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Bourdain’s Ex-Wife Ottavia Busia, Who’s her Daughter? Net Worth-2022

Bourdain’s Ex-Wife Ottavia Busia, Who’s her Daughter? Net Worth-2022

Ottavia Busia is an Italian mixed martial artist and actress who came to the media spotlight as the wife of popular American chef Anthony Bourdain, who died of suicide by hanging in 2018.

Where was Ottavia Busia born?

Ottavia Busia was born on 11th July 1965, on the island of Sardinia, Italy to Italian parents. As of 2022, she is 57 years old and her horoscope is Cancer. Ottavia’s parents raised her with great compassion and care. Ottavia holds an Italian nationality and belongs to white ethnic background.

Schooling with her Hobbies

She attended an elementary school in Sardinia while the name of her school, colleges, and the university are not available at the moment. Ottavia was very tough and involved in fights since her childhood. Due to her keen interest in fighting, she started taking martial arts training in her home country, Italy.

Ottavia Busia
Captions: Italian Actress, Ottavia Busia

Who was Ottavia Busia Previously Married to? Daughter

Ottavia Busia is possibly single. Previously, she was married to Chef Anthony Bourdain on 20th April 2007. She started dating Anthony in the year 2006 after meeting at the restaurant where they worked together. Ottavia was a general manager while he was a chef of the same restaurant. They also have a daughter named Ariane Bourdain.

Ottavia Busia with her ex-husband, Anthony Bourdain
Caption: Ottavia Busia with her ex-husband, Anthony Bourdain

Later, the couple separated in the year 2016. In the following year, Anthony started dating the Italian actress Asia Argento. As of now, Ottavia is living a single life and is determined to provide a good upbringing to her daughter.

What is Ottavia Busia’s Net Worth and Salary as of 2022?

According to some online resources, an MMA fighter earns an average of $35k as of 2022. In 2007, she was cast in the film No Reservations which was turned out to be a box office hit grossing over $92 million worldwide against its producing cost of $28 million.

Her late husband, Anthony Bourdain had an estimated net worth of around $16 million. He reportedly gave a hefty amount of money to raise their children and spousal support before his death. Also, they had bought a home for $3.35 million at 40 East 94th Street which had three full bathrooms.

Body Statistics of Ottavia Busia

Ottavia Busia stands at the height of 5 feet 5 inches and her body weight is around 55 kg. She has an athletic body with a measurement of 35-27-34 inches.

Ottavia has black colored hair and her eyes are dark brown in color. Her shoe size is 6 (US).

Ottavia Busia’s Career

Ottavia took a road trip to follow an Irish rock band leading her to American soil. She moved to New York City in the year 2000 and started working in restaurants due to her financial problems.

She has held various positions in restaurants such as Cafe des Artistes, Orsay, Geisha, and Serafina.

Ottavia Busia’s Career as Mixed Martial Artist

  • Ottavia participated in several martial arts education programs.
  • She thought that Ju-Jitsu was only going to be an exercise to drop pregnancy pounds.
  • She wanted to lose some weight after her daughter’s birth.
  • Later, Ottavia trained in the art of Brazilian Ju-Jitsu and specialized in it.
  • She began to work as a mixed martial art fighter after that.
  • and started to compete in tournaments.
Ottavia Busia, Italian mixed martial artist
Caption: Ottavia Busia, Italian mixed martial artist

Her Appearance on Movies

She is also an actress who has been featured in the movie No Reservations sharing the screen along with Catherine Zeta-Jones, Aaron Eckhart, and Abigail Breslin.

Ottavia Busia on Social Sites

Ottavia Busia is active on some social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter. She has more than 102k followers on her official Instagram account. Her Twitter account holds around 42.1k followers on her official Twitter account. However, Ottavia is not active on the Facebook account.