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What Is 'MasterChef' Winner Whitney Miller Doing Now? Career Insight

By Staff Writer | Published On: 27 Feb, 2020
What Is 'MasterChef' Winner Whitney Miller Doing Now? Career Insight

Whitney Miller is a chef, cookbook author, recipe and menu developer, food stylist, and food judge.

Her fame skyrocketed after she was announced the winner of Fox's reality cooking show, MasterChef season one in 2010. She was still a Nutrition student at the University of Southern Mississippi by the time she walked away with a cash prize of $2.5 million and a cookbook deal with CBS.

Career Insight: What Is Whitney Miller Doing Now?

Whitney Miller addressed her life after MasterChef, "a wild ride." Immediately after the winning, she spent the first four months writing her very first cookbook, Modern Hospitality: Simple Recipes with Southern Charm, which was released in 2011.

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Later, in 2015, she published her second cookbook, Whitney Miller's New Southern Table.

Besides working on her cookbook deals, she earned an invitation to cook at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival's dinner series ChefDance. Also, she was summoned by chef and restaurateur, John Rivers, to take on the role of "chef de cuisine" at his restaurant The Coop. 

Side by side, Whitney has been busy cooking for celebs, making the rounds on TV shows, and bringing new recipes to her fans through her website, whitneymiller.com.

Most lately, on 28th August 2019, she joined former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee in the kitchen during an episode on his TBN television show.

Whitney Miller's Married Life

Whitney Miller is married to Ryan Humphrey, a doctor who received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He is also the founder of The Post Chiropractic, a mobile chiropractic clinic in the state of Tennessee.

Married since 29th November 2014, Whitney and Ryan have two sons: Miller (born 23rd August 2016) and Harrison Scott Humphrey (born 15th March 2019).

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Whitney Miller, her husband, Ryan Humphrey, and their kids, Miller and Harrison Scott Humphrey, from the right (Photo: Whitney Miller's Instagram)

The family resides in Franklin, Tennessee.

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Looking back, Whitney and her husband met on 7th February 2014. They shortly got engaged on the 4th of July and exchanged their vows in November the same year.

More Facts On Whitney Miller

  • She was born on 1st June 1988; her zodiac sign is Gemini.

  • Known for her pastries, Southern specialties, and skills with desserts, she was nicknamed "Pastry Princess" during her time on MasterChef.

  • Her winning meal for the show was the country fried chicken and white chocolate bread pudding.

  • She creates blog posts and recipes for companies and magazines, including Flavors, Big Green Egg, Tervis, Southern Living, Penobscot McCrum Potato Company, SousVide Supreme, and Clean Eating.

  • Whitney had her first kiss in her early twenties.

  • Coming from the small city of Poplarville in Mississippi, she has two sisters.

  • She is inspired by her great-grandmother's cooking.

  • Her cookbooks, in its hardcover, sell at $6.75 and $11.84 at amazon.


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