From home cooking to a great top chef, Paula Deen has written many books on southern cooking as well as a memoir. She has her magazine by the name Cooking with Paula Deen. She later left the food networks and started a television hosting called positively with Paula. Below is a discussion of the net worth of Paula Deen in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
On January 19, 1947, in Albany, Georgia Corrier Hiers, and Earl Wayne Hiers Sr was blessed with a gift of a baby girl. They named her Paula Ann Hiers. She attended Albany High School and in 1965 after her graduation she got married to her first husband, Jimmy Deen. She is of American nationality and belongs to English, German and Irish mixed ethnic background. Paula became interested in cooking since her childhood. At her 20s she suffered a panic attack and agoraphobia, and at 23 she lost her parents.
Immediately after her graduation in 1965, Paula Deen married her first husband, Jimmy Deen. They were blessed with two children, Jamie Deen, and Bobby Deen. In 1989, Deen divorced her first husband, and she vacated to Savannah, Georgia where she still resides. In 2004 she remarried tugboat captain, Michael Groover in the port of Savannah, Georgia and lately had an extravagant wedding at Bethesda Academy Georgia that has ended up to a happily ever after. Paula Deen is baptized and still devoted to her faith
Career, Awards, & Nominations
After moving to Savannah, Georgia with her two sons, and having divorced with her first husband, Paula Deen took several odd jobs as a real estate agent, bank teller and even hanged wallpapers to support her family financially. From her savings of $200 on January 8, 1996, at the age of 42, Paula Deen opened her first restaurant, The Lady & Sons. The southern style menu taught by her grandmother, Irene Paul, was well received and she soon opened another, The Paula Deen Buffet, at Harrahs Tunica casino in Tunica, Mississippi. In 1997 Paula Deen published, The Lady & sons Savannah county cooking, and Savannah Country cooking 2.
In 1999 Deen started her relationship with food, and in 2002 she was given her show, Paula’s Home Cooking, which was Successful and led to more other shows, Paula’s Party and Paula’s Best Dishes, in 2006 and 2008. In June 2007 Deen won Daytime Emmy Awards as an outstanding lifestyle host for Paula Home Cooking. In 2005 Deen launched a lifestyle magazine, Cooking with Paula Deen. The magazine claimed a circulation of 7.5 million in March 2009.
In 2011 and 2012 Paula Deen won a Daytime Emmy award as an outstanding lifestyle and culinary host for Paula Best Dishes. In 2008 she won a Gracie Allen Awards as an excellent host in information and entertainment for Paula Home Cooking. She was awarded the favorite TV chef by People’s Choice Awards USA in 2011.
Net Worth & Earnings
Being one of the most famous chefs and television host Paula Deen’s net worth is $16 million. Her restaurant business has earned her about 7 million dollars of several merchandising deals. Her TV show, Paula Home Cooking, rounds up to 2.5 million dollars a year and her recipe books have also been giving her a good sum.
Paula owns a Savannah home worth $8.75 million which includes eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms, two guest cottages, and eight car garages. The house has a special kitchen too. Paula Deen has three pet dogs. Shih Tzu worth 900 -2500 dollars and a Poodle and Terrier both worth 1000-2000 dollars.
At the age of 71 and still, a television host of Paula Deen Sweet Home Savannah Paula Deen is still enlarging her dynasty and proving that age is just but a number by showing that the future is still bright regardless.