Padma Lakshmi

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Stage Name:
Padma Lakshmi

Not Sure

Real Name:
Padma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidynathan

Actress, Model, TV Host


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Padma Lakshmi is an Model, Author, Television Host, Actress, Executive Producer

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Article Type: Biography
Category: Actress, Model, TV Host

NamePadma Lakshmi
Real NamePadma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidynathan
Pet / Nick NameAngelique
ProfessionModel, Author, Television Host, Actress, Executive Producer
OriginChennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign

Padma Lakshmi Age (Current)50 years7 months28 daysold
Date Of Birth (DOB)— 09/01/1970 (M/D/Y)
BirthplaceMadras (now, Chennai)
Zodiac SignVIRGO
Star Sign (Nakshatra)Not Sure

Death Details

Alive Or DeadAlive
Date Of Death (DOD) (M/D/Y)
After Death Timeline0 years0 months0 days0 hours0 minutes0 seconds
0 Total days


0 years, 0 month, 0 days, 16 hours, 7 minutes, 19 seconds.
0 Total days.
- On May 23, 2022


Relationship Status: Not Known
Marital Status: Not Sure

Girlfriend/Boyfriend(s) :

Not Officially announced Yet

Spouse (Wife or Husban:

No Update

Kids: Don’t Know

Father: Yet To Update
Mother: Yet To Update
Sister(s): Not Known
Brother(s): Not Known

Father / Mother, Family Details

Padma Lakshmi FatherVaidyanathan (an executive with the pharmaceutical company, Pfizer)
MotherVijaya Lakshmi (Oncologist)
No. Of. Brothers1
No. Of. Sisters1
Brother(s)Brother- 1 half-brother (from her Father’s side)
Sister(s)Sister- 1 half-sister (from her Father’s side)

Father – Vaidyanathan (an executive with the pharmaceutical company, Pfizer)

Mother – Vijaya Lakshmi (Oncologist)

Brother – 1 half-brother (from her Father’s side)

Sister – 1 half-sister (from her Father’s side)

Relationship, Affairs, Wife / Husband, Girlfriends / Boyfriends

Padma Lakshmi Relationship StatusDivorced / Separated
Interested InNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Marital TypeNot Sure
SpouseHusband – Salman Rushdie (m. 17 April 2004; div. 2007)


  • Salman Rushdie (Author)
  • Adam R. Dell (Venture Capitalist)
  • Ted Forstmann (Businessman)
  • David Spade (Actor)
  • Vikram Chatwal (Businessman) (Rumoured)
  • Richard Gere (Actor) (Rumoured)

Wedding Details

Padma Lakshmi’s Wedding Date
Together Timeline– 0 years0 months0 days0 hours0 minutes0 seconds
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Divorce Date
Separated Timeline– 0 years0 months0 days0 hours0 minutes0 seconds
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Son / Daughter, Children Details

No.Of. Male Kids0
No.Of. Female Kids1

Kids Details

Son – None

Daughter – Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell (with Adam R. Dell)

Caste, Religion, Community, Mother Tongue, Languages Known

Padma Lakshmi’s CasteFather – Not Known
Mother – Same As Fathers
CommunityNot Known
Mother TongueNot Revealed Yet
Languages KnownEnglish, Hindi, Tamil

Address, Native, Hometown, Current City

Native / OriginChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Home TownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Padma Lakshmi’s Current CityChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
AddressNot Known

Personal Details:

DOB (m/d/y):
Madras (now, Chennai)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Mother Tongue:
Not Revealed Yet
Languages Known:
English, Hindi, Tamil
Birth Star:
Star Unknown
Not Known
No Hobbies Revealed Yet


Not Known

Educational Details:

Under Graduate
School: William Workman High School, California in 1988
College: Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts A College in Madrid

Physical Traits & Appearance:

Padma Lakshmi Height In Feet:
55 kg / 121.275 lbs (Approx.)
Body Measurements:

34-30-34 (B-H-W)
- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches

Body Type:
Skin Tone:
Very Fair
Hair Color:
Dark Brown
Eye Color:

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Personality, Physical Appearance

Body, Height, Weight

Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements34-28-34
Zero SizeN/A
Padma Lakshmi’s Height5 feet 9 inches / 175 Centimeters
Weight55 kg / 121.275 lbs

Face Properties

Face ShapeOval
Eye ColourBrown Eyes
Nose TypeSharp
Hair ColourBlack.
Hair LengthMedium Length
Dimple StatusNo


CharacterGood Human
PositiveLoyalty, Fairness
NegativeNot Known


Not Known (Approx.)
Not Filled Yet (Approx.)
Does Smoke?
Not Sure
Drinks Alcohol?
Not Known

Yet To Update

Education, Qualification

SchoolWilliam Workman High School, California in 1988
CollegeClark University, Worcester, Massachusetts A College in Madrid
Padma Lakshmi’s QualificationBA (Hons) in Theatre Arts
Other Education NotesNot Known


Life Style

Does Padma Lakshmi, Consume Alcohol?Yes
Does Padma Lakshmi, Smoke Cigarettes?Not Sure Yet
Will Drive?Yes
Is Padma Lakshmi, Swims?Yes
Is Padma Lakshmi, Yoga Practitioner?No
Does Gym?Yes
Is Padma Lakshmi, a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian

Hobbies, Interests

Padma Lakshmi’s HobbiesCooking, Travelling
FoodContinental, South Indian
MusicFilm songs, House music
SportsSquash, Tennis

Her dad had left her and her mom, when she was only 1 year old, and got isolated, when she was in her subsequent year. After the separation, her mom moved to America and settled there.

Padma Lakshmi lived with her maternal grandparents before joining her mom in the US, after just about 2 years. Afterward, both her mom and father remarried independently.

At 7 years old, she was attacked by one of her stepfather’s relative. She expounded on this episode in the New York Times,

When I was 7 years of age, my stepfather’s relative contacted me between my legs and put my hand on his erect penis. Soon after I told my mom and stepfather, they sent me to India for a year to live with my grandparents. The exercise was: If you talk up, you will be thrown out.

She grew up moving between her mom in New York and her maternal grandparents in Chennai, India.

At 14 years old, in 1984, she was experienced Stevens-Johnson disorder (an uncommon skin and mucosa issue) and was hospitalized for just about 3 weeks.

Following 2 days of her release from the medical clinic, she got harmed in a fender bender in California, when her mom took her to a sanctuary for expressing gratitude toward God for improving her. This street mishap left her with a broke right upper arm and a cracked right hip. Her arm damage required a task, which left a seven-inch scar on her arm.

During her youngster years in Los Angeles, she was exceptionally aware of her arm scar. She was tormented by her classmates for the equivalent, which drove her to disdain herself. She was likewise called ‘Giraffe’ for her long neck.

When she was in school, a large portion of the general population misspeak her name by Pamda, Panda, and others. In this way, she changed her name to ‘Angelique’ when she entered High School as she likewise needed an outlandish name.

While concentrating in Madrid, she was spotted by a demonstrating operator at a bistro. He offered her a demonstrating work, she acknowledged the offer and entered displaying at 21 years old.

Her arm scar, for which she wound up reluctant at first, recognized her in the fabulousness world. Her demonstrating work carried many acting employments to her and soon, she began showing up in TV indicates as well. In a meeting, she conceded that

The scar turned into my image explanation. I was the principal Indian model to have a profession in Paris, Milan and New York

In the underlying period of her vocation, she worked for top creators including Gianni Versace, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Alberta Ferretti, and Emanuel Ungaro. She likewise showed up in the advertisement battles of Versus and Roberto Cavalli.

In 1999, when she was drawn nearer for an Italian arrangement, ‘Caraibi ” Pirates: Blood Brothers.’ She needed to pick up just about 30 pounds (14 kg) to coordinate the prerequisite of her job.

Around the same time, in the wake of losing that additional weight, she distributed her book, Easy Exotic on 22 May. The achievement of her book gave her numerous open doors like to begin her own show, Padma’s Passport: My Mother’s Kitchen on Food Network and to have a British TV appear, Planet Food.

Around the same time, she met creator and her previous spouse, Salman Rushdie (right around 23 years senior than her) at an occasion in New York. In 2001, her previous spouse Salman Rushdie committed one of his books named Fury to her.

In 2005, she was determined to have endometriosis, from which she has endured since her initial age.

In 2006, she turned into the host and judge of an American cooking unscripted TV drama, Top Chef. The show made an extraordinary change in her life and she wound up famous as Top Chef’s Host.

After her separation with Salman Rushdie in 2007, she distributed another cookbook titled Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day on 29 August 2007. That year, she met her organic dad after over 3 decades.

In 2009, when she got the updates on her pregnancy, she was stunned as she didn’t have an inkling who was the dad of her tyke. She expounded on it in her 2016 journal, ‘Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir.’ She clarified that

I was dating both Adam Dell (sibling of Dell Computer author Michael) and the late IMG CEO and very rich person Teddy Forstmann at the time. I was stunned and elated.

Padma Lakshmi during her Pregnancy

Around the same time, for example 2009, she propelled her first line of adornments named Padma. Later. she propelled her flatware accumulations one is Easy Exotic and second is The Padma Collection. She likewise possesses a line of strength teas, flavors, and natural solidified rices.

She had a section in the paper, ‘The New York Times’ and has composed a few articles for the equivalent. She has additionally composed a section for the ladies’ style magazine, ‘Harper’s Bazaar.’

In 2018, in a commentary for The New York Times, she uncovered that she was assaulted, at 16 years old. She composed that when she was 16, she was involved with a 23-year-old person. Following a couple of months of their issue, he attacked her explicitly, while dozing. She expressed,

It took me decades to discuss this with cozy accomplices and a specialist. Presently, 32 years after my assault, I am expressing freely what occurred. I am talking now since I need all of us to battle so our little girls never know this dread and disgrace and our children realize that young ladies’ bodies don’t exist for their pleasure and that misuse has grave consequences.

She has highlighted on the fronts of a few surely understood magazines, for example, ‘L’Officiel India,’ ‘Vogue India,’ ‘Asian Woman,’ ‘Road,’ ‘Cosmopolitan,’ ‘Newsweek,’ ‘Marie Claire India,’ and ‘Harper’s Bazaar.’

She is the fellow benefactor of a philanthropic association, ‘Endometriosis Foundation of America’ alongside Dr. Tamer Seckin.

She is additionally connected with a few other philanthropic associations, for example, ‘Keep a Child Alive,’ ‘amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research,’ ‘Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation,’ and others.

Aside from English, she additionally communicates in Tamil, French, Italian, and Hindi.

She is a fine fighter as well.

Favourites and Preferences

Favourite ActorNot Known
Favourite ActressesMargot Robbie
Favourite Film(s)Not Known
Favourite Director(s)Not Known
Favourite FoodKhichri, Taco, Burger, Potato Chips
Favourite DrinkTequila with Lime Juice and a Splash of Club Soda
Favourite FruitNot Known
Preferred OutfitNot Known
Preferred PerfumeNot Known
Favourite Destination(s)Mexico, Bali
Padma Lakshmi’s Favourite ColourNot Known
Favourite MusicianNot Known
Favourite Singer(s)Not Known
Favourite Song(s)Not Known
Favourite Sport(s)Not Known

Gossips, Controversies

In 2011, Padma Lakshmi’s ex Adam Dell, sued her, in Manhattan Supreme Court. He asserted that Padma had would not put his name on the birth endorsement of their little girl. He additionally guaranteed that Padma had constrained him into consenting to a prohibitive appearance arrangement. According to this understanding, he could meet his little girl just for a couple of hours seven days. Afterward, they privately addressed any remaining issues. Presently, the two of them share the authority of their girl, ‘Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell.’

In 2018, she made a disclosure that she was assaulted at 16 years old by her then sweetheart.

Net Worth, Earnings, Salary and Assets

Padma Lakshmi’s Salary(approx)
Net Worth$ 30 Million

Movable and Immovable Assets

Not Known


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Debut Documentary: Unzipped (1995)

Film : Glitter (2001)

TV : Domenica In in 1997 (as a Host)

Honors, Awards

Best First Book at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for her cookbook, “Easy Exotic”







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