Giada De Laurentiis Biography and Wiki
Giada De Laurentiis is an Italian-American chef, writer as well as a television personality. She was the host of Giada at Home on Food Network. She also appears on NBC’s Today as a contributor and guest co-host on a regular basis.
De Laurentiis aspired to be a pastry chef and studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. She returned to the United States and worked as a professional chef in a number of Los Angeles restaurants, including Wolfgang Puck’s Spago. After styling an article in Food & Wine magazine in 2002, she worked as a food stylist and was called by the Food Network.
Everyday Italian is her Food Network daytime cooking show that first aired on April 5, 2003. In October 2005, De Laurentiis began hosting Behind the Bash. The show explores the catering procedure for large-scale events like the Grammy Awards. Giada’s Weekend Getaways, a third De Laurentiis-hosted show, premiered on Food Network in January 2007.
De Laurentiis has created a line of Target-exclusive items. Her products include Stainless steel pots and pans, a wide range of utensils, cooking gadgets, and various food items, such as sauces and pasta.’
Giada De Laurentiis Age
De Laurentiis is 52 years old as of 2022, she was born on August 22, 1970, in Rome, Italy.
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Giada De Laurentiis Height and Weight
De Laurentiis stands at an average height of 5 feet 4 inches with a moderate weight of 63Kg.
Giada De Laurentiis Family and Parents
De Laurentiis is the eldest child of actress Veronica De Laurentiis and her first husband, actor, and producer Alex De Benedetti. Giada De Laurentiis spent a lot of time as a child in her grandfather’s restaurant, DDL Food show, and often found herself in the family kitchen.
In February 1970, her parents married, but eventually divorced. Giada and her siblings went to Southern California after her parents divorced, and they adopted their mother’s surname.
Her maternal great-grandmother was English, and her grandmother was Silvana Mangano, a British-Italian film star. Her siblings include makeup artist sister Eloisa and Hollywood film editor brothers Igor and Dino Alexander II, who died of melanoma in 2003. Giada De Laurentiis has a stepfather named Ivan Kavalsky who is also a producer.
De Laurentiis first graduated from Marymount High School in Los Angeles. She later earned her bachelor’s degree in social anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1996.
Giada De Laurentiis Husband and Married
De Laurentiis was previously married to her loving husband Todd Thompson, a fashion designer. In their marriage, De Laurentiis and her husband have been blessed with one child, Jade Marie De Laurentiis-Thompson born on march 29, 2008.
Giada De Laurentiis Boyfriend
Giada is in a relationship with TV producer Shane Farley. They have been romantically connected since November 2015.
Giada De Laurentiis Restaurants
De Laurentiis has two restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip. In May of 2014, she opened her own restaurant. The Cromwell is home to the restaurant simply known as “Giada.” In early 2018, she built a second restaurant. “Pronto by Giada” is a fast-casual dining restaurant that has opened in Caesars Palace.
In July 2017, she announced that she would open a restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland, just north of Washington, D.C., at the Horseshoe Casino. Giada’s restaurant, GDL Italian, launched in May 2018.
Giada De Laurentiis Net Worth
Laurentiis has an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2021