The world-popular celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain is no longer with us. One man, who had inspired many people all over the world committed suicide in a hotel room. Now let’s know his biography and death cause through this wiki!
Born on 25th June 1956, Anthony Bourdain’s hometown was in New York City, NY, USA. He was an American born author, a chef and TV star belonging to white ethnicity. His zodiac sign was Cancer. For education, he went to Vassar College and The Culinary Institute of America. On 8th June 2018, at the age of 61 years, he rested in peace. He died in Kaysersberg Vignoble, GrandEst, France.
|Name||Anthony Michael “Tony” Bourdain|
|Birthday||25th June 1956|
|Birthplace||New York City, NY, USA|
|Death date||8th June 2018 (61 years old)|
|Death place||Kaysersberg Vignoble, GrandEst, France|
|Profession||Chef, TV Star|
|Dating/Girlfriend||Asia Argento (rumored)|
|Married/Wife||Nancy Putkoski (1985-2005)
Ottavia Busia (2007-2016)
|Net Worth||$16 million|
Death Cause and Funeral Details
Anthony was found dead in Kaysersberg Vignoble luxury hotel room on 8th June 2018. His friend Eric Ripert found him dead in the room. According to the public prosecutor, Bourdain committed suicide by hanging himself.
Anthony Bourdain, the chef and gifted storyteller who took TV viewers around the world to explore culture, cuisine and the human condition for nearly two decades, has died. He was 61. https://t.co/eqFL2anGf4 pic.twitter.com/vUvIZ0QIVg
— CNN (@CNN) June 8, 2018
Just three hours before his death, his girlfriend Asia uploaded an Instagram story printed with the words: ‘F— EVERYONE.’ Moreover, she also captioned:
‘You know who you are.’
When the news of Anthony’s death swirl throughout the world, she deleted her Insta story. Well, we cannot confirm the death cause to be couple’s quarrel, but something must have happened. We will be updating his death cause and funeral details shortly!
Net Worth, Career, and Income
Anthony started his career as a writer in 2000. He released his first book named ‘Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary World,’ and gained fame. After that, he wrote two more books, A Cook’s Tour, and The Nasty Bits.
His name became worldwide famous when he hosted A Cook’s Tour show in 2003. After two years, he was seen in Travel and Cuisine as well. Other programs he worked in include The Layover, and Parts Unknown. He also appeared in Miami Ink show and worked as a writer for HBO’s Treme. Solely from his career, he increased his per year salary up to $1 million. Before his death, his net worth was estimated to be $16 million.
Married and Divorced Twice
Anthony married twice in his lifetime. His first wife was Nancy Putkoski with whom he exchanged vows in 1985. The ex-duo lived married life for twenty years and parted ways in 2005. After two years, on 20th April 2007, he married again. His second wife was Ottavia Busia.
From his second marriage, Anthony was blessed with a baby daughter. However, this marriage also couldn’t last long. He divorced again in 2016. After the divorce, he made a statement that being away from his child and wife for more than half of a year was straining. After two unsuccessful marriages, he hooked up with Asia Argento in 2017.
Parents, Siblings, and Family
Anthony was born in NYC to the house of Pierre Bourdain and Gladys Bourdain. His mother Pierre was Columbia Records executive, and his father Gladys was New York Times editor. Although his parents were from a different religion (Catholic father and Jewish mother), he never had problems.
Body Measurements: Height, Color, Size
Before death, Anthony was decently tall with the height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs 77 kilos. His skin was white toned, with white hair. Nothing much about his body features were disclosed.