Gordon Ramsay, 54, is a British chef, restaurateur, television personality and writer. He is a famous personality on television for his skills in the kitchen as well as for his temper.
The chef, restaurateur and TV star, who is already a huge personality, has joined forces with Fox Entertainment to form a new joint venture, Studio Ramsay Global. Fox Entertainment will co-own Studio Ramsay Global with Ramsay, whose current TV company, Studio Ramsay, will be fully acquired by the new entity.m Initially, Ramsay partnered with All3Media in 2016 to launch Studio Ramsay, which functioned as an autonomous company completely owned by Ramsay.
Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier announced the deal on Wednesday morning, along with Ramsay. It was revealed that Fox Entertainment acquired the partnership after an extremely competitive bidding process with several big-name bidders, including Disney; the deal is said to be in the nine figures.
Charlie Collier said in a statement, “Gordon Ramsay is the definition of partner and friend, He’s also the genius behind a global brand that represents integrity and excellence in food, lifestyle and so much more. Fox Entertainment is honoured to build upon its long-term relationship with Gordon as, together, we introduce Studio Ramsay Global. Gordon has been an important part of the Fox experience for years, bringing an energy, entrepreneurial spirit and attitude that fits beautifully at Fox. Though you never left, Gordon, welcome back you (brilliant) donut!”
Ramsay has been a part of the Fox family for years, starting as host of “Hell’s Kitchen,” and since then shows such as “Kitchen Nightmares,” “Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back,” “Masterchef,” “Masterchef Junior,” “Hotel Hell,” “The F Word” and more. Upcoming, he has the series “Next Level Chef” set to air next season on Fox.
As it was reported by Variety, Under the new deal, Studio Ramsay Global will cultivate, produce and distribute culinary and lifestyle programming for Fox, Tubi and other outlets worldwide. The company will be positioned as both Fox’s and Ramsay’s flagship entity collecting their brands, intellectual property rights and resources in the global cooking and lifestyle program space.
Studio Ramsay Global will have offices in both London and Los Angeles and now serve as the exclusive production home for all-new series featuring and/or produced by Ramsay.
Gordon Ramsay also released a statement regarding his newest deal with Fox, he shared, “This is an incredibly exciting opportunity, not just for me, but for the team at Studio Ramsay, We’ll be creating food and lifestyle ideas, but also developing an incredible new talent pool of food, drink and industry leaders to create our own culinary talent branch.”
I couldn’t be more excited about this new global partnership with FOX. After 16 incredible years working together, this takes Studio Ramsay to the next level,” he added.