Anthony Bourdain is Dead; Who are his Ex-wives, Children, and Girlfriend?

Updated On 08 Jun, 2018 Published On

American chef Anthony Bourdain was found unresponsive in his hotel room in Strasbourg, France by his close friend Eric Ripert. Anthony Bourdain died at the age of 61 on Friday.


Talking about Anthony Bourdain’s married life, he is married twice. He was married to Nancy Putkoski for the first time in 1985. The couple was married for over two decades but did not share any child together. Sadly, the couple got divorced in 2005.

CAPTION: Anthony Bourdain with Nancy Putkoski SOURCE: Articlebio

Later, after two years of divorcing first wife Nancy Putkoski, Anthony Bourdain married MMA fighter Ottavia Busia in 2007. Previously, Bourdain revealed that his restaurant business brought them together. During their first met, Busia was working in a restaurant whereas Bourdain was traveling the world.

CAPTION: Anthony Bourdain and Ottavia Busia SOURCE: gettyimage

The couple together has a child, Ariane Bourdain born in 2007. Ariane is 11 years old. Just like his first marriage, his second marriage also did not work and got separated in 2016 with no any dramas created.

Bourdain explained that it was a friendly separation and furthermore said:

My wife and I live, have lived, very separate lives for years,

There’s no drama here. We get along really, really well, and it’s not a big lifestyle change happening here

When Busia was married to Bourdain, she ran a blog named Married to a Chef. She openly talked about her relationship with Bourdain on the blog.

CAPTION: Anthony Bourdain and Italian actress Asia Argento SOURCE: frostsnow

However, after separating from second wife, Ottavia Busia, Bourdain was seen dating Italian actress Asia Argento. Asia is one of the first celebrities who accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and assault. The pair first met on his show “Parts Unknown.”