef in the UK in several high end restaurants including Harveys in London and the Roxburgh House Hotel. He moved on to open his first restaurant in 1998 in Chelsea. The restaurant was called Gordon Ramsay at Royal Hospital Road. His first venture into restaurant ownership was very successful and he became the first person from Scotland to ever win three Michelin Stars. This award is very selective and is only given to those with truly exceptional cuisine. In a business venture with his father-in-law, he purchased several pubs and successfully turned them into thriving bars and restaurants.
He began his television career on a documentary called "Boiling Point." From there he moved on to film "Beyond Boiling Point" and "Faking It." In 2004 he began filming his best known shows "Hell's Kitchen" and "Kitchen Nightmares." All these shows were in the UK. Later He also filmed American versions of both shows. He latest venture is "Master Chef" where he, along with two other top chefs, challenge of group of amateur chefs with advanced culinary contests. He also briefly filmed a show called "Hotel Hell" where he visited hotels that needed help with various issues including customer service and cleanliness. Each episode of the shows can earn him around $225,000.
Chef Ramsey is known for yelling, cursing and not holding anything back when filming his television shows. This may be one of the main reasons he's had success with several different shows. But his biggest success comes from that of his restaurants. He's won many awards for his various restaurants and has eateries throughout the world including several in the United States, England and even Australia. His most successful is in London and has an impressive three star rating.
Gordon Ramsay has many successful enterprises that have led to his high net worth. Producing and staring in his own shows, including the most well known "Hell's Kitchen, "Masterchef" and "Kitchen Nightmares," has allowed him to expand his talents to the television world and earn a significant amount of money in doing so. But his claim to fame is his top notch food and his ability to make a successful restaurant. Without these skills it's unlikely that anyone would have every heard of Gordon Ramsay. His creativity and innovation in the kitchen has led him to be one of the most successful and well known TV chefs and he's now virtually a household name.