Turkish-born butcher Nusret Gökçe was born so poor Turkey istanbul Law Firm he had to drop out of school, until he shot to fame overnight in 2017.
The 39-year-old, who is better known by his internet nickname ‘Salt Bae’, posted a video of himself extravagantly seasoning a piece of steak.
He went viral and now the rest is history; he has opened over 22 restaurants across the US, UK, and .
However, the gem in his crown is a £36million palace that sits within his property portfolio.
In 2019, Nusret (pictured) bought the Macka Palace – where he has a penthouse apartment – for £36m
Macka Palace in the Sisli district of Istanbul and boasts a rooftop pool, gym and a spa.
He acquired the luxury Park Hyatt hotel in 2019, and moved into his own apartment within the palace the same year.
The flat was previously owned by 20th-century playwright Abdülhak Hâmid Tarhan, popularly known in Turkey as the Grand Poet.
Salt Bae is has an estimated fortune of £40m and counts starts such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Usher and French footballer Kylian Mbappe among his celebrity clientele.