Celebrity chefs like Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver and Wolfgang Puck are household names who have appeared on television for many years – but is that reflected in their bank balances? You might be surprised. STYLE counts down the 10 richest chefs in the world in 2020, according to leading motivational blog wealthygorilla.com. 10. David Chang Net worth: US$60 million About: American-Korean chef, restaurateur, television personality and author The prolific David Chang is the founder of the ever-expanding Momofuku restaurant group which includes (deep breath) Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku Ssäm Bar, Milk Bar and Momofuku Ko in New York City; Momofuku Seiōbo in Sydney; Momofuku Noodle Bar and Kōjin in Toronto; Majordomo Meat & Fish, Moon Palace and Momofuku in Las Vegas, among others. He earned several industry awards throughout his career including two Michelin starts in 2009 for Momofuku Ko which it has retained. He also starred in the Netflix series Ugly Delicious. 10 best Hong Kong restaurants which have closed in 2020 9. Bobby Flay Net worth: US$60 million About: Television chef and restaurateur Flay is the owner and executive chef of several restaurants: Mesa Grill in Las Vegas; Bobby Flay Steak in Atlantic City; Bobby‘s Burger Palace in 11 locations across nine US states; and his latest brand Shark in Las Vegas. He has hosted several television shows on the Food Network and has appeared on the Great Chefs TV series. He has also written 13 cookbooks and has earned several industry awards. IN 2015, he was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame and got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 8. Emeril Lagasse Net worth: US$70 million About: American celebrity chef, restaurateur, author and television personality Emeril Lagasse has around 13 restaurants across four US cities – and even influences eating in space. He contributed recipes towards the International Space Station’s menu in 2006, as part of Nasa’s attempt to improve the quality of food for hungry live-in astronauts. His many TV shows have included Emmy-winning travel-themed programme Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse . His restaurant Emeril’s in New Orleans won Esquire ’s restaurant of the year honour, among other accolades. 7. Rachael Ray Net worth: US$80 million About: American celebrity cook, author, television personality and businesswoman Although known as a television chef, Rachael Ray has never owned a restaurant. However, she recently opened a “virtual restaurant” where diners can order dishes (as seen in her cookbook) and Uber Eats delivers it to homes across 13 cities in the US. She is known for her quick and easy recipes, made within 30 minutes. Celebrity food swaps: 5 best plant-based recipes trending this summer 6. Wolfgang Puck Net worth: US$90 million About: Austrian-American celebrity chef, restaurateur and actor Known as the “chef to the stars”, Wolfgang Puck has catered the Oscars for more than 25 years. After moving to the US at the age of 24, he came to prominence in 1982 with his Spago restaurant in Los Angeles. Now with restaurants across the world under his Wolfgang Puck Worldwide group, his brands include Cut and, in many international airports, Wolfgang Puck Express . Besides accolades for his eateries, Puck has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as a Daytime Emmy. 5. Thomas Keller Net worth: US$130 million About: American-born celebrity chef, restaurateur and author Besides winning multiple industry awards throughout his career, Thomas Keller was named Best California Chef in 1996, and the Best Chef in America a year later. He has been known in recent years for his three-Michelin star restaurant The French Laundry. The renowned Napa Valley venue also won Best Restaurant in the World for two consecutive years in 2003-2004, and was crowned best in the Americas for four consecutive years. He has also been inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame. Nobu Matsuhisa Net worth: US$200 million About: Known for popularising Japanese- Peruvian (Nikkei) dishes worldwide, Nobu is a chef, hotelier, restaurateur, author, actor and personality Nobu Matsuhisa met Hollywood legend Robert De Niro at his first restaurant in New York City, which he opened in 1993, and since then the pair have opened more than 32 of Nobu’s eponymous restaurants worldwide – as well as partnering on a spin-off hotel business, with 13 premises now open globally and five more in the works in cities including Tel Aviv and Toronto. An on-screen ambassador for all things Japanese, Nobu has made appearances in movies including Austin Powers in Goldmember , Memoirs of a Geisha and the series Nobu’s Japan . 3. Gordon Ramsay Net worth: US$220 million About: British-born celebrity chef, restaurateur and television personality The notoriously potty-mouthed Gordon Ramsay currently has seven Michelin stars, with Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in London’s Chelsea district retaining three stars for the past 18 years. Known more for his television shows, such as US Masterchef , Hell’s Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares , Ramsay started his own production company two years ago, called One Potato Two Potato. Although his Hong Kong restaurants closed this year , he still has more than 50 restaurants worldwide. 12 new Hong Kong restaurants and menus to try now daytime dining is back 2. Jamie Oliver Net worth: US$300 million About: British-born celebrity chef, restaurateur, author, television personality and entrepreneur, known for his simple dishes and lively personality Although his restaurant group Jamie’s Italian collapsed last year, the chef has sold around 15 million books, and is the second bestselling British author behind J.K. Rowling. His most famous TV series include The Naked Chef, which put him on the map, and Jamie’s School Dinners. Oliver has made more than 40 TV series and has won a Bafta and an Emmy – he even earned an MBE from the queen. 1. Alan Wong Net Worth: US$1.1 billion About: Chef, restaurateur, author and television personality Nicknamed the “godfather of modern Hawaiian cuisine”, he is one of 12 founders of the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement, which highlights the Pacific islands’ locally grown ingredients and diverse styles. Wong opened his first restaurant in the late 1980s. Many of his restaurants are now closed but Alan Wong’s in Oahu is still around and has been winning awards since it opened in the 1990s. Wong has cooked for US President Obama and was awarded the Sante Magazine for Wine and Spirits’ Chef of the Year honour in 2001. He won the James Beard Best Chef award in 1996. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .