Paula Deen

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Paula Deen
Paula Deen Civitan.jpg
Born
Paula Ann Hiers[1]

(1947-01-19) January 19, 1947 (age 74)
Spouse(s)
Jimmy Deen (m. 1965–1992)

Michael Groover (m. 2004)
Culinary career
Cooking styleSouthern
Current restaurant(s)
  • The Lady & Sons Restaurant, Uncle Bubba's Oyster House, Owens Shepard's Finest
Television show(s)
Award(s) won
  • 2007 Emmy for Outstanding Lifestyle Host
Websitewww.pauladeen.com

Paula Deen (born January 19, 1947) is an American celebrity chef and television host. She has published fourteen cookbooks.

Early life[change | change source]

She was born in Albany, Georgia.

Personal life[change | change source]

On June 21, 2013, The Food Network announced they would not renew her contract because Deen used racist slurs.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Piechota, Jim (June 20, 2013). "Southern hospitality". The Bay Area Reporter. Retrieved June 26, 2013.
  2. "Paula Deen Canned: Food Network 'Will Not Renew' Chef's Contract Amid Racism Row". Mediaite. Retrieved 21 June 2013.