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Nancy Putkoski


Facts of Nancy Putkoski

Full NameNancy Putkoski
First NameNancy
Last NamePutkoski
Birth NameNancy Putkoski
Birth CountryUnited States of America
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
SpouseAnthony Bourdain (1985-2005)
Height165 cm

Many people desire fame, while others get it in spite of their unwillingness. Nancy Putkoski, a former celebrity wife, came to prominence as her connection with a famed personality.

 Even though she is out of the limelight for a long time, many still want to know about personal life. So, today, let's talk about who her husband was along with several other facts and bio!

Nancy Putkoski's Personal Life

Nancy Putkoski is most likely single though, as mentioned above, she was once in matrimony with a celebrated personality. So, let's get to know more about that!


Nancy Putkoski's husband was none other than the late celebrity chef and author Anthony Bourdain. The duo was high school sweetheart and first met and likewise dated while attending Dwight Englewood high school.

Nancy Putkoski was in a wedlock with Anthony Bourdain. Source: Affairpost

After graduation and few years of romance, the duo decided to take their relationship to the next level. Nancy and Anthony exchanged vows in the presence of their families and friends in 1985.


The couple lived a blissful married life for many years. However, due to Anthony's cooking shows, he continuously stayed away from home, which compelled Nancy to file for divorce. Moreover, Anthony also revealed in one of his books that he was having an extra-marital affair.

The pair started living separately in 2004. Subsequently, after almost twenty years of marriage, the lady separated with her partner in 2005. It is a bit surprising to learn they never had any children from their wedding. Their relationship is somewhat similar to actress Sheila Falconer's life.

Life After Divorce

Nancy Putkoski was a non-celeb, so after the split with her spouse, she almost completely disappeared from the media limelight. On the other hand, her former spouse Anthony Bourdain moved on, and he remarried with Ottavia Busia.

Nancy Putkoski with his late second wife Ottavia Busia-Bourdain. SOURCE: CelebVogue

The late Layover star's second marriage lasted for nine years and ended in divorced in 2016. They shared a daughter Ariane Bourdain who was born in 2007.

Nancy Putkoski's Ex-Husband Death!

On June 08, 2018, Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his room at Le Chambard hotel in Kayserberg, France. According to police, he committed suicide by hanging.

Nancy Putkoski's Net Worth 

Being a former celebrity wife, she must have a reasonable sum of money. But exactly how much does he have?

Net Worth And Assets 

Although her profession is not yet learned, Nancy Putkoski holds a net worth of $500 Thousand. Most of her fortune is from her divorce settlement with her former husband. In contrast, Michael David Gersheson has a net worth of $2 million.

Nancy's former late partner Anthony Bourdain owned a net worth of $1.2 million before the time of his demise. As per the documents, the celebrity chef had $425,000 in savings and cash, $35,000 in brokerage accounts, $250,000 in personal property and $500,000 in intangibles such as royalties and residuals from his television works and books. 

Body Measurements: Nancy Putkoski

Nancy Putkoski stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.6 meters). Her body measurements are 33-28-32 inches.

The former celebrity wife's shoe size is 6 US while her bra size is 33B. Both her eye and hair is black.

Quick Facts: Nancy Putkoski


  • Nancy Putkoski was born in the United States of America.
  • The lady holds American nationality and holds a white ethnicity.
  • She went to Dwight-Englewood School.
  • She came to media limelight after marrying Anthony Bourdain.
  • Anthony Bourdain mentioned his affairs in his book Kitchen Confidential released in 2000.

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Updated On Mon Aug 12 2019 Published On Mon Aug 12 2019 By Daniel

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