Padma Lakshmi Husband, Divorce, Boyfriend, Dating, Daughter, Salary

Published On: 27 Jul, 2017

Padma Lakshmi Husband, Divorce, Boyfriend, Dating, Daughter, Salary

Having a splendid career and economic fortune can never guarantee you a stable personal life. The gorgeous actress, Padma Lakshmi has created an imprint in every sector she enters, but despite the professional achievements, her love life doesn’t seem much pleasing and ecstatic. Padma Lakshmi is an Indian- born author, actress, and television host, best known as the host of the US reality television program ‘Top Chef.'

Career and Progression:

Padma Lakshmi embarked her modeling career at the age of 21 after an agent discovered her. She has appeared on the cover page of Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire and Town & Country. She also authored a cook book named ‘Easy Exotic’ that went to grab Best First Book at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.

In addition to that, she owns a jewelry line named ‘Padma’ and casual Kitchenware line named ‘Easy Exotic.' She is a frequent contributor to ‘The New York Times.' Along with these, she is primarily known for her movie and television appearances.

Padma has embraced her acting skills in several TV series and movies which include, ‘Unzipped,' “The Mistress of Spices,' ‘The Ten Commandments,' ’30 Rock’ and ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’

Her Salary and Net Worth:

The gorgeous actress, Padma Lakshmi reportedly enjoys a hefty net worth of $20 million dollars. She accumulated the massive amount from the salary of television appearances and earnings of books, modeling assignments, jewelry line and casual kitchenware line. Similarly, her earnings from the photo shoot, commercials, and music video have also contributed in enhancing her total revenue.

Rumors of Dating Her Former Beau, Adam Dell!!

Padma Lakshmi seems to have reconciled the relationship with her former boyfriend, Adam Dell, venture capitalist these days. In early 2017, the rumors of the couple becoming close flared in the media after they were frequently spotted together. The Padma and the capitalist haven’t however, addressed the rumors and opened their mouth about the relationship.

The couple previously had a short- lived relationship which ended in February 2009 and went through bitter battle custody for their daughter Krishna, 6. Their custody dispute for the daughter ended in 2012.

Who is Padma Lakshmi Married To??

Padma Lakshmi met the acclaimed writer, Salman Rushdie in 1999 and was dazzled by his intelligence. Lakshmi shared in an interview that the couple met in the central park for the first date and ended up in bed. Lakshmi and her former husband moved together in 2000 and married on April 17, 2004, after living together for three years.

Moreover, Salman Rushdie also dedicated his famous novel, Fury to her. After sharing a marital relationship for three years, the couple filed for divorce on July 2, 2007, for which she blames the disease, endometriosis. The condition kept the couple from getting intimate and also led to many arguments which turned in Salman calling her ‘bad investment.'

Apart from that, she also stayed in a relationship with the Ex-chairman and former CEO of IMG, Teddy Forstmann.

Her Short Bio:

Padma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidyanathan, widely known as Padma Lakshmi was born on September 1, 1970, in Tamil Nadu, India. She studied at Workman High School in California. She grabbed a BA with honors in Theatre Arts from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She speaks fluent Hindi, Spanish, and Tamil. She belongs to Asian ethnicity and has an incredible height of 5 feet 10 inches.