Nigella Lawson is an English food writer and television cook. She attended Godolphin and Latymer School, London.
After graduating from the University of Oxford, where she was a member of Lady Margaret Hall, Lawson started work as a book reviewer and restaurant critic, later becoming the deputy literary editor of The Sunday Times in 1986.
She then embarked upon a career as a freelance journalist, writing for a number of newspapers and magazines.
Nigella Lawson Parents: Meet Nigel Lawson, Vanessa Salmon
Who are Nigella Lawson’s mother and father?
Nigella Lawson was born in 1960 in Wandsworth, London, the daughter of Nigel Lawson, and Vanessa Salmon.
Nigel Lawson is a British Conservative Party politician and journalist.
He was a Member of Parliament representing the constituency of Blaby from 1974 to 1992 and served in the cabinet of Margaret Thatcher from 1981 to 1989.
Vanessa Salmon was a socialite and the heiress to the J. Lyons and Co. fortune.
Nigel and Vanessa Lawson divorced in 1980, when Nigella was 20.