Giada De Laurentiis

Age, Height, Weight etc:

Who is it?: CHEF
Occupation: Chef, Writer, Television personality
Real Name / Birth name: Giada Pamela De Benedetti
Nick Name: Giada
Age / How old?: August 22, 1970
Birth Sign:Leo
From: (Place of Birth): Rome, Italy
Religion:Roman Catholicism
Nationality: Italy
Race / Ethnicity:White
Giada De Laurentiis Education:Giada graduated from Le Cordon Bleu.

Measurements, Body:

Body Measurements: 35-24-34 in or 89-61-86 cm
Build:Slim
Height / How tall?:5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
Weight:52 kg or 115 pounds
Dress Size:2 (US) or 34 (EU)
Shoe Size:4 (US) or 34.5 (EU)
Hair Color:Light Brown
Eye Color:Blue

Giada De Laurentiis

Bio:

Giada De Laurentiis is a famous chef, writer, and TV personality, born in 1970 in Italy. She started her career on TV in 2002 when she was invited by Food Network channel for a cooking show. In 2008, she started filming her self-titled culinary show "Giada at Home" that made her famous. Since 2005, she published 8 books all of which became popular and in 2014 she opened her first restaurant.
Giada De Laurentiis is a member of Chef.

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Family, Mom, Dad, Wife & Husbands, kids

Mother: Giada's mom's name is Veronica. She is Italian and she is an actress and a writer.

Father: Giada's dad's name is Alex De Benedetti. He divorced her mother after the birth of their fourth child. Later, Veronica remarried to Giada's stepfather Ivan Kavalsky.

Siblings: Giada is the first child of her mother. She has three siblings: brothers Dino (he's a producer), who passed away in 2003, and Igor and sister Eloisa.

Husbands and kids: Giada has been married to Todd Thompson from 2003 to 2015. In 2008, her daughter Jade Marie was born.

Boyfriends & Girlfriends, Relationship

Sexual orientation: straight

In 2003, Giada married Todd Thompson, who is a fashion designer. The couple separated in 2015. Since then, Giada stays focused on her career and she plans neither one more marriage nor more children in the nearest future.

Giada De Laurentiis Money, Net Worth

Giada's estimated net worth is 15 million dollars. This money comes from her different ventures, including media appearances, restaurants, and books sales.

Houses & Cars

Place of living: Giada resides in a Spanish-style modern bungalow in California.

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Misc Questions

What is the story of Giada's education?

At first, she earned a degree in social anthropology but soon realized that her true passion was cooking and she headed to famous French culinary school Le Cordon Bleu.

How did she start her culinary career?

After graduating from Le Cordon Bleu, she came back to the USA and became a chef in a LA restaurant.

How was she discovered and invited on TV?

She started working as a food stylist for Food & Wine. In 2002, Food Network talent manager discovered her through this magazine.

What was her first TV show?

It was Food Network's "Everyday Italian", which was launched in 2003.

What about her career as a writer?

Giada published 8 cooking books, all of which were a big success.

What was her first restaurant? 

In 2014, she opened an establishment called "Giada" nearby Las Vegas.

Interesting and Fun Facts:

  • She started off on TV with completely no previous on-camera experience;
  • Her grandfather was an owner of a restaurant too;
  • She cooked for royal couple William and Kate;
  • She used to wore braces back in high school;
  • She starts her every day with yoga;
  • Because of her appearance, people suspected that Food Network hired a model instead of a chef for their show.