Top 10 Famous and Richest Chefs in the World

BENGALURU: After soap operas the new TV cookery shows like Master Chef India etcetera are attracting the viewers like never before. Food is one of the basic needs for us to survive but did you ever guess that making good and great food gives billions of money and fame and they are world’s most famous chefs, compiles The Richest.

These famous chefs don’t cook at restaurants alone they also have their own and famous television shows, product lines and books.  All these chefs are too busy running chains of restaurants, filming television shows, penning cookbooks and appearing on talk shows.

Cooking shows are now among some of the most popular shows on TV. Shows like Cutthroat Kitchen, Master Chef, Cupcake Wars and Greg’s Grocery Games. Many of them are in front of cameras watching others do the cooking. The world’s top cooking shows have turned several chefs into well-known celebrities and their celebrity status has put them on the millionaires list. Let’s take a look at 10 of the richest chefs in the world.

Nigella Lawson

The London based Nigella Lawson is not just a chef she is also a journalist, book reviewer, food critic, television personality and broadcaster. Her books include How to Eat, How To Be A Domestic Goddess for which she won her British Author of the Year Award. She hosted TV shows like Nigella Bites, Nigella’s Feast and Nigella’s Express. Lawson has her own line of cookware called Living Kitchen, and her net worth is estimated at $15 million.

Paula Deen

Paula Deen is one of the most famous and richest chefs in the world; she owns and runs The Lady and  Sons  restaurant along with her Buffet and Dessert line. She wrote fourteen cookbooks and self-published two cookbooks. The Lady & Sons Savannah Country Cooking and The Lady & Sons Savannah Country Cooking 2. She has appeared in QVC and The Oprah Winfrey Show and went on to host TV Shows Paula’s Party and Paula’s Best Dishes. In 2015, Deen launched the Paula Deen Channel on ROKU and estimated net worth of Deen is $16 million.

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