How will Gordon Ramsay's kids make their fortunes?

One of them is set to follow in their fathers' footsteps

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He's supposedly amassed a $54 million fortune in the past year alone.

But, despite his financial success, TV chef Gordon Ramsay insists his children won't get a fat inheritance when he relocates to the great restaurant kitchen in the sky.

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In an interview with the Telegraph, the 49 year-old reveals that his offspring - Matilda, 15, Jack and Holly, both 17, and 18-year-old Megan - won't get his hard-earned money to avoid them becoming spoilt brats.

"[The fortune] is definitely not going to them, and that's not in a mean way; it's to not spoil them," he said. "They haven't worked anywhere near hard enough for it."

Instead, he and his wife, Tana, have agreed that their kids will get a 25% deposit on a flat, but they refuse to buy the whole property.

So, in an age of almost-impossible property prices, how will the Ramsay children succeed on their own? Your guess is as good as ours, but here's our theories...

Tilly Ramsay, 14

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Gordon Ramdsay's daughter Matilda on Masterchef Jnr

The teenage Matilda is already a TV star, thanks to her CBBC reality series. And, just like her father, she's also got an interest in cooking.

In a recent interview with MailOnline, the 14 year-old said her talents even surpass her dad's.

'Who's the best cook? Definitely me!' she told interviewer Frances Hardy. 'Dad's the sous chef, I'm the head chef. He likes to steal my recipes, too, so I don't tell him what my secret ingredients are.'

Thus, chances are she'll follow in Gordon's footsteps and become a television chef in her own right.

And, chances are, he'll be thinking of retiring when she's ready to hit the big time, which means it could be a perfect excuse to pass on The F Word baton.

Jack Ramsay, 17

Although he looks the spitting image of his father, Jack won't be duplicating the same career.

Instead, it looks as though the teenager is likely to join the armed forces. Speaking to the Daily Star in 2016, Gordon said: "He is obsessed with Bear Grylls and the Marines, and going in and becoming an officer.

"It is respect I think. Life is tough and you have got no idea what it will throw at you. Your mind needs to be set and focused."

He added: "There is something unique about a defence for your country. That is a real job.

"When you see the way that they are together and what happens to these forces, the devastation of losing someone from the platoon, it is pretty grim. But the bond is unique and magical."

Let's just hope he doesn't end up on kitchen duty...

Holly Ramsay, 17

Although she keeps a relatively low-profile, Holly - twin sister of Jack - could seen become a fashionista.

The aspiring designer has apparently been influenced by Gordon's friendship with Victoria Beckham and has desires to work for a similar label before creating her own start-up.

But she'll need to develop a thick skin. Speaking to the Daily Mail, Gordon recently confessed that she was upset by Twitter trolls who said she looked excessively dressed-up for a family night out.

"Holly wants to go into fashion," he said. "Comments like that can make them obsessed about their appearance.

"It's how eating disorders can start. We were almost counselling them afterwards. People shouldn't write these vile comments. They shouldn't be judgmental."

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Gordon Ramsay with his kids, including Megan, at the BAFTAs

Megan Ramsay, 18

The eldest of the Ramsay brood, Megan also appears likely to shun showbiz in favour of a more conventional career.

It's not clear where her interests lie, but in 2016 Gordon posted on Instagram that his daughter had received an acceptance letter from Oxford Brookes University.

He said: "Congrats Meggie on your offer from #oxfordbrookesuniversity hard work pays off. Proud dad."

Cheekily, he also showed his love for the institution's food, saying: "Ps I heard the food is good."

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