Shane Farley is an award-winning Hollywood producer. He has produced several popular talk shows as well as a few movies. One of his well-known projects is The Rachael Ray Show. It is a talk/cooking show hosted by renowned chef, Rachel Ray. The show ran for five years (2006 to 2011) during which it won numerous awards including two Emmys. Apart from the Rachael Ray Show, Farley has also produced the Steve Harvey daytime talk show.
If Shane is popular for what he does, his relationship with Giada Pamela De Laurentiis, an Italian-American chef, writer, and television personality has earned him the attention of many who are now interested in following his personal life as much as they keep up with his career.
He Has Been a Part of The Entertainment Industry for Over 2 Decades
As Shane mostly works behind the camera, a lot about his life outside of his career has been left to speculations. Nonetheless, it is known that the producer was born in the year 1972. His exact date of birth is not available. There is also a paucity of information concerning his family background and educational history. However, one can safely assume that Farley is well educated.
Farley commenced his professional career in the 90s and has been a part of the industry for about 25 years. His earliest production credit is the Keenan Ivory Wayans Show, a talk show which he produced between 1997 and 1998.
Over the years, he has come to establish himself in the competitive industry as a creative mind who has brought different kinds of unique content to daytime television. With that, he has earned the recognition of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: Shane is a four-time Emmy Award-winning producer.
Here’s Why Shane Farley Considers Himself a Veteran In Daytime Television
Given his years of experience and the fact that he has created and managed top-rated shows, it is hardly presumptuous that Shane regards himself as a veteran in daytime television. After Keenan Ivory Wayans Show, Farley’s next production gig came in 1998 on The Magic Hour. This was a talk show hosted by NBA legend, Magic Johnson. Even though the show lasted for just a year, it helped Farley to gather the experience that would serve him well in his career.
Since The Magic Hour, Shane Farley has produced numerous other talk shows such as The Tony Danza Show (2004 – 2006), The Rachael Ray Show (2006 – 2011), Big Morning Buzz Live (2011), Big Evening Buzz with Carrie Keagan (2012), The Gossip Table (2013), FABlife (2015), and The Steve Harvey Show (2017).
Shane Farley’s work has not been limited to talk shows alone. He has also produced several short films including The Hungry Games, Carrie v Jason, and A Rooftop Breakup. All three movies were released in 2013. Shane has received several awards in the course of his work. They include the Daytime Emmy Award for outstanding talk show/entertainment in 2009 and 2008. He also won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show in 2002 and 2003.
What You Should Know About The Woman In The Producer’s Life
Shane Farley is in a relationship with celebrity chef, Giada De Laurentiis. De Laurentiis is a famous chef, author, and TV personality. She is renowned for her expertise in Italian cuisine as well as gorgeous looks and charismatic personality. She has authored several cookbooks and hosted shows on The Food Network. They include Giada at Home, Giada in Paradise, and Giada’s Weekend Getaways.
De Laurentiis has also appeared on the popular cooking competition Iron Chef. The show pits celebrity chefs against each other. Giada De Laurentiis has received several awards for her outstanding hosting skills; she bagged the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Host and has been inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame.
The founder of the catering business GDL Foods, De Laurentiis is also a winner of the Gracie Award for Best Television Host.
How Did The Producer Meet The Chef?
Shane Farley and De Laurentiis first met in 2013 when he was hired to produce a possible talk show for her. The show failed to see the light of day but they became good friends. Farley and De Laurentiis reconnected when he moved to L.A. in 2015. They commenced a relationship in August or September 2015 and have remained strong since then.
There is no talk of marriage for now but if they do get married, it won’t be their first. Farley was previously married to Jennifer Giamo. Giamo is a personal trainer and they got married in 2000. They were together for 15 years before calling it quits in 2015. Their union did not produce any kids.
On her part, Giada De Laurentiis was previously married to fashion designer Todd Thompson. They got married in 2003 and were together for 11 years. They separated in July 2014 and their divorce was finalized in September 2015. The union produced a daughter named Jade Marie; she was born in March 2008.
Shane Farley’s Net Worth Compared to De Laurentiis’
While it is hard to tell what Shane Farley is worth, there is no doubt that he has accumulated a decent fortune from being a producer. He has even grown to own a production company known as Cypress E Productions, Inc.
His girlfriend, on the other hand, has a net worth estimated at $30 million. She is certainly one of the richest chefs in the world. De Laurentiis made her fortune from her books as well as her popular TV shows.
Other parts of her business empire include two restaurants in Las Vegas as well as food products and kitchen utensils sold in chain stores. All of these have helped in boosting her wealth which keeps soaring as the years roll by.
However, it must be stated that her wealth took a hit when she divorced her husband. They had no prenup and seeing as she was the richer person in the union, she was required to dole out some serious cash. The divorce payout included $9,000 a month for child support as well as their Pacific Palisades home which is said to be worth $3.2 million.