Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis gave birth to her first child, a baby girl, in Los Angeles this past weekend.
Food Network star chef Giada De Laurentiis and her husband, Todd Thompson, welcomed a baby girl — their first child — on Saturday, March 29. De Laurentiis’ rep confirms that the healthy baby girl, named, “Jade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson, weighed in at 5 pounds, 13 ounces.”Giada, 37, married clothing designer Todd Thompson, 44, in 2003. They were shocked to find out she was pregnant last fall. When Giada De Laurentiis officially announced that she was expecting, she said, “I truly didn’t believe it. I honestly thought, ‘There has got to be a mistake.'”Giada De Laurentiis is the granddaughter of famed Italian film producer Dino De Laurentiis. In addition to her Food Network shows, Everyday Italian, Giada’s Weekend Getways, Giada in Paradise and Behind the Bash, she also appears as a regular contributor and guest co-host on the Today show.