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 # 498

Padma Lakshmi and Susan Sarandon: Gorgeous at the Blossom Ball for the Endometriosis Foundation of America

Posted Saturday March 8, 2014 12:05 PM GMT

Supporting a cause they both feel passionately about, Padma Lakshmi and Susan Sarandon attended the Blossom Ball for the Endometriosis Foundation of America on Friday (March 7).

The "Top Chef" host looked stunning in a red one-shoulder sleeveless gown with a slit up the skirt while the Oscar-winning actress wore a silky white blouse with a dark pantsuit.


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amfAR Gala Brings Stars to Chilly NYC

Posted Thursday February 6, 2014 9:00 AM GMT

Kicking off New York Fashion Week with an event for a good cause, plenty of stylish celebs headed to Cipriani Wall Street for the amfAR New York Gala on Wednesday (February 5).

Each year, the black tie event includes the presentation of Awards of Courage to those who have made important contributions to the fight against AIDS.


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Padma Lakshmi Nurses her Hangover at the Beach

Posted Sunday December 8, 2013 4:03 PM GMT

Enjoying some fun in the sun this weekend, Padma Lakshmi took a dip in the ocean in Miami, Florida on her Sunday fun day (December 8).

The "Top Chef" host showed off her bangin' beach bod by taking off a purple sarong to reveal an orange bikini as she tested the water.


Celebs Show Off Their Skills at the 2013 Charades Gala in NYC

Posted Monday October 28, 2013 10:01 PM GMT

Getting ready to enjoy a night full of fun and laughter, celebs of all kinds gathered together to attend the Celebrity Charades 2013 Benefit Gala in New York City on Monday (October 28).

Stopping to pose for photos before taking his shot on the stage was "Accepted" actor Justin Long, who was accompanied by his stunning girlfriend Amanda Seyfried.


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Padma Lakshmi in Fitness November 2013: Men Don't Want Skinny Girls

Posted Thursday October 24, 2013 1:28 PM GMT

Taking time away from her judging duties on the hit series "Top Chef," Padma Lakshmi soaked up the spotlight by covering the November 2013 issue of Fitness magazine.


Photo Credit: Jeff Olson for Fitness

Padma Lakshmi: Bikini Beauty in Hawaii

Posted Tuesday October 8, 2013 2:20 PM GMT

She’s known for her “Top Chef” gig, but Padma Lakshmi looked like she belonged on “Top Model” while frolicking on the beach on Monday (October 7).

The 43-year-old culinary master paraded around the Honolulu, Hawaii sand in a skimpy red two-piece bikini while her daughter Krishna looked on.


Molly Sims and Padma Lakshimi Celebrate Back to School

Posted Wednesday August 21, 2013 11:51 PM GMT

Promoting the latest in back to school style, Molly Sims and Padma Lakshmi showed up for the JCPenney + Joe Fresh Kids Orange Grove event in New York City on Wednesday (August 21).

Casual in black shorts and a white shirt, the “Top Chef” host took part in the fashion and festivities, while Molly checked out duds for her little son Brooks in jeans and a black blazer.


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Naomi Watts and Padma Lakshmi Scope Out "Sunlight Jr." at Tribeca

Posted Sunday April 21, 2013 11:50 AM GMT

Checking out one of the newest films to hit the scene, Padma Lakshmi and Naomi Watts attended the screening of "Sunlight Jr." during the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca PAC in New York City on Saturday (April 20).


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