Until his death on June 8, 2018, Anthony Bourdain was a widely known American chef, author, travel documentarian, and a television personality. His TV shows usually focused on international culture, cuisine, and human conditions. Anthony was considered one of the most influential chefs in the world. Some of the show that he ever hosted is; “The Layover,” and “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.” Anthony is an author of many books and has received many accolades as well. Bourdain was a social activist who spoke against sexual harassment in restaurants. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Anthony Bourdain in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Anthony Michael Bourdain also called “Tony” was born in New York City on June 25, 1958. He was the elder son of an executive for Columbia Records called Pierre Bourdain. His mother was called Gladys Bourdain who worked as a staff editor for The New York Times. Anthony said that he was raised as a pagan, but his paternal family was Jewish, and his maternal family was Catholic.
He schooled in Dwight-EngWood School and completed his studies there in 1973. Then he later joined Vassar College where he dropped out in his second year. Later on, he joined the Culinary Institute of America to train as a chef.
Anthony marriage life did not work well. In 1985, he got married to Nancy Putkoski who they later on divorced in 2005, and in 2007 he married Ottavia Busia. Before he divorced Busia in 2016, they had one child by the name Ariane. In 2017 he got engaged Asia Argento. Anthony died on 8 June 2018 in Kaysersberg-Vignoble, Haut-Rhin, France at the age of 61. He is also known for his sarcastic comments.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Throughout his career as a chef, Anthony has worked in many restaurants in particular in New York City. His love of food aroused while in France for family Vacation. After working for three years, in 1998, he was named as the executive chef of Manhattan`s Brasseries Les Halles. A Cook`s Tour food network program got hosted by him in 2002.
Soon after A Cook’s Tour, he started hosting “Anthony Bourdais: No Reservation.” He first appeared in The Layover in 2001. Anthony hosted his show “Anthony Bourdais: part Unknown” on CNN. As a Television journalist, Antony has appeared in several shows like “Yo Gabba Gabba,” ‘Top Chef’ among many others. His career has made him travel to countries like Ethiopia and Jamaica.
Anthony is a famous author of many non-fictional books. Some of his works are ‘the Tasty Bits,’ ‘Appetites: A Cookbooks.’ He owns a publishing line and also has published for others writers. He has featured in the movie ‘The Big’ in2015.
Anthony won the Peabody Award in 2014 this was four years later after he had won CLIO Award in 2010. His outstanding writing has made him be nominated for Creative Art Emmy. In the year 2012, his book was confirmed as Food Book and later in 2008 was nominated for Webby Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Anthony net worth is estimated to be over $18 million. His career has made his travel to many countries in the world, and he has learned new methods of cooking from those countries. He is a popular book writer and television personality. It is from this career that he managed to generate that vast wealth. Millions of copies of his books have been sold across the world, and he has appeared in many TV channels like CNN and BBC.
There is no list of top celebrity Chefs in the world that can afford to miss him. Known not just for cooking but also for his activism against sexual harassment in the restaurant. Anthony is also known for his appearance in shows and as a book writer.