Giada De Laurentiis Net Worth
Giada De Laurentiis Net Worth: Giada De Laurentiis is an Italian-American chef, writer, and TV personality who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Born in Rome, Italy, in 1970, Giada De Laurentiis moved to Southern California and earned her social anthropology degree from UCLA in 1996. She went on to study at Paris' Le Cordon Bleu with the dream of working as a pastry chef. Upon graduation, De Laurentiis began working in Los Angeles kitchens before picking up a job as a food stylist and attracting the attention of the Food Network. Her cooking show, "Everyday Italian", aired on the network in 2003 and earned an Emmy Award. Three years later, she became the host of "Behind the Bash" and, a year later, "Giada's Weekend Getaways". By 2008, she created her own gourmet food line in partnership with the Barilla Group. She also premiered her new show, "Giada at Home", where she cooked for friends and family. She judged several seasons of "Food Network Star" alongside chef Bobby Flay, created her own kitchen tool line for Target, and even earned a spot on the list of sexiest moms alive put together by "CafeMom". De Laurentiis opened her first restaurant, GIADA, in Las Vegas in the summer of 2014. She is the author of several books, including "Everyday Pasta", "Giada's Family Dinners", and "Giada at Home: Family Recipes from Italy and California". De Laurentiis married to her husband, fashion designer Todd Thompson in 2003. They have one child together. Unfortunately Todd and Giada officially divorced in September 2015. As part of their divorce, Giada agreed to give Todd their $3 million LA mansion, $300,000 worth of art and furniture, as well as a portion of various royalties she is set to earn for cookbooks and TV shows that were in the works prior to the separation.