• Todd Thompson was born in 1963 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is a fashion designer and social media star.
• After his divorce from celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis, he has been focused on his daughter’s upbringing and is now in a relationship with model Heather Lacombe.
• His net worth is estimated to be around $8 million, having received a mansion and $300,000 in art and furniture in the divorce.
• He is active on Twitter and shares details of his personal life, opinions, and ideas.
• His ex-wife Giada is a chef who has appeared on the Food Network in various cooking shows.

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Short Info

Date Of BirthJanuary 8, 1963
SpouseGiada De Laurentiis
MarkIs known to wear a bandanna on his head when directing
FactNamed an ambassador of Jane Fonda's Covey Film Festival in 2015.

Who is Todd Thompson?

Todd Thompson was born on the 8th January 1963, in Grand Rapids, Michigan USA, and is a fashion designer and social media star, but who came to prominence following his marriage to celebrity chef, Giada De Laurentiis. He has also become known for working with such clothing brands as Anthropologie, among others.

What is Todd Thompson Doing Now?

Since his divorce, Todd has secluded himself from the public, though occasionally shares a picture of himself with his daughter, including a dinner for her 10th birthday, alongside his ex-wife, Giada De Laurentiis. He hasn’t chased any career enterprises in recent years, but has remained fully focused on his daughter’s upbringing, but is also in a relationship with model Heather Lacombe.
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Todd Thompson Wiki: Early Life, Parents, Siblings, and Education

Tom has been quite shy when it comes to revealing details from his childhood; all we know is that he is the son of Mary Thompson, and that he has a brother named Trevor. Details regarding his biological father about his education remain unknown in the media.

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Career Beginnings

Todd`s professional career began in the 1990s, working as a fashion designer for several brands, but his most recognizable work is with Anthropologie, among other fashion brands, but it wasn’t until the early 2000s that he became a celebrity. What happened, you probably wonder? Well, he and Giada married in 2003.

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Popularity through Marriage

Once he and Giada announced their wedding, Todd became her apprentice and helper in her various shows on the Food Network, and as a result started appearing more and more on television. From 2004 to 2008 he appeared next to his wife in the show “Everyday Italian”, and from 2007 to 2012 the two were stars of the show “Giada in Paradise”, however, their most prominent appearance was in the reality show “Giada at Home”, in which Todd appeared from 2008 until the couple’s divorce.

Married Life and Divorce

The two were married for 11 years before their association came to an end, having welcomed a daughter together named Jade in 2008, who got her name after her mother, since Jade is Giada in Italian. According to reports, their marriage broke up due to public allegations against Giada that she had cheated on her husband not once, but three times. However, the divorce was amicable, and the two are now sharing custody over their daughter.

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Do You Know How Rich Todd Thompson Is?

Although his career and popularity have been tied to his now failed marriage with Giada, Todd has managed to earn a name for himself as a fashion designer, however, he has chosen to keep most details about his professional career hidden. Still, have you ever wondered how rich Todd Thompson is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Thompson’s net worth is as high as $8 million – he profited somewhat from the divorce, as he received their mansion in LA, valued at around $3 million, and also received $300,000 in art and furniture. Furthermore, Todd will also receive a percentage of royalties from Giada`s cookbooks and from her TV appearances, as well as $9,000 a month as a part of child support.

Internet Popularity

Since his first appearance on screen, Todd has expanded his presence to social media platforms – his official Twitter account has over 18,000 followers, with whom he has shared details from his personal life, opinions, and ideas, plus a picture with his new girlfriend Heather, and also his thoughts on the Soccer World Cup 2018. He isn’t active on Instagram and Facebook, but if you aren’t already a fan of Todd, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to his official page.

Todd Thompson’s Ex-Wife, Giada De Laurentiis

Now that we have covered all the most important details about Todd, let’s share some information about his ex-wife Giada. Born Giada Pamela De Laurentiis on the 22nd August 1970, in Rome, Italy, she is a chef, best known to the world for her appearances on the Food Network in such cooking shows as “Everyday Italian” (2003-2011), “Food Network Star” (2009-2017), and “Beat Bobby Flay” (2014-2017), among others.

Giada is the daughter of the renowned actress Veronica De Laurentiis, and her first husband Alex De Benedetti. During Giada’s childhood years, she was often found in the family kitchen, while also often visiting her grandfather’s restaurant DDL Foodshow. She moved to Southern California with her mother following her parents’ divorce, and attended Marymount High School after which she enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles, from which she obtained a bachelor’s degree in social anthropology. It was during her college years that she met Todd. She then spent several years in Paris studying at Le Cordon Bleu, and upon her return to the US in the early 2000s, she was contacted by the Food Network – “Everyday Italian” became her first show, and the rest is history.

General Info

Date Of BirthJanuary 8, 1963
ProfessionFashion Designer


SpouseGiada De Laurentiis
ChildrenJade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson
ParentsMary Thompson
SiblingsTrevor Thompson


TV ShowsGiada at Home

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#Marks / Signs
1Is known to wear a bandanna on his head when directing


1Named an ambassador of Jane Fonda's Covey Film Festival in 2015.
2Celebrated 20 years producing and directing commercial content for Yellow Shoes, the creative services group within The Walt Disney Company.
3His film, "The Hitch" was conceived, filmed and edited in two days as part of a 48-Hour film contest. It was a collaboration with cinematographer and long-time friend, Kenny Strawn.
4During the summer of 1988, Thompson starred in a film he and his friends shot and edited on an RCA camcorder called "The Last Wild Night". The story follows a kid who takes his father's sports car on a joy ride around town the last night of summer vacation. The film was a who's who of their Valley Forge High School senior class and a VHS copy was circulated around school their graduating year for all to enjoy.
5His wife is an art director and professional photographer.
6Graduated from Valley Forge High School in May, 1989 and The University of Akron in December, 1994.
7Was sponsored by the California-based Island Gecko Maui Surfwear company while involved as a BMX/Freestyler during high school and college. The bicycle he rode was the Pro Freestyle Tour, manufactured by GT Bicycles, also a California-based company who's initials matched Thompson's full name: "Geoffrey Todd".
8Played the role of a baker in the very last episode of Dawson's Creek (1998) but his scene ended up on the cutting room floor.
9Studied the trumpet from 3rd Grade through his last year in college.
10Made his first three movies by the age of 11 using his Grandfather's Super 8 movie camera.




The Executioners2017/IIpost-productionEric Feinstein
Bolden!post-productionSpectator #1
Nashville2015TV SeriesBackstage VIP
Game On!2013TV SeriesFirefighter #2
Bloody 272012Jacobs
This Man's Life2008ShortAMTRAK Announcer (voice)
Blade: The Series2006TV SeriesChthon Doctor
Dawson's Creek2000-2003TV SeriesThe Baker / Driver #1
There's a Caterpillar in My Bok Choy2003VideoOfficer Pitts
The Chad Effect2001ShortScott Flash
The Green Mile1999Prison Guard (uncredited)
The Paper Route1999ShortDr. Jennings
The Waterboy1998#21 Mud Dogs (uncredited)
From the Earth to the Moon1998TV Mini-SeriesTV #5
Contact1997News Reporter (uncredited)
Rosewood1997Cracker (uncredited)
Mama's Family1983TV SeriesBinky Van Courtland
Little House on the Prairie1980TV SeriesBartholomew 'Bart' Slater, Jr.


What Hugh Knew2017Documentary story filming
The Highwaymenscreenplay / story announced
Woman in MotionDocumentary story filming
Amerigo2016Short writer
Amazing Grace2013/IShort screenplay / writer
The Hitch2013Short screenplay
Crooked2010/IShort written by
This Man's Life2008Short screenplay / story
The Monster Under My Bed2008Short writer
Mr. Bubbs2007Short written by
Once Not Far from Home2006Short
Time & Again2002Short
The Chad Effect2001Short
The Paper Route1999Short writer


What Hugh Knew2017Documentary producer filming
Break the Stage2017producer post-production
The Highwaymenproducer announced
Woman in MotionDocumentary producer filming
Amerigo2016Short executive producer
Christmas for the Nations2015TV Movie producer
Amazing Grace2013/IShort producer
The Hitch2013Short producer
Crooked2010/IShort producer
This Man's Life2008Short producer
The Monster Under My Bed2008Short producer
Mr. Bubbs2007Short producer
Once Not Far from Home2006Short producer
Time & Again2002Short producer
The Chad Effect2001Short producer
King Pathetic Creep2001Short producer
The Paper Route1999Short producer


What Hugh Knew2017Documentary filming
The Highwaymenattached announced
Woman in MotionDocumentary attached filming
Christmas for the Nations2015TV Movie
Born Player2015Short
Whistle in the Distance2014Short
Amazing Grace2013/IShort
The Hitch2013Short
This Man's Life2008Short
The Monster Under My Bed2008Short
Mr. Bubbs2007Short
Time & Again2002Short
King Pathetic Creep2001Short
The Paper Route1999Short

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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