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Nigella Lawson

Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer
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Net worth 2018: $15 Million
Industry: Writers
Residence: London, United Kingdom
Country: British
BirthDay: 6 January 1960
Sigh: Aquarius
Height: 1.7 m
Education: Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, University of Oxford, Godolphin, Latymer School, Westminster School

Nigella Lawson was bornon 6 January 1960 in London, United Kingdom, British, is Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer. Nigella Lucy Lawson is an English broadcaster, journalist television personality and food writer. Born into a prominent and wealthy family, she started work as a book reviewer and restaurant critic, and then embarked upon a career as a freelance journalist, writing for a number of newspapers and magazines. Her first cook book ‘How to Eat’ sold 300,000 copies and became a best-seller while her second book, ‘How to be a Domestic Goddess’, won her the British Book Award for Author of the Year. She hosted her own cooking show series, Nigella Bites, on Channel 4, accompanied by another best-selling cook book ‘Nigella Bites’. She hosted the Food Network's ‘Nigella Feasts’ in the United States, followed by a three-part BBC Two series, Nigella's Christmas Kitchen, in the UK, which led to the commissioning of Nigella Express on BBC Two. Though she has enjoyed a successful career in cookery, she is not a trained chef, and does not like being referred to as a "celebrity chef". Her dishes are known for their simplicity and do not require an elaborate preparation. Her warm and honest demeanor as well as her stunning beauty enables her to engage both male and female viewers. Described as the sexiest television chef ever to grace an apron, she continues to inspire men and women to cook.


$15 Million


A UK version of the show began airing in January, 2014 on Channel 4


She starred with Anthony Bourdain in the reality cooking show ‘The Taste’, in the United States in 2013


Her 2012 book, ‘Nigellissima: Instant Italian Inspiration’ was received well in the US and Italy


She was one of the three judges on a special battle of Iron Chef America, "The Super Chef Battle”, in 2010, which pitted Cristeta Comerford Bobby Flay against Emeril Lagasse and Mario Batali


‘Nigella Express’, a 13-part cookery series began on BBC Two in 2007, suggesting ways of making simple and quick dishes


A three-part weekly cookery show entitled ‘Nigella's Christmas Kitchen’ was aired in 2006


Her fifth book ‘Feast: Food that Celebrates Life’, released in 2004, made sales worth £3 million


In November 2003, she supervised the menu and preparations for a lunch hosted by Tony Blair at Downing Street for George W


The book ‘Nigella Bites’ became the second bestselling cook book of Christmas 2002 in America


Diamond was diagnosed with throat cancer and died in March 2001, aged 47


’How to be a Domestic Goddess’, published in 2000, focused primarily on baking


She hosted her own cooking show television series, ‘Nigella Bites’, from 1999 to 2001 on Channel 4 and averaged 1


‘How to Eat’, published in 1998, featured culinary tips on preparation and saving time, sold 300,000 copies in the UK


She became the deputy literary editor of The Sunday Times in 1986 but did not want to be an executive and embarked on freelance writing career, writing columns on food and makeup


Nigella Lawson was born on January 6, 1960 in London to Baron Nigel Lawson of Blaby, a former Conservative MP, and a former Chancellor of the Exchequer in Margaret Thatcher's government, and his ex-wife, Vanessa, a wealthy socialite

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