Soon after the Dubai-based renowned chef Salt Bae’s pictures holding the World Cup trophy in Qatar went viral, the soccer fans vent their anger on social media which forced FIFA to initiate action against the culinary icon, who have several celebrities at his Nusr-Et restaurants, for breaching the rules.
According to the FIFA rules only a select group of people can hold the trophy. Well, if you are wondering who Salt Bai is and what is his net worth and who are the famous people who have visited his Nusr-Et restaurants, here are the details.
Salt Bae Net Worth
According to The Sun, Salt Bae has an estimated net worth of more than $48 million. Most of his wealth comes from his renowned steak restaurant chain, Nusr-Et. Some reports say that his net worth is close to $80 million.
According to a report in the UAE-based The National published in 2018, the steak restaurant chain, operated by Turkish restaurateur Salt Bae, has been valued at $1.5 billion.
Celebrities at Salt Bae’s restaurant Nusr-Et
There are many celebrities who have visited Salt Bae’s Nusr-Et restaurants, as they are known for their high-quality meat dishes and luxurious atmosphere. Some celebrities who have been spotted at Salt Bae’s restaurants in Dubai include:
- Lionel Messi
- DJ Khaled
- Justin Bieber
- Cristiano Ronaldo
- Jennifer Lopez
- Kim Kardashian
- Kanye West
- Diego Maradona
- Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
- Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.)
- Renowned social media influencer Mo Vlogs
- Famous Dubai YouTuber Rashed Belhasa
Who is Salt Bae?
Salt Bae is the nickname of Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe, who gained fame on social media for his dramatic and theatrical salt-sprinkling technique while preparing and serving meat dishes.
Gökçe became famous as Salt Bae after a video of him preparing and seasoning a steak in a distinctive way went viral on social media in 2017.
The video, which was captioned “Salt Bae,” featured Gökçe sprinkling salt on the steak with a flourish, using a dramatic hand gesture. The video quickly gained millions of views and inspired numerous parodies and memes.
The Turkish culinary icon is the owner of a chain of high-end restaurants called Nusr-Et, which are known for their high-quality meat dishes.
His eateries have become popular destinations for foodies and celebrities, and Bae has gained a large following on social media for his cooking skills and showmanship.
In addition to his viral fame as Salt Bae, he is also known for his good looks and stylish appearance, which have contributed to his popularity as well.
Watch how Salt Bae entertains the celebrity guests at his restaurant. (Credit: Mo Vlogs)
The UAE’s royals, including Dubai’s Ruler and UAE’s Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, are also among the dignitaries who have visited Salt Bae’s steak restaurant.
There are many other celebrities who have visited Salt Bae’s restaurants in Dubai, as the city is known for its luxury and attracts many high-profile visitors.
It is not uncommon for celebrities to visit popular restaurants and dining spots when they are in town, and Salt Bae’s restaurants have certainly gained a reputation as a must-visit destination for foodies and celebrities alike.