Who is Gordon Ramsay?
Gordon James Ramsay Jr. is a British chef, author, restaurateur, television personality, food critic, and former footballer from Renfrewshire, Scotland.
His restaurants have received a total of 16 Michelin stars, and currently have seven. Ramsay first appeared on British television in the late 1990s, and by 2004, he had established himself as one of the most well-known and influential chefs in British popular culture.
Gordon Ramsay bio
In Renfrewshire, Scotland, on November 8, 1966, Gordon James Ramsay Jr. was born. He is Gordon and Helen Cosgrove’s son. From the age of five, Ramsay Jr. was raised in Stratford, Warwickshire, England.
Gordon Ramsay career
At the age of 19, Ramsay Jr. became committed to pursuing a culinary education. He worked at the Wickham Arms and the Wroxton House Hotel in the early 1980s. He relocated to London and worked in numerous restaurants there.
Ramsay decided to learn French cuisine while working for the erratic Marco Pierre White at Harvey’s for over three years. He started working for Albert Roux at Le Gavroche in Mayfair on the advice of White.
He stayed in France for an additional three years and benefited from Guy Savoy’s guidance. Then he agreed to take a less demanding position as a personal chef on the luxury yacht Idlewild, which is based in Bermuda.
Ramsay received an opportunity to become the head chef and receive a 10% share in the Rossmore when he returned to London in 1993.
In the following 15 years, Gordon Ramsay went on to build a prosperous restaurant chain not only in England but also in Glasgow, Ireland, Dubai, Tokyo, New York City, Florida, and Los Angeles.
He made an appearance on the TV show Faking It in 2001, assisting Ed Devlin, a hamburger flipper who wanted to become a chef, in learning the ropes. The BAFTA for Best Factual TV Moment was awarded to this episode.
In 2010, he served as a producer and judge for the US edition of MasterChef, participated in Gordon’s Great Escape, a travel documentary about his trip to India, and served as the host of Ramsay’s Best Restaurant.
He wrote 21 books and contributed to The Times Saturday magazine up until 2012. His two works, Roasting in Hell’s Kitchen and Humble Pie, are memoirs.
Gordon Ramsay net worth
Aside from being a chef and restaurateur, Gordon Ramsay is also a writer, television personality, food critic, and author with a $220 million fortune. Ramsay is well-known for his fiery temper, harsh manner, and frequent use of expletives in his role as a reality television personality. He frequently makes fun of candidates’ culinary skills.
Gordon Ramsay wife
In 1996, he wed Cayetana (Tana) Elizabeth Hutcheson, a teacher with a background in Montessori education. Megan (born in 1998), twins Jack and Holly (born in 2000), and Matilda are their four children (2002). The pair divides their time between Los Angeles, London, and Wandsworth Common.