Top Chefs

When compiling our list of the Top Chefs in the world, oChef pinned down 273 chefs. Together the top 273 chefs have a staggering $2,171,000,000 net worth and have a combined of 582 Michelin stars. The median age is 54 years old.

The Top 3 By Earnings

The highest earning chefs are: Kimbal Musk, Gordon Ramsay and Nobu Matsuhisa.

The Top 3 Michelin Stars Chefs

The chefs with the most Michelin stars are Joël Robuchon at number one with 32 stars , followed by Olivier Elzer and Alain Ducasse.

The Top 3 countries with most chefs

France is the country with most chefs in the top list (60) followed by United States (59), and United Kingdom (43).

Rank Chef Michelin Stars New Worth Age Cuisine Country
1 32 stars $185,000,000 78 French, Haute, Nouvelle, Japanese, Actuelle
France
2 21 stars 44 French
France
3 17 stars 67 French
France
4 16 stars $220,000,000 57 French, Italian, British
United Kingdom
5 13 stars 55 French
France
6 12 stars 73 Modern French, Classic French
France
7 12 stars 63 Basque
Spain
8 9 stars $9,000,000 44 Italian, Haute, Contemporary
Italy
9 9 stars 73 French, Molecular Gastronomy
France
10 7 stars 46 Swiss
Switzerland
11 7 stars 54 Japanese
Japan
12 7 stars 62 Italian
Italy
13 7 stars $50,000,000 68 French
United States
14 7 stars 72 Japanese
Japan
15 7 stars 72 Traditional Catalan, Japanese, Mediterranean
Spain
16 6 stars $10,000,000 57 Molecular Gastronomy, Nouvelle, British, Desserts
United Kingdom
17 5 stars 60 Italian
Germany
18 5 stars 45 Spanish
Spain
19 5 stars 62 Mediterrian, Italian, Spanish
Spain
20 5 stars Molecular Gastronomy
Spain