Meet Cayetana Elizabeth Ramsay, most commonly called Tana. She’s the wife of world-renowned celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. The two married on December 21, 1996 and they currently live in Wandsworth Common together. In fact, it was Tana’s father, Chris Hutcheson, who helped with the business operations of Ramsay’s huge restaurant empire.
Read on for the facts on their relationship, her accomplishments, and her life as a Ramsay.
1. Tana Appeared on Masterchef as a Judge
On an episode of Masterchef, hosted by Gordon Ramsay, Tana appeared as a judge. Chef Gordon posted the above photo on his Instagram with this as a caption:
Our new Hot MasterChef Judge ! This girl can certainly cook. Just don’t piss her off !!!
2. They Have Four Children Together
Say hello to Tana and Gordon’s four beautiful children Mathilda Elizabeth Ramsay, Megan Jane Ramsay, Jack Scott Ramsay, Holly Anna Ramsay. Jack and Holly are fraternal twins.
They seem to be quite the pranksters in the Ramsay family as Gordon’s Instagram is filled with funny videos, playing tricks on one another. When he gave his children the chance to help pour ice water on him to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, they jumped at the chance. Check out the funny video below:
3. Gordon Ramsay Isn’t the Only TV Star in the Relationship
In addition to appearing on Masterchef, Tana has also appeared on the reality competition Dancing On Ice, where she was partnered with professional skater Stuart Widdall. Tana was eliminated in the fourth week. She was also a presenter on the show Market Kitchen and was voted “Celebrity Mum of the Year” in 2010.
4. Tana Is a Montessori-Trained Schoolteacher
Though Tana no longer teaches, she is a Montessori trained educator. The definition of Montessori education is: an educational approach developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori and characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural psychological, physical, and social development.
In addition to once being a teacher, Tana is actually a best-selling author as well and writes on cookery. With a husband like Chef Gordon Ramsay, of course she knows a thing or two about cooking.
5. Ramsay Is Head Over Heels for His Wife
Gordon Ramsay’s Instagram is filled with posts dedicated to worshiping his wife. He even had a pair of converse sneakers made for her with her name on it as a cute gift. His posts all have captions about her beauty and their love together. It looks like the tough Gordon Ramsay is a bit of a softie.