Gordon James Ramsay is a British chef, food critic, restaurateur, television personality, and writer. Ramsay is arguably the world’s most recognized and successful chef globally, which is reflected in his current net worth, estimated to be around $220 million with an estimated $60-90 Million annual salary as of 2023.
Ramsay founded his global restaurant group, Gordon Ramsay Restaurants, in 1997. Ramsay is the first Scot to hold a Michelin star, and he has been awarded an impressive total of 16 Michelin stars over the past decades and currently holds seven stars.
For his services to the hospitality industry, He was appointed the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in 2006. He first gained stardom in the British television miniseries Boiling Point, which helped him become one of the most influential chefs in the United Kingdom.
Ramsay is most recognized for his temper, blunt demeanor, and love of using profanities in TV programs like the UK's Hell’s Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares and the American version of the same shows. He won a BAFTA for his cooking show The F Word in 2005.
Ramsay has also won three Catey Awards, often called the Oscars of the hospitality industry, making him one of three chefs to hold a trifecta of these prestigious British accolades. In 2020, Forbes reported that Ramsay earned a stellar US $70,000,000 which placed him no. 19 on its list of the highest-earning celebrities. After finding success in the hospitality industry, Ramsay has also become a successful investor and businessman, which has helped him earn his whopping $220 million net worth.
As of 2022, The third-richest chef on the planet earns his astounding net worth from his 35 restaurants, his thriving TV, TV production and directing careers. He is also a distinguished writer, with numerous award-winning books under his penmanship.
It is reported Gordon owns 12 bars and restaurants in London alone, whereas the others are spread across the globe in Scotland, Dubai, the US, France, Japan, Canada, Ireland, Qatar, Australia, Italy, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Czech Republic, and South Africa.
It is impossible to point out which restaurant earns him what, but it is said that over the span of a year, Ramsay rakes in somewhere between $60-90 million. However, his TV ventures comprise a majority of his $220 million valuation.
In June 2020, Lion Capital pledged to invest $100 million to build 100 Gordon Ramsay restaurants in the United States between 2020-2025. This influx of investment was enough to increase his annual salary from $60 million in 2020 to $90 million in 2021. Apart from that, Ramsay also has a homeware brand in collaboration with Waterford Wedgwood, Royal Doulton.
Gordon Ramsay’s net worth is ever-growing thanks to his insane followership and fandom. It is no surprise if your net worth is $220 million, you probably live a really lavish and extravagant life, this is the case for Ramsay. Gordon Ramsay’s assets include a staggering 13 real estate properties, 10 luxury cars, and two luxury yachts.
Celebrity Net Worth reported in 2012, Ramsay purchased a 7,413 square foot mansion with five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a swimming pool, and of course, a state-of-the-art luxury kitchen for $6.75 million in Bel-Air. CA Knowledge reports he recently purchased an 18th-century mansion in Manchester for $20 million to go with his $11 million penthouse in West London.
His other houses include a $5 million house in Edinburgh, an $8 million house in Cambridge, a $4 million mansion in Leicester, a $4 million mansion in Coventry, and finally, a $12 million mansion in Southampton. Ramsay’s most impressive mansion is his property in Fowey which was purchased for $6 million but was then completely renovated with a transparent wall worth $100,000 that looks out to the ocean.
He has also recently purchased a Range Rover Autobiography for $200,000 and a Bentley Bentayga worth $815,000. His other cars include a Mercedes-Benz C-Class ($54,700), a Porsche Macan ($79,900), a Jaguar I-Pace($85,000), a BMW X7 ($120,000), an Audi Q8 ($69,300) and a McLaren GT ($215,000).
Aside from his assets, it is estimated he holds over $11 million in cash reserves and has an investment portfolio of 10 stocks that are valued at $20 million with names including Boeing Co., TotalEnergies SE, Honeywell International, and Diageo PLC.
All of his business interests are held by the company Gordon Ramsay Holdings Limited. With TV shows eager to have him as a presenter or a judge, new restaurants, and an academy opening up it seems like there is no stopping this culinary juggernaut. Gordon is also a great philanthropist, The Gordon, and Tana Ramsay Foundation helps in providing some of the sickest children the best chance in life by supporting the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.