Giada De Laurentiis
|Giada De Laurentiis|
|Born||August 22, 1970
|Spouse||Todd Thompson (2003-Present)|
Giada Pamela De Laurentiis is an Italian-American chef and host for Food Network TV shows. She was born on August 22, 1970. She is the granddaughter of movie director Dino De Laurentiis. She was born in Rome and grew up in Los Angeles.
On May 25, 2003, she married Todd Thompson. The two had been dating since July 1989. The couple's only child is Jade Marie De Laurentiis-Thompson. She was born on March 29, 2008. On December 29, 2014, De Laurentiis announced on her website that she and Todd separated in July, and have decided to end their marriage.
She is also the voice of "Paulette", a character on the animated children's show Handy Manny.
References[change | change source]
- Tullio Kezich and Alessandra Levantesi, "Dino: The Life and Films of Dino De Laurentiis", Miramax 2004, ISBN 0-7868-6902-X
- "Giada at Home". Food Network. http://www.foodnetwork.com/chefs/giada-de-laurentiis/index.html. Retrieved 2010-07-28.
- Jordan, Julie. "Giada De Laurentis Welcomes a Baby Girl!", People, March 30, 2008.
- De Laurentiis, Giada (December 29, 2014). "Statement from Giada". GDL Foods. http://www.giadadelaurentiis.com/statement/. Retrieved December 30, 2014.