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Padma Lakshmi Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Padma Lakshmi worth? $40 million

How did Padma Lakshmi earn her money and wealth?

Padma Lakshmi was born on September 1, 1,970 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She is a writer, actress, model, host and producer of Indian descent. Her first recipe guide Easy Exotic won her the “Best First Book” award at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. She was the host of a TV reality show for which she received nomination at Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program.

In 2010, she won the Emmy Award for Excellent Reality-Competition Program.  Lakshmi’s modeling profession started at age 21. Lakshmi has modeled for fashion designers such as Emanuel Ungaro, Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Ralph Lauren, and Alberta Ferretti and showed up in ad strategies for Roberto Cavalli and versus.

Easy Exotic her first recipe book, a selection of international dishes and short articles, was granted Best First Book at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards at Versailles. The Food Network series Padma’s Passport, which was part of the larger sequence Melting Pot in 2001, where Lakshmi prepared dishes from around the world. Her first precious moment, “Love, Loss and What We Ate,” was launched on International’s Women’s Day, March 8, 2016. Lakshmi launched the “Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs” in Oct 2016.

During 2009 Lakshmi launched her first type of jewellery, “Padma”. She also has two tableware collections. The first, “The Padma collection”, is a type of dinnerware consists of Moroccan ceramics and Turkish cup. In 2009, Lakshmi starred in the video for the Eels music “That Look You Give That Guy,” enjoying the love interest of Mark Oliver Everett.

Lakshmi is a co-founder of The Endometriosis Foundation of America, a charitable organization concentrated on improving attention, knowledge, research, and legal loyalty against the diseases. Lakshmi is a international ambassador for Keep a Child Alive and since 2007 has visited to sites in India on their part. She is also a powerful advocate of women’s rights.

What are the most viewed television programs of Padma Lakshmi?

  1.      Il Figlio di Sandokan (1998)
  2.      The Ten Commandments (2006)
  3.      Top Chef (2006)
  4.      Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2014)
  5.      RuPaul’s Drag Race (2016)

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