Model, TV Personality, Entrepreneur, Author
Padma Parvati Lakshmi (born September 1, 1970) is an Indian-born American cookbook author, actress, model and television host. Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won her the "Best First Book" award at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. She has been the host of the US reality...Wikipedia
Born: 1st September, 1970, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height: 5' 9" (175 cm)
Claim to Fame: Top Chef, Girl Most Likely (2012)
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Whatever was cooking between Padma Lakshmi and Richard Gere is done. The Top Chef host and the Pretty Woman actor have split after six months of dating, Us Weekly can confirm.
The two first started seeing each other this past spring, amid Gere's divorce from his wife of 11 years, Carey Lowell. Neither star ever acknowledged the relationship, nor were they photographed together in public, but a source told Us at the time that they were "having fun."
"It started very recently and quietly. It's very new," the insider said in April. "I... Read More
Posted by Lovinglife1212 4 months ago
Richard Gere and Padma Lakshmi are dating, PEOPLE has confirmed.
A source close to the Top Chef host says the pair are taking things slowly.
"They're just getting to know each other," the source said. "They're just dating. This is the first person she's dated since Teddy [Forstmann] passed away and she's just putting a toe in the water of the dating world again. They're not sure where it's going yet."
Lakshmi dated billionaire businessman Forstmann off and on for several years before he died of brain cancer in 2011. She... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 10 months ago
Stars-they aren't really like us. When we're looking to drop a few fast pounds, we head to the gym for a quick workout a few times a week (or at least we say we will, then sit on the couch watching "Law & Order" instead), but celebrities spend a good part of their lives focusing on intense fitness regimens and diets in order to appear perfect at all times, but sometimes, they take it to extremes that are just plain crazy. Below, we've complied the 10 most shocking (and downright weird) celebrity weight loss tricks and secrets.
1. Jessica Alba: The... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 1 year ago
"Padma Lakshmi told the father of her child that she desperately hoped her other lover would prove to be the biological parent, according to court papers.
Adam Dell - the brother of Dell computer firm founder Michael Dell - is battling the Top Chef beauty for full custody of their 11-month-old daughter Krishna Thea.
Dell, 40, claims the former supermodel launched a cruel attack on him during a phone call in September 2009, calling him an 'unambitious' man with an 'uninteresting' career and 'unmemorable' friends.
He says he then dropped... Read More
Posted by Lorelei8430 4 years ago
Continuing to work as she reaches the latter stages of her pregnancy,
Padma Lakshmi was out at The Times Center in New York City on Saturday (January 9).
Joined by “Top Chef” pals Eric Ripert, Frank Bruni and Gail Simmons, the group was on-hand for the 9th Annual New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend. Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
Work's a beach.
An unfairly discredited but brilliant diagnostic surgeon winds up working with his cheesy brother in the Hamptons as a concierge doctor to the uber-rich and ultra-elite.
I was the first Indian model to have a career in Paris, Milan and New York. I am the first one to admit I was a novelty. (December 2007)
The best part of modeling was traveling and increasing my knowledge of world cultures. (December 2007)
Has a seven inch scar on her inside arm as a result of a major auto crash that she was in as a child.
Was discovered by a photographer while spending part of her senior year studying in Spain and he convinced her to begin modeling.