Culinary chef and TV host Giada De Laurentiis has finalized her divorce with her ex, Todd Thompson, and has been ordered to pay her former husband a substantial amount of money as part of the arrangement.

Court documents reveal De Laurentiis has been ordered to pay Thompson $9,000 every month in child support. The 45-year-old chef has also been ordered to share half of the profits with her ex from the cookbooks she previously published during their marriage. She is also required to give Thompson 50% of unpaid advances to any cookbook she is currently writing.

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Written by James H. Arenson

Last Updated : February 28, 2024