Paula Deen
Paula Deen

Talk about the connection between passion and responsibility, and Paula Deen will explain this better. Her passion for cooking can be said to be the source of her wealth and what has brought her to where she is today. Paula Deen is a celebrity chef and also a television host of an American cooking show, which is largely contributed to her prowess in the cooking department.

Quick Biography

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Paula Ann Hiers Deen
Age: 75 years old
Birth Date: 19 January 1947
Birth Place: Albany, Georgia
Nationality: American
Religion: Christianity
Parents: Earl Wayne Hiers and Corrie A. Hiers
Spouse: Michael Groover (m. 2004), Jimmy Deen (m. 1965–1989)
Children: Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Weight: 73 kg
Profession: Television host
Net Worth in 2022: $16 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Her height is 5 feet 6 inches and weight is 73kg. Her dress size of 8(US), shoe size 7.5 (US), Her body measurement is 38-32-36.

Education, School/College University

Albany High School.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

mixed ethnic background of German, English, and Irish. The younger brother, Earl (“Bubba”). Although she is said to be conservative, it is clear that she campaigned for Barack Obama in 2008.

Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Paula Deen With Husband Michael Groover
Paula Deen With Husband Michael Groover

Paula Deen was first married to Jimmy Deen from 1965 to 1989. For those years they were married, they were blessed with two children Jamie, and Bobby. The couple, however, cut their ties, and Paula Deen is currently married to Michael Anthony Groover. The two have been married since 6th March 2004 and no signs of them breaking up.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did she get married? (married date): 6 March 2004
Does she have any relationship affair? No
Is Paula Deen Lesbian? No
Husband/Spouse? (name): Michael Groover (m. 2004)
Kids: Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen

Professional Life and Career

Paula Deen’s interest in cooking started off after her grandmother taught her how to cook. When she was 20 years old, she suffered from agoraphobia and panic attacks. To keep her mind occupied and deal with the condition, she started cooking different meals at her house.

Paula Deen worked as a bank teller initially before she started selling real estate and insurance. Sometime later, she started preparing sandwiches and different meals for sale. This went on like this until she managed to open her first restaurant, which she called ‘The Lady and Sons in 1996.

Eventually, she started appearing in different Television Shows and in 2002, she was able to start her own show called ‘Paula’s Home Cooking.’  She also launched a lifestyle magazine known as ‘Cooking with Paula Deen.’ Apart from cooking, she has also written a number of books like; ‘More Than 300 Recipes’ and Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible, among others.

Awards & Nominations

People’s Choice Awards as Favorite TV Chef in 2011, Gracie Allen Awards in 2008 as ‘Outstanding Host, 2007 Daytime Emmy Awards due to her ‘Paula’s Home Cooking’ show. Three Daytime Emmy Awards nominations.

Paula Deen Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Paula Deen Net Worth
Paula Deen Net Worth

As of May 2022, $16 million from her salary as a TV host and different restaurants she operates.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

She joined the controversial celebrities after using the N-word in a legal deposition. She was also sued alongside her brother for racial and sexual harassment by an employee. Due to the above allegations, she lost contract from her publishers and the Food Network.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Her Facebook page has around 4M fan likes, and her Twitter account has around 1.4M followers. Instagram account, she has around 155k followers while on YouTube; she has around 93k subscribers.

Apart from cooking, being a TV show host and an author, Paula also has one credit as a producer. Although she has not appeared in many movies, she has also been credited once as an actress. The star of Paula Deen continues to shine and is expected to get better with time.


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