Food is not just something we use for sustenance but a part of a culture or a country’s identity, and while talking about food, one cannot leave the mother of European cuisines, Italian. Italian cuisine stands at the top ranks due to talented chefs and their hard work. One of those chefs of today can be considered as Giada De Laurentiis. You may all recognize her from her TV appearances or her useful cookbooks but how much do we know about her? Learn about her right here from Giada De Laurentiis’ net worth to her personal life. Do not forget to get updated on the information about her height, body measurements and other relevant facts about her wiki-bio.
Giada De Laurentiis Net worth, Salary.
Giada De Laurentiis is estimated to have a net worth of nearly 20 million dollars. Her incredibly large net worth must be a result of her equally impressive annual salary compromised of her culinary and TV career.
We all recognize her shows like Food Network’s ‘Giada at Home’ and ‘Giada’s Weekend Getaway.’ She also frequently guest stars in the NBC’s ‘Today’ show for food and cooking related skits.
She has made many other TV appearances and has become famous as a leading chef in Italian cuisine. She already has a very famous restaurant called ‘Giada’ in 2014 located on the strip in Las Vegas, Nevada. She also plans to open two other restaurants one in Baltimore, Maryland’s Horseshoe Casino by 16th May 2018 called GDL Italian by Giada and another restaurant at Las Vegas, Nevada’s Caesar’s Palace called Pronto which will be completed by early 2018.
Giada De Laurentiis’ Career that gave her a $20 Million Net Worth.
Giada De Laurentiis has had quite a great career whether it is as a chef or a TV personality. Like mentioned she appears as the star of the show ‘Giada in Paradise,’ ‘Giada at Home’ and ‘Giada’s Weekend Getaway’ from Food Network. She has a close relationship with Food network, after all, it was then that gave Giada the chance to be a chance on TV with her first show ‘Everyday Italian‘ that premiered on 5th April 2003. Food network was impressed for her food stylist work that was published in the ‘Food and Wine’ magazine.
Giada has also hosted other shows like Behind the Bash’ in October 2006, competed in ‘Iron Chef America‘ with Bobby Flay and lost against Rachel Ray and Mario Batali in a November 2006 episode and also guest judges several episodes of ‘The Next Food Network Star.‘ She won a Daytime Emmy Award for the Outstanding Lifestyle Host in 2008 while being nominated for an Emmy 2 separate times. She is a successful restaurateur outside of her TV career has a very successful restaurant named ‘Giada’ in the strip of Las Vegas Nevada. She also recently opened two other restaurants Pronto and GDL Italian in Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas and Baltimore, Maryland respectively.
Giada De Laurentiis is Now Divorced From ex-husband Todd Thompson. They Have A Daughter Jade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson together.
Giada De Laurentiis had thought she found the love of her life when she met her then partner Todd Thompson who is a fashion designer.
The two got married on 25th May 2003 and had a daughter, Jade Marie De Laurentiis-Thompson born on 29th May 2008. However, Giada opened up on her website on 29th December 2014 that she and her husband had decided to end their marriage after separating since the past July which led to their divorce settlements on 3rd September 2015.
It was a messy divorce as her former husband had demanded 9,000 dollars from Giada as child support. Todd Thompson will be in possession of the 3.2 million dollars home in Pacific Palisades with 300,000 dollars’ worth of furniture which is all assets that the formerly married couple are to be equally divided amongst themselves. Thompson will also keep the membership to his Bel-Air Bay Club. Her former husband’s net worth is estimated to be not very low from hers at 15 million dollars.
Gida De Laurentiis is now Dating a New Boyfriend Shane Farley.
However, all is in the past as Giada seems to have moved on thanks to her current executive producer boyfriend, Shane Farley. Shane Farley is currently serving as an executive producer for Chrissy Teigen and Tyra Banks but also used to work as a producer five seasons of Rachel Ray’s daytime cooking show. So you can say that Shane is as much of a food lover as girlfriend Giada. On top of that sources have told ‘online’ that he is reasonably handsome, charming, smart and genuine.
Body Measurements including Bra size and Height
Giada De Laurentiis is currently 47 years of age and a mother but does not let that deceive you. She is incredibly younger and good-looking for her age, and in fact, she was ranked as 6th in the ‘Sexiest Moms Alive’ list in 2010. She was dubbed as the ‘petite powerhouse’ in for her short height of just 5 feet and 2 inches. Her body measurements are 35-24-35 with the weight of 52 kg. She fits in a shoe size of 6 and dress size of 2. By just speculating through her body measurements her bra size is 32C, but it may also fall into the 30D or 34B category easily.
Giada De Laurentiis was born on 22nd August 1940 in Rome, Italy. She was born to her actress mother Veronica De Laurentiis and her first husband, actor-producer Alex De Benedetti. She spent most time of her childhood in the kitchen and around her grandfather’s restaurant ‘DDL Foodshow.’
Her parents got married in February 1970, but after they got divorced, Giada and her siblings moved to Southern California. She graduated from Marymount High School and completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Anthropology from the University of California in 1996 in L.A. She studied at Le Corden Bleu in Paris, France with aspirations of being a pastry chef.