Who is Nancy Putkoski?
Nancy Putkoski is a celebrity spouse known for being the ex-wife of Anthony Bourdain. Anthony Bourdain is a popular American celebrity chef, travel documentarian, and book author. He is known for starring in TV programs focusing on the human condition, international culture, and cuisine.
Nancy’s marriage to Anthony bombarded her to fame just as their divorce jerked information about her to oblivion. She remained off the media after her husband’s death.
In this article, however, I will write facts about Nancy Putkoski and a few other interesting things you probably didn’t know about her. Before we continue, let’s take a quick look at her profile summary.
Name Nancy PutkoskiDate of birthApril 8, 1955ZodiacAriesAge67 yearsHusbandAnthony BourdainNationalityUnited States of AmericaNet worth $100,000
Nancy Putkoski Biography
Nancy Putkoski was born on April 8, 1955, in her home country, the United States of America, and is 67. Her astrological sign is Aries, and Putkoski has a White Caucasian ethnic background. Born and raised in Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States of America, Nancy holds American citizenship by birth. She is a year older than her ex-husband.
Although information about her family is obscure, reports confirm she stands five feet five inches tall and weighs 60 kilograms. Then again, she has brown eyes and brown hair, with body measurements of 33, 28, and 34 inches, respectively. Looking at her pictures on the internet and body parameters, we can confirm that she has an athletic body type.
Nancy Putkoski obtained her high school diploma from Dwight-Englewood High School. After graduating high school in 1974 at 18—going to 19—Nancy moved to New York City, where she enrolled in a private, coeducational institution of liberal arts majors, Vassar College. She graduated from Vassar College in 1978 at 22—going to 23.
When it comes to careers and the sorts, nothing is known about Nancy’s. Well, Nancy is more or less a very private person who, like most celebrity spouses, keeps most of her life to herself.
Nancy Putkoski Relationship with Anthony
Nancy Putkoski was married to Anthony Bourdain. Nancy and Anthony met each other for the first time during their high school – Dwight-Englewood High School.
Nancy and Anthony attended Vassar College and continued their relationship but being one of the first males admitted to the college made it difficult for Anthony to date only Nancy. Anthony later moved to culinary school two years later. They dated for a couple of years, Putkoski and Bourdain married in 1986 in a private church wedding with their close family and friends in attendance. Before Anthony came into her life, Nancy was reportedly into drugs and mischief with some of her friends.
“At high school, I fell in with your typical bad crowd but I also fell in love with Nancy Putkoski.”
Anthony Bourdain told Daily Life
While their relationship lasted, the couple enjoyed traveling to the Caribbean, watching the Simpsons, trying new food, and using drugs.
Nancy Putkoski and her ex-husband, Anthony
Speaking of drugs, Nancy’s drug use affected her husband, who would later become an addict, as she is. Lasted for about two decades, the couple’s marriage hit the rocks in 2005, and they have no children. His marriage with Nancy ended as a result of his absence. According to Anthony, he spent two years traveling and filming ‘A Cook’s Tour,’ and, as a result, his marriage fell apart.
Nancy has not remarried after her split from Anthony.
Nancy Putkoski Husband
Nancy Putkoski’s husband, Anthony Bourdain, was born Anthony Michael Bourdain on June 25, 1956, in New York, New York City, in the United States of America, and should have been 66 years old now. He graduated from the prestigious Vassar College and The Culinary Institute of America.
Anthony died on June 8, 2018, in Le Chambard · Hôtel Restaurants Spa Alsace, Kaysersberg-Vignoble, France, at 61 – he committed suicide while shooting CNN travel TV show, Parts Unknown. Before his death, he sent a message to his estranged wife then, Ottavia, saying that he hated his life and fame, Latimes.com recorded. Also, before his death, Anthony was dating Asia Argento – an actress and daughter of popular Italian filmmaker, Dario Argento. The duo met in Italy where Anthony was shooting his CNN travel TV show, Parts Unknown.
On the night Anthony died, he asked, Asia “Is there anything I can do?” She replied “[s]top busting my balls,” and he responded with “OK” before he hanged himself. Anthony Bourdain’s former girlfriend, Paula Froelich, whom he dated in 2005 made a shocking post on Twitter where she wrote, You can be rich as hell, totally successful but still lonely AF.
Anthony tried taking his life before in 2005 because his divorce from Nancy left him in bitterness. Probably, his marriage to Ottavia gave him reasons to not. Know anyone having suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Before his death, Anthony Bourdain was married twice and divorced twice. He was married to Nancy Putkoski (between 1985 and 2005) and Ottavia Busia (2007). He has one child, a girl, whom he named Ariane Bourdain. Bourdain is 1.9 meters tall. Ottavia was estranged from him due to his absence from the family – although they remained legally married.
Nancy Putkoski Net worth
Nancy Putkoski and her ex-husband
For someone whose career and job description are obscure, one would wonder why Nancy Putkoski should have an estimated net worth. Well, sources purport her net worth is estimated to be about $100k thousand.
On a rather trivia note, sources purport that Nancy was a notorious troublemaker during her school years. The same reports also claim that she was surrounded by a gang of drug addicts, who would later influence her into taking drugs. She skipped classes, got into trouble, and disobeyed the law. When she met with her now-deceased ex-husband, reports say she changed her bad habits.