Who is Damaris Phillips?
Damaris Phillips is an American chef and reality TV star, who achieved stardom in 2013 by winning the show “Food Network Star”. Since then, she has launched her own show “Southern at Heart with Damaris Phillips”, and began co-hosting the show “The Bobby and Damaris Show”, with the legend of the Food Network, Bobby Flay.
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Damaris Phillips Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Born Damaris Lennon Phillips on the 8th December 1980, in Lexington, Kentucky USA, she is one six children of her parents, and has four brothers and a sister. She spent her childhood in Louisville, Kentucky, but hasn’t shared details about her parents, such as their names and profession. When it comes to her education, after high school, Damaris enrolled at Jefferson Community and Technical College, from which she earned a degree in Culinary Arts – when asked why she studied cooking, she said that she didn’t know what to do in life.
Upon receiving her degree she started working as a culinary instructor.
Food Network Career
After several years teaching, Damaris decided to try her luck and signed up for the ninth season of the popular show “Food Network Star”. Thanks to her vast previous experience, Damaris reached the finals and she was awarded the pilot for the show “Eat, Date, Love”. In the end, Damaris was named the winner of the season, and as a result was given her own show, entitled “Southern at Heart with Damaris Phillips”.
The show made its debut on the 27th October 2013 to critical acclaim, and she hosted it until 2016, during which time Damaris became a TV star, thanks to her skills and personality on the whole.
Rise to Prominence
Since the first moment she appeared on the Food Network, Damaris’ popularity started increasing and it reached the ultimate level when she teamed up with the Food Network legend Bobby Flay, to start the show “The Bobby and Damaris Show”.
The show lasted for just one season, but since then she has worked on numerous other projects, including the new show “Southern and Hungry”, which she co-hosted with Rutledge Wood on the Cooking Channel, and appearing as a celebrity judge on the show “Beat Bobby Flay” (2019), among numerous other endeavors, all of which have contributed to her wealth.
To speak further of her accomplishments, Damaris is an accomplished author, having published the cookbook “Southern Girl Meets Vegetarian Boy: Down Home Classics for Vegetarians (and the Meat Eaters Who Love Them)’
Damaris Phillips Net Worth
Damaris has become a prominent TV personality, and her success has certainly increased her wealth, so do you know just how rich Damaris Phillips is, as of mid- 2019?
Authoritative sources estimate that Phillips net worth is around $4 million as of early 2020. Assuming that she continues her career in the right direction, there is no doubt that her wealth will increase in the years to come.
Damaris Phillips Personal Life, Marriage, Husband
Although Damaris is on TV all the time, she hasn’t shared much information from her personal life with her fans. However, we have still managed to find out some information about her personal aspirations. Well, Damaris is a married woman and her husband is Darrick Wood, who is an education consultant.
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Every year on our anniversary we get dressed up and speak our vows to each other… I have spent my whole life trying to be the best person I can be. Now I will spend the rest of my life trying to be the best partner I can be. I promise that you will always have a best friend. I promise to consider you in all the decisions of my life from this day on. I promise to constantly support your heart and your dreams. I promise to find balance, between us and for us. I promise to share my heart and thoughts, especially when I feel least like sharing. I will work hard to forgive you when you hurt me, and forgive myself when I hurt you. I promise that as our family and community grow, that you will still know that you are at the center of it, with me. I promise to grow and discover, to be new and to bring that newness into our lives. And to leave room for you to grow and discover and be new as well. I promise to work to see you as you change, and to fall in love with the different person you become. I promise to help you be ready to leave this life when it is time. If I am able, you will not face this alone. You are the wo/man that I love. I am ready. Today I take you as the co-captain of this team we are building.
The couple married on the 13th June 2015; they don’t have children together, but this doesn’t mean it won’t change in the future.
Damaris Phillips Internet Fame
Since she got her start on television, Damaris has expanded her popularity to social media platforms. Her official Instagram page shares her most recent career endeavors, but also some details from her personal life, such as time spent with friends and family, and her love of cats, among numerous other posts.
Damaris is also quite popular on Facebook, using her popularity to promote her newest career endeavors. You can find Damaris on Twitter too, on which you can find some of her delicious recipes.
So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent cooking expert and TV reality star, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages, and see what she is up to next, both personally and professionally.
— damaris phillips (@ChefDPhillips) April 18, 2018
Damaris Phillips Height, Weight, Body Measurements and Appearance
Do you know how tall Damaris is and what is her weight? When it comes to her looks, Damaris stands at 5ft 10ins, which is equal to 1.77m, weighs approximately 143lbs or 65kgs, and her vital statistics are 33-25-36 inches; her bra size is 38B. Damaris has naturally blonde hair and her eyes are blue.