Ree Drummond is a blogger, chef, housewife and TV personality and has a huge net worth. The mother of four children was born on January 6, 1969, in Bartlesville. She is the daughter to Dale Smith and Gerre Schwert and is the third of four children.
The award-winning food writer started showing interest in cooking from quite a young age. Although the ranch wife is an American citizen, she offers scant information regarding her ethnic background.
She completed her education at Bartlesville High School in 1987. In 1991, she graduated from the University of Southern California. She then relocated to Los Angeles to study broadcast journalism at the University of Southern California.
Ree Drummond net worth is $8 Million in 2018.
Initially, Drummond jumped on the blogging bandwagon in 2006. Her blog is titled “The Pioneer Woman.” She started blogging as a way to keep in touch with her mother, who stays in Tennessee.
The esteemed blogger writes about a variety of topics including ranch life and homeschooling. Her blog was once featured in the BusinessWeek, The New York Times and Los Angeles Times. In addition, Drummond started a free online community site known as TastyKitchen.com.
There is no doubt the ranch wife is an award-winning author. Apart from the “The Pioneer Woman Cooks”, she has authored other books as well. These books include ‘Charlie and the Christmas Kitty’, ‘Food from my Frontier’, ‘Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl’ among others. Moreover, she has appeared in several TV shows including ‘The Dr. Oz Show’, ‘The Kitchen’ and ‘Christmas Cookie Challenge’ among others.
Ree Drummond has won a number of awards throughout her career as a blogger, TV personality and chef. In 2007, Drummond won the Seventh Annual Weblog Awards. Also, she won the best Food Weblog Award in 2008.
Her blog, ThePioneerWoman.com, gets over twenty million page views a month. It was named Weblog of the year at the 2009, 2010, and 2011 Bloggie Awards. In 2010, Drummond told the New Yorker that revenue from her blog was about $1 million.
In 2017, however, the Pioneer Woman was accused of making demeaning and racist jokes on her show. She claimed there was no record of any black relative on Drummond’s family tree. It was a joke that didn’t sit well with some of her fans.
Like any other celebrity, the 49-year old blogger is active over social media. She boasts a cult following on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Her Facebook page has more than four million followers and over a million followers on Twitter.
As part of her and her husband’s ever-expanding business, they launched a restaurant, retail store, and bakery called the Pioneer Woman Mercantile in Pawhuska, Oklahoma in 2016.
So what’s her net worth exactly? According to Forbes Magazine, Ree Drummond net worth is $8 million. That includes all the money she earned through her blog, her family cattle business, and government payout.
Ree Drummond is Married To Husband Ladd Drummond.
Ree Drummond is currently married to a cowboy Ladd Drummond, whom she refers to as ‘The Marlboro Man’. Her husband Ladd Drummond is a prominent cattle rancher in Oklahoma. The couple has been blessed with four children: Alex, Paige, Bryce, and Todd. Alex is currently a student at Texas A&M University. Ree home educate her younger kids.
With over 430,000 acres of land, the Drummond’s family is ranked as one of the top landowners in the United States. In fact, they are the 23rd largest landowners in the country, according to the Land Report. Also, according to the land report, the family has raked in an eye-watering $23.9 million for the past ten years from the Bureau of Land Management because they allow world animals on their land.
Apart from cattle, they have five dogs including one Labrador retriever and four Basset Hounds.
Career and TV shows
At present, Ree Drummond and her husband areas certified entrepreneur. She made her TV debut on November 17, 2010, on an episode of Throwdown! The episode aired on the Food Network. By around May 2011, Drummond had started hosting her own daytime television series on the Food Network.
In 2010, Drummond sold the film rights to her book titled ‘From Black Heels to Tractor Wheels’. It was alleged that the Columbia Pictures offered Reese Witherspoon the role to play as Mrs. Drummond.
Wiki-bio, age, family
Ree Drummond, born Anne Marie Smith is a 49-year old American blogger, author, and television personality. She got married to her current husband Ladd Drummond on 21, 1996. They are blessed with four children together. Her net worth is now roughly $8 million. Her husband net worth is estimated to be $200 million.