How much is Anthony Bourdain's Net Worth? Know his Career Earnings, Books, Properties, House, and Cars Collection

Anthony Bourdain; an American chef, author, and television personality chef owns his own book, “Kitchen Confidential" and hosts different television shows earning a huge amount of money. Anthony Bourdain's net worth is estimated to be $6 million.


The chef became internationally popular with the release of his first book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, and is the current host of the culinary travel show, Anthony Bourdain No Reservations. He is also the host of Travel Channel's culinary and cultural adventure programs Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and The Layover. Scroll down to know everything about Anthony Bourdain's net worth and earnings.

Anthony Bourdain's Net Worth and Career Earnings 

Anthony Bourdain's net worth is estimated to be around $6 million. In addition, he also hosts different television shows and also has his own publishing company which might have helped to add an extra fortune to his net worth.

CAPTION: Anthony Bourdain On Montreal Restaurant SOURCE: Canada's 100 Best

In 2000, the chef first came to the attention after he wrote and published his first book, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. Related to a previous article written by Anthony in 1997, quickly became a bestseller, fetched by Bourdain’s character as a renowned chef.

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Ater two years he was given his own food and travel show, A Cook’s Tour on the Food Network. The Show ran for a year from 2002 to 2003 for a total of 35 episodes.It is said that the chef earned approximately $620,000 from his carriers first show.

CAPTION: Anthony Bourdain in an episode of A Cook's Tour SOURCE: Pinterest

Again in 2005 Bourdain hosted another food and travel show called, Anthony Bourdain No Reservations.

Another successful journey, one of the episodes- Anthony Bourdain in Beirut later received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Informational Programming. The show won two Emmys for Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming.

CAPTION: Anthony Bourdain after winning Emmy Award SOURCE: Zimbio

In 2006 he was invited to be a guest judge on the second season of the popular culinary competition series, Top Chef. The world-renowned chef Anthony was estimated to be paid more than $970,000.

Anthony again came back to the Travel Channel with the new show, The Layover in 2011. The show was about what travelling visitors can eat and do within 48 hours in a city. The show lasted till 2013 with 20 episodes.

He again co-starred in the culinary documentary series, The Mind of a Chef alongside Chef David Chang which won nine Daytime Emmy Awards.It is estimated that the highly rated series helped him to earn about  $1.5 million.

Properties and cars of Anthony Bourdain 

In 2011, Bourdain launched his own publishing company, which was first announced by Ecco Press, it was later stated that the line would acquire 3-5 book titles per year.

Just from various endorsement deals and sponsorships, the American chef has earned well over $235,000 he has teamed up with Cadillac in the past.

CAPTION: Anthony Bourdain advertising Cadillac via twitter SOURCE: Consumerist

Anthony owns Corvette, manufactured by Chevrolet pricing $70,000.

CAPTION: Anthony Bourdain driving his car SOURCE: Muzul

He owns a house in Manhattan costing $3.35 million. The house is full of luxury and antique pieces. We just can imagine how the house of the millionaire looks like!

Keeping every possible personal information out of the limelight, Anthony Bourdain is living a lavish lifestyle earning a huge amount of money.