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 # 864

THR Celebrates Media's Most Powerful

Posted Wednesday April 10, 2013 11:31 PM GMT

Celebrating the media’s movers and shakers, Padma Lakshmi showed up for the The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 Most Powerful People in Media event on Wednesday (April 10).

The “Top Chef” host flashed a smile in a muted red above-the-knee frock as she headed inside New York City’s Four Seasons Restaurant for the event.


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Stars Hit the Blue Carpet at Bravo's New York Upfront

Posted Wednesday April 3, 2013 11:12 PM GMT

Stepping out for a night celebrating the network they appear on, Bravo’s stars were all on hand for Bravo New York Upfront on Wednesday (April 3).

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi dazzled on the arrivals carpet at Pillars 37 Studios in a curve-hugging pair of black pants topped by a strapless grey-and-black top.


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Padma Lakshmi Hosts; Susan Sarandon Attends 5th Annual Blossom Ball

Posted Monday March 11, 2013 9:15 PM GMT

Stepping out to support a good cause, Padma Lakshmi and Susan Sarandon attended The Endometriosis Foundation of America's Celebration of The 5th Annual Blossom Ball at Capitale in New York City on Monday (March 11).


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Padma Lakshmi Hits up Wendy Williams in NYC

Posted Thursday November 8, 2012 1:45 PM GMT

Stepping out in style in the Big Apple, Padma Lakshmi arrived at the "Wendy Williams Show" on Wednesday (November 7).

The "Top Chef" host donned all black in a mini dress, long overcoat, nylons, and knee-high boots as she smiled at awaiting photographers and fans.


Cody Simpson & Padma Lakshmi Headline Dream Halloween 2012

Posted Sunday October 21, 2012 4:54 PM GMT

Celebrating the upcoming spook-tacular holiday by helping a great cause, Padma Lakshmi and Cody Simpson attended the Dream Halloween 2012 in New York City on Sunday (October 21).

The “Top Chef” host sported a beautiful ensemble for her hosting duties, while the “On My Mind” singer looked dapper for his on stage performance.


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Beyonce Backs Barack in 'Women For Obama' PSA

Posted Wednesday October 3, 2012 4:05 PM GMT

Lending her celebrity to the current Commander-In-Chief, Beyoncé Knowles is among the many celebrities offering support to President Barack Obama.

The "Halo" singing sensation joined a long list of fellow Tinseltown ladies in putting together a 'Women for Obama' PSA.



Padma Lakshmi Launches Nespresso U Machine

Posted Monday October 1, 2012 9:30 PM GMT

It’s always exciting when she brings a new product to market, and Padma Lakshmi was in the house at the Nespresso Pop-Up Café in New York City today (October 1) for a very special occasion.

The “Top Chef” star hosted the launch of the new Nespresso U Machine, giving coffee lovers yet another method for imbibing massive amounts of caffeine.


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Padma Lakshmi: Monique Lhuillier Lovely at the 2012 Emmy Awards

Posted Sunday September 23, 2012 6:54 PM GMT

Spending the evening on the red carpet, Padma Lakshmi joined in on the Tinseltown festivities by attending the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (September 23).

The 42-year-old culinary cutie brightened up the Nokia Theatre LA Live venue in an orange Monique Lhuillier frock as she eased her way inside to get settled in for the always-entertaining toast to television's finest.


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