Paula Deen- Age, Bio, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Marriage

Paula Deen

Paula Deen is a cookbook author and chef from the United States. Paula Deen is a well-known television personality known for hosting cooking shows such as ‘Paula’s Best Dishes,’ ‘Paula’s Party,’ and ‘Paula’s Home Cooking.’

Quick Facts

Full Name:Paula Deen
Born Date:19 Jan, 1947
Age:76 years
Lucky Number:5
Lucky Stone:Topaz
Lucky Color:Brown
Best Match for Marriage:Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
Profession:Chef, Cookbook author, and TV personality
Country:United States
Height:5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
Marital Status:married
HusbandMichael Groover
DivorceJimmy Deen
Net Worth16 million dollars
Eye Colorblue
Hair Colorgrey
Birth PlaceAlbany, Georgia
EducationAlbany High School
FatherEarl Wayne Hiers
Mother Corrie A. Hiers
SiblingsTwo(Hiers, Earl)
KidsTwo(Sons: Jamie and Bobby)

Paula Deen Biography

Paula Deen was born in Albany, Georgia, as Paula Ann Hiers Deen. Her parents brought her into the world on January 19, 1947, and she is now 76 years old. Capricorn is her astrological sign. Her mother’s name is Corrie A. Hiers, and his father’s name is Earl Wayne Hiers.

Unfortunately, her father died when she was 19 years old. Her mother left the world four years after her father died. Hiers and Earl are her two younger siblings. Deen suffered from agoraphobia and depression in her twenties. She then began to spend the majority of her time preparing food for her family.

Her early childhood, however, was spent at a small resort owned by her maternal grandparents in southwestern Georgia. Her grandmother taught her how to cook in this style. Paula is also a well-educated and graduated woman. She graduated from Albany High School and made an indelible mark on the educational landscape.

Paula Deen Height And Weight

Deen is a beautiful woman with a smart personality. She stands a respectable 5 feet 6 inches tall. She, too, has a healthy body and weighs around 73 kg. Her body is perfectly suited to the size 8 dress. Similarly, she wears size 7.5 shoes (US).

Similarly, this chef looks stunning with her grey hair and blue eyes. Despite her age, she is fit and healthy. Until now, no information about her body measurements, such as hip size, waist size, breast size, and so on, has been provided.


Paula Deen began her career by launching a catering service called ‘The Bag Lady’ as her first venture. She makes lunches for office workers, and her sons help him deliver the food. This business, however, only lasted about 5 years in Savannah. Later, the chef and her sons opened their own restaurant, ‘Lady and Sons,’ in downtown Savannah.

The restaurant was successful, and chef Deen published her first cookbook, ‘The Lady and Sons Savannah Country Cookbook,’ in 1998. In 2002, she began filming her cooking show, ‘Paula’s Home Cooking,’ in Georgia. In 2005, Deen launched a lifestyle magazine called ‘Cooking with Paula Deen.’

With her full efforts in writing, Deen later launched many cookbooks such as ‘Paula Deen Celebrates! Deen’s memoirs’ in 2007, ‘It Ain’t All About the Cooking’ in 2009, and ‘Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible’ in 2011. She was also the Editor-in-Chief of the magazine ‘Cook with Paula Deen.’

She later won a Daytime Emmy Award for Paula’s Home Cooking in June 2007. As a result, her company expanded rapidly. In addition, Deen was named Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses Parade in October 2010. On October 11, 2011, Maxim Magazine named her “TV’s Sexiest Female Chef.”

Furthermore, in 2013, she began serving food products created in Paula’s kitchen and based on her traditional styles. Paula was able to open four new restaurants called ‘Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen’ in South Carolina, Pigeon Forge, Myrtle Beach, and Tennessee by 2015.

Paula debuted two new television shows in 2016, ‘Sweet Home Savannah’ and ‘Positively Paula.’ In the year 2019, Deen released her latest cookbook, ‘Paula Deen’s Southern Baking.’ Deen released her latest cookbook, ‘Paula Deen’s Southern Baking,’ in 2019.

Paula Deen Net Worth

Forbes Magazine estimated her one-year earnings to be $4 million as of January 2024. She made the money through her work as a chef, author, and television personality. Deen’s net worth is estimated to be more than 16 million dollars as of January 2024, according to a recent estimate. With the help of her sons, she was able to achieve her objectives.

Paula Deen Husband, Marriage

When it comes to her previous relationships, Deen had two, but the names of her partners have yet to be revealed. This chef later married Jimmy Deen in the year 1965. Jamie and Bobby Deen are the names of the couple’s two sons. Unfortunately, they were separated in 1989.

Later that year, in 2004, she married her second husband, Michael Groover. In Savannah, Georgia, he works as a tugboat captain. Michael has two children from a previous marriage. Despite the fact that Paula is married to Michael Groover, she retains the surname Deen from her first marriage to Jimmy Deen.