How Much is Padma Lakshmi Worth?
Padma Lakshmi is an Indian-born actress, who currently resides in USA. She is the holder of $20 million net worth. Padma’s wealth grew like mushrooms after the rain in middle 2000s, when she started to serve as the host of “Top Chef”. She is the executive producer of the show too.
Lakshmi earns $50, 000 per each episode of the show (according to celebritynetworth). But the work of the show host is not the only source of Padma’s wealth. She made appearances on the big screen in such movies as “Glitter”, “Boom” and “Mistress of Species” too. She starred as cameo in a number of popular TV series, like “30 Rock” and “Royal Pains”. So, Lakshmi earns her living as an occasional actress too.
She makes even more money through the selling of her cookbooks. Padma is considered as a food expert. She is the author of numerous food articles. She has even published the books “Easy. Exotic”, “The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs” and some others. Her books are sold well all over the world and even received several awards. It makes Padma Lakshmi’s net worth only bigger.
The actress and author Padma turned to be a talented entrepreneur too. She created her own line of spices “HSN-distributed spices”, which enjoys great success with a public.
Thus Padma Lakshmi saved multi-million net worth. But what was her way to wealth and popularity?