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Gordon Ramsay Biography

Birth Name:
Gordon James Ramsay
Birth Place:
Glasgow, Scotland
Chef, restaurateur

Fast Facts

  • Born in Scotland but raised in England
  • Trained to become a professional soccer player in the early '80s, but a knee injury ended his career
  • Opened his first wholly owned restaurant at the age of 31
  • Published his first cookbook, Passion for Flavour, in 1996
  • Was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2006


  • 2017Emmy-Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program: nominated
  • 2014Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Reality Host: nominated


  • Ronald Ramsay -- Brother
  • Holly Ramsay -- Daughter
  • Matilda Ramsay -- Daughter
  • Megan Ramsay -- Daughter
  • Gordon Ramsay -- Father
  • Helen Ramsay -- Mother
  • Diane -- Sister
  • Yvonne -- Sister
  • Jack Ramsay -- Son
  • Tana Ramsay -- Wife