What’s Dorchester & Michelin Guide Chef Alain Ducasse’s Net Worth?

Impressive Chef's earned assets working in NYC, Dorchester, Plaza Athenee, London & other restaurants

Alain Ducasse net worth is
$10 million

Alain Ducasse Wiki Biography

Alain Ducasse was born on 13 September 1956, in Orthez, France, and is a chef, best known for operating numerous popular restaurants including the three star Michelin Guide restaurant, Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. He’s been active in the industry since 1980 and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Alain Ducasse? As of early-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, mostly earned through a successful career as a chef. He’s received numerous honors over the course of his career, and made numerous appearances on television. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Alain Ducasse (Chef) Net Worth $10 million

Alain was educated in Castel-Sarrazin, then at age 16 began an apprenticeship at the Bordeaux hotel school as well as at Soustons’ the Pavillon Landais restaurant. On completing his studies, and began by working for a restaurant of Michel Guerard, and for Gaston Lenotre during summers.

Beginning in 1977, he worked at Moulin de Mougins as an assistant, learning Provencal cooking methods. In 1980 he would get his first position as a chef, taking over the kitchens at L’amandier in Mougins, then a year later he became the head chef of La Terrasse in Hotel Juana in Juan-les-Pins, which in 1984 scored two stars in the Michelin Red Guide.

Ducasse’s next position would be as chef at the Hotel de Paris in Monte Carlo, before in 1988 opening the country inn La Bastide de Moustiers. then another restaurant in Le Parc – Sofitel Demeure Hotel, which received three stars in the Michelin guide just eight months after opening. He started to expand his interests in various hotels, in 2000 going to the US and opening the Alain Ducasse restaurant in New York City, gaining another three stars from the Red Guide. However, the restaurant was closed seven years later when he moved his restaurant interests to Las Vegas, opening the restaurant Mix which earned one star in the Michelin Red Guide. In 2008, he launched Adour, before opening Bistro Benoit New York. In 2011, he prepared a multi-course gala dinner for Prince Albert, his bride Charlene Wittstock, and over 500 A-list guests.

Alain’s skills made him the first chef to own restaurants carrying three Michelin Stars in three cities. He’s also known to hold 21 Michelin Stars throughout his career. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List in 2013, and has also made guest appearances in “MasterChef”. He now owns a total of 32 restaurants, two of the latest being Alain Ducasse at Morpheus, and Voyages by Alain Ducasse, and he also has cooking schools, as well as having published cookbooks which has increased his net worth significantly.

For his personal life, it is known that Ducasse married Gwenaelle Gueguen in 2007. He is a naturalized citizen of Monaco, choosing to get citizenship there to take advantage of their tax rates.

Full NameAlain Ducasse
Net Worth$10 million
Date Of Birth13 September 1956
Place Of BirthOrthez, France
ProfessionMonégasque chef
SpouseGwénäelle Guéguen
AwardsJames Beard Award for Best New Restaurant, James Beard Foundation Award for Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America, James Beard Award for Cooking from a Professional Point of View
NominationsJames Beard Award for Chefs and Restaurants
MoviesMichelin Stars - Tales From The Kitchen
1He's a chef.
2Has a daughter named Audrey, with Michèle.
3Father with Gwenaëlle of Arzhel (b. 2009).


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Masterchef2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
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Masterchef Goes Large2010TV SeriesHimself
Thé ou café2009TV SeriesHimself
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Mondän!1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Le divan1993TV Series documentaryHimself
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