Facts of Giada De Laurentiis
|Full Name||Giada Pamela De Laurentiis|
|Middle Name||Pamela De|
|Birth Name||Giada Pamela De Laurentiis|
|Other Name||Giada De Laurentiis|
|Profession||Chef, Television Personality, and Writer|
|Nationality||American and Italian|
|Father Name||Alex De Benedettie|
|Father Profession||Actor & Producer|
|Mother Name||Veronica De Laurentiis|
|Sibilings||Dino A. De Laurentiis Jr., Eloisa De Laurentiis, Igor De Laurentiis|
|Education||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Date of Birth||August 22,1970|
How Rich Is TV Personality Giada de Laurentiis, Her Net Worth?
Emmy Award-winner, Giada Pamela De Laurentiis aka Giada de Laurentiis is an Italian-born American television personality, Chef, and Writer popular as the host of Food Network’s Giada at Home.
She is also popular for her appearance as a guest co-host and contributor on NBC’s Today. With her successful career, Giada owns the net worth of around $30 million as of 2020.
Laurentiss has won Gracie Award for the Best Television Host and two Emmy Award nominations for her outstanding work in Giada at Home.
Giada de Laurentiis Net Worth Sits At $30 Million: Career, Income Sources & Salary
Laurentiis studied at Le Cordon Blue in Paris aiming to become a pastry chef. She moved back to the United States of America and worked in several LA based restaurants.
She was later contacted by the Food Network after styling a piece in Food & Wine magazine in 2002.
Her first Food Network daytime cooking show Everyday Italian premiered on 5th April 2003. When the first episode of her program aired, mail accusing the network for hiring an actress or model to cook instead of a real chef.
In October 2006, she began hosting Behind the Bash, a program that examines the catering process behind the event extravaganzas such as Grammy Awards and more.
Her third show, Giada’s Weekend Gateaways, premiered in January 2007. In the show, she traveled to a featured locale like San Francisco, Seattle, South Beach, and visits her favorite local culinary destinations.
In 2007, Giada appeared as a presenter at the inaugural Food Network Awards. Similarly, she has also guest appeared as a judge in several shows like The Next Food Network Star and more.
In 2008, her show Giada at Home premiered featuring her in a kitchen preparing meals and parties for family and friends. The following year, she voiced the character Paulette on the animated children’s show Handy Manny, Gelata in Pixie Hollow Bake Off, and herself in the movie Scooby-Doo! And the Gourmet Ghost.
She opened her first restaurant titled GIADA inside The Cromwell in Las Vegas, Nevada in July 2014. Her restaurant’s menu offers Italian Cuisine with California Influences with views of the Bellagio fountains and Caesars Palace.
She opened her second restaurant called Pronto by Giada in nearby Caesars Palace. Her third restaurant opened in May 2018 and is named GDL Italian by Giada.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, her net worth is estimated to be around at $20 million as of May 2019.
In 2020, her net worth saw a rise of $10 million, increasing to $30 million.
She gathers her fortunes from her career as a renowned chef and model. Her business ventures also add up to her huge fortune.
Endorsements Deals, Sponsorships & Social Media Earnings
Giada created a cooking products line with her name. The line includes products like knife, pans, and pots and can be found in Target.
Similarly, she is sponsored by several popular brands and has endorsed many famous clothing/footwear brands to date.
Laurentiis is an avid user of social media. She has over 1.4 million followers on Instagram and 1.77 million on Twitter. According to Influencer Marketing Hub, she earns around $2,823 to $4,706 per paid post from Instagram.
Assets, Lifestyle, Charity, Tax, Insurance, & Expenses
Giada is living a lavish lifestyle with a huge amount of $20 million in her pocket.
She resides in her $6 million worth new bachelorette pad. The house covers 13,255 sq.ft area with 5 bedrooms, professional chef’s kitchen, and many more features.
Likewise, she rides around expensive cars. Her expenses are based on childcare, foods, travel, and accommodations.
Despite her busy schedule, she takes time for being involved in various charity and fundraising programs.
Besides this, information regarding her tax payment and Insurance is not available at the moment.
Giada de Laurentiis’ Personal Life- Age, Height, Family, Husband, Divorce & Children
Born Giada Pamela De Benedettie on 22nd August 1970 in Rome, Italy, Laurentiis holds dual nationality and is of Hispanic ethnic group.
Her mother Veronia De Laurenttis was an actress while father Alex De Benedetti was an actor-producer.
Laurentiis spent her childhood alongside her elder sister Eloisa who is a makeup artist and brother Igor and Dino (died in 2003).
She went to Marymount High School located in Los Angeles and later enrolled in the University of California, Los Angeles from where she earned her bachelor degree in social anthropology in 1996.
Well, Giada was once a married woman and lived with her husband (now former) Todd Thompson for 11 years. Thompson is a fashion designer.
The duo married on May 25, 2003, however, separated after a decade. They divorced on September 3, 2015.
While in relationship, they share a daughter named Jade Marie De Laurentiis- Thompson born on March 29, 2008.
As of May 2019, Giada's age is 49 and has a height of 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm), weighing around 53 kg (116.84 lbs).
Gaida Had Pretty Expensive Divorce Settlement
After almost a decade of relationship, Gaida had to go through a pretty expensive divorce with her husband.
As there was no prenup agreement, Gaida, who was the bread winner in the family had to pay $9,000 in monthly child support for Jade. Further, the divorce also cost her Pacific Palisades house worth $3.2 million, excluding $300,000 in art and furnishings.
Besides, her now ex-husband also receives 50% in advance for her unpublished cookbooks which happened to be worth millions.
Also, her husband gets half of the royalties Gaida receives from her books, shows, and other works prior to her divorce.