Cookbook author, blogger, and television personality whose Food Network show, Pioneer Woman, premiered in 2011. Her 2012 cookbook, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier, reached the coveted #1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List.
She began her blog, The Pioneer Woman, in 2006 and soon gained a large following. She subsequently launched an online food community called TastyKitchen.com.
Her children's book, Charlie the Ranch Dog, was published in 2011.
She was born and raised in Oklahoma and later attended the University of Southern California. She married cattle rancher Ladd Drummond in 1996. The couple went on to have four children: Alex, Paige, Bryce, and Todd.
She made a guest appearance on Chelsea Lately with Chelsea Handler in 2012.