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14 things about Giada De Laurentiis you probably never knew

Giada De Laurentiis is beautiful and talented, but there's a lot more to her that you probably don't know. 

She opened her first restaurant, Giada, in Las Vegas in 2014 — and it's been uphill since then.

She makes the most delicious food, but she also has a degree in social anthropology from UCLA.

Before she was a Food Network star, De Laurentiis enrolled in Paris' prestigious culinary school Le Cordon Bleu.

Among the famous faces De Laurentiis has cooked for are the British royal family

She really doesn't like touchy-feely fans. In fact, it's the hardest part of her job. 

However, they share a daughter, Jade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson, and "Giada" is the Italian word for "Jade."

She also does a lot of good and is a celebrity ambassador for the international relief organization Oxfam.

She comes from a showbiz family: both her mother, Veronica De Laurentiis, and father, Alex De Benedetti, are actors.

When she moved from Italy to the U.S. at age 7, De Laurentiis was tormented by other children

According to Celebrity Toob, De Laurentiis uses a mixture of olive oil and baking soda to keep her skin clear. 

De Laurentiis is a multitalented woman who has also voiced a character for the animated show Handy Manny