Anthony Bourdain Net Worth $16 million
Anthony Bourdain salary $5,000,000
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Update June 8th, 2018: Anthony Bourdain has been found dead, of apparent suicide in his hotel room in France while filming for his hit tv-show ”No Reservations”
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Born in New York City to Pierre Bourdain, a classical music industry executive and Gladys Bourdain, a staff editor for New York Times, he grew up in Leonia, New Jersey.
The famous chef graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1978. He is a veteran of several professional kitchens, including many years as executive chef at a prestigious place.
To many, he is one of the most influential chefs in the world. In 2000 after the release of his book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, he became famous.
After which, his first food and world-travel television show followed, A Cook’s Tour, which ran for 35 episodes from 2002 through 2003.
Two years later he started hosting the Travel Channel’s culinary and cultural adventure programs, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and The Layover.
After the two shows ended, in 2013 he switched networks and moved to CNN to host Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.
Although he is famous for his culinary achievements, TV shows, and books, he has written both fiction as well as non-fiction, which are less known.
While in vacation in France, he began interested in food, right after he tried his first oyster on an oyster’s fisherman’s boat.
Growing up, he went to Dwight-Englewood School as well as attending Vassar College, from where he dropped out after two years.
But while still in college he used to work in Provincetown, Massachusetts, at seafood restaurants, which inspired his decision to pursue cooking as a career.
After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, he started to run several restaurant kitchens all around New York City.
Then it followed the executive chef position at Brasserie Les Halles. Although he is no longer an employer there, he still maintains a relationship with the place.
Among his bestselling books, we recall the New York Times bestselling book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, which also a sequel, released in 2010.
He then went to write and release several other books, articles and essays, on account of his food and travel experiences across the globe.
Those articles and essays have appeared in many magazines, including The New York Times, The Times, and many others.
And thanks to his most famous memoir, Kitchen Confidential, he received a job offer from the Food Network. The offer included him hosting his own food and world-travel show, A Cook’s Tour.
Since then, he has appeared five times as a guest judge on Bravo’s Top Chef Reality cook competition program.
He is famous for his sarcastic comments about vegan and vegetarian people. He says that their lifestyle is rude to the other people of many countries he visits.
Throughout his career, he has received many awards and nominations. Among those is the title of Food Writer of the Year in 2001 by Bon Appétit magazine.