Top Chefs

When compiling our list of the Top Chefs in the world, oChef pinned down 272 chefs. Together the top 272 chefs have a staggering $1,986,000,000 net worth and have a combined of 581 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 (58), and England (35).

Rank Chef Michelin Stars New Worth Age Cuisine Country
1 32 stars 77 French, Haute, Nouvelle, Japanese, Actuelle
France
2 19 stars 43 French
France
3 19 stars 66 French
France
4 16 stars $220,000,000 55 French, Italian, British
Scotland
5 14 stars 72 Modern French, Classic French
France
6 12 stars 62 Basque
Spain
7 10 stars 53 French
France
8 9 stars $9,000,000 43 Italian, Haute, Contemporary
Italy
9 9 stars 72 French, Molecular Gastronomy
France
10 7 stars 70 Traditional Catalan
Spain
11 7 stars 70 Japanese
Japan
12 7 stars 45 Swiss
Switzerland
13 7 stars 60 Italian
Italy
14 7 stars 52 Japanese
Japan
15 7 stars $50,000,000 66 French
United States
16 6 stars $10,000,000 56 Molecular Gastronomy, Nouvelle, British, Desserts
England
17 5 stars 58 Italian
Germany
18 5 stars 44 Spanish
Spain
19 5 stars 60 Mediterrian, Italian, Spanish
Spain
20 5 stars Molecular Gastronomy
Spain