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 England (35).

Rank Chef Michelin Stars New Worth Age Cuisine Country
1 32 stars $185,000,000 77 French, Haute, Nouvelle, Japanese, Actuelle
France
2 21 stars 43 French
France
3 17 stars 66 French
France
4 16 stars $220,000,000 56 French, Italian, British
Scotland
5 13 stars 54 French
France
6 12 stars 72 Modern French, Classic French
France
7 12 stars 62 Basque
Spain
8 9 stars 72 French, Molecular Gastronomy
France
9 9 stars $9,000,000 43 Italian, Haute, Contemporary
Italy
10 7 stars $50,000,000 67 French
United States
11 7 stars 53 Japanese
Japan
12 7 stars 61 Italian
Italy
13 7 stars 71 Traditional Catalan, Japanese, Mediterranean
Spain
14 7 stars 71 Japanese
Japan
15 7 stars 45 Swiss
Switzerland
16 6 stars $10,000,000 56 Molecular Gastronomy, Nouvelle, British, Desserts
England
17 5 stars Molecular Gastronomy
Spain
18 5 stars 44 Spanish
Spain
19 5 stars 61 Mediterrian, Italian, Spanish
Spain
20 5 stars 59 Italian
Germany