|Net Worth:||$220 Million|
|Real Name:||Gordon James Ramsay|
|Born:||November 8, 1966|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Height:||6ft & 2in / 1.88m|
|Astrological Sign:||Scorpio ♏|
|Home Town:||Johnstone, United Kingdom|
|Most Famous For:||Hell’s Kitchen|
Bio & Early life
Gordon Ramsay is a renowned chef who hails from Britain. He is also a restaurateur, television personality, writer, and food critic. He was born in Scotland in 1966. Ramsay became famous when he appeared in his popular cooking show entitled «Hell’s Kitchen.» He has since starred TV shows and earned himself the title of a cooking icon. He is known to be a strict talented chef with a fiery temper who wastes no time telling amateur chefs what he exactly thinks about their cooking skills.
Gordon Ramsay was raised by an abusive, drunkard dad. Before the age of 16, His family moved over 17 houses because his father often got fired, and they had to move depending on where his next job could be. His first love was to grow a sports career, which unfortunately came to an abrupt end after suffering a knee injury.
Before this incident, however, he had developed an interest in cooking and decided to pursue it to get a new start. Ambitious Gordon Ramsay drove through the murky waters of his career to become a renowned chef in London. This career could later see him host kitchen shows on TV that caught the attention of many Americans. The award-winning chef has since expanded his celebrity brand and opened more restaurants globally.
Gordon Ramsay’s net worth is approximated to be $220 million. His significant earnings come from his many restaurants and TV shows. Being an iconic chef, he is often starred in popular TV shows, which earned him a good amount of money. He rents his name to cooking shows at a fee, and his aggressive nature has seen him develop a mobile game called Restaurant Dash that has in-game advertisements and purchases. At one time, Gordon Ramsay confessed to Forbes that he had more money than he’ll ever need.
Earnings & Investments
Gordon Ramsay, famously the hot-tempered «Hell’s Kitchen» and «MasterChef,» owns over 30 prestigious restaurants globally. He hosts many cooking shows that are loved by many Americans. He is one of the highest-paid food-show hosts with a salary of $225,000 per episode. His media and restaurant empire are approximated to give him $45 million annually. He has a $6.75 million home in Bel-Air, has published 35 cookbooks and 3 autobiographies.
Gordon Ramsay owns a $6.75 million luxury mansion in Los Angeles, Calif. The award-winning star’s mansion is a guarded one-acre compound that boasts of great ocean and city views. The home with a remarkable canyon was built an award-winning architect and featured 5 bedrooms and bathrooms, enormous living spaces swimming pool, luxury kitchens, and many other stunning features.
A number of Ramsay’s restaurants have failed. At one point, his New York restaurants made US$4 million losses. His extreme case came in 2008 when his global restaurant empire was almost facing bankruptcy. KPMG recommended that the company declares bankruptcy, fires hundreds of people, and closes all its best-performing restaurants. It was such an embarrassing moment for him, especially having the host of «Kitchen Nightmares» show that portrayed him as a savior of restaurants facing a tough time.