Giada De


Giada De Laurentiis Bio

Who is Giada De

Italian-born American chef, writer, television personality, and the host of the current Food Network television program Giada at Home. She hosted the Food Network show Everyday Italian, which won an Emmy Award.

Early Life (Childhood)

She attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she obtained a bachelor's degree in anthropology. She trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France.

Interesting Facts

In 2006, she began hosting the show Behind the Bash. She also appears regularly as a contributor and guest co-host on NBC's Today. De Laurentiis is the founder of the catering business GDL Foods.

Personal Life

She was married to Todd Thompson, a fashion designer from 2003 to 2015. The couple had a daughter named Jade in 2008. The couple separated and the divorce was finalized on September 3, 2015.


She is a winner of the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Host, and in 2012, she was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame.


In November 2015, De Laurentiis denied the long-standing rumors that she had a romantic relationship with fellow celebrity chef, Bobby Flay.