Daphne Oz is a popular nutrition author and television host from America. She is best known as one of the five co-hosts of the cooking-themed talk show “The Chew” which aired on the ABC network from 2011 to 2017. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Daphne Oz in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Daphne Oz was born on February 17, 1986, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to her parents Mehmet Oz and Lisa Oz who are both professional actors. Her paternal grandparents emigrated from Konya Province, Turkey. Oz’s maternal grandparents are of Shapsug ancestry. She spent most of her childhood days in Cliffside Park, New Jersey along with her three siblings Zoe, Oliver, and Arabella. She went to the Dwight-Englewood School to complete her schooling in the year 2004. Later Oz attended Princeton University where she graduated with a degree in Near Eastern Studies in 2008.
Oz married John Jovanovic in the year 2010. John is an investment fund analyst whom she met in college. The couple has three children Philomena “Philo” Bijou Jovanovic (born 2014), Jovan Jr. (born 2015) and Domenica Celine Jovanovic (2017).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Daphne Oz published her first book “The Dorm Room Diet” in the year 2006. The book provided tips on how to develop healthy habits while studying in college that may benefit through life. It was publicized by multiple media companies like The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Seventeen, The New York Times, Teen Vogue, People, Reader’s Digest, and others.
She also made many appearances on many television shows to promote her book including Fox & Friends, The Tyra Banks Show, Good Morning America, The Nate Berkus Show, and her father’s program The Dr. Oz Show.
In 2007, Oz published another book “The Dorm Room Diet Planner” which was highly appreciated by its readers. She also wrote the New York’s Times best-selling book “Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style, and Everyday Fun”. The book contains career and relationship advice and the author’s personal anecdotes.
In 2008, Oz was invited to speak at The Governor’s Women’s Conference and Aspen Health Forum at the at The Aspen Institute. Many reputed colleges have also invited her as a guest speaker including University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, Princeton University, Brown University, and many more.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Daphne Oz has an estimated net worth of more than $15 million. She made most of the wealth through her successful career as an author and television host. Oz was one of five co-hosts on ABC’s The Chew. She has also featured as a guest-host on the talk shows Beat Bobby Flay and The View. Oz has appeared as a healthy living expert on several television shows like Fox & Friends, The Rachael Ray Show, Good Day New York, Good Morning America and many more. Currently, she is the judge of the competition show “Cooks vs. Cons” on the Food network.
Daphne Oz is one of the most renowned television hosts and authors in the United States. She is the ambassador of the non-profit organization HealthCorps which equips teenagers with exercise, nutrition, and education in more than 50 schools nationwide.