Gordon Ramsay. The name says it all doesn’t it? If you are a foodie and you don’t know who Gordon Ramsay is- Um, we don’t know what to tell you. His restaurants, ranging far and wide, have been awarded 15 Michelin Stars, currently holding 14. If you don’t know him from that, you must have seen him in Hell’s Kitchen or our beloved MasterChef series.
Born in Scotland in 1966, Gordon Ramsays family moved to England when he was 5 years old. After an abusive childhood he moved to his own apartment in Branburry at the age of 16. And now the hot-tempered chef is one of the world’s leading restaurateurs with 22 restaurants (6 of them are Michelin starred!). His fan pool is enormous and loyal. But even if you are his biggest fan we bet you didn’t know some of these less-known facts about him.
Big Foot Gordon
He has size 15 feet! All his shoes are custom-made for him. You know what they say about people with big feet.
Gordon is Très Bien
He is extremely fluent with French
Officer Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay in uniform. Yum. He was awarded the O.B.E (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 2006.
When he has time off from cooking up a storm, Gordon Ramsay has a keen interest in martial arts. He has a black-belt.
Awarded celebrity father of the year in 2006. We are glad he has the time to be a good dad between his shows and managing his 22 restaurants.
An almost professional football star
At age 12 he was chosen to play for the under-14 team for Warwickshire. He also played a couple of testimonial matches for his favorite team, Rangers FC. His career was cut short due to his injuries.
More than just culinary skills?
Gordon Ramsay worked in Wroxton House Hotel as a commis chef in the early 1980s which ended when he was caught having an affair with the owner’s wife.