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Biography

Anthony Bourdain :: Biography

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Anthony Bourdain's facts

Date of Birth 1956-07-25
Nationality American
Profession Chef, TV personality, Author
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Nancy Putkoski (1980s–2000s) Ottavia Busia (April 20, 2007–present)
Education at Vassar College and Culinary Institute of America
Net Worth(s) $9 million
Name on Birth Anthony Michael Bourdain
Place of Birth New York City

Famous personality known for the book called “Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly”, Anthony Bourdain is an American chef, author and television personality having net worth of $9 million. He is the man with medium height and was married at his high school. After the divorce recently he is living with his second wife and a daughter Ariane. He is a happy with his second wife and any statement about him being a gay is just a rumor. Wiki and other sites has described his entire life in well detailed form but still the curious readers can join him via twitter.

Anthony Bourdain was born in New York City on July 25, 1956. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds American nationality by birth. His father was an executive for Columbia Records in the classical music recording industry. He was raised without religion although his ancestor belonged to Catholic and Jewish correspondingly. After his birth he was raised in Leona. New Jersey, there he got graduation from the Dwight Englewood School in 1973. Later he attended Vassar College but decided to drop out after 2 years. After that he got his graduation degree completed in 1978 from Cullinary Institute of America.

Very interesting part of his high school life is he had got married to his first wife when he was just a high school kid. He and his girlfriend had decided to tie knot in 1980s and remained together for two decades before they finally got separated. How the high school decided to get married in such a early age and what circumstances they had to face is still out of grip of public. Anyhow it’s a matter of surprise that high school kids getting determined to solve problem of one another’s life being together with one another.

Talking about his career startup, he had a great love towards food and was always eager to try something new while cooking. He was in France when he had tried his first oyster. Later while attending Vassar College, he had worked in the seafood restaurants of Provincetown, Massachusetts which was the main key point of his career. It was the time when he finally figured out his career has great success if he chooses to become a chef.

Apart from his cooking, he has earned immediate popularity from his 2000 New York Times bestselling book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. Till the date he has successfully written more than two bestselling books. Additionally his article and essays are very famous as well and also have appeared many places, including The New Yorker, The New York Times and many more. Till today he is one of the most successful chefs who have earned fame and money at equal rate. He was named as Food Writer of the year in 2001 and his several books are also considered to be best books of the year.

Now turning back to his personal life, he is also known for consuming exotic local specialty dishes. He is also known for being un unrepentant drinker and smoker. He used to finish two packs per day. He was also a former user of cocaine, heroin, and LSD. But he decided to stop his addiction of cigarettes due to birth of his daughter. He has also written about his addiction in several books till now where he has explained all the experiences he gathered from smoking.

Anthony Bourdain is a very successful author and TV personality who has gained wider fame with the help of his unique culinary worldwide. Anyone more curious about him can go through wiki which has an explicable detail of his life till today.