After completing her study at Le Cordon Bley, Giada was inspired to become a pastry chef and started her career as a professional chef working at several restaurants. Later, she began to host the TV series, Behind the Bash, Giada's Weekend Getaways, Iron Chef America and much more. She also appeared as a presenter at the inaugural Food Network Awards.
Besides her cooking, Laurentiis is also a writer. She is also a winner of Emmy Award and New York Bestselling author. She also opened her first restaurant called GIADA which is inside the Cromwell in Las Vegas. She recorded her voice for a character of Gelata in the US version and appeared in the animated children's show, Handy Manny.
Moving towards her personal life, De Laurentiis married to Todd Thompson; a fashion designer. They gave birth to a child, Jade Marie De Laurentiis-Thompson. Unfortunately, the couple divorced after five years of marital relationship.
De Laurentiis earns a good amount of money in her career. Being Chef, Writer and TV personality, she has several sources of income. Her current estimated Net worth is around $15 Million.