Among the noted TV celebrities, Gordon Ramsay is one such popular name that everyone is aware of. He is a professional restaurateur and chef from Britain, owning multiple restaurants with more than 15 Michelin stars. In London, he has a popular restaurant in his name located at Chelsea. This hotel is a winner of 3 Michelin stars.
Ramsay has appeared in many shows on television including the popular one ‘British popular culture. He is one of the influential chefs who is often found motivating the people regarding culinary adventure. Besides being a British restaurateur and chef, Ramsay also holds other profiles. He is a writer, TV celebrity, and food critic.
He might sound like a very motivating culinary expert motivating people for culinary adventures, but at a reality TV show, he showed his fiery side. Ramsay carries a strict stature and often utters explicit words and jibes to contestants whenever he finds flaws in their cooking skills. In that way, he seems to be short-tempered.
Many chefs have been hired and promoted by him. These chefs learned the skills of cookery under his strict training. You might be familiar with Ramsay from his culinary TV shows, but how much are you aware of his early life, career, earnings, etc? If not, then this blog would cover the important aspects of this multi-skilled personality. So let us begin.
|Full Name:||Gordon James Ramsay OBE|
|Stage Name:||Gordon Ramsay|
|Birthday:||8th November 1966|
|Place Of Origin:||Johnstone, United Kingdom|
|Age:||54 years old|
|Profession:||Presenter, Chef, Restaurateur, TV Personality, Cook, Television producer, Actor, Television Director|
|Total Net Worth:||$250 million|
Gordon Ramsay was born in Scotland in the year 1966 on 8th November. When he was 5 years old, his family relocated to England, where his upbringing took place. Among the five, Ramsay is the second one among his siblings. Ramsay never had good memories with his father because of his sudden violent behavior. He was much involved in drinking alcohol and relations with other women.
But he made all efforts in raising his kids including Ramsay by doing multiple jobs like of a manager of a swimming pool, at shops, and welding work. Whereas, his mother and sister work as nurses. In the year 1977, Ramsay’s father passed away. He never had a pleasant childhood due to daily financial struggles. Because of this, his family was forced to relocate a lot.
When Ramsay turned sixteen years old, he moved to his own apartment away from the family. During his teens, he was good at sports. His favorite sport was known to be football. But an injury poured down his sportsmanship. After that, his interest got dragged towards cooking. When he became nineteen years old, he got selected in a co-educational academy in England.
Gordon Ramsay has been married to a school teacher Tana since 1996 and is the parent of 4 children. He is very close to his family.
During the 1980s decade, Ramsay had worked as a chef in a U.K-based hotel. From there he joined another hotel and took on the task of running the kitchen and dining room featured with more than 50 seats. He further went to London and worked in multiple restaurants. He also worked with British chef and restaurateur Marco White at Harvey restaurant.
Ramsay worked here for 2 years until he got fed up with Marco’s bullying and aggressive behavior. After leaving it, he gained experience in learning French cuisine and worked in more reputed hotels. One such was the French restaurant Le Gavroche founded by Michael Roux Sr. with Albert.
Later on, he placed an invitation to Ramsay to join a ski resort Hotel Diva in the French Alps. He also went to Paris and worked with experienced French chefs. It took 3 years in France for Ramsay to get training in culinary craft. After gaining expertise, Ramsay later became the owner of a restaurant in his name in London.
It achieved the status of 3rd Michelin star, making Ramsay the first person from Scotland to get this remarkable success. After that, there was no looking back for this British chef and restaurateur. Ramsay holds several restaurants in big cities like Tokyo, Dubai, and NYC. He has restaurants in Ireland and Canada also.
Gaining Fame On TV Shows
He even launched a popular culinary show ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ which aired on Food Network. Boiling Point and Beyond Boiling Point were two of his documentaries. Ramsay’s appearance on ‘Faking It’ and helping an aspiring chef in knowing the trade. This episode became a BAFTA winner for a factual moment on television. He appeared in two more TV series, ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ and Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares. His popular TV culinary show Hell’s Kitchen was also brought for American viewers by Fox Network. Later on, Kitchen Nightmares was replaced by Ramsay’s culinary show in his name Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell.’
Eleven years ago from now, Gordon Ramsay donned a new role as a producer and judged a cooking show MasterChef in the U.S. version. He appeared in a travelogue about his experience of visiting India. Other than restaurants, Ramsay also came up with his own production company with the culinary name One Potato Two Potato.
He became the host of ‘Ramsay’s Best Restaurant’, a British series. Ramsay also participated in ‘The Big Fish Fight’ with other celebrity chefs. Fox Network also made a declaration about the fourth installment of the series of Ramsay’s culinary show ‘’Hotel Hell’’ which was akin to ‘Kitchen Nightmares. So this is all the overall career experience of Gordon Ramsay to the present.
Net Worth of Gordon Ramsay
As of the current year, $250 million is supposed to be the estimated net worth of restaurateur, chef, and producer Gordon Ramsay. He earned his fortune from his long culinary experience in many restaurants he had worked in. He ranks among the celebrities who are highly paid. He has brought excitement to the culinary world. His restaurants and investment in media are major factors behind Ramsay’s net worth growth.