Anthony Bourdain

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Anthony Michael Bourdain
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/25/1956, Cancer
  • Profession: Chef; author; TV host
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Anthony Bourdain Fast Facts:
  • First job in the restaurant industry was as a dish washer.
  • Became executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in New York City in 1998.
  • Wrote a piece for The New Yorker in 1999 titled "Don't Eat Before Reading This."  The article became part of the book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (2000).
  • Received a skull tattoo during an episode of the reality show Miami Ink.
  • Co-authored the graphic novel Get Jiro! in 2012.
  • Anthony Bourdain Relationships:
  • Ottavia Busia Bourdain - Wife
  • Gladys Bourdain - Mother
  • Chris Bourdain - Brother
  • Ariane - Daughter
  • Pierre Bourdain - Father
  • Nancy - Ex-wife
  • Anthony Bourdain Awards:
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Nonfiction Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Nonfiction Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Informational Series or Special - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY; Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY (1978)

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