Anthony Bourdain; by far one of the most influential chefs in the world, was 61, when he was found unresponsive inside his hotel room in Strasbourg, France where he was working on an upcoming episode of the 11th season of CNN’s series Parts Unknown. CNN who confirmed his death, also said the cause of death was suicide by hanging. Bourdain was divorced from his second wife, mother of his daughter Ariane, he was dating actress Asia Argento.
As noted, Asia was the current girlfriend of chef Anthony Bourdain, who had been married twice and had one daughter from his second marriage to Ottavia Busia Bourdain.
Mrs. Busia was Bourdain’s second wife; initially, he and high school sweetheart Nancy Petkoski said their “I Do’s” in 1995. Nancy and Tony didn’t have any children and eventually divorced in 2005 after 20 years together.
Subsequently on April 20, 2007; Tony married Ottavia Busia, the former general manager at the New Yor based restaurant Geisha, introduced to Tony by their mutual friend, /chef Eric Ripert. Ottavia gave birth to their beautiful daughter Ariane, on April 9, 2007. Ottavia a martial arts artist and Bourdain amicably decided to go their separate ways in 2016; they divorced the following year.
Mrs. Busia Bourdain, born on April 28, 1978, in Palermo, Italy, took MMA shortly after the birth of Ariane.
Bourdain started dating Italian singer and actress Asia Argento in 2017, after meeting her during an episode of Parts Unknown; their romance came out to the public eye following the publishing of photos kissing and walking hand-in-hand on the street in February 2017.
Asia one of the many women who accused Harvey Weinstein of assault, was born Aria Maria Vittoria Rossa Argento on September 20, 1975, in Rome, Italy. She is one of the children born to Italian screenwriter, producer and film director Dario Argento and actress Daria Nicolodi.
Asia started acting at the age of nine in Sergio Citti’s 1985 film Sogni e bisogni. she has starred in over a dozen films like Transylvania, Friendly Fire, On Wat, Marie Antoinette, The Keeper and Scarlet Diva which she also directed and wrote.
Asia like Bourdain is a parent herself, her daughter Anna Lou from her relationship with Italian rock & roll musician, lead singer of the band Bluvertigo Marco Castoldi was born in 2001.
On August 27, 2008, she and film director Michele Civetta tied the knot in Arezzo. Civetta is the father of her son Nicola Giovanni, born in 2008.
Furthermore, Argento and Michele drifted away and eventually divorced in 2013.