Anthony Bourdain Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Anthony Bourdain Biography
  • Name: Anthony Bourdain
  • Age at Death: 61 years old
  • Height: 6ft 4in (193 cm)
  • Occupation: Chef
  • Net Worth: US $16 Million
  • Status: Deceased

Anthony Bourdain was an American chef, bestselling author and television personality. He rose to prominence with the 2000 book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. His screen credits include No Reservations (2005-12), The Layover (2011-12), Parts Unknown (2013-18) and the film The Big Short (2015). He was inducted into the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America in 2008. Anthony Michael Bourdain was born on June 25, 1956, in New York City. He was raised in Leonia, New Jersey. His father, Pierre (d. 1987), was a music executive, and his mother, Gladys, a New York Times editor. He had a younger brother named Christopher. Bourdain attended Dwight-Englewood School followed by two years at Vassar College. He completed his studies at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in 1978.

Bourdain’s first job in the restaurant industry was as a dish washer. He worked at various seafood restaurants in Provincetown, Massachusetts, while attending college. After graduating CIA, he ran several New York City restaurants, including One Fifth Avenue, Sullivan’s and the Supper Club. He was named executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in 1998. Les Halles officially closed it’s doors in 2017 due to bankruptcy. As a writer, Bourdain’s first notable piece “Don’t Eat Before Reading This” was featured in the New Yorker in 1999. He followed up with the New York Times bestseller Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (2000). His other publications include A Cook’s Tour (2001), The Nasty Bits (2006), No Reservations (2007) and Medium Raw (2010). He co-wrote the graphic novels Get Jiro! (2012) and Get Jiro: Blood and Sushi (2015) for DC Comics.

Bourdain’s travel and food series ‘A Cook’s Tour’ premiered on the Food Network in 2002. It ran for two seasons for a total of 35 episodes. Both seasons were released on Netflix in January 2017. Bourdain hosted No Reservations (2005-12) on the Travel Channel. The show ran for 9 seasons and won 2 Emmy Awards and a Critics’ Choice Award. Bourdain hosted The Layover (2011-13) and Parts Unknown (2013-18) on CNN. The latter won 5 Emmys and a Peabody Award. His television credits also include Top Chef, Top Chef All-Stars, The Mind of a Chef, and The Taste. He received a skull tattoo during a 2006 episode of TLC’s Miami Ink. Bourdain also wrote for the HBO drama series Treme. His film credits include Far Cry (2008) with Til Schweiger, and The Big Short (2015) with Christian Bale and Steve Carell.

Anthony Bourdain died on June 8, 2018, at the age of 61. He was found dead in his hotel room in Kaysersberg, France. His official cause of death was suicide by hanging. He was 6ft 4in tall and he was of French, Jewish and Spanish ancestry. His personal net worth was estimated at $16 million.

Bourdain wed high school sweetheart ‘Nancy Putkoski’ in 1985. The marriage ended in divorce in 2005. He married second wife, mixed martial artists ‘Ottavia Busia’ in April 2007. The couple welcomed their first child, Ariane, in April 2007. Bourdain and Busia separated in 2015 and their divorce was finalized in 2016. He began a relationship with Italian actress Asia Argento in 2017.

Anthony Bourdain Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Anthony Bourdain Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Anthony Michael Bourdain
  • Birthday: June 25, 1956
  • Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 4in (193 cm)
  • Occupation: Chef, Author, TV Personality
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $16 Million
  • Marriage(s): Nancy Putkoski, Ottavia Busia
  • Death-O-Meter: Dead
  • Died: June 8, 2018
  • Cause of Death: Suicide by Hanging
  • Place of Death: Kaysersberg-Vignoble, Haut-Rhin, France

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