Who is Anthony Bourdain and what is his net worth 2018? Anthony Bourdain is a chef he was seen in the show ‘A Cook’s Tour’ on the Food Network. He is also a television personality and an author who grew to prominence after releasing his book entitled ‘Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly’ in 2000. He is the host several television shows including ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’, ‘The Layover’, and ‘Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations’.
Bourdain has released several books based on cooking. He has received several awards and nominations in his career and has also released fictional books. In 2011, he lent his voice in the animated TV series ‘The Simpsons’.
Anthony Michael Bourdain was born on June 25, 1956, in New York City, New York. He was born to parents Gladys Bourdain and Pierre Bourdain. His father used to work as an executive in Columbia Records and his mother used to work in The New York Times. He went to Dwight-Englewood School and completed his graduation in 1973.
He then went to Vassar College but dropped after two years. Following this, Bourdain started to work in seafood restaurants in Provincetown, Massachusetts and decided to make cooking his career. He went to the Culinary Institute of America and graduated in 1978.
In 1985, Anthony Bourdain married Nancy Putkoski. The couple divorced in 2005. In April 2007, he got married to Ottavia Busia. The couple has a daughter named Ariane. They divorced in 2016. Bourdain is dating Asia Argento in 2017.
After completing his studies, Anthony Bourdain worked in many kitchens of different restaurants in New York City. He used to work primarily in the residents of Sullivan’s, One Fifth Avenue, and Supper Club. He became the executive chef of Brasserie Les Halles located in Manhattan in 1998.
He remained there for many years and although he is no longer working there, he is still in a good relationship with Brasserie Les Halles. In 2000, Bourdain released his book entitled ‘Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly’. The book went on to become a New York Times Bestseller. In 2006, he released the book ‘The Nasty Bits’.
His articles have appeared in many leading brands like The New Yorker, The Times, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Maxim, The Face, The Independent, and The Observer. In 2012, he became the co-writer of the novel ‘Get Jiro!’ In 2002, he became the host of ‘A Cook’s Tour’ on the Food Network. This was followed by another TV show called ‘Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations’.
In 2011, he appeared in another show called ‘The Layover’. In 2013, he became the host of ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’ on CNN. He has appeared in many places for the show including, Punjab, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Libya, and Tokyo. He has also appeared in many other shows like Top Chef, Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, and Yo Gabba Gabba!
Anthony Bourdain was named as the Food Writer of the Year by Bon Appétit magazine in 2001. In 2008, he was inducted into the James Beard Foundation. He also won the Creative Arts Emmy Award in 2009 and 2011. He has won four Emmy Awards and has won the 2014 Peabody Award. In 2010, Bourdain was conferred with the Honorary CLIO Award.
Anthony Bourdain Net Worth
Anthony Bourdain as a chef has ventured into many professions. He has written many best-selling books best on cooking and has also hosted many shows. By doing so, he has gone on to accumulate good wealth for himself. Anthony Bourdain’s net worth is an estimated $18 million.
He has also appeared in the movie ‘The Big Short’ in 2015. In 2011, he lent his voice in an episode of ‘The Simpsons’. He has also lent his voice to the animated show called ‘Archer’ in 2013. He has written five fictional books in his career and has penned eight books based on food and cooking.
In 2015, Anthony Bourdain got a blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. His wife Busia featured in many episodes of ‘No Reservations’. In 2008, he was nominated in the Webby Awards for appearing in Top Chef. His first fiction book was Bone in the Throat released in 1995.