Contrary to What People Believe, Anthony Bourdain Was Not Very Rich When He Died

Anthony Bourdain has left the majority of his $1.2million estate to his 11-year-old daughter Ariane.

A copy of the late celebrity chef’s will was filed in Manhattan on Thursday, less than a month after he committed suicide in a hotel room in France.

Bourdain’s property includes $425,000 in cash and savings, $35,000 in brokerage accounts, $250,000 in personal property, and $500,000 in ‘intangible property including royalties and residuals’, according to court records obtained by the NY Daily News.

The documents also indicate that Bourdain has a mortgage worth $1.1million, but the corresponding property is not specified.

The total value of the estate came as a surprise to some as previous reports estimated the Parts Unknown star’s net worth was around $16million.

Anthony Bourdain has left the majority of his $1.2million estate to his 11-year-old daughter Ariane, according to court documents. The late celebrity chef is pictured with Ariane in 2008

Anthony Bourdain has left the majority of his $1.2million estate to his 11-year-old daughter Ariane, according to court documents. The late celebrity chef is pictured with Ariane in 2008

Bourdain, 61, committed suicide on June 8 in his hotel room in France while filming an episode of Parts Unknown. He is pictured with daughter Ariane and ex-wife Ottavia Busia in 2016

Bourdain, 61, committed suicide on June 8 in his hotel room in France while filming an episode of Parts Unknown. He is pictured with daughter Ariane and ex-wife Ottavia Busia in 2016

Busia shared a photo of Ariane days after Bourdain hanged himself, writing: 'Our little girl had her concert today. She was amazing. So strong and brave. She wore the boots you bought her'

The executor of the estate is Bourdain’s estranged wife, Ottavia Busia, who also handled his funeral arrangements and the process of returning his body to the US.

The couple divorced in 2016 after nine years of marriage but remained close in part thanks to their daughter Ariane, who was born the year they were married in 2007.

The family was gutted when they learned that the 61-year-old had hanged himself in a hotel room on June 8 while he was in Kayserberg, France, filming an episode of Parts Unknown.

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Source: Daily Mail