Genuine Name Padma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidynathan

Nickname Angelique

Profession(s) Model, Author, Television Host, Actress, Executive Producer

Physical Stats and More

Tallness (approx.) in centimeters-175 cm

in meters-1.75 m

in feet inches-5′ 9″

Weight (approx.) in kilograms-55 kg

in pounds-121 lbs

Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-28-34

Eye Colour Brown

Hair Colour Black


Debut Documentary: Unzipped (1995) Padma Lakshmi’s introduction documetry Unzipped

Film: Glitter (2001)

Padma Lakshmi debut film Glitter

Television: Domenica in 1997 (as a Host)

Padma Lakshmi in Domenica In

Grants, Honors, Achievements

• Best First Book at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for her cookbook, “Simple Exotic”

Individual Life

Date of Birth 1 September 1970

Age (as in 2018) 48 Years

Birthplace Madras (presently, Chennai)

Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo

Signature Padma Lakshmi Signature

Nationality American

Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

School William Workman High School, California in 1988

School/University • Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

• A College in Madrid

Instructive Qualification BA (Hons) in Theater Arts

Religion Hinduism [1]

Ethnicity Tamil Brahmin

Sustenance Habit Non-Vegetarian


Cooking, Reading, Traveling, Roller Skating, Playing Charades


• In 2011, Padma Lakshmi’s ex Adam Dell, sued her, in Manhattan Supreme Court. He asserted that Padma had would not put his name on the birth endorsement of their little girl. He likewise asserted that Padma had constrained him into consenting to a prohibitive appearance arrangement. According to this assention, he could meet his girl just for a couple of hours seven days. Afterward, they settled down their debate out of court. Presently, they both offer the care of their girl, ‘Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell.’

• In 2018, she made a disclosure that she was assaulted at 16 years old by her then beau.

Connections and More

Conjugal Status Divorced

Undertakings/Boyfriends • Salman Rushdie (Author)

• Adam R. Dell (Venture Capitalist)

• Ted Forstmann (Businessman)

• David Spade (Actor)

• Vikram Chatwal (Businessman) (Rumored)

• Richard Gere (Actor) (Rumored)

Padma Lakshmi supposed undertaking with Richard Gere


Husband/Spouse Salman Rushdie (m. 17 April 2004; div. 2007)

Children Son-None

Padma Lakshmi with her Daughter

Mother-Vijaya Lakshmi (Oncologist)

Siblings Brother-1 relative (from her Father’s side)

Sister-1 relative (from her Father’s side)

Most loved Things

Most loved Food(s) Khichri, Taco, Burger, Potato Chips

Most loved Actress Margot Robbie

Most loved Restaurant Los Tacos No. 1 in NYC

Most loved Drink Tequila with Lime Juice and a Splash of Club Soda

Most loved Holiday Destinations Mexico, Bali

Cash Factor

Total assets (approx.) $ 30 Million

Some Lesser Known Facts About Padma Lakshmi

Does Padma Lakshmi smoke?: Not Known

Does Padma Lakshmi drink?: Yes

Padma Lakshmi drinking Alcohol

Padma Lakshmi drinking Alcohol

Her dad had abandoned her and her mom, when she was only 1 year old, and got isolated, when she was in her second year. After the separation, her mom moved to America and settled there.

Padma Lakshmi lived with her maternal grandparents previously joining her mom in the US, after right around 2 years. Afterward, both her mom and father remarried independently.

At 7 years old, she was attacked by one of her stepfather’s relative. She expounded on this occurrence in the New York Times,


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