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Elizabeth Chambers (television personality)

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Elizabeth Chambers
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Elizabeth Chambers in 2019
Born
Elizabeth Chambers

(1982-08-18) August 18, 1982 (age 38)
Other namesElizabeth Chambers
OccupationTelevision personality, entrepreneur
Years active1998–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2010; sep. 2020)
Children2

Elizabeth Chambers is an American television personality and entrepreneur.[1][2] Best known as the founder of the Texas-based Bird Bakery retail chain, she has filmed holiday cooking on The Cooking Channel, Today, and The Food Network.[3][4][5] She is also known for film roles in The Game Plan and on television series Shark and Criminal Minds.[6]

Early life

Elizabeth Chambers was born in San Antonio, Texas.[citation needed] The oldest of four children, her maternal grandmother, Maureen Carnathan, was of British descent and raised in India.[7][8] She studied journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.[9]

Career

Chambers’s first job was as a correspondent at Al Gore’s television network, Current TV.[10] She also was a news correspondent for Entertainment Tonight, E! News Now and Access Hollywood.[11][12] She acted in the film, The Game Plan and in the television shows Criminal Minds, 2 Broke Girls, and Shark.[13] In 2020, she was named to University of Texas - Austin "Outstanding Alumni" list.[14]

Chambers is the proprietor of Bird’s Bakery, which opened in San Antonio in 2012 and in Dallas, Texas in 2016.[13] Founded in 2012, its baked goods are based on recipes from her grandmother’s kitchen.[11][15]

Two employees of Bird's Bakery were charged for stealing $120k from the business over a period of several year to buy luxury goods [16]

Chambers was a guest judge on the Food Network’s “Best Baker in America” in June 2019.[17] and on Chopped Sweets for episodes 105 ("Tiny Treats"), 106 ("Tough Cookies") and 107 ("Million Dollar Desserts") in February and March 2020.[18]

In October 2020, Chambers launched Vision Visors, which makes face masks for children.[19]

Advocacy

She has raised money for the San Antonio Food Bank.[20] Chambers’ Bird Bakery is also partnered with cancer non-profit, Salood.[21] Food that is not sold at Bird Bakery is boxed and picked up by local non-profits, including churches, fire and police departments, Fisher House Foundation, the  Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation.[22]

Personal life

Chambers, formerly married to actor Armie Hammer, lives in Hancock Park, Los Angeles, California, with her two children, Ford Doug Armand and Harper Grace.[23][24]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Game Plan Kathryn

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2005-2006 Criminal Minds Supporting role, 2 episodes
2007 The Shark Episodes: Wayne's World 2: Revenge of the Shark
2015 Food Network’s The Kitchen 1 episode (First Taste of Fall)
2015-2017 Sugar Showdown 6 episodes
2016 Food Network’s Cupcake Wars 7 episodes
2019 Food Network’s Best Baker in America 1 episode
2020 Chopped Sweets Episodes: 105 (Tiny Treats), 106 (Tough Cookies), and 107 (Million Dollar Desserts)

References

  1. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers Says Her Daughter Is 5 Going on 15: She Wants to Be 'Cool, Not Elegant'". people magazine. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  2. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers Drops the Hammer". Vulture. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  3. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers Hammer Feels Most Powerful Surrounded By Other Powerful Women". Refinery 29. Retrieved September 18, 2020.
  4. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers Hammer: What's in My Bag?". US magazine. Retrieved September 18, 2020.
  5. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers Explores The Culinary Scene Of The Cayman Islands While Under Quarantine". Forbes. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  6. ^ "Who Is Elizabeth Chambers?". Bustle. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  7. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers Hammer on Bird Bakery and the Instagram Life". Texas Monthly. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  8. ^ "Birds of a Feather: Couple builds sweet nest in San Antonio". San Antonio magazine. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  9. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers, Emerging Lifestyle Guru for the Instagram Generation". Vanity Fair. Retrieved October 3, 2020.
  10. ^ "Inside the Sweet Life of Elizabeth Chambers Hammer, BIRD Bakery Boss and Hollywood's Red Carpet Fave". DFW Child. Retrieved October 3, 2020.
  11. ^ a b "From Hollywood with Love". San Antonio Woman. Retrieved October 3, 2020.
  12. ^ "Who Is Armie Hammer's Wife? Elizabeth Chambers Is An Entrepreneur". Elite Daily. Retrieved October 3, 2020.
  13. ^ a b "Elizabeth Chambers: 5 Things About TheActress, 37, Splitting FromArmie Hammer". Hollywood Life. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  14. ^ "Outstanding Alumni Awards". University of Texas. Retrieved October 8, 2020.
  15. ^ "TV Host/Entrepreneur Opens a New Dallas Bakery With San Antonio Ties". Paper City magazine. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  16. ^ "Bird Bakery makes statement on of employee theft investigation". The Middletown Press. Retrieved August 29, 2019.
  17. ^ "'Best Baker in America': And the Bay Area winner is..." The Mercury News. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  18. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers files for divorce from Armie Hammer". Page Six. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  19. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers Is Launching Her Own Brand of Kids' Face Shields". The Bump. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  20. ^ "Bird Bakery Owner and Fashion Designer Team Up to Raise $7,100 for San Antonio Food Bank". San Antonio Current. Retrieved October 3, 2020.
  21. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers of San Antonio's Bird Bakery Partners With Childhood Cancer Nonprofit". San Antonio Current. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  22. ^ "BIRD Bakery: Made with Love, Just like Mom, Maybe even Better". Texas Living. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  23. ^ "Elizabeth Chambers and Armie Hammer's Kids Start School in Cayman Islands as Actor Works in L.A." People magazine. Retrieved October 3, 2020.
  24. ^ "Armie Hammer Slides Into Hancock Park Traditional". Variety. Retrieved October 3, 2020.

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