Ree Drummond Bio, Age, Parents, Family, Height, Husband, Children, Foster Son, Education, Sorority, The Pioneer Woman, Net worth

Ree Drummond Biography

Born Anne Marie Smith,  Ree Drummond is an American blogger, author, food writer, photographer, and television personality.  She runs a blog called The Pioneer Woman and she is popularly referred to as “the pioneer woman” Drummond has been blogging and writing about food for over 16 years. Her blog,, attracts more than 20 million page views per month and was named Weblog of the Year at the 2011, 2010, and 2009 Bloggie Awards.  Drummond is the author of the #1 best-selling cookbook The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl.

Ree Drummond Age | Birthday

Drummond is 53 years old (age as of 2022). She was born on January 6, 1969. Drummond celebrates her birthday on the 6th of January each year.

Ree Drummond Parents

Drummond was born in Bartlesville, Oklahama to her parents; Gerre Schwert Smith (mother) and William Douglas Smith (father). Drummond’s father, William Douglas Smith is an an orthopedic surgeon. Drummond has three siblings; two brothers, Doug and Mike, and a sister Betsy. She and her siblings grew up in the town of Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

Ree Drummond
Ree Drummond

Ree Drummond Height

Drummond stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 9 inches (approximately 1.75 meters).

Ree Drummond Husband

Drummond is married to her husband Ladd Drummond, who is a cattle rancher and co-owner of Drummond Land & Cattle Co. The pair tied the knot in September 1996, thus they have been married for 26 years as of 2022. Drummond and Ladd share four children; two sons and two daughters. They also have a foster son, Jamar. Drummond family  live on a remote working cattle ranch approximately 8 miles west of Pawhuska, Oklahoma.

Ree Drummond Children

Drummond, together with her husband, Ladd Drummond, has four children; Alex Drummond, 25, (Born June 25, 1997), Todd Drummond, 18, (Born June 4, 2004), Paige Drummond,22, (Born August 31, 1999) and, Bryce Drummond, 19, (Born September 17, 2002); (ages as of August 2022). Ree’s sons; Todd and Bryce are football players.  Her son, Todd plays football for the University of South Dakota while Bryce plays for the University of North Texas, in the NCAA. Drummond’s daughters, Alex and Paige are social media influencers, commanding a huge following on Instagram.

Ree Drummond Foster Son

Drummond has one foster son named Jamar. Her foster son, Jamar is 20 years old as of 2022. Drummond was not allowed to talk about Jamar or share photos of him on social media until he turned 18. Drummond family introduced Jamar to the world for the first time in November 2020, even though he had been with the Drummond family for  quite some time. Ree’s foster son, Jamar plays football at the University of Central Oklahoma.

Ree Drummond Education

Drummond  went to Bartlesville High School and graduated in 1987. She then joined the University of Southern California in Los Angeles where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in gerontology.

Ree Drummond Sorority

Drummond was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority in college.

Ree Drummond Career

Drummond is a food writer, blogger, TV personality, photographer, and author. She has a blog Her blog,, attracts more than 20 million page views per month and was named Weblog of the Year at the 2011, 2010 and 2009 Bloggie Awards. Drummond is also the author of the #1 best-selling cookbook The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl and the 2011 memoir Black Heels to Tractor Wheels — A Love Story, which debuted at #2 on The New York Times Best Sellers list for nonfiction hardcover, among other books. Ree’s children’s picture book, Charlie the Ranch Dog, which chronicles the adventures of her much-beloved basset hound, also premiered at #1 on The New York Times Best Sellers list.

Moreover, In 2015, Drummond launched a “homey lifestyle” product line that has become very popular with the public. Cookware, cutlery, appliances, clothing and outdoor living products are currently marketed under the brand name The Pioneer Woman. (source: Wikipedia)

Additionally, Drummond has appeared on numerous national talk shows including Good Morning America, TODAY, The View and Fox & Friends. (source:

Ree Drummond Books

Drummond has authored many books which includes the #1 New York Times Bestsellers. Her books includes cookbooks and children book. Ree’s books include:

  • The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl
  • Black Heels to Tractor Wheels
  • Charlie the Ranch Dog
  • The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier
  • Charlie and the Christmas Kitty
  • The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays: 140 Step-by-Step Recipes for Simple, Scrumptious Celebrations
  • Charlie and the New Baby
  • The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime
  • Charlie the Ranch Dog: Charlie Goes to the Doctor
  • The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It!
  • Charlie the Ranch Dog: Stuck in the Mud
  • Charlie the Ranch Dog: Rock Star
  • Little Ree

Ree Drummond The Pioneer Woman

Drummond has hosted several Food Network cooking shows. She hosted Food Network’s The Pioneer Woman and Big Bad Budget Battle. The Pioneer Woman series is her own television show that premiered on August 27, 2011, on Food Network. The series is on it’s 31st season which premiered on April 30, 2022. The Pioneer Woman airs on Saturdays 10a|9c.

Ree Drummond Net worth

Drummond has an estimated net worth of $50 million. She is a blogger, author, food writer, photographer, television personality, and celebrity chef. Her blog, is an awarding winning blog that generates over $1 million revenue annually. She hosts her own cooking show, The Pioneer Woman, on Food Network.

Ree Drummond Instagram

Ree is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @thepioneerwoman with over 4.1 million followers as of August 2022. On her Instagram bio, Drummond describes herself as a cooking show host, Designer of dishes, Wife, Mother, Weirdo.