Padma lakshmi dating chef

07 Feb

She has been the host of the US reality television program Top Chef since season two in 2006, for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program.In 2010, Top Chef won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program.Lakshmi has appeared on the covers of Redbook, Vogue India, FHM, Cosmopolitan, L'Officiel India, Asian Woman, Avenue, Industry Magazine, Marie Claire (India Edition), Harper's Bazaar, Town & Country, and Newsweek.Her first cookbook, Easy Exotic, a compilation of international recipes and short essays, was awarded Best First Book at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards at Versailles.Lakshmi was able to pay off her college loans by working as a model and actress.

Her parents divorced when she was two years old, and both parents later remarried.“They have been quietly spending some time together,” a source told Page Six.“It is all very new and recent, and happened while he has been filming in New York.” “It started very recently and quietly,” another source told Us Weekly. I wouldn’t even go as far as calling them a couple.As a teenager growing up in Los Angeles, Lakshmi was bullied and endured racial taunts from classmates, which caused her to struggle to overcome "internalized self-loathing." Lakshmi graduated from William Workman High School in the City of Industry, California in 1988.She is a 1992 graduate of Clark University, in Worcester, Massachusetts, where she earned a BA with honors in theatre arts.