Fans assumed that celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis and her husband Todd Thompson's relationship was going great until the couple announced their divorce in 2014 after over a decade of blissful married life. The duo actually was together for over two decades as they started dating during the 90s.
After the divorce, Laurentiis started dating Shane Farley but what about her former husband? Has Thompson moved on and found a new love? Who is he dating currently?
What Is The Current Relationship Status Of Todd Thompson? Is He Dating Someone?
The former partner of Giada De Laurentiis, the television personality Thompson has moved on and has found a new love. Thompson is currently in a relationship with model Heather Lacombe.
Thompson and his model girlfriend are quite open about their love life as they sometimes post about each other on their respective Instagram.
Thompson and Lacombe are totally in love with each other. The reality star also took to Twitter to wish his girl on her birthday on 28 October where he shared a snap of him hugging his girlfriend from the back.
Happy Bday to Heather xxoo. pic.twitter.com/8eJXGHmeID— Todd Thompson (@toddmthompson) October 29, 2017
Not only Thompson, but his girlfriend also doesn't miss a chance to share about her loving boyfriend on her Instagram. On her recent Instagram post, she shared a cute snap of two with a caption:
"Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it."- Dr. Karl Menninger. I love you so much @toddmthompson."
Thompson also shared the same snap on his Instagram with kissing emoji. It looks like the couple is totally in love with each other.
Former Couple Todd Thompson And Giada De Laurentiis; See Their Married Life
The former couple Todd Thompson and Giada De Laurentiis were together for over two decades. They started dating when Laurentiis was 19.
The celebrity chef and the fashion designer tied the knot on May 25, 2003. The former couple welcomed their only child together, daughter Jade Marie De Laurentiis-Thompson on March 29, 2008.
Thompson and Laurentiis' relationship came into trouble since 2011 after the ugly rumor of Laurentiis' cheating with John Mayer. In an interview with Redbook in 2011, she revealed how embarrassed Thompson's family due to the rumor:
"The John Mayer incident was completely unexpected. I was shocked. And not so much for me, but for my husband and family. My family is used to that sort of thing. But my husband’s family is not. Todd was embarrassed that his family in Michigan would see it and think, What is going on over there in Hollywood?"
The couple decided to call a quit after over 11 years of marriage. She announced their separation on her website with a statement in 2014:
"After an amicable separation since July, Todd and I have decided to end our marriage. Although our decision to separate comes with a great deal of sadness, our focus on the future and overwhelming desire for our family’s happiness has given us the strength to move forward on separate, yet always connected paths."
"Todd and I share a beautiful daughter and a lifetime of great memories that we both treasure more than anything. We are so thankful for our friends and family, and really appreciate the support in this time of change."
The divorce was finalized on September 3, 2015. It was settled after Laurentiis agreed to give their $3.2 million house in Pacific Palisades and $300,000 in art and furnishings to Thompson and $9K per month in child support. The couple shared joint custody of the daughter, Lane.
Despite being divorced, Thompson and Laurentiis share a good relationship. The proud parents also spend fun time with daughter which Laurentiis.
The former couple dined out together on the occasion of their daughter's 10th birthday at Benihana in March 2018.
They ended the day with a bowl of ice cream after singing "Happy Birthday" to their daughter.
Todd Thompson: Quick Facts
- Thompson was born on December 24, 1963, in Grand Rapids.
- His birth sign is Capricorn.
- He is working as a fashion designer for Anthropologie as well as some other brands.
- His estimated net worth is $8 Million.