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 # 58

Padma Lakshmi Welcomes Baby Krishna!

Posted Monday February 22, 2010 1:39 PM GMT

Celebrating the miracle of birth, Padma Lakshmi welcomed a beautiful baby girl into the world late Saturday night (February 20).

The “Top Chef” chick gave birth in New York City and has named her daughter Krishna, though she won’t reveal who the baby’s father is.

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Padma Lakshmi Bumps Into the Times Center

Posted Sunday January 10, 2010 7:01 PM GMT

Continuing to work as she reaches the latter stages of her pregnancy, Padma Lakshmi was out at The Times Center in New York City on Saturday (January 9).

Joined by "Top Chef" pals Eric Ripert, Frank Bruni and Gail Simmons, the group was on-hand for the 9th Annual New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend.


Padma Lakshmi Drops By “Regis and Kelly”

Posted Friday October 9, 2009 4:28 PM GMT

Stepping out for a promotional appearance, Padma Lakshmi was spotted paying a visit to “Live with Regis and Kelly” this morning (October 9).

The preggers “Top Chef” babe looked lovely as she made her exit from ABC Studios in New York City, sporting a loose-fitting purple dress to minimize her baby bump.


Padma Lakshmi Shows Off Baby Bump

Posted Tuesday October 6, 2009 3:57 PM GMT

Following the celebrity pregnancy trend, Padma Lakshmi was spotted showing off her growing midsection while attending a screening of “Good Hair” at the IFC Center in New York City last night (October 6).

The “Top Chef” hottie looked proud of her baby bump, which was very visible beneath her sheer black evening dress which she teamed with a pair of black and white heels.


Padma Lakshmi: Baby on Board!

Posted Thursday October 1, 2009 5:00 PM GMT

Adding to the celebrity baby boom, "Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi will be eating for two – as the host is pregnant.

The model, author, and Emmy-nominated beauty confirmed that she is expecting after years of hardship with endometriosis, which she co-founded the Endometriosis Foundation of America.