Padma Lakshmi

Actor, Celebrity

1970 –

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Who is Padma Lakshmi?

Padma Parvati Lakshmi is an Indian-born American cookbook author, actress, model and television host. Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won her the "Best First Book" award at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. 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.

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Born
Sep 1, 1970
Chennai
Also known as
  • Padma Parvati Lakshmi
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Hinduism
Ethnicity
  • Indian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • India
Profession
Education
  • Clark University
    Theatre Arts
  • William Workman High School
Lived in
  • Chennai
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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