Who Is Damaris Phillips Husband? Family Insight & Wedding Details

By Staff Writer | Published On: 13 Dec, 2019
Who Is Damaris Phillips Husband? Family Insight & Wedding Details

If you are a big foodie who loves indulging in cooking, then Damaris Phillips could be of great help.

A celebrity chef, Damaris Phillips, is the season nine champion of Food Network Star. With the champion trophy on her hand, she knows how to satisfy her cooking hunger through her show on the Food Network called Southern at Heart. 

Inclination To Cooking

Her parents are from different states; her father, Maurice, is from Georgia while her mother, Mary, is from Virginia.

Their varying heritage and culture influenced Damaris to have an interest in the varying taste of food and cuisine from a small age.

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But, unknown of her self-interest, she coincidentally went on to join a culinary school.

Fortunately, her decision favored her: she earned a degree in Culinary Arts from Jefferson Community and Technical College and went on to become a culinary mentor. 

Who Is Damaris Phillips' Husband?

Damaris is happily married to Darrick Wood, a founder of the radio show, Inside a Question, on 97.1 FM WXOX. Darrick is a man with multi-talents; he can sing aside hosting a radio show. 

Wedding Details

Damaris and her husband first met each other at a wedding and were initially introduced by the close associates.

No sooner, both Damaris and Darrick fell for each other. The duo decided to take their relationship to the next level after finally realizing their compatibility with each other.

Damaris Phillips with husband (Photo: 

So, the couple exchanged their marriage vows on 13th June 2013 in the presence of 235 people that included their families and close friends in the middle of a city street. 

The wedding was a day to remember for all: the union of two pure souls was not less than a cooking competition because the bride and groom had managed individual desks for all guests as in cooking contests. In addition to that, they baked a 10-cake dessert buffet themselves. 

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And, for food, an all-vegetarian menu was scheduled as the groom had been a vegetarian since he was a pre-teen. 

Bio Plus Family Details

Damaris Phillips was born on 8th December 1980 to father Maurice and mother, Mary. 

She was raised in Louisville, Kentucky, along with her four brothers and sisters. Apart from her parents and siblings, she has a grandfather of 104 years old in her family. 

Interesting Facts

  • Damaris Phillips is a great cat lover and has a rescue cat, Pearl. Posted a picture of a pregnant cat on her Instagram account on 24 March 2018. 

  • Damaris showed interest in the adoption of a child by tweeting in her personal Twitter account. 

  • Her father owned a Funeral home. He passed away in 2008.