Salt Bae (Nusret) Net Worth 2022: Earnings, Income, Career, and Biography

Salt Bae (Nusret) Net Worth

The well-known Turkish guy who hold his hands high and uses his fingertips to drop down salt to his lower arm, that is sprinkled on the dish is always the talk of town. Are you the lucky one who have visited any of his restaurants across the globe and got the chance to get him sprinkle seasoning for you? Yes, you guessed it right, today we bring you all about the famous Salt Bae (Nusret). The guy who became famous with an interesting name “Salt Bae”. Let’s dig in how he started his famous venture, become this famous and has his restaurant at 20 different locations across the globe.

Salt Bae (Nusret) Net worth

Salt Bae (Nusret) Net Worth 2022

Salt Bae (Nusret) who started his career as a butcher is now a real celebrity. Today, world know him as a Turkish chef and restaurateur who owns luxury steak houses in Turkey to Dubai, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, London, Mykonos, Los Angles, Texas, Miami, Boston, New York and Boston. Getting his journey started in 2010 to opening his first restaurant in Istanbul Nusret appeared as entertaining chef and restaurant owner whose signature style made him popular enough to get investment from Ferit Sahenk a Turkish businessman. The nascent restaurant got financing and within a year the restaurant expanded globally.

Salt Bae’s real stardom was 36-second video on Instagram entitled as “Ottaman steak” that showed his striking moves. Twitter exploded with comments with Bruno Mars showing his love for the video. The post had 2.4 million views in only 48 hours and has received more than 16,154,893 views so far. Famous celebrity figures including Drake, DJ Khaled, Odell Beckham Jr., P Diddy, Mesut Ozil and many more has visited his restaurant which added popularity and success to his business. His chain of restaurants that is critiqued to be over priced but the fact is all of this, has led Salt Bae net worth to be $70 million.

Salt Bae (Nusret)’s Career
Net worth$70 million
Nick NameSalt Bae
ProfessionChef, Restaurateur, Butcher
Age39 years
Height 173 cm (5ft 8inch)
Date of birth9th August 1983
BirthplaceErzurum, Turkey
Religion Islam
Weight75kg (165.5 lbs)

Salt Bae (Nusret)’s Career

Salt Bae (Nusret) developed a desire to venture into the world and better himself after getting a job in a butcher’s restaurant. Argentina was the first country he travelled to where he first got to know about the industry. After travelling back to Turkey, he resumed his previous job there. He had many of chances to practice the skills. Salt Bae (Nusret) then travelled to New York, spent three months there and started working in a restaurant. Later returning back to Turkey, his friend, Mithat Erdem granted him an offer. Salt Bae (Nusret) assured him that the venture would be successful. In 2009, Salt Bae started “Nusr-Et” with 10 tables and 10 employees which is now expanded to 13 restaurants and 1000 employees.

After having success at the single eatery, Salt Bae (Nusret) was able to get a significant investor. He constantly stepped towards the height of fame and success and was even recognized globally by the popular artists and celebrity figures. Today, “Nusr-Et” stands out as one of the expensive restaurants where people are willing to spend half of their pay on dinner in the best service providing restaurants including Ankara, Bodrum, D Maris Bay, Etiler, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, etc.

Salt Bae (Nusret) restaurant has also gained some massive criticism over the top prices for the food on its menuwhile NYC steakhouse was called out by Steve Cuozzo as “Public rip-off No. 1”. Even Venezuela politician Nicolas Maduro while eating at Salt Bae’s restaurant in Istanbul was criticized to have such a hefty priced meal amidst country’s economic crisis. Nevertheless, the success, fame and popularity of the celebrity with black glasses and ponytail hair style can’t be denied. 

Salt Bae (Nusret) Biography

Salt Bae (Nusret) Net Worth Over the Last 5 Years

The Net worth of Salt Bae (Nusret)  2022$70 million
The Net worth of Salt Bae (Nusret)  2021$60 million
The Net worth of Salt Bae (Nusret) 2020$50 million
The Net worth of Salt Bae (Nusret) 2019$30 million
The Net worth of Salt Bae (Nusret) 2018$15 million

Salt Bae (Nusret) Biography

In one of the cities of Turkey, Erzurum, Salt Bae (Nusret)was born to Kurdish parents on 9th August 1983. His father, Faik, was a miner. Salt Bae real name is Nusret Gökçe. He has three brothers who are all chefs: Erman, Özgür, and Uğur Gökçe.  He attended Faik Sahenk Primary School in Darica but he dropped out of school in the sixth standard to work as an apprentice butcher in Istanbul’s Kadkoy district due to the financial issues of his family. Nusret turned passionate enough to become chef at a quite young age and developed a desire to open a food venture. From the initial struggles in 2009 which now resulted in owning chain of restaurants, he’s got fans all over the world. Coming to his personal life, he keep it quite private and what is known is he’s not married yet but has a girlfriend named, Candy Denat.

The once poor guy is enjoying a successful and luxurious life with all major celebrity clientele visiting “Nusr-Et Steak House” owns $ 1.2 million worth 3,000 sq.ft four bedroom house in US.  Salt Bae (Nusret) also own luxurious cars like BMW 3-Series Convertible, Audi A7 and Range Rover.

Share how you see the journey of Salt Bae (Nusret) and his incredible journey from being an ordinary butcher to owning chain of restaurants, a millionaire and world-acclaimed fame. Share what you like about him or is it right to criticize his restaurant’s menu price? Let us know all in the comments section below.

Father nameFaik Gökçe
Mother nameFatma Gökçe
Marital statusUnmarried
GirlfriendCandy Denat
Eye colorDark Brown
Zodiac SignLeo

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Some Interesting Facts About Salt Bae (Nusret)

What is the age of Salt Bae (Nusret)?

Salt Bae age is 39 years.

What is the real name of Salt Bae (Nusret)?

Salt Bae real name is Nusret Gökçe.

What is the height of Salt Bae (Nusret)?

Salt Bae (Nusret)’s height is 1.73m.

What is Nusret net worth in 2022?

Nusret net worth in 2022 is estimated to be $70 million.

In which year Salt Bae (Nusret) opened his first restaurant?

Salt Bae (Nusret) opened his first restaurant in 2009.

Did Salt Bae restaurant Nusr-Et receive bad comments from eater’s critic?

Yes, Salt Bae “Nusr-Et” received bad comments from famous eater’s critic Robert Sietsema who declared it “a little rubbery and low on flavor”.

What is Salt Bae (Nusret) salary?

Salt bae (Nusret) earns approximately $20 million annually.

How many followers Salt Bae (Nusret) have on Instagram?

Salt Bae (Nusret) with Instagram handle @nusr_et has 47.7M followers on Instagram.

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