Salt Bae – Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Marital Status, Family, Career, Girlfriends, Net Worth, Social Media, Contacts,  Controversies, Facts, And More

Verda Naseem

Salt Bae

Salt Bae, born Nusret Gökçe, is a Turkish butcher, chef, food entertainer and restaurateur who gained worldwide recognition for his unique way of preparing and seasoning meat, which became an internet sensation in January 2017. He is the owner of Nusr-Et, a chain of luxury steak houses that has attracted a cult following. Our article will cover Salt’s life and career, including his personal life, family, career, net worth, body measurements, favorites, and controversies.

Salt's Bio


Here are some quick Wiki facts about him.

Name/ NicknameNusret Gökçe
City of BirthPasali, Turkey
Date Of Birth9 August, 1983
Sign of ZodiacLeo
Weight76 Kg
Eye ColorBrown
Marital StatusMarried
Parents Faik and Fatma Gökçe
School/CollegeMiddle Standard
SpouseSoon to update
HobbiesWorkout and horse riding
Salts Education early life

Early Years and Education

Nusret Gökçe, popularly known as Salt , was born on August 9, 1983, in Pasali, Turkey. His parents were farmers, So his interest in cooking and butchery originated from his village. Unfortunately, his father didn’t support his interests and advised him to carry on the profession of his forefathers. Despite this, Salt pursued his passion and started working in restaurants at a young age.

As for his education, not much is known about Salt’s formal education. He worked harder on his butchery skills and refined them over time. So he used his passion to build the profession, which made him successful. In a dramatic manner, Salt sprinkles salt on meat in a dramatic way, which quickly went viral and made him an internet meme. As celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Cristiano Ronaldo, Amir Khan and Charli D’Amelio shared their dining experiences on social media, his popularity skyrocketed. The Salt persona is larger than life, and he has become an icon in pop culture.

Salt's Career


After completing compulsory military service, Gökçe opened his first restaurant in Istanbul in 2010, called “Nusr-Et.” The restaurant gained popularity for its unique serving and preparing meat dishes. In January 2017, a video of Gökçe’s signature style of sprinkling salt on meat went viral on social media, earning him the nickname “Salt Bae” and making him an overnight sensation.

Gökçe’s restaurant chain, Nusr-Et, has since expanded with locations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Miami, New York, and other cities worldwide. His social media fame elevated the desire among all to visit his restaurants. His restaurants are much more costly and are not within range of the commons. Therefore, his restaurants are famous for being a place for celebrities to eat gourmet food. Leonardo DiCaprio and Drake are among the celebrities who dine in his restaurants. In addition, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates.


Gökçe has been recognized for his unique cooking approach and successful restaurant chain. For his contributions to the hospitality industry, he received the “Star Diamond Award” in 2018. As well as Forbes, The New York Times, and CNN have featured him multiple times.

Salt's body measurements

Weight/ Height & Body Measurements

Weight76 Kg
Salt's social media contacts

Social Media Contacts

Facebook7.2M Followers
Instagram55M Followers
You tubeN/A
Salt's Family

Marital Status and Family

He has been married for a decade. But nothing is publicly known about his current wife and kids. Because of his background, he follows the traditional norms of Turkish villages. More information will be updated soon.

Salt's Marital life


The media have often covered Gökçe’s romantic relationships due to his flamboyant personality. Two Russian models and actresses, Anastasia Kvitko and Dilara Gönder, have been linked to him.

Salt's Favorites


FoodGrilled meat and sea foods
ActorAl Pacino and Robert De Niro.
Travel PlaceJapan
InterestButchery and cooking
HobbiesWorkout and horse riding
Salt's Net worth

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Nusret’s net worth is estimated at around $50 million as of 2022. In 2023, his net worth is estimated to be $60 million based on his successful restaurant business and celebrity status as “Salt”.

Salt's Controversy


Despite his popularity, Gökçe has faced criticism for his extravagant lifestyle and restaurant prices. In 2018, a video of him cutting and cooking meat with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro went viral, causing controversy and backlash on social media due to Maduro’s controversial political policies and the ongoing crisis in Venezuela.

Salt's Interesting Facts

Five Interesting Facts

  • Nusret Gökçe was born and raised in a small village in Turkey, where his family worked as butchers.
  • He dropped out of school at the age of 13 to start working with his father in the family butchery business.
  • His Instagram followers are around 55 M.
  • His signature salt-sprinkling move has been parodied and imitated countless times on social media, becoming a cultural phenomenon.
  • He has been appeared in Hollywood videos as well.


Salt B uses what type of meat?

It is called tender beefloin.

How has Salt B treated Messi?

After gatecrashing the closing ceremony of the 2022 World Cup last Sunday, Ben Foster unleashed a brutal rant toward 'Bae'. As well as breaking FIFA rules by holding the World Cup trophy, Nusret Gokce harassed Argentina captain Lionel Messi for a phot

Why was Salt B expelled from FIFA?

Bae was denied entry to the US Open final for badgering Lionel Messi for a selfie - a move angering football fans worldwide.

What makes Salt B so unique?

A Turkish butcher, chef, food entertainer, and restaurateur whose method for preparing and seasoning meat became an Internet meme in January 2017, Nusret Gökçe owns Nusr-Et, a chain of luxury steakhouses.

Salt uses what kind of salt?

Basically, Bae Smoked Salt Seasoning is Aegean Sea Salt infused with amazing smoky flavor.

Hi, I am Verda Naseem, the author and admin of CelebVanity. I had an insatiable curiosity about all things related to TikTok Starts and Social Media.

Leave a Comment