Padma Lakshmi Height Weight Body Measurements Bra Size

Padma Parvati Lakshmi was born in Chennai, India, on September 1, 1970, is an Indian-American model and actress. Young Padma Lakshmi first started her career as a model at the age of 21. She made her big screen debut in romance musical film Glitter (2001) in role as Sylk. She got her television debut in documentary film Unzipped (1995) as Herself. Padma's breakthrough came as a supermodel in Paris, Milan and New York.

How tall is Padma Lakshmi and what is her weight? Padma Lakshmi's height is 5' 9" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 175 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 150 іn pоunds or 68 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. She is 53 years old. Her net worth is around 40 million dollars. Padma Lakshmi body measurements are bust-waist-hip 36-24-36 in inches or 91.5-61-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34C with cup size C.

Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi
Photo: David Shankbone / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

Birth Date

September 1, 1970


53 years old


India - United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 9 in | 175 cm

Net Worth

$40 Million

Body Measurements

36-24-36 in | 91.5-61-91.5 cm


68 kg | 150 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

9 US | 39.5 EU

Best Movies

Boom (2003) Indian black comedy thriller as Shiela Bardez

The Mistress of Spices (2005) romantic drama as Geeta

Girl Most Likely (2012) comedy as Herself

Best TV Shows

She hosted Bravo cooking competition program Top Chef (2006-2023), for which she was nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program and the OFTA Television Award for Best Host or Individual Performance in A Variety, Nonfiction, or Reality Program.

She created and hosted Hulu docuseries Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi (2020-2023), for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special and won the Critics' Choice Real TV Award for Best Show Host.

She portrayed Kaitaama in science fiction television series Star Trek: Enterprise (2002) in episode "Precious Cargo".

She played Princess Bithia in ABC miniseries The Ten Commandments (2006).


Graduated from William Workman High School in City of Industry, California (1988).

Graduated from Clark University (1992), with a Bachelor of Arts honors degree in Theater Arts.

Has Tamil Brahmin Iyer ancestry.

She immigrated to United States at the age of 4.

She modeled for Emanuel Ungaro, Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Ralph Lauren, Alberta Ferretti, Roberto Cavalli and Versus.

She is co-founder of Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA).

She is global ambassador for Keep a Child Alive organization.

She is American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) ambassador for immigration and women's rights.

She speaks five languages Tamil, Hindi, English, Spanish and Italian.

Published her book Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day in 2007.

Published memoir Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir in 2016.

She voiced Lady Anshu in video game Artifact (2018).

Lives in New York City.


She dated Richard Gere (2014), Vikram Chatwal (2012-2013), Theodore Forstmann (2009-2011) and Nur Khan (2008).

Has been in relationship with businessman Adam Dell (2007-2021) they have one daughter, Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell.

She was married to novelist Salman Rushdie (2004-2007).

She started dating film and television producer Kenya Barris in 2023.