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Giada De Laurentiis Divorce Details; Dating, Husband, Net Worth, Daughter

Updated On: 21 Jun, 2018

Giada De Laurentiis Divorce Details; Dating, Husband, Net Worth, Daughter

Quick Information

Date of Birth August 22, 1970
Age 49 Years 2 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Chef
Marital Status Single
Husband/Spouse Todd Thompson (m. 2003–2015)
Divorced Yes (Once)
Boyfriend/Dating Shane Farley (2015)
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $20 Million (Estimated)
Ethnicity American-Italian
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube
Children/Kids Jade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson (Daughter)
Height 5 Feet 3 Inches (160 cm)
Education Marymount High School, University of California, Los Angeles
Parents Veronica De Laurentiis (Mother), Alex De Benedetti (Father)
Siblings Eloisa De Laurentiis (Sister), Dino A. De Laurentiis Jr. & Igor De Laurentiis (Brothers)

Italian-born American chef and TV personality, Giada Pamela De Laurentiis is famous as the host of Food Network's Giada at Home. She also appeared in the NBC's Today as a contributor and guest co-host. Daytime Emmy Award winner, Giada is the founder of the catering business GDL Foods. She is also famous as a restaurateur of Giada which she opened in 2014.

What's Net Worth Of Giada De Laurentiis?

Giada De Laurentiis has accumulated a net worth of $20 Million. She derived her fortunes from her career as a chef, writer, and TV personality. She has been gathering earnings from her job as a host of Food Network's Giada at Home since 2008. 

As a part of divorce settlement, the chef paid her ex-husband $2 million and $9000 monthly in monthly child support. He was reportedly awarded $3.2 million worth Pacific Palisades home.

Giada received an Emmy award for her cooking show named "Everyday Italian," aired in 2003. She launched her first restaurant named Giada in May 2014. Later, in July 2017, she announced to open a restaurant named GDL Italian by Giada. The restaurant started its service on 16 May 2018.

Married Life Of Eleven Years; Welcomes Daughter Jade

Giada married clothing designer, Todd Thompson on 25 May 2003. She was only 19 years of age when she shared her wedding vows with Todd.

She announced that she is expecting their first baby daughter in the first week of April 2007. On 29 March 2008, she with her husband welcomed their baby daughter Jade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson.

Giada De Laurentiis poses with her husband and daughter (Photo: Instagram)

Jade was named after her mother's name. As per the delish.com, the Italian translation of Jade is Giada.

Giada De Laurentiis Expensive Divorce; Finds Love Again?

Giada De Laurentiis separated with her husband, Todd Thomson after eleven years of marriage in July 2014. She announced her separation through a Facebook post on 30 December 2014 and said that they decided to end their marriage after amicable separation.

The ex-flames had official divorce in late 2015 after an agreement was reached in a divorce settlement. A lengthy court battle followed as the pair didn't have any prenuptial agreement. Besides $2 million as part of divorce settlement, she agreed to divide half of their property including house, furniture and half of the unpaid advances to multiple cookbooks. She with her ex-husband shared the joint custody of their daughter.

Four years after her divorce with Todd, Giada publicly admitted the reason behind her happiness is her boyfriend, Shane Farley who is the executive producer of FabLife. She met Shane in 2013 and started dating. Shane and Giada's daughter Jade shares a strong bond.

Short Bio

Giada De Laurentiis was born as Giada Pamela De Benedetti on 22 August 1970 in Rome, Italy. Giada, who stands at the height of 1.6 meters (5' 3'), belongs to mixed ethnicity (Italian and English). She moved to Southern California with her family. Her parents Veronica De Laurentiis and Alex De Benedetti are divorced. In her family, the American-Italian chef has three siblings; a sister named Eloisa, and two brothers named Dino and Igor.   

She completed her high schooling from Marymount High School in Los Angeles. Following the completion of high schooling, Giada completed her graduation from Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, UCLA, earning a bachelor degree in social anthropology in 1996.