45-year-old Food Network culinary chef, Giada De Laurentiis, has to pay a hefty amount of money after officially divorcing her 52-year-old husband Todd Thomson, Fox 5 reported on Tuesday, September 8.
Laurentiis has been ordered to pay her ex-husband $2 million plus $9,000 a month in child support. According to reports, Laurentiis has to share half the profits with her ex from each of the cookbooks she published during their marriage. She was also asked to pay Thompson 50% of the unpaid advances of the various cookbooks she has in the works. Her ex-husband will also get to keep their $3.2 million home in the Pacific Palisades.
The two were married for 11 years and have one daughter together, for whom they will share joint custody.
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