Padma Lakshmi Wiki, Age, Height, Bio, Worth, Husband

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Padma Lakshmi is an Indian-born American who is an author, a model, TV host and an actress. She was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 1st September 19770. Padma’s father was a Pfizer executive and her mother was a nurse. Her parents divorced when she was just 2 years old, and her mother couldn’t cope up with the divorce and left the country. Though, they later married again. In an interview, Padma mentioned that her father is ready to have a relationship with her mother but not with me. She grew up in Los Angeles, and she always heard a lot of racist comments and was bullied a lot. Padma later married Salman Rushdie in the year 2004 after living with each other for three years. Salman Rushdie dedicated a novel Fury to her. The couple filed a divorce on July 2, 2007. She is also a philanthropist and is the co-founder of the Endometriosis Foundation of America, which is a NGO that focuses on creating awareness, treatment and advocacy against the disease. She is also the Global Ambassador of Keep a Child Alive since 2007 and she is also a strong advocate for the women’s rights.

Career

Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi started her career as a model when she was just 21 years old. She has also appeared in the covers of a lot of magazines. She even wrote her first cook book, which won an award in the year 1999. Her second cookbook was called Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet and was published in the year 2007. She has even hosted the cookery shows like Food Network series Padma’s Passport. She even hosted a British Culinary show Planet Food, which was aired on Planet Food. She has also appeared in a lot of movies, which includes a lot of foreign language films as well. Padma has also a line of jewellery, which is known as Padma and it was showcased in the year 2009. She also has a tableware collection called as The Padma Collection and she also has a casual kitchenware collection called as Easy Exotic Brand.

Net Worth

$1.8 Billion

Personal Info

  • Name: Padma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidyanath
  • Nickname: Padma Lakshmi
  • Place of Birth: Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Date of Birth: September 1, 1970
  • Age: 46 Years
  • Citizenship: American
  • Schools: Workman High School, California
  • College: Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Father: Not Known
  • Mother: Vijaya
  • Brother: N/A
  • Sister: N/A
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Spouse: Salman Rushdie (2004-2007)
  • Children: Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell
  • Religion: Tamil Brahmin
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Height: 5’9”
  • Weight: 56Kgs
  • Figure Measurements: 36-23-35
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Profession: Model, Author, Actress, TV host
  • Languages Known: Tamil, Hindi, English, Spanish and Italian

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