Ottavia Busia

Ottavia Busia was born on 11th of July, 1965 in the island of Sardinia. The large island is next to the Mediterranean Sea and is owned by Italy. Ottavia has a strong and fit physical stature due to her love with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and the tips of having a healthy diet she learned from her ex-husband, Anthony Bourdain who was a famous chef.

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Ottavia was born under the astrological sun sign of Cancer. Although she is a Cancer in the horoscope, she really doesn't possess any usual traits of the Cancer sign. Cancers are known for their tenderness, emotional swings, and melancholy. Ottavia is nothing like her fellow Cancers. She isn't emotional nor tender. She has a rough demeanor about her that can be detected just by looking at her face.

Since her early childhood, Ottavia had it rough and was involved in many fights. Her constant involvement in disputes pushed her to find ways to protect herself. As a young girl, she began to train martial arts in Italy. Instead of being a ball of range and anger, she wanted to channel her energy into being a calm and balanced person.

In her teenage years, she was a groupie of a musical band called Ireland. Ottavia relied on music and martial arts to carry her through her teenage years. Growing in Italy was filled with obstacles for a young woman but she found strength in martial arts.


Ottavia Busia attended an elementary school on her home island of Sardinia. After her elementary education, she went to a high school and graduated without any academic issues. She participated in several martial arts education programs. On the other hand, Octavia’s former counterpart, Anthony Bourdain, attended his elementary school in New York City. After his elementary education, he went to the Dwight-Englewood School. After graduating from the Dwight-Englewood school, Anthony enrolled at the Vassar College, but he dropped out from it. Later, he attended the Culinary Institute of America. His education in cooking and the talent for cooking would eventually earn him a net worth of $16 million. Anthony destroyed the stereotypes that men shouldn't cook and that only women should be in the kitchen.


Ottavia has enjoyed life as a successful martial artist. She is specialized in grappling arts of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. She likes to empower people to learn BJJ to protect themselves. She thinks it’s especially important for females to learn.

Her ex-husband Anthony had several television culinary shows, and he also wrote several books on the topic of cooking. He was also the judge of several cooking contest TV shows.

Personal Life

Ottavia Busia and her ex-husband Anthony Bourdain got married in 2007. The large difference in their age wasn't an obstacle for getting into a marriage. They just saw each other for the loving partner that they finally found.

Quick Facts
Net Worth 2021: 1 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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