Who is Nancy Putkoski? Who was she married to? Know about her marriage, divorce, career, and childhood!

Nancy Putkoski with husband Anthony

Facts of Nancy Putkoski

Full Name: Nancy Putkoski
Marital Status: Divorce
Gender: female
Profession: Chef
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
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Nancy Putkoski is known for being the first and ex-wife of famed chef and TV personality and author Anthony Michael Bourdain. Though a lot has been written about and spoken about Anthony Bourdain, very little information is available on the internet about Nancy Putkoski.

She was not much in the limelight even when she was married to Anthony Bourdain. We have dug out what we could about her life and presented it for our valuable readers to know!

Nancy Putkoski’s birth, age, childhood, and education

There are no details whatsoever on the public domain about Nancy Putkoski’s date of birth. Her parental and childhood details are also not known. It is not known whether she has any siblings or not. Her surname is unusual but it is not known as to which ethnicity she belongs to.

Source: Catsworking.wordpress (Anthony Bourdain and Nancy during young times)

One thing is certain that she went to Dwight-Englewood school for her education. Because this is the school that she met Anthony Bourdain and their love had blossomed. But there is no information as to whether she went to college and what did she major in.

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Nancy Putkoski’s career

There is no work record of Nancy Putkoski. It seems that she had never worked except serving as the wife of Anthony Bourdain. It is also not known what she does for a living now. It could be possible that she is getting some spousal support from Anthony Bourdain but the details of these have not been enlisted anywhere. There are no records or documents available to that effect.

Source: Whosdatedwho (Anthony Bourdain and wife Nancy during happier days)

Nancy Putkoski’s relationship and marriage with Anthony Bourdain

There are a lot of details available on this front since it was during her divorce from Anthony Bourdain in 2005 after 20 years of her marriage that her name was thrown into the limelight suddenly. But after her divorce was finalized, she again disappeared out of the limelight.

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Nancy Putkoski and Anthony had met in high school and had started dating soon after. They are high school sweethearts and were very much in true and sincere love with each other. Hence the couple tied the knot in 1986. They seemed to be a happy couple. However, they never had any children. It was said that Anthony was never prepared to have a child. He had once said in an interview:

“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.”

Source: Men’s journal (Anthony Bourdain had taken to drugs and alcohol after his divorce)

It is said that when Anthony wrote his book ‘Kitchen Confidential’ in 2000, he had to tour a lot due to it. There are also some mentions of girlfriends. It is said that these tours took its toll on the relationship between Anthony and Nancy. He does have regrets but covers it up with the mention of the book.

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He says:

“But … look … yes, there are regrets. But, also, and never mind this extraordinary change in life, the book – I have had so many things. So many other things. I have loved with all my heart, and I have been loved. I knew better people than I deserved. I had more fun than I deserved.”

He feels that he is a good employer and chef but he seems to have failed at other relations and has let people down.

Anthony’s second marriage

In 2011, Anthony had moved on and married Ottavia Busia. During that time, there were some pictures of Anthony and his sous chef Steven Temple which were leaked to TMZ. The two were naked in a swimming pool during a 1999 vacation in St. Martin. It was suspected that Nancy might have leaked these pictures for revenge.

The pictures had a gay overtone. It was thought that Nancy wants a comeback to Anthony. But neither Nancy commented on them nor did TMZ reveal the source of the pictures. The whole matter died a natural death.

Anthony’s death

On June 8, 2018, Anthony was found dead in his room Le Chambard hotel in Kaysersberg, France. His cause of death was determined as suicide by hanging.

His body was cremated in France on June 13, 2018. Two days later, his ashes were then returned to the United States.

Nancy now

The current whereabouts of Nancy is not known, but probably she is single still. It is said that Anthony still has friendly relations with her.

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