Daphne Oz Biography

Daphne Oz (full name: Daphne Nur Oz) is a nutritionist and television personality from the United States. She is the eldest daughter of Mehmet Oz and Lisa Oz, a well-known television doctor.

Between 2011 and 2017, Daphne was one of five co-hosts on ABC’s daytime chat show The Chew.  On The View and Beat Bobby Flay, she has appeared as a guest co-host. Fox & Friends, Good Day New York, The Rachael Ray Show, Dayside, Good Morning America, and The Dr. Oz Show have all featured him as a healthy living expert. On the game program Famous Name Game, Oz was one of the celebrity guests. Cooks vs. Cons is a Food Network competition show in which she serves as a judge. She is a spokesperson for HealthCorps, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides nutrition, exercise, and stress management education to students in more than 50 schools around the US.

How old is Daphne Oz? – Age

She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States on 17 February 1986. Cliffside Park, New Jersey, is where she grew up. In 2019, Oz will be 33 years old.

Where did Daphne Oz go to school? – Education

Dwight-Englewood School is where she graduated in 2004. Daphne graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Near Eastern Studies in 2008.

Daphne Oz – Family

Oz is the oldest of four children born to Mehmet Oz and Lisa Oz, a well-known television doctor. Zoe, Arabella, and Oliver are her three siblings. Daphne was born with her umbilical cord wrapped around her neck and an Apgar score of two, but she recovered completely. Suna and Mustafa z, Daphne’s paternal grandparents, came from the Turkish province of Konya. Oz’s maternal great-grandparents were Shapsug (Circassian). Her father is Turkish, and her mother is Irish, Italian, and Swedish.

Daphne’s husband

At the Municipal Marriage Bureau in Manhattan on 26 August 2010, Oz married John Jovanovic. Oz met Jovanovic at college, and he is an investment fund analyst. Two religious ceremonies were held on28 August 2010, after the civil event. The Synaxis of Serbian Saints Church in Portland, Maine, hosted a morning ritual. In the evening, a second ceremony took place at Oz’s mother’s parents’ summer house in Cumberland Foreside, Maine, at the home of Gerald and Emily Jane Lemole. Rev. Prescott Rogers of the Swedenborgian Church officiated during the event. Oz’s daughter, Philomena “Philo” Bijou Jovanovic, was born on 26 February 2014. On 21 October 2015, Daphne welcomed her first child, Jovan Jr. (nicknamed “John-John”). Oz welcomed her fourth child, Giovanna “Gigi” Ines Jovanovic, into the world on 14 August 2019.


Daphne Oz The Nutritionist and journalist
Daphne Oz The Nutritionist and journalist

What is Daphne’s Salary?

She makes around $20 million every year.

Daphne Net Worth

Her net worth is predicted to be $12 million.

Daphne Oz Career

Her first writing, The Dorm Room Diet: The 10-Step Program for Creating A Healthy Lifestyle Plan That Really Works (Newmarket Press, 2006), is a national bestseller that features the tips and techniques she used to successfully navigate the unique “Danger Zones” of college life in order to create a healthy lifestyle and lose 40 pounds sustainably. Her strategy for avoiding the “Freshman 15” improved as a result of it. Her advice on how to create healthy habits in college that will help the students throughout their lives is also included in the book. Teen Vogue, Cosmo Girl!, The Wall Street Journal, People, The Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, Good Morning America, The New York Times, and Seventeen were among the media outlets that advertised the book.

Fox & Friends, The Nate Berkus Show, The Tyra Banks Show, NPR Weekend Edition, and her dad’s show, The Dr. Oz Show, have all included her in promotional appearances. The Dorm Room Diet Planner was published in 2007. (Newmarket Press, 2007). She co-authored The Chew: Food, Life, and Fun in 2012 with the rest of the cast of The Chew. Oz is also the author of a New York Times best-selling novel. Relish is a culinary, fashion, and everyday adventure. Oz reveals her approach to curating a life full of delicious joy and deep connection in Relish, which is part cookbook and half lifestyle guide. This book provides crucial guidance for infusing passion and purpose into daily eating, style, and life (relationships, career, and playtime). Recipes, advice on relationships and careers, and personal experiences are included in the book. Glamour and The Huffington Post have published Oz’s essays. For Creators Syndicate’s “Food for Thought” column in 2012, she contributed five articles.

Daphne released The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Like It’s the Weekend in 2016. The Happy Cook is Oz’s dedication to finding joy in the kitchen as a busy parent with less time and high expectations. It’s full of healthy spins on comfort classics and simple, nourishing family meals that feel elevated and joyous. According to the New York Times book review, “The recipes are fantastic — well-crafted and stress-free… And everything turns out just as she says it will.”

Speaking in public

Oz is a public speaker on issues such as cuisine, lifestyle, motherhood, and health.
Maria Shriver conducted The Governor’s Women’s Conference in 2008, and she was invited to speak there. The Aspen Institute’s 2009 Aspen Health Forum had Oz as a featured speaker.

Oz and her mother Lisa spoke at WCBS Radio’s Working Women’s Luncheon in 2011. Daphne Oz has given speeches at Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, and Georgetown University. Daphne was a featured performer at the South Beach Food & Wine Festival[26] as well as the New York City Food & Wine Festival.

Non-profit organization work

Oz is an ambassador for HealthCorps, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides nutrition, fitness, and stress management education to students in over 50 schools across the US. Daphne is as well a member of Columbia’s Children’s Board and the co-chair of HealthCorps’ Junior Board. She has contributed to the Food Bank for New York City and Dress for Success.


Oz was one of five co-hosts on ABC’s The Chew, a one-hour weekly lifestyle show that debuted in September 2011. She has a Daytime Emmy Award, which she shared with her Chew co-hosts in 2015 for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host. On 11 August 2017, it was announced that Oz would be leaving the show before the seventh and final season premiere.

Following her departure from The Chew, Oz appeared as a guest co-host on The View, Beat Bobby Flay, and as a healthy living expert on Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, Dayside, The Rachael Ray Show, The Dr. Oz Show, and Good Day New York.

She was also a celebrity contestant on the game show Celebrity Name Game.

She also judged the Food Network competition show Cooks vs. Cons. On July 17, 2019, it was announced that Oz would replace the previous judge Christina Tosi on the eighth season of MasterChef Junior, alongside Gordon Ramsay and Aarón Sanchez. She appears on The Dish on a weekly basis and has appeared on ABC’s The $100,000 Pyramid. Daphne appeared on Today in March 2020.

After Mehmet Oz announced his candidacy for the United States Senate in the 2022 midterm elections in late 2021, numerous TV stations pulled his show from the air, citing FCC rules requiring political candidates to be given equal air time. Beginning in January 2022, Sony (the Dr. Oz show’s distributor) will debut a new spinoff show titled The Good Dish, hosted by Daphne Oz, as a replacement for the Dr. Oz show during his campaign.


  • Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style, and Everyday Fun, 1st ed., New York: William Morrow, 2013
  • The Dorm Room Diet: The 8-Step Program for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Plan That Really Works, 1st ed., New York: Newmarket Press, 2006
  • The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes For Eating Every Day Like It’s The Weekend, 1st ed., New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2016


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