Nancy Putkoski is famous for being the first wife of the late celebrity chef and TV personality, Anthony Bourdain. The former couple was married for almost two decades before parting their ways in 2005. Her ex-husband passed away on June 8, 2018, after committing suicide.
Nancy Putkoski exchanged the wedding vows with her high school boyfriend, Anthony Bourdain, in the year 1985. They started dating each other while they were at Dwight-Englewood School. Well, she was older than her boyfriend.
Later on, their love turned to marriage, and they remained together for almost 20 years.
In the year 2005, the pair decided to part their ways. During the two decades of their relationship, the couple didn't share any kids. While asked about the reason for not sharing kids, Anthony said that,
I would have been a shit parent. I’m a very good uncle. The evil uncle who lets them do everything. But a parent? Up until very recently I could hardly take care of myself.
Following the separation, Nancy prefers to stay away from the limelight and never get involved in any kind of relationship.
On the other hand, her ex-husband had some relationships. From 2005 to 2006, he dated a writer for the New York Post, Paula Froelich.
In 2007, he got married to MMA fighter Ottavia Busia and also welcomed a daughter, Ariane Bourdain, the same year. After nine years of togetherness, they separated. Following this, he started dating Italian actress, Asia Argento.
Her ex-husband took his life on June 8, 2018, at the age of 62. He hung himself up in his room at the Le Chambard hotel in Kaysersberg, France.
Following his death, many people alleged his then-girlfriend, Asia Argento, for the reason of his death; however, she received support from the #MeToo movement.
The first wife of Anthony Bourdain is a very secretive type of person when it comes to sharing her personal and professional life. So there is no update on her career and income source.
On the other hand, her late husband's worth at the time of his death was $16 million. Though he had $16 million net worth, it was reported that he had $1 million in mortgages at the time of his demise.
According to his will, his lone beneficiary was his daughter, Ariane. She received his $3.35 million NYC apartment, which is valued at $5 million at the moment alongside other properties.
Nancy Putkoski was born somewhere in the USA; however, her date of birth is missing. She is of American nationality, while her ethnicity is unknown.
Talking about education, she joined Vassar College and later on enrolled at the Dwight Englewood school.