Gordon Ramsay is America's top chef - earnings-wise

2012-09-26T00:00:00Z 2013-06-21T16:14:37Z Gordon Ramsay is America's top chef - earnings-wiseLisa Abraham Akron Beacon Journal Arizona Daily Star
September 26, 2012 12:00 am  • 

Ever wonder what those celebrity chefs earn?

It's a lot.

Between their television shows, books and endorsement deals, there are plenty of millionaires walking around in chef's hats, according to a new list out by the Daily Meal of the Most Successful Chefs in America 2012.

I can't help but wonder if Anthony Bourdain isn't secretly smarting that he ranks below Paula Deen and Guy Fieri.

Check out the Daily Meal's list:

America's Most Successful Chefs

25. David Chang - $4 million

24. Jose Andres - $4.2 million

23. Paul Prudhomme - $5.3 million

22. Jean-Georges Vongerichten - $6 million

21. Anthony Bourdain - $6.1 million

20. Masaharu Morimoto - $6.9 million

19. Guy Fieri - $8 million

18. Tom Colicchio - $8.1 million

17. Rick Bayless - $8.2 million

16. Thomas Keller - $8.4 million

15. Charlie Palmer - $8.5 million

14. Michael Mina - $8.7 million

13. Bobby Flay - $9 million

12. Daniel Boulud - $9.5 million

11. Nobu Matsuhisa - $10 million

10. Emeril Lagasse - $10.5 million

9. Todd English - $11 million

8. Joel Robuchon - $11.3 million

7. Alain Ducasse - $12 million

6. Paula Deen - $17 million

5. Mario Batali - $18.5 million

4. Wolfgang Puck - $20 million

3. Rachael Ray - $25 million

2. Jamie Oliver - $28.8 million

1. Gordon Ramsay - $38 million

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