Gordon Ramsay Tops Forbes' List of Highest Earning Chefs

Posted on July 18, 2012

Gordon Ramsay has topped Forbes' list of the highest earning chefs. Forbes estimates that Ramsay earned $38 million between June 2011 and June 2012. The high earnings were due primarily to his television shows. Ramsay was followed by Rachael Ray, who made $25 million, and Wolfgang Puck, who made $20 million. Take a look:

  1. Gordon Ramsey - $38 million
  2. Rachael Ray - $25 million
  3. Wolfgang Puck - $20 million
  4. Paul Deen - $17 million
  5. Mario Batali - $13 million
  6. Alain Ducasse - $12 million
  7. Todd English - $11 million
  8. Nobu Matsuhisa - $10 million
  9. Bobby Flay - $9 million
  10. Guy Fieri - $8 million
You can find the list of top earning chefs here on Forbes.com.