Ottavia Busia

Ottavia Busia is known as a martial artist who specializes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. She is most famous for being the ex-wife of famous chef and TV personality, Anthony Bourdain.


Ottavia Busia was born on July, 11 1965 in the island of Sardinia. The expansive island is close by the Mediterranean Sea and is owned by the country of Italy. Ottavia Busia went to an elementary school on her home island of Sardinia. She participated in a few martial arts training programs as a young girl. She was bullied during her youth years and wanted to find a way to fight back against her oppressors.


Ottavia has a solid and fit physical figure because of her affection with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Ottavia has found her passion in life as a dedicated martial artist. She jumps at the chance to teach other individuals to learn BJJ so that they can protect themselves from danger. She thinks the martial art is particularly essential for females to learn.

Her ex-husband, Anthony had a few TV culinary shows, and he additionally wrote a few books on the art of cooking. They divorced a few years before he ended his life tragically in a hotel room.

Last Modified: Mar 5, 2020

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