Paula Deen



  • Birth Name: Paula Hiers
  • Birth Place: Albany, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/19/1947, Capricorn
  • Profession: Celebrity cook; TV host; restaurateur; author
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Paula Deen Fast Facts:
  • Began struggling with agoraphobia in her teens.
  • Launched her catering business in Savannah with $200.
  • In 1999, USA Today gave her restaurant, The Lady and Sons, the Most Memorable Meal of the Year Award.
  • Played Orlando Bloom's aunt in the 2005 film Elizabethtown.
  • Penned a memoir in 2007 titled Paula Deen: It Ain't All About the Cookin'.
  • Served as the grand marshal of the 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade. 
  • In January 2012, she revealed that she has Type 2 diabetes.
  • Does charity work with the Bethesda Academy, Feeding America and Smithfield Foods Helping Hungry Homes.
  • Among the variety of products launched by Paula Deen Enterprises: cookware, dishes, sauces, furniture and greeting cards.
  • Paula Deen Relationships:
  • Michael Groover - Husband
  • Jimmy Deen - Ex-husband
  • Earl 'Uncle Bubba' Hiers - Brother
  • Jamie Deen - Son
  • Bobby Deen - Son
  • Corrie Hiers - Aunt
  • Anthony - Stepson
  • Earl Hiers - Father
  • Michelle - Stepdaughter

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