Nusret Gökçe Net Worth and Bio
Born in 1983 in Erzurum, Turkey, Nusret Gökçe, popularly known as the Salt Bae, is mainly a Turkish chief as well as a restaurateur. Gökçe has been an internet sensation in recent times for his unique style of preparing meat, cooking, and especially the moves when sprinkling salt on the dish at the end. Gökçe is the owner of a steakhouse chain named “Nusr-Et” that was launched back in 2010. As of now, Nusr-Et has successfully branched in nine more locations including Turkey, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and in The United States and a few other to open in Riyadh, Berlin, London, and New York. Now, let’s look how a poor school dropout kid working as a helping hand in a butcher’ shop has become the Salt Bae in the following;
Having a Kurdish origin, Gökçe was born in a lower middle class poverty-stricken family in Turkey. Bae’s father was a hard-working mineworker though he could hardly meet the financial needs of the family. Born and raised up in such a surrounding, Gökçe was bound to say goodbye to education and welcome working at the very early age. He left the school when he was in 6th grade, and as 14 years old kid started to work as a helping hand in a butcher’ shop. His love for food preparation, especially meats started back in then which he has been rearing till date.
Nusret Gökçe Net Worth
Though it’s not officially confirmed, Nusret Gökçe Net Worth is estimated around $800,000 in several sources.
Nusret Gökçe, who is popularly known as the Salt Bae nowadays, is mainly a Turkish chief as well as restaurateur owning a steakhouse chain named “Nusr-Et.” He had to go a long way working really hard to become what he is now. Yes, it’s true that he did not receive higher-education, but it was his dedication that made him the most successful chief in the country. And, with the blessing of social media, he has been recognized internationally now!
Despite all the impediments, Gökçe didn’t give up and instead worked hard to fulfill his dream of opening up a restaurant of his own. Since the boyhood, he had to work beyond the average working hour and even now, being the “Salt Bae” he works till midnight. At the age of 27, Gökçe opened his first restaurant with just eight tables and ten workers. He traveled several countries including Argentina and worked in restaurants for free just to learn more about meats and different popular dishes. He wanted to visit the USA restaurants but ended up with several rejections when applied for USA visa. However, he didn’t draw back himself from the dream and finally managed to get a three months USA visit visa.
Nusret Gökçe came in the spotlight back in 2017 when an Instagram video went viral where Gökçe was seen preparing steak and his flamboyant style of sprinkling salt. With the time, he became popular both in his country and across the world as well and nicknamed the “Salt Bae.” Currently, he has more than 13.4 million followers on Instagram which is increasing with the passage of time.
Known As: Salt Bae
Birth Year: 1983
Nusret Net Worth: $800 Thousand Dollars