Paula Deen Biography

(Television Host and Celebrity Chef)

Relationship Facts of Paula Deen

  • Paula Deen is married to Michael Anthony Groover.
  • Paula Deen married on March 06, 2004.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 158 days 💑
  • She is mother of 2 (Jamie Deen, Bobby Deen).
  • Paula Deen is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Paula Deen?

Paula Deen was previously married to Jimmy Deen from 1965 to 1989. They have two children from this marriage, Jamie, and Bobby. Currently, she is married to Michael Anthony Groover. The pair married on 6 March 2004. The marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.

Who is Paula Deen?

Paula Deen is an American cooking show television host and celebrity chef. Currently, she owns The Lady & Sons restaurant and Paula Deen’s Creek House. Additionally, she has published fifteen cookbooks to date.

Paula Deen: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Deen was born in Albany, Georgia on January 19, 1947, to parents Corrie A. Currently, she is 75 years old. Hiers and Earl Wayne Hiers. She became interested in cooking in her childhood years. She is of American nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, German and Irish. She had a rough childhood as she suffered from panic attacks and agoraphobia in her 20s.

Talking about her education, Deen attended Albany High School.

Paula Deen: Professional life, Career

Deen initially worked as a bank teller and sold real estate and insurance. Later, she began a catering service and started preparing sandwiches and meals. Eventually, she opened her restaurant, The Lady & Sons, in downtown Savannah, on West Congress Street in 1996. Additionally, she also owned four casino buffets.

Eventually, Deen guests appeared in numerous Food Network shows.  She successfully landed her own show ‘Paula’s Home Cooking’ in 2002. In addition, she has launched a lifestyle magazine called ‘Cooking with Paula Deen’. She has released several books including ‘Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible: The New Classic Guide to Delicious Dishes with More Than 300 Recipes’. All in all, she has one credit as a producer and one credit as an actress.

Deen won the  Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Lifestyle Host in 2007. Additionally, she got selected as the Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses Parade in 2010. Furthermore, she has also won the Gracie Allen Award. She has 2 wins and 4 nominations to her name.

Paula Deen: Salary, Net Worth

Deen has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $10 million as of 2022.

Paula Deen: Rumors and Controversy

Deen became part of a controversy after she used the N-word during a legal deposition. Additionally, she and her brother were sued by a former employee for racial and sexual harassment. Furthermore, her publishers also dropped her and the Food Network ended its relationship with her. At present, there are no rumors concerning her life and career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurement, Deen has a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m). Additionally, she weighs around 73 kg. She has a dress size of 8(US) and a shoe size of 7.5 (US). Her body measurement is 38-32-36. In addition, her hair color is grey and her eye color is blue.

Social Media

Deen is active on social media. She has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 1.2M followers on Twitter. In addition, she has over 405k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 4.6M followers.

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