Padma Lakshmi net worth 2022: 'Top Chef' host snags Emmy nomination

Padma Lakshmi net worth 2022: 'Top Chef' host snags Emmy nomination

Nineteen seasons later and 'Top Chef' host and judge Padma Lakshmi is still on fire.

Lakshmi snagged her third Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program category.

Lakshmi gushed over the honor and revealed she will probably have to attend the 2022 award ceremony virtually.

Only because the production of her show will be happening abroad.

Padma Lakshmi is an Indian American author and actress with a net worth of $40 million.

The celebrity host and judge earns $50,000 for each episode of ‘Top Chef’.

Lakshmi has modeled for a range of renowned designers like Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace and Ralph Lauren.

She founded the Endometriosis Foundation of America, a charity that combats endometriosis through research and education.