Nigella Lawson (full name Nigella Lucy Lawson) was born on January 6, 1960 in London, England, UK. She is a popular television personality, journalist and cookery writer.
Biography and Career :
She attended Godolphin and Latymer School, Westminster School and Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. She has a degree in Medieval and Modern Languages.
Her career began with her restaurant column writings for 'The Spectator' and 'The Observer' and then continued as a deputy literary editor of the 'Sunday Times'. She was chosen newspaper-reviewer on BBC1 Sunday-morning TV program 'Breakfast with Frost' and was the co-host of Channel 4 books discussion program, 'Booked'.
She became culinary sidekick on Nigel Slater's 'Real Food' Show on Channel 4 and between 1999 and 2001 had the 'Nigella
Bites' show. In 2002 she hosted 'Forever Summer with Nigella' and in 2005 'Nigella'.
She wrote a book, 'Feast' and based on it, there was a television show, 'Nigella Feasts', of course hosted by her in 2006. 'Nigella Lawson' by Gilly Smith is her autobiography published in 2005. One year later she hosted the television show 'Nigella's Christmas Kitchen'. At the British Book Awards in 2001 she was elected author of the year.
In 1992 she decided to marry John Diamond, but unfortunately, he died on March 2, 2001. They have two children: Cosima and Bruno. On September 3, 2003 she remarried with Charles Saatchi.
- Height: 170 cm
- She was married twice.
- She has a brother, Dominic Lawson, who is married to Rosa Monckton.
- With her first husband she has two children.
- Her father is Nigel Lawson and he was the British Chancellor of the Exchequer.
- Her mother's name is Vanessa Salmon and she died in 1985 of cancer.
- "I am not a chef. I am not even a trained or professional cook. My qualification is as an eater."
- "Diets are like boyfriends - it never works to go back to them."
- "A [Christmas] stocking without a pomegranate is not worth talking about."
- Forever Summer with Nigella (2002)
- Breakfast (1 episode, 2006)
- The British Comedy Awards 2006 Live (2006) (TV)
- Sunday AM (1 episode, 2006)
- Nigella's Christmas Kitchen (2006) TV Series
- This Morning (2 episodes, 2004-2006)
- Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
- Who Do You Think You Are? (1 episode, 2006)
- Nigella Feasts (2006) TV Series
- Late Night with Conan O'Brien (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
- Late Show with David Letterman (1 episode, 2006)
- Nigella (2005) TV Series (unknown episodes)
- Breakfast with Frost (2 episodes, 2002-2005)
- Page Turners (1 episode, 2005)
- Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1 episode, 2005)
- The Late Late Show (1 episode, 2004)
- The Tony Danza Show (1 episode, 2004)
- Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2 episodes, 2004)
- Parkinson (2 episodes, 2002-2004)
- Richard & Judy (2 episodes, 2004)
- Liquid News (1 episode, 2004)
- Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (1 episode, 2003)
- The Joy of Gardening (2002) (TV)
- I Love 1980's (4 episodes, 2001)
- Nigella Bites (2001) TV Series
- So Graham Norton (1 episode, 2000)
- Have I Got News for You (1 episode, 2000)
- Masterchef (1 episode, 2000)
- The Food Factory (1 episode, 1999).
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