Padma Lakshmi Net Worth, Affair, Husband, Book, Height and More

Padma Lakshmi is an American Model, author, actress, television host. She is popular for hosted the Emmy-award winning cooking competition program, Top Chef. She has won the hearts of many people with her talent. Her fans are eager to know about her. If you’ve been a fan of Padma Lakshmi and want to know about her, then you’ve come to the right place.

Here we will discuss Padma Lakshmi Bio, Husband, Height, Weight, Net Worth, Relation, Family, and more. So read the full article for details.

Padma Lakshmi
Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi Personal Details

She was born on September 1, 1970, in Madras (now Chennai), India. She grew up there with her Family. Her full name is Padma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidyanathan and her nickname is Padma Lakshmi. She believes in Hinduism and her zodiac sign is Virgo. She is 50 years old (2021).

Let’s see her personal details.

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Full NamePadma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidynathan
BirthdaySeptember 1, 1970
Age50 years
Birth PlaceMadras (now Chennai), India
Birth NamePadma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidynathan
Nick namePadma Lakshmi 
Famous ForShe hosted the Emmy-award winning cooking competition program Top Chef.
Zodiac SignVirgo
OccupationModel, author, actress, television host
NationalityAmerican, Indian
Home TownMadras
Sexual OrientationStraight
Food HabitNon-Vegetrain

Body Structure

Celebrities win the hearts of their fans with their body structure. Fans want to know about the body measurement of celebrities. They want to compare their body structure with celebrities, So fans are interested to know about their favorite celebrities’ body shape. In this section, we will learn about the body structure of Padma Lakshmi.

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Padma Lakshmi height is 5 feet 7 inches and her weight is 66 kg. Weight might have changed but we added the latest one. Her hair color is black and her eye color is brown.

Below the table you can find more thing about her.

Padma Lakshmi
Padma Lakshmi
Weight66 kg
Height5 feet 7 inches
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Body ShapeRectangle
Body Measurements34-28-34 inches
Breast Size34 inches
Waist Size28 inches
Hips34 inches
Bra Size36B
Dress Size6 US
Show Size9 US

Family Details

There are some celebrities who are born into famous families. They get some facilities because of their family. And there are some celebrities who became celebrities with their own hard work and talent. So, fans are highly interested to know about the family details

Let’s find out about Padma Lakshmi family.

Padma Lakshmi fathers name is Vaidyanathan and her mother name is Vijaya Lakshmi. She has one half brother and one half sisters from her fathers side.

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Father NameVaidyanathan
Mother NameVijaya Lakshmi
Brother’s Name1 half-brother (from her Father’s side)
Sister’s Name1 half-sister (from her Father’s side)
Padma Lakshmi with her mother
Padma Lakshmi mother

Relationship History

Fans are interested in the daily lifestyle of celebrities, also they are interested in celebrities’ love and breakup. Sometimes the inevitable breakup is captivating to the fans.

Secret paparazzi photos, unbridled comments, touching interviews are all entertaining for their fans.

People always try to know with whom Padma Lakshmi was dating and love. In the Below section, we added his relationship history details.
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2004 after dating and living together for three years, Lakshmi married novelist Salman Rushdie. In July 2007, the couple filed for divorce

Marrital StatusDivorced
Boyfriend NameSalman Rushdie(2004-2007),  Adam Dell
Husband NameSalman Rushdie(2004-2007)
Daughter NameKrishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell ( Adam Dell)
Son NameNo Son
Padma Lakshmi with her husband
Padma Lakshmi with her husband

Educational Background

Do you know the educational background of Padma Lakshmi? Some of the followers are interested to know the educational qualification of their favorite celebrities. In this section, we discuss the Padma Lakshmieducational qualification. See the below table.

School William Workman High Schoo
College Clark University
University Clark University

Career and Achievement

Lakshmi’s modeling career began at age 21. While studying abroad in Madrid, she was discovered by a modeling agent. Lakshmi was able to pay off her college loans by working as a model and actress.

In the below section we added his career and achievement details.

Writing and Books

  • Easy Exotic: A Model’s Low-Fat Recipes From Around the World (1999), cookbook
  • Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day (2007), cookbook
  • Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir (2016), memoir
  • The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs: An Essential Guide to the Flavors of the World (2016), encyclopedia/cookbook


1995UnzippedDocumentary (US)Herself
1997Domenica InTV Program (Italian)*Host*
1998Il Figlio di SandokanTV Series (Italian, Drama)
1999Caraibi – Pirates: Blood Brothers TV Series (Italian, Adventure)Malinche
2000Linda e il brigadiere
ep: “Il fratello di Linda”
TV Series (Italian, Comedy)Indian Lady
2000Planet FoodDocumentary (Cooking)*Host*
2001GlitterFilm (US)Sylk
2001Melting Pot: Padma’s PassportTV Program (US, Cooking)*Host*
2002Star Trek: EnterpriseTV Series (US)Kaitaama
Episode: “Precious Cargo”
2003BoomFilm (Indian)Shiela Bardez
2005The Mistress of SpicesFilm (Indian)Geeta
2006The Ten CommandmentsTV Series (US)Princess Bithia
2006SharpeTV Series (UK)Madhuvanthi
Episode: “Sharpe’s Challenge”
2006–Top ChefTV Program (US, Reality/Cooking)Host / Judge
(Season 2–present)
200930 RockTV Series (US)Herself
Episode: “The Problem Solvers”
2014Whose Line Is It Anyway?TV Series (US)Herself
2014ExclusionFilm (Indian)
2015–2016The ViewTV Program (US, Panel)Herself, contributor
2017Drop the MicTV Program (US, Reality)Herself, contestant
Episode 10 (season 10)
2018RuPaul’s Drag RaceTV Program (US, Reality)Herself, guest judge
Episode 2 (season 10)
2019Butterbean’s CaféTV Series (US)Chef Belle Legume (Voice)
Episode: “The Towering Tower of Crepes!”
2020–presentTaste the Nation with Padma LakshmiTV Series (US, Cooking)Herself, host and executive producer

Net worth, Income source 

Padma Lakshmi with her daughter
Padma Lakshmi

Model and television host is Padma Lakshmi’s primary income source. She also earns a huge amount of money from acting and her books. Her Net worth is $40 Million USD Approx.

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Income SourceModel, author, actress, television host
Net Worth$40 Million USD Approx.

Favorite Things

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Favorite FoodPaani Puri (Indian Food)
Favorite DishMexican Macaroni and Cheese,
Favorite RestaurantDaniel Boulud or Jean-Georges.
Favorite Place to visitMexico
Love To DoTravelling, Cooking

Contact Details


Some FAQ of Padma Lakshmi

1.What is the age of Padma Lakshmi?

She is 50 years old women.

2.What is the Net Worth of Padma Lakshmi?

Padma Lakshmi net worth is $40 Million US approx.

3.Does she married?

Yes, she is married.

4.What is the height of Padma Lakshmi?

Her height is 5 feet 7 inches.


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