Nancy Putkoski: 5 Interesting Facts to Know About Antony Bourdain EX-WIFE

nancy putkoski with husband

Husbands are bad cooks. This is almost taken for granted. But wives 🙁  Yeah, they expect their husband to cook. Nancy Putkoski was one of the few lucky ladies who had their wish fulfilled. Yeah, she married famous cook Antony Bourdain. Bourdain ability to cook well didn’t prove that he can also be a great husband, at least, that was what we witnessed.

After twenty years of married life, the couple’s journey came to a sad demise as they parted their ways. They seemed happy. There wasn’t much fuss about their relationship. Everyone felt that they were going great but it wasn’t the case. First 10, 12 years of married life were great, then came a period of differences, and their relationship succumbed to that. The pair divorced in 2005, thus putting a full stop to a 20-year relationship.

1.The Path to Divorce

Bourdain and Putkoski were high school lovers. They continuously dated each other, wanted to be part of each other life and be good about that. Things went smoothly and they decided to marry in 1986. They were buoyant. Their wildest dream of living together was materialized. We don’t know about the exact reason for their divorce. However, there are speculations that because they didn’t have any children after twenty years of marriage, so probably, they just parted away due to this lack of babyhood.

2. Antony Bourdain Never had time

Potkoski’s husband was a busy man. During 2005, he travelled extensively and had few moments to spend with Putkoski.

The busy schedule of Bourdain sparkled a conflict between the two. Putkoski gradually felt that her importance as the wife of Bourdain was decreasing day by day. While in an interview with The Guardian Bourdain said:

‘She was the love of my life. But things changed’.


Married for twenty years and not having a baby was one of the major reason for divorce. Bourdain and Nancy Putkoski have never admitted if they had any rift because of not having kids. Bourdain has even gone on and said that he always felt that he is an incapable father. Whatever the actual reasons for the divorce were, it was a sad end to an incredibly beautiful couple.

3.Anthony Bourdain Married Ottavia Bustia

When Bourdain left Nancy Putkoski, no one speculated if he was to marry anyone else in the near future. To everyone’s surprise, Anthony Bourdain married Ottavia Busia in the year 2007. Antony also became a father for the first time on the 20th April 2007. Both of them lived joyously until the year 2016, but just like Putkoski, their marriage ended in 2016. 

4. What is Putkoski doing now?

Putkoski, on the other hand, was gutted by the divorce. She left the limelight. She also didn’t marry anyone else due to reasons only known to him.

5.Whats up for Bourdain?

Bourdain, though, decided to try his hand for the one more time, this time with Italian actress Asia Argento. There are rumours that they are continuously dating each.

We hope that Putkoski also recovers well and get on with the life.

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