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

Padma Lakshmi Nurses her Hangover at the Beach

Posted Sunday December 8, 2013 4:03 PM GMT

Enjoying some fun in the sun this weekend, Padma Lakshmi took a dip in the ocean in Miami, Florida on her Sunday fun day (December 8).

The "Top Chef" host showed off her bangin' beach bod by taking off a purple sarong to reveal an orange bikini as she tested the water.


Celebs Show Off Their Skills at the 2013 Charades Gala in NYC

Posted Monday October 28, 2013 10:01 PM GMT

Getting ready to enjoy a night full of fun and laughter, celebs of all kinds gathered together to attend the Celebrity Charades 2013 Benefit Gala in New York City on Monday (October 28).

Stopping to pose for photos before taking his shot on the stage was "Accepted" actor Justin Long, who was accompanied by his stunning girlfriend Amanda Seyfried.


Padma Lakshmi in Fitness November 2013: Men Don't Want Skinny Girls

Posted Thursday October 24, 2013 1:28 PM GMT

Taking time away from her judging duties on the hit series "Top Chef," Padma Lakshmi soaked up the spotlight by covering the November 2013 issue of Fitness magazine.


Padma Lakshmi: Bikini Beauty in Hawaii

Posted Tuesday October 8, 2013 2:20 PM GMT

She’s known for her “Top Chef” gig, but Padma Lakshmi looked like she belonged on “Top Model” while frolicking on the beach on Monday (October 7).

The 43-year-old culinary master paraded around the Honolulu, Hawaii sand in a skimpy red two-piece bikini while her daughter Krishna looked on.


Molly Sims and Padma Lakshimi Celebrate Back to School

Posted Wednesday August 21, 2013 11:51 PM GMT

Promoting the latest in back to school style, Molly Sims and Padma Lakshmi showed up for the JCPenney + Joe Fresh Kids Orange Grove event in New York City on Wednesday (August 21).

Casual in black shorts and a white shirt, the “Top Chef” host took part in the fashion and festivities, while Molly checked out duds for her little son Brooks in jeans and a black blazer.


Naomi Watts and Padma Lakshmi Scope Out "Sunlight Jr." at Tribeca

Posted Sunday April 21, 2013 11:50 AM GMT

Checking out one of the newest films to hit the scene, Padma Lakshmi and Naomi Watts attended the screening of "Sunlight Jr." during the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca PAC in New York City on Saturday (April 20).


THR Celebrates Media's Most Powerful

Posted Wednesday April 10, 2013 11:31 PM GMT

Celebrating the media’s movers and shakers, Padma Lakshmi showed up for the The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 Most Powerful People in Media event on Wednesday (April 10).

The “Top Chef” host flashed a smile in a muted red above-the-knee frock as she headed inside New York City’s Four Seasons Restaurant for the event.


Stars Hit the Blue Carpet at Bravo's New York Upfront

Posted Wednesday April 3, 2013 11:12 PM GMT

Stepping out for a night celebrating the network they appear on, Bravo’s stars were all on hand for Bravo New York Upfront on Wednesday (April 3).

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi dazzled on the arrivals carpet at Pillars 37 Studios in a curve-hugging pair of black pants topped by a strapless grey-and-black top.