Gordon James Ramsay is a British chef, restaurateur, television personality, food critic, writer, and online personality. Ramsay is mainly known for his television appearances which are rife with bluntness, fiery temper, strict demeanor, and frequent use of profanity. He combines activities in the television, film, hospitality, and food industries and has hired various chefs who have trained with him.
Ramsay was born in the Scottish town of Johnstone on 8 November 1966 and his interest in cooking began in his teenage years. He decided to pay more serious attention to his culinary education at age 19 and enrolled at North Oxfordshire Technical College to study hotel management. He describes his decision to enter catering college as "a complete accident". In the 1980s, he worked as an understudy at the Wroxton House Hotel.
He ran the kitchen and the dining room at the Wickham Arms. Later he moved to London, where he worked in many restaurants until he worked for Marco Pierre White, who had a reputation for being temperamental.
|Name (User Name)||Gordon James Ramsay @gordonramsayofficial|
|DOB (Age)||8 November 1996 (55 years)|
|Followers||YouTube: 19 million subscribers|
Instagram: 13.7 million followers
TikTok: 32.4 million fans
|Net Worth||$220 million|
When Ramsay enrolled on hotel management at North Oxfordshire Technical College. Ever since he has continued pursuing his dream and has shared his passion with the entire world through his various shows. Two years after he started working for Marco Pierre White at Harvey's, he felt that he had to advance his career in a different way.
He wanted to learn French cuisine by moving to Paris but was asked by White to stay in London and learn under Albert Roux. Ramsay joined Roux and moved with him to work in another one of his restaurants in the French Alps as his number two. From there, he worked with Guy Savoy and Joël Robuchon. Ramsay returned to London in 1993 and became a head chef at La Tante Claire in Chelsea. Ever since, Ramsay has opened up many restaurants and has been awarded 22 stars across 16 restaurants.
He also starred in many shows, including the British series Hell's Kitchen (2004), Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (2004–2009, 2014), and The F Word (2005–2010), with the latter winning the 2005 BAFTA Award for Best Feature, and the American versions of Hell's Kitchen (2005–present), Kitchen Nightmares (2007–2014), MasterChef (2010–present), and MasterChef Junior (2013–present), as well as Hotel Hell (2012–2016), Gordon Behind Bars (2012), Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back (2018–2020), and Next Level Chef (2022–present).
He's not only prominent as a media personality, but he has also produced a ton of content for online platforms. His YouTube channel has 19 million subscribers with over 3 billion views with daily uploads from his various shows and YouTube shorts. His Instagram account has over 13 million followers with 60,118 average likes. He has 32 million followers on TikTok with almost 500 million likes. SocialBlade ranks him 51st in followers rank, which makes him one of the top most followed persons on the platform. His TikTok account is famous for his reaction videos to people cooking food.
Since Ramsay has been active in his career for so long and grasps new opportunities as they present themselves, he’s had a lucrative career. He is active on social media as well as carries on practicing traditional cooking and innovation in the kitchen; he has amassed considerable capital. Celebritynetworth.com estimates his net worth to be $220 million as of June 2022.
Gordon James Ramsay was born in the Scottish town of Johnstone to Helen, who was a nurse, and Gordon James Sr., who worked as a swimming pool manager, welder, and shopkeeper. He has an older sister, a younger brother, and a younger sister. When he was nine years old, he moved with his family to England. He has described his early life as a hassle as his family constantly moved due to the aspirations and failures of his father, who was an occasionally violent alcoholic.
In his autobiography, he revealed that his father abused and neglected the children. He worked as a pot washer in a local Indian restaurant where his sister was a waitress. He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 New Year Honours list for services to the hospitality industry but almost missed the award ceremony when his plane was delayed.
Ramsay married Cayetana Elizabeth Hutcheson, a schoolteacher, in 1996. He has 5 children with her 3 girls and 2 boys. In April 2009, it was revealed that one of Ramsay’s restaurants, Foxtrot Oscar in London, used pre-prepared food that was heated up and sold with markups of up to 586%. It was also revealed that three of his gastropubs in London did the same thing.
A spokeswoman from Ramsay’s team later clarified that the food is prepared to the highest of Gordon Ramsay’s standards and then shipped out to the restaurants and pubs.
In addition to the presence Ramsay has built on social media and Television, he has also written many books. His first book was Gordon Ramsay's Passion for Flavour in 1996. Ever since he has written 26 books releasing at least one book a year. The books feature recipes from various TV shows of Ramsay as well as stories from his life.
He has also signed deals with many brands. Fox Entertainment and Ramsay signed an agreement for a new production outfit, Studio Ramsay Global, that will develop, produce and distribute unscripted programming focused on food and lifestyle for Fox, its streaming service Tubi and other platforms.
Gordon in this video tells a user to “get a grip” because they seem to be messing up the kitchen.
In this duet, Gordon Ramsay reacts to a user making beef wellington and ends with Ramsay making a crying face.
Ramsay, in this TikTok, is using duet to react to a user on TikTok making his favourite dish and is thoroughly impressed.
In this TikTok, Ramsay is showing his disgust at a user who used a shower to wet their chips.
This TikTok shows Gordon Ramsay using TikTok’s duet feature and mocking thatveganteacher by eating lettuce.
A. Gordon Ramsay uses both Wüsthof and Henckels branded knives. The brands are known for quality products. Wüstoff has been making knives since 1814, and Henckels has been around since 1895.
A. Ramsay became a head chef at the age of 27. In 1993, he became head chef of the newly opened Aubergine restaurant in London. Ramsay earned the restaurant a two-star Michelin rating in just three years, and in 1995, he was named Newcomer of the Year at the Catey Awards.
A. Ramsay previously said if he could choose his last meal on Earth, it would be beef Wellington. He can also be seen critiquing the beef wellington recipes of many home cooks on TikTok.
A. Ramsay claims that burgers are his favorite type of junk food. Burgers, especially from the American fast-food chain In-n-out, are his top choice.