Giada De Laurentiis’s Siblings Include Sister Eloisa A Makeup Artist And Brothers Dino Alexander

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She also appears regularly as a contributor and guest co-host on NBC’s Today. Giada Pamela De Laurentiis was born in Rome, Italy, the eldest child of actress Veronica De Laurentiis and her first husband, actor-producer Alex De Benedetti; De Benedetti was a close associate of Giada’s grandfather, film producer Dino De Laurentiis. Her siblings include sister Eloisa, a makeup artist, and brothers Dino Alexander (a Hollywood film editor who died of melanoma in 2003) and Igor. After returning to the United States, she became a professional chef working in several Los Angeles restaurants, notably the Wolfgang Puck-owned Spago. On her Chefography (a Food Network biography program), she admitted that she never wanted to be in her “family business” of show business.

Giada De Laurentiis’s Siblings Include Sister Eloisa A Makeup Artist And Brothers Dino Alexander

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Her parents were married in February 1970 but were later divorced. After their parents’ divorce, Giada and her siblings moved to Southern California where they took their mother’s surname. Her siblings include sister Eloisa, a makeup artist, and brothers Dino Alexander (a Hollywood film editor who died of melanoma in 2003) and Igor.

Giada De Laurentiis’s Siblings Include Sister Eloisa A Makeup Artist And Brothers Dino Alexander

Giada De Laurentiis
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Giada Pamela De Laurentiis was born in Rome, Italy, the eldest child of actress Veronica De Laurentiis and her first husband, actor-producer Alex De Benedetti; De Benedetti was a close associate of Giada’s grandfather, film producer Dino De Laurentiis. Her siblings include sister Eloisa, a makeup artist, and brothers Dino Alexander (a Hollywood film editor who died of melanoma in 2003) and Igor. The couple’s first child, Jade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson, was born on March 29, 2008.

Giada De Laurentiis’s Siblings Include Sister Eloisa A Makeup Artist And Brothers Dino Alexander

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Her siblings include sister Eloisa, a makeup artist, and brothers Dino Alexander (a Hollywood film editor who died of melanoma in 2003) and Igor. After returning to the United States, she became a professional chef working in several Los Angeles restaurants, notably the Wolfgang Puck-owned Spago. She felt very uncomfortable in front of the camera when she first began hosting Everyday Italian, but has since become more relaxed and open on air. De Laurentiis began hosting Behind the Bash in October 2006.