Giada De Laurentiis



  • Birth Name: Giada Pamela De Laurentiis
  • Birth Place: Rome, Italy
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/22/1970, Leo
  • Profession: Chef; TV host; caterer; judge
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Giada De Laurentiis Fast Facts:
  • Is the granddaughter of Italian film producer Dino De Laurentiis.
  • Worked for Wolfgang Puck's Spago restaurant, at the Ritz Carlton Fine Dining Room, and as a food stylist for several magazines.
  • Started GDL Foods, a private catering firm in Los Angeles, before starring in her own show on the Food Network.
  • Has published multiple cookbooks, starting with Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes in 2005.
  • Launched a line of cooking products in partnership with Target in 2010.
  • Is a celebrity ambassador for the international relief organization Oxfam.
  • Giada De Laurentiis Relationships:
  • Dino A. De Laurentiis - Brother
  • Alex De Benedetti - Father
  • Igor De Laurentiis - Brother
  • Todd Thompson - Husband
  • Veronica De Laurentiis - Mother
  • Eloisa De Laurentiis - Sister
  • Raffaella De Laurentiis - Aunt
  • Ivan Kavalsky - Stepfather
  • Dino De Laurentiis - Grandfather
  • Silvana Mangano - Grandmother
  • Luigi De Laurentiis - Great-uncle
  • Jade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson - Daughter
  • College:
  • University of California, Los Angeles, CA (BA in Social Anthropology, 1996); Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, France


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