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Giada De Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis was born on August 22, 1970 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Giada Pamela De Benedetti. She is a producer and actress, known for Giada at Home (2008), Everyday Italian (2003) and Food Network Star (2005). She was previously married to Todd Thompson. See full bio »

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Giada at Home
Giada at Home Herself - Hostess
Everyday Italian
Everyday Italian Herself - Hostess
Food Network Star
Food Network Star Herself - Hostess / Mentor / Herself - Mentor / Judge / Herself
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Hide Hide Show Show Producer (4 credits)
 2015-2016 Giada in Italy (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode dated 18 September 2016 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Under the Tuscan Sun: De Laurentiis Family Feast (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Raffy and Raffy (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Our Brother Would Love This (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Dino's Pasta Factory (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Giada Entertains (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Episode dated 21 February 2016 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Spread the Love Party (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Kickoff Party (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Family Fun Day (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Party in the Kitchen (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Giada's Holiday Handbook (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 December 2015 (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Christmas at Giada's (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Tripping Out with Alie and Georgia (TV Series) (executive producer)
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Show Show Self (59 credits)
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Other Works:

uncredited actress - as one of the many wives getting married to "Mr. Nobody", just before an uncredited Virginia Madsen. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 8 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 3" (1.6 m)

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(On how she can still be in good shape while being a chef) I have to say that this is by far the question I am most frequently asked, and my answer is always the same: genetics, portion control and fresh ingredients. If you've ever seen my mother either on the show or in photographs, you'll notice that she is quite petite, trim. So I have her to thank for getting me off to a good start. In ... See more »


Was discouraged by her parents from attending culinary school after high school graduation. Thus, graduated from UCLA and then studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. See more »

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