Biography / Wiki
A chef must think like a scientist, organize like an accountant, and plate-like an artist, this line is very well proved by Nusret Gokce popularly known as Salt Bae who is a chef, Turkish butcher, and restaurateur.
Apart from that, he is eminently known for his technique for preparing and seasoning meat. This versatile chef was also nominated for Shorty Award for Best in Food.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 09 August 1983, this eminent butcher has turned 37 years old in the year 2020. He seems very tall with his towering height which is 168 in centimeters and 5’6” in feet & inches.
He is very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with a weight of 65 in kilograms and 144 lbs in pounds. His personality is enhanced by his dark brown eyes and shiny black hair.
According to the sources, Salt’s estimated net worth is $60 million approximately.
Education / Family
Born and grew up in Erzurum in Turkey, Salt belongs to the Turkish nationality. He is the loving and talented son of Faik Gokce (Father) and Fatma Gokce (Mother). Apart from that, he grew up with his 3 brothers named Erman, Ozgur, and Ugur.
His father worked as a mineworker. As of his education, he left studies in 6th grade due to his family’s poor financial condition. Moreover, he attended Faik Sahenk Primary School in Darica.
|Nick Name||Salt Bae|
|Birth Place||Erzurum in Turkey|
|Date of birth||9 August 1983|
|Age||37 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’6”
In centimeters: 168 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 65 kg
In pounds: 144 lbs
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|School||Faik Sahenk Primary School|
|Home town||Erzurum in Turkey|
|Famous for||His technique for preparing and seasoning meat|
|Fathers name||Faik Gokce|
|Brothers||Erman, Ozgur, Ugur|
Career / Fashion and Style
Salt started to work as a butcher’s apprentice in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul. Moreover, as he grew up working as a butcher’s apprentice, he continued to pursue the same business. Apart from that, he visited several countries including Argentina and the United States between 2007 to 2010.
Later, he also worked in local restaurants for free in order to gain experience as a cook and a restaurateur. In the year 2010, he opened his first restaurant, a steak house, Nurs-Et in Istanbul. After some time, he then opened a Dubai restaurant in 2014. In January 2017, he became an internet sensation after his video of cutting meat and sprinkling salt went viral.
On,7 January 2017, his video “Ottoman Steak” was posted on his restaurant’s Twitter account. The video was also viewed 10 million times on Instagram. Many eminent faces across the world started visiting his restaurants.
Apart from that, he has opened restaurants in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the UAE, Marmaris in Turkey, Istanbul, Doha in Qatar, Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, Miami, New York, and Boston in the United States.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
Salt is quite private about his personal life so he never shared any information about his personal life. However, once he a picture on Instagram with 9 kids. It is also reported that some of them or all might be his kids. However, there is no authentic data about his personal life.
|Marital status||Not Known|
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|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite singer||Not Known|
|Favorite food||Not Known|
|Favorite color||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Salt Bae
- His restaurants were ordered to be closed by the Public health officials in September 2020 for violating COVID-19 safety standards.
- Salt Bae has also donated to charities including building a school in his hometown of Erzurum.
- He owns his restaurant branches in several countries in the middle east, Europe, and America.
- He achieved his nickname as “Salt Bae” because of his unique way of sprinkling salt on the dishes.
- This eminent Turkish butcher, Salt is also very popular on Instagram having a huge fan following of more than 30 million followers.