Chef Giada De Laurentiis is an Emmy Award-winning television personality, restaurateur, best-selling author of New York Times and Today correspondent. She is an internationally revered celebrity chef with an outstanding history of culinary training. She is a unique personable charm, who continues to prove her talent and accessibility. She is remembered as the host of the ‘Giada at Home’ TV show that airs on the Food Network. She is currently the presenter of the ‘Giada at Home’ TV show. Laurentiis is also the author of many novels. ‘Giada at Home’ and ‘Weeknights’ were on the New York Times Best Selling List in the first place. She was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame in 2012.

Giada De Laurentiis Bio 

The full name of Giada De Laurentiis  is Giada Pamela De Laurentiis and Giada Pamela De Benedetti. Giada was born on 22nd August, 1970 in Rome, Italy. She is 50 years old. Her birth sign is Leo. She is now residing in Los Angeles, USA. Similarly, she holds American and Italian nationality. Giada was born to Veronica De Laurentiis and Alex De Benedetti . Giada’s mother is an actress, and her dad is a director and an actor. When Giada was young, her parents divorced, and she and her siblings moved with their mother to Southern California.

Full nameGiada Pamela De Laurentiis, Giada Pamela De Benedetti
Date of birthAugust 22, 1970
Age50 years old
Birth signLeo
Born CountryRome, Italy
Residing placeLos Angeles, USA
NationalityAmerican/ Italian
Famous for Chef, TV Personality, Writer
Marital StatusDivorced
Social MediaInstagram/ Facebook/ Twitter
Net WorthApproximately $30 million
Giada De Laurentiis Career

Giada de Laurentiis worked for various restaurants in Los Angeles after completing her studies. She then started GDL Foods, her own catering business. She landed some famous clients, such as Ron Howard, the director. She, meanwhile, worked as a food stylist as well. She was asked by a friend in the journal ‘Food & Wine’ to write about the Sunday meal rituals of her family. She was invited to the channel to launch her cooking show after an executive at the Food Network saw her post. Laurentiis had never wanted to be on camera and that’s why during the show she originally felt awkward. Instead of an actual chef, the show and the channel were blamed for hiring an actress or model. She continued the show amid the criticism and finally received the Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Lifestyle Host’ in 2008.

In 2007, she began a new show called ‘Giada’s Weekend Getaways’. She also wrote the books that became best-sellers, ‘Giada’s Family Meals’ and ‘Everyday Pasta’. Also, she became a judge and mentor on the “Next Food Network Star” show. She launched ‘Giada at Home’, a new cooking program in 2008 and a cookbook of the same name in 2010. They have both been tremendously popular. The show has been nominated two times for the Emmy Awards and has also received the Gracie Award.

In 2014, she opened her first restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada, named GIADA. It serves items such as lemon spaghetti, lemon flatbread, and rosemary focaccia. It also has family-style, vegan, and gluten-free choices. She has also worked in the animated short film ‘Pixie Hollow Bake Off’. In the animated TV show ‘Handy Mandy’, she worked as a voice actress. She has written a variety of books, including Everyday Italian, Giada Family Dinners, Everyday Pasta, Happy Cooking, and Giada’s Italy.

Giada De Laurentiis Awards and Milestones

In 2008, Giada de Laurentiis won the ‘Outstanding Lifestyle Host’ Emmy Award. ’. The show in which Giada was present has been twice nominated for the Emmy Awards and has also received the Gracie Award. She is the recipient of the Best Television Host Gracie Award as well.

Giada De Laurentiis Relationship

From 2003 to 2015, the talented and pretty actress was married to fashion designer Todd Thompson. At the time, Giada had mentioned her husband, Todd Thompson, regularly during her shows, from the moment she began on the network. On 29th March 2008, their daughter, Jade Marie De Laurentiis-Thompson was born . She has stated that she does not plan to have more kids while remembering how unique the experience of raising a child has been.

The couple announced their separation in 2014, after 11 years together. De Laurentiis revealed on her website that she and Todd had separated last July and agreed to end their marriage on December 29, 2014. On September 3, 2015, the divorce was finalized. She began dating TV producer Shane Farley after she had separation with Thompson.

Giada De Laurentiis Social Media

Giada De Laurentiis is active on Instagram with an account, giadadelaurentiis. She has 1.7 million followers on Instagram.  On Twitter, she has an account, Giada De Laurentiis with 1.7 million followers (joined in Februrary 2009). She has 1.2 million followers on her Facebook page. 

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Giada De Laurentiis Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Giada is approximately $30 million. Giada decided, as part of her divorce, to give her former husband her $3 million Los Angeles mansion, $300,000 worth of furniture and artwork, and a percentage of different royalties, according to the website. She is set to earn for cookbooks and TV shows that were in the works before the separation. 

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