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SpouseDarrick Wood
FactBorn and raised in Louisville, Kentucky.

Damaris Phillips is an American chef and television personality. She is best known for winning the ninth season of Food Network Star in 2013.

Phillips was born on October 26, 1983, in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the oldest of three children. Her father is a Baptist minister and her mother is a homemaker. Phillips graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in dietetics and nutrition.

Phillips began her career working as a personal chef. In 2013, she won the ninth season of Food Network Star. After winning the competition, she went on to host her own cooking show, Southern at Heart. The show ran for four seasons before being cancelled in 2017.

Phillips has also appeared on other shows on the Food Network, including Cutthroat Kitchen and The Great Food Truck Race.

As of 2021, Phillips’ net worth is $1 million. She has earned her wealth through her career as a chef and television personality.

General Info

Full NameDamaris Phillips
EducationJefferson Community and Technical College


SpouseDarrick Wood
ParentsMaurice Phillips Jr., Mary Phillips
SiblingsDylan Phillips, Morgan Phillips

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1Daughter of Mary Phillips.
2Fiancee of Darrick Wood.
3Aunt of Mia Phillips.
4Has four siblings, including brother, Dylan Phillips, and younger sister, Morgan Phillips.
5Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky.
6Culinary instructor at Jefferson Community and Technical College, her alma mater. Graduated from Jefferson with a degree in culinary arts.
7Food Network Star (2005) Season 9 winner.




Southern at Heart2013-2015TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
Rachael Ray2015TV SeriesHerself
Food Network Star2013-2015TV SeriesHerself - Contestant / Herself - Guest Mentor / Host, Southern at Heart
The Kitchen2015TV SeriesHerself
Beat Bobby Flay2015TV SeriesHerself - Judge / Mentor
Today2015TV SeriesHerself
Cutthroat Kitchen2014TV SeriesHerself - Contestant

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Food Network Star2014TV SeriesHerself - Season 9 Winner / Star Salvation Judge
Food Network's 20th Birthday Party2013TV Movie documentaryHerself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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