4. Rachel Ray
Who doesn’t know Rachel? This lady is shown on TV and is one of the most reputable chefs. Being a famous chef without any culinary training is quite unusual. Rachel Ray never went to college. She didn’t attend cooking school either. What is the secret of her success then? She simply started teaching others! Her classes were held at Cowen and Lobel. She had to teach upscale customers to create tasty meals in 30 minutes or even less. She soon became extremely popular. Currently, her annual income is approximately $19 million.