What was Anthony Bourdain worth when he Died?
According to sources, Anthony Bourdain was worth $1.21 million at the time of his death.
When Bourdain died on June 8th, it appeared that he took his own life. However, freshly published legal documents show that he was only worth $1.21 million at his death.
The 61-year-old, who died while filming his television show Parts Unknown in another country, left the majority of his assets to his 11-year-old daughter, Ariane Busia-Bourdain, according to papers filed in Manhattan Surrogate’s Court cited by Page Six.
According to the papers, Ariane Busia-Bourdain received $425,000 in cash and savings, $35,000 in a brokerage account, $250,000 in personal property, and $500,000 in He had a $1 million mortgage on an unidentified property, according to the documents.
When Ariane Bourdain’s mother and estranged wife Ottavia Busia-Bourdain died in 2016, she was appointed as executor of the estate in the TV personality’s testament. According to People, the couple purchased a New York City condominium in 2014.
In the past, Bourdain has spoken openly about his financial woes. Wealthsimple was told by the chef that: “My net worth is overestimated by roughly ten times.
The chef’s books and television programs were a big success, but it took a while. The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, was Bourdain’s next stop after dropping out of college at Vassar.
Before taking on the role of executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles in 1998, he worked in kitchens in New York City restaurants such as the Supper Club and One Fifth Avenue