Birth Name: Padma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidynathan
Place of Birth: New Delhi, India
Date of Birth: September 1, 1970
Ethnicity: Tamil Indian
Padma Lakshmi is an Indian-born American cookbook writer, television host, actress, model, and executive producer. She is famous for hosting the television show Top Chef. Padma was previously married to writer Salman Rushdie.
Padma is from an Iyer Brahmin family.
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