Nancy Putkoski

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Celebrity Ex-Wife (1955)
Mon Feb 13 2023
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Relationship Timeline Of Nancy Putkoski

Ex-husband : Anthony Bourdain
Nancy Putkoski married Anthony Bourdain in 1985 and divorced in 2005.

Nancy Putkoskiis a celebrity ex-wife and media magnet enjoying fame and the spotlight because of her late ex-husband Anthony Bourdain. His real name was Anthony Michael Bourdain, and he became famous as a chef and author. 

Unlike her late former spouse, Putkoski never talked about her profession before. However, her personal life seemed graceful with Anthony as they spent two decades with each other as a married couple. But, unfortunately, they split legally in 2005.

As a result, today, we came up with detailed information about Putkoski. This article will serve you every personal detail of this celebrity ex-wife, including her birth date, net worth, and many more.

Putkoski Was Born In The Mid 50s

The celebrity wife Putkoski is the only child of her parents who came into this materialistic world on April 8, 1955, in Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA. Regarding her birth, no other details are available. For further information, she follows Christanity, and her star sign is Aries. 

Early Picture of Nancy Putkoski's late ex-husband Anthony Bourdain
Early Picture of Nancy Putkoski's late ex-husband Anthony Bourdain (Image Source: Instagram @anthonybourdain)

As for academic excellence, she went to Dwight-Englewood High School and graduated in 1974. After that, she enrolled at Vassar College and completed her degree in 1978. However, her course of study is unavailable at the moment. 

Was Married To Anthony For Two Decades

As mentioned above, Putkoski rose to prominence after she tied the knot with her late ex-husband Anthony. The two met for the first time in Dwight-Englewood High School, where she was a year ahead of him. Soon after their first meeting, they realized their feelings for each other and began dating. 

Subsequently, Putkoski and Anthony then decided to went for a lifetime commitment. With this, the duo shared vows in 1985, But sadly after spending nearly two decades together as a husband-wife, they could not make this relationship further. 

Henceforth, the celebrity ex-wife filed for a divorce from her then-husband Anthony. Their divorce was finally legalized in 2005, and since then, the duo was never seen together.

Putkoski Couldn't Deal With Her Ex-Mate's Fame 

When Nancy Putkoski and her late ex-husband dated, Anthony was not famous. However, some years into their marriage, the late American chef was offered a TV contract and became very popular within a night. But, he was unaware that this fame could end his happy married life. 

Nancy Putkoski and her former husband Anthony Bourdain
Nancy Putkoski and her former husband Anthony Bourdain (Image Source:

Eventually, the ex-wife complained that his growing popularity would become a problem for their marriage, but he did not listen to her idea. In fact, he continued his TV contract, which made him more wealthy and famous. 

Later, Anthony started to feel the effects of being a celebrity. He became so busy with his meetings and international collaborations that he could not give the time to his then-wife Putkoski. As a result, his busy schedule made his relationship a failure.

Did The Duo Share Any Kids?

The answer is no; the former lovebirds never shared any children despite being married for twenty years just like Richard Rawlings and Suzanne Rawlings. The reason behind this was late Antony's unacceptance of having children until he turned fifty. 

Yes, once, in an interview, when an American chef turned fifty, he stated that he had finally reached an age where he could take full responsibility for children. He also believed that anyone could care for their children financially and emotionally after fifty. 

As a result, Putkoski and Anothony never had kids, as they separated before he turned fifty. The duo parted ways when the late chef was forty-nine, and the celebrity ex-wife was fifty. 

What Happened After Divorce? Did The Duo Remarry?

After the divorce, Nancy Putksoki never thought of remarrying. Since the divorce, she has been living a solitary thriving life without any worries. It seems that she still has feelings for her late ex-husband. Another reason could be that she never trusted a man again. Whatever the details are available, the fact is that she is single. 

On the other hand, her late husband Anthony tied the knot with an MMA fighter Ottavia Busia on April 20, 2007, with a grand celebration. As for their relationship, they remained together for only nine years. 

Anthony Bourdain and his second wife Ottavia Busia
Anthony Bourdain and his second wife Ottavia Busia (Image Source: Google Sites)

Yes, you heard it right, Anthony's second marriage also became unsuccessful, and he got separated from an MMA fighter in 2016. The reason behind this was the late author was linked with the actress Asia Argento

However, the duo had long courtship battles as they both were the parents of one beautiful daughter Ariane Bourdain. Henceforth, they fought the custody of Ariana for several months, and finally, Busia got guardianship and a child allowance. 

Reason Behind Anthony's Tragic Death 

Putkoski's late ex-husband Anthony committed suicide at the age of sixty-one on June 8, 2018. He was found hanged in France, filming for Parts Unknown. Talking about the reason behind his death, every clue has been kept secretive. 

However, if we believe the coroner's report, it states that he might've been a victim of depression. Further investigation also found that he had developed an addiction to heroin which might lead him to death. 

Is Putkoski A Millionaire? Also Know Her Ex-Husband's Net Worth!

Nancy Putkoski has been able to gather quite a good amount of fortune. Her estimated net worth is around $2 million, which she probably collected as alimony just like Susan Waren.  However, her exact source of income is still a mystery. 

Nancy Putkoski's ex-mate Anthony Bourdain's mansion
Nancy Putkoski's ex-mate Anthony Bourdain's mansion (Image Source: Mediaite)

Furthermore, her ex-husband was a millionaire with a massive fortune of $17 million. He made millions of money through his cooking and writing career. He also gathered this reasonable amount of wealth through his documentary. 

Her Physical Feature: Height & Weight 

Nancy Putkoski seems to be taller and fit. She has a decent height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) and weighs around 60 kg (132 lbs). Further, has dark blonde hair that compliments her fair skin complexion.

Moreover, she has impressive black color eyes. People love her symmetrical facial structure. Despite being old, she looks young, probably through exercise and proper diet. 

Social Media Presence 

Unlike other celebrities, Putkoski is not fond of social media sites. As a result, she is not available on Instagram, Twitter, and other sites. However, we can see her recent photos on various online sites. 

A beautiful portrait of the late American chef Anthony Bourdain
A beautiful portrait of the late American chef Anthony Bourdain (Image Source: TN)

It is also safe to assume that she is not friendly with the benefit of social media. But, we can find numerous fan page accounts of her, which her well-wishers could create. 


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