The presenter and writer went on to become involved with Ted Forstmann, the billionaire chief executive of sports and artist management company IMG, who died in 2011 aged 71.

She has a six-year-old daughter, Krishna, with Adam Dell, the venture capitalist.

His romantic life after Miss Lakshmi has been checkered.

A new girlfriend Pia Glenn gave an interview after they split up to The New York Post saying he was "cowardly, dysfunctional, and immature", and that he kept talking about Miss Lakshmi.

The model and TV personality, 47, admitted in the October issue of Health magazine that while she enjoys staying fit, she has a wide range of sizes in her closet that will make her look and feel good no matter what.

Posing up a storm in a stunning shoot for the title, the author showed off her envy-inducing frame in sporty underwear and crop tops for the playful, culinary-themed shoot.'It used to be about being a certain size and fitting into clothes, but now with Top Chef, I have clothes in every size in my closet, from a 4 to a 14,' Padma said.

Padma recently wrapped season 15 of the hit show, where she revealed she once gained 17 lbs.

while filming.'I didn’t gain as much weight as I normally do,' the Indian-born supermodel said.

Sir Salman has not responded to his ex-wife’s onslaught.

But shortly after his marriage to Miss Lakshmi ended, he said he thought marriage was an unnecessary complication in life -and women only want it for the dress.

'Also, I have a butt at 47 years old that I’ve never had, because of Pilates.