Top Chefs

When compiling our list of the Top Chefs in the world, oChef pinned down 267 chefs. Together the top 267 chefs have a staggering $1,977,000,000 net worth and have a combined of 572 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 (56), and England (35).

Rank Chef Michelin Stars New Worth Age Cuisine Country
1 32 stars 76 French, Haute, Nouvelle, Japanese, Actuelle
France
2 19 stars 65 French
France
3 19 stars 42 French
France
4 16 stars $220,000,000 54 French, Italian, British
Scotland
5 14 stars 71 Modern French, Classic French
France
6 12 stars 61 Basque
Spain
7 10 stars 52 French
France
8 9 stars 71 French, Molecular Gastronomy
France
9 7 stars 59 Italian
Italy
10 7 stars 44 Swiss
Switzerland
11 7 stars 69 Traditional Catalan
Spain
12 7 stars $50,000,000 65 French
United States
13 7 stars 69 Japanese
Japan
14 7 stars 51 Japanese
Japan
15 6 stars $10,000,000 55 Molecular Gastronomy, Nouvelle, British, Desserts
England
16 5 stars 57 Italian
Germany
17 5 stars Molecular Gastronomy
Spain
18 5 stars 59 Mediterrian, Italian, Spanish
Spain
19 5 stars 43 Spanish
Spain
20 4 stars 60 Mediterranean, French
France