Television actor and Model Padma Parvati Lakshmi was conceived on September 1, 1970, in Chennai, India. Lakshmi’s folks separated when she was 2 years of age.
Lakshmi was brought up by her grandparents in Chennai for a long time before going along with her mom in America.
Both of her folks later remarried, and she has a more youthful relative and stepsister on her dad’s side.
Lakshmi, who imparts her last name to the Hindu goddess of riches and flourishing, grew up first in New York and afterward in Los Angeles with her mom and stepfather.
She came back to India for a while every year to visit family.
Lakshmi went to Clark University in Massachusetts, beginning as a brain research major before graduating in 1992 with a lone ranger’s in theatere. While concentrating abroad in Spain, Lakshmi was spotted by a demonstrating scout in a Madrid bar.
She soon started venturing to the far corners of the planet as a model for planners like Armani, Versace and Ralph Lauren..
Her studies and foundation set her up well for a worldwide profession notwithstanding English, Lakshmi communicates in Spanish, Italian, Hindi and Tamil.
Displaying prompted offers of acting occupations, and Lakshmi started showing up in TV programs recorded in Hollywood, Bollywood and Europe.
Her parts incorporated a bit part in the 2001 film Glitter, featuring vocalist Mariah Carey, and a section in the Italian miniseries, Caraibi, that obliged her to acquire than 30 pounds.
In the wake of losing the weight, she distributed a cookbook entitled Easy Exotic, a gathering of low-calorie formulas fusing the kinds of Southeast Asia. The book’s prosperity prompted her own show on the Food Network, Padma’s Passport, and a comparable employment facilitating the British show “Planet Food”.
In 1999, Lakshmi met creator Salman Rushdie at a gathering in New York facilitated by writer Tina Brown. The two wedded five years after the fact. The couple cocked eyebrows, both for the inconsistency in their looks (Rushdie is better referred to for his books, for example, The Satanic Verses and Midnight’s Children than for his engaging quality) and their ages (Lakshmi was about 20 years her significant other’s lesser).
Rushdie based a character in his 2001 novel Fury on Lakshmi, to whom the book is devoted. Lakshmi countered pundits who scrutinized their relationship.
After the separation, Lakshmi distributed another cookbook, Tangy Tart Hot and Sweet, and started facilitating the mainstream American reality show Top Chef, where challengers fight it out in the kitchen. She additionally reconnected with her dad, a previous Pfizer official from whom she had been alienated for a considerable length of time.
Lakshmi has her own particular line of Indian-roused adornments, and in addition a line of flavours, teas and bakeware. She additionally has another task to keep her occupied: little girl Krishna, conceived in February 2010.
She has gained an estimated net worth of $1.8 billion.
Full name: Padma Lakshmi
Date of birth: 1 September 1970
Birth place: Chennai, India
Age: 49 years
Profession: Model, Poet, Author, Actor, and Television Presenter
Height: 1.75 m
Net worth: $1.8 billion