Quick Facts of Giada De Laurentiis

  • Full NameGiada De Laurentiis
  • Date of Birth22 August, 1970
  • NicknameGiada
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceRome, Italy
  • Ethnicity Italian
  • ProfessionChef, Writer, Host
  • Nationality Italian-American
  • Eye colour Hazel
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseTodd Thompson (m. 2003; div. 2015)
  • Height5 feet 2 inches
  • Weight52 Kgs
  • Body Measurement 35-24-34 inches
  • Education University of California
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Children1
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Net Worth$20 million

Short Description of Giada De Laurentiis:

Giada De Laurentiis is a highly reputed Italian born American chef, television personality, writer, and the host. The winner of the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Host is busy with the show, Behind the Bash. Along with her previous husband, Todd Thompson she is hosting a Food Network television program “Giada at Home”.

Besides that, Giada also appears on NBC’s Today as a contributor and guest co-host. She has founded her own catering business and named it GDL Foods. In the year 2012, De Laurentiis was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame.

Giada is an Italian by born, though she holds the dual nationality of America and Italy and belongs to the Italian ethnicity. Giada was born with birth sign Leo.

Early Life and education:

Giada De Laurentiis was born in Rome, Italy on August 22, 1970, as Giada Pamela De Laurentiis. She was born to an actor-producer, Alex De Benedetti, and actress Veronica De Laurentiis, as the eldest child. She was raised along with her siblings in Southern California and adopted her mother’s Last Name.

Regarding her education, De Laurentiis joined and graduated from Marymount High School. Later, she completed her bachelor’s degree in social anthropology from the University of California. To achieve her dreams to become a pastry chef, Giada studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris.


During an initial phase of her career, Giada De Laurentiis worked on several restaurants. In the year 2002, she joined Food & Wine Magazine as a food stylist. Due to her work, she was offered a job by Food Network.

Giada started hosting the show, Behind the Bash and after it, Giada’s Weekend Getaways with Food NetWork. She has been the Judge of the several cooking shows and was also rewarded a Daytime Emmy’s for Outstanding Lifestyle Host.

Giada has also given her voice in Handy Manny as Paulette. Giada is an author with the books Giada’s Family Dinners, Giada’s Kitchen, Everyday Pasta and Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes.

Personal Life:

Giada De Laurentiis is currently in a relationship with her boyfriend Shane Farley. They are spotted together in several places during public events.

Before, she was married to a fashion designer Todd Thompson from 2003 to 2015 and has a daughter named Jade Marie De Laurentiis-Thompson. The couple ended their relationships in the year 2015 in Divorce.

Besides Farley, Giada is rumored to be dating Bobby Flay, and Matt Lauer. The rumors are denied by Giada, stating it as fake. Giada has straight sexual orientation.

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Giada De Laurentiis has a sexy and perfect body of the measurement 35-24-34 inches and stands the height of 5 feet 2 inches tall. Giada’s weight is 52 Kgs and has Hazel eyes and blonde hair colors.

Net Worth:

From her work, she is able to grab the net worth of $20 million. Laurentiis is active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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