Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Paula Deen Height, Weight, Age & Husband

A celebrity chef, Paula Deen has starred in multiple cooking shows, including Paula’s Home Cooking, Paula’s Party, and Paula’s Best Dishes. Since 1991, she has also been operating her own restaurant, The Lady & Sons, which originally began as a home business. Below, you can find more facts about her.

Paula Deen– 2017 Facts

Real Name

Paula Ann Hiers

Nick Name

Paula Deen

Occupation and Job

Celebrity chef, television host, author, restauranteur

Famous For

Paula Teen rose to fame in the 90’s with the success of her restaurant, The Lady & Sons. Since then, she has starred in multiple cooking shows including Paula’s Home Cooking, Paula’s Best Dishes, and Paula’s Party, among others.

Age – How Old is She?

She is currently 31 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

She was born on January 19, 1947

Place of Birth/Hometown

Paula Deen was born in Albany, Georgia, where she grew up in a Baptist household




She is of Irish, German, and English descent

Paula Deen Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

He is 5’6″ tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

He is 168cm tall

Weight in Pounds

Her weight has not been disclosed to the public

Weight in Kilograms

Her weight has not been disclosed to the public

Body Measurements

At this time, Paula Deen’s body measurements are unavailable

Waist Size

32 inches or 82 cm

Foot/Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe

Eye Color


Hair Color


Paula Deen’s Personal Life in 2017

Is Paula Deen in a Relationship?

Paula Deen has been married to Michael Groover, a tugboat captain since 2004; their wedding in Savannah was featured in a Food Network programming that year.

Paula Deen’s Boyfriends

Paula Deen has been married once before in the past; back in the 80’s, she had been in a relationship with Jimmy Deem, her first husband.


Corrie A. Hiers


Earl Wayne Hiers


As far as we know, the chef does not have any sisters


The oldest out of two siblings, she has a younger brother named Earl W. Hiers Jr.


He has two sons, Jamie and Bobby Deen- both of whom co-own their mother’s restaurant, The Lady & Sons.

High School

As a student, Paula Teen went to Albany High School in California, from which she graduated from in 1965.

Did Paula Deen Go to College

No, as far as we can tell, she did not go to college. Shortly after finishing high school, she began to explore her interest in the culinary arts during her early twenties.


According to sources, she makes anywhere from $5 to $10 million a year from her restaurants, cookbook sales, retail products, sponsorships, etc.

Net Worth

As of 2017, Paula Deen has an estimated net worth of $14 Million.



Random Facts


Aside from cooking and fashion, she also enjoys painting in her free time- particularly with watercolors

Favorite Food


Favorite Actor


Favorite Book


Favorite Movie


Favorite TV Show

Unknown (it might just be one of her shows on The Food Network)

Favorite Color


Favorite Music Artists


Favorite Sports



Born on January 19, she is a Capricorn

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Paula Deen’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Paula Deen’s Facebook Account 


Paula Deen’s Twitter Username 


Paula Deen’s Instagram Username 


Paula Deen’s Youtube Channel


Paula Deen’s Snapchat Username 

As far as we know, Paula Deen is not on Snapchat

Other Interesting Facts:

  • At one point, she faced a significant amount of criticism for the high amounts of sugar, salt, and fat in her cooking recipes
  • In 2013, Lisa Jackson filed a lawsuit against the chef for alleged “racial and sexual discrimination”; the case was later dismissed in court
  • She has appeared as a guest judge a couple of times on the popular competition show, MasterChef
  • In 2005, she made her official acting debut in the film, Elizabethtown starring Kirsten Dunst and Orlando Bloom
  • In 2015, she took part in ABC’s dancing competition series, Dancing with the Stars, where she was eliminated during week six
  • She has her own line of desserts including her signature pies which are available exclusively at Walmart
  • A sufferer of agoraphobia and panic attacks, she had picked up cooking in her early twenties as a means of doing something without having to leave the house
  • She currently has over 130,000 followers on Instagram and 1.44 million followers on Twitter
  • Throughout her career, she has won several awards including a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Host for her series, Paula’s Home Cooking in 2007

Paula Deen Bio – 2018 Update

Born and raised in Albany, Georgia, Paula Deen originally took up cooking in her twenties, as a means of dealing with her panic attacks. Quickly falling in love with the culinary arts, she eventually started a catering service with help from her two sons, Bobby Jamie. By the early 90’s, the business had outgrown her kitchen- she subsequently opened a restaurant called The Lady on Abercorn Street, which remains successful to this day. As expected from a celebrity chef, she has also published over a dozen cookbooks, most of which were met with critical acclaim. Since 2005, she has also been running the lifestyle magazine, Cooking with Paula Deen.

What has Paula Deen been up to this past couple of years? A regular on television, she is currently hosting two TV series, Positively Paula, and Paula Deen’s Sweet Home Savannah, the latter of which just premiered in 2017. In addition to that, she has made several appearances in Entertainment Tonight, FabLife, Celebrity Family Feud, Home & Family, and The Dr. Oz Show. In terms of public events, she recently went on a Book Tour in support of her latest cookbook, Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible. For more information, please visit her official website at pauldeen.com.


Brooke Carter
Brooke Carter
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