The latter formerly worked as an actress and classical dancer but is now pursuing a career working with children with special needs.
In 2010, Top Chef won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program.
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Lakshmi has dated venture capitalist Adam Dell -- the brother of computer mogul Michael Dell -- and the late Teddy Forstmann, who was the Chairman and CEO of IMG.
And that includes sharing that she was initially unsure of which of her boyfriends was the father of her daughter when she found out she was pregnant back in 2009.
"A question began to nag at my giddiness: not so much 'How? '" the about once being romantically involved with two men, Adam Dell and Teddy Forstmann.