Name: Padma Lakshmi
Birth Name: 
Padma Parvati Lakshmi
Birth Date: 
September 1, 1970
Birth Place: 
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Cookbook Author / Actress / Model
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 343

TIME 100 Gala Gathers Big Name Stars!

Posted Wednesday April 27, 2016 10:16 AM GMT

Lincoln Center in New York City was lit up with plenty of glitz and glamour as the TIME 100 Gala got underway last night (April 26).


Padma Lakshmi: I Wasn’t Sure Who Fathered My Baby!

Posted Tuesday March 8, 2016 2:21 PM GMT

She has a new book titled “Love, Loss and What We Ate,” and Padma Lakshmi admits she was thrilled and perplexed when she got pregnant with her daughter Krishna.

Given her endometriosis, the “Top Chef” star was told she wouldn’t be able to conceive, so it was obviously unexpected when she found out she had a bun in the oven- especially because she had been dating two different men at the time.


Richard Gere & Padma Lakshmi: Lovers No More!

Posted Tuesday October 14, 2014 9:50 AM GMT

It looks like they’ll both be going stag to Halloween parties this year as Padma Lakshmi and Richard Gere have called off their romance.

The “Pretty Woman” hunk began dating the “Top Chef” cutie back in April, though they were able to avoid getting too public with their relationship for the most part.


Padma Lakshmi Covers Boston Common Fall Fashion Issue!

Posted Thursday August 14, 2014 8:03 AM GMT

She can certainly cook up a storm in the kitchen, and it turns out Padma Lakshmi can also steam up the cover of Boston Common magazine.

The “Top Chef” host looks gorgeous in her photo spread, and in her interview she opens up about her personal struggle with endometriosis.


Stars Step Out for the Time 100 Gala

Posted Tuesday April 29, 2014 9:35 PM GMT

They're some of the biggest stars in the world, and celebrities of all kinds gathered for the Time 100 Gala on Tuesday night (April 23) in New York City.

All glammed up in a floral print gown, country star Carrie Underwood made her way in to Lincoln Center on the arm of her hubby Mike Fisher, while "Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi turned heads in a short, shimmery frock.


New Couple Alert: Richard Gere and Padma Lakshmi are an Item

Posted Monday April 21, 2014 2:20 PM GMT

There’s a new couple in town, as Richard Gere is said to be dating “Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi.

According to reports from Page Six, the duo have been together for a short time, but have been spending time together while the “Pretty Woman” actor films in New York City.


Padma Lakshmi and Susan Sarandon: Gorgeous at the Blossom Ball for the Endometriosis Foundation of America

Posted Saturday March 8, 2014 12:05 PM GMT

Supporting a cause they both feel passionately about, Padma Lakshmi and Susan Sarandon attended the Blossom Ball for the Endometriosis Foundation of America on Friday (March 7).

The "Top Chef" host looked stunning in a red one-shoulder sleeveless gown with a slit up the skirt while the Oscar-winning actress wore a silky white blouse with a dark pantsuit.


amfAR Gala Brings Stars to Chilly NYC

Posted Thursday February 6, 2014 9:00 AM GMT

Kicking off New York Fashion Week with an event for a good cause, plenty of stylish celebs headed to Cipriani Wall Street for the amfAR New York Gala on Wednesday (February 5).

Each year, the black tie event includes the presentation of Awards of Courage to those who have made important contributions to the fight against AIDS.