Julie Powell - Updated May 2024

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Julie Powell

Julie Powell is an American author, writer, and blogger. Similarly, Julie Powell is well-known for her book Julie & Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes 1, Tiny Apartment Kitchen. Moreover, she is famous for The 2nd Annual Quill Awards (2006), and Rocco’s Dinner Party (2011).

Early Life

Julie Powell was born on 20th April 1973 as Julie Anne Powell. As of now, Powell is 50 years old. Her birthplace is Austin, Texas, United States.

Likewise, she belongs to the American nationality and her sun sign is Taurus. Moreover, the information regarding her parents and siblings has not mentioned in public till now.

Talking about her academic qualifications, Julie Powell studied her high school at Austin High School. Later, Powell moved to Amherst College. Similarly, in 1995, she graduated with a double major in a bachelor of arts degree in theatre and creative writing.

Julia Powell – Net Worth 2024

Julie Powell is an author and writer by profession. Likewise, Powell has earned a huge amount of money throughout her career. Moreover, her net worth is expected to be $5 million US dollars in 2021.

Relationship Status

Talking about the relationship status of Julie Powell is straight and a married woman. She tied the knot with Eric Powell, an editor for the magazine ‘Archaeology’.

Julia and Eric started dating shortly after and married. Currently, this lovely couple is living a comfortable life in the United States.

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Caption: Julia Powell with her husband, Eric Powell (Source: Pinterest)

Professional Life

In August 2002, Julie Powell started her Julie & Julia Project, while she was working for the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. This project was a blog that describes her attempt to cook all the recipes in Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

Therefore, the blog received a large following, and Julie signed a book with Little, Brown, and Company.

In the year 2005, her books, Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, and 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen were published. Similarly, the film ‘Julie & Julia’ directed by Nora Ephron, was released on August 7, 2009.

Likewise, this film was made by both Julie Powell’s book and Julia Child’s autobiography My Life in France. Moreover, Amy Adams appeared as Julie and Meryl Streep as Julia Child. Whereas, Julie’s husband, Eric Powell starred as Chris Messina.

Julia Powell career

Caption: Julia Powell posing for a photo (Source: www.shutterstock.com)

Whereas, Julie’s second book, ‘Cleaving: a Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession’ was published on 30th November 2009. Therefore, Julie received many negative reviews based on the content of the book and her openness about affairs.

Besides that, Powell has published in several magazines such as Bon Appetit, Food and Wine, Washington Post, House Beautiful, Archaeology, and The New York Times Magazine.


Talking about her awards and achievements, in 2009, Julia received an honorary diploma award from Le Cordon Bleu, the cooking school from which she graduated in 1951.

Body Measurements

Julie is a beautiful woman with a well-maintained body figure. Likewise, Powell has an average height.

However, her body weight, height, and other body measurements such as chest size, waist size, and hip size are not available. Moreover, Julia has dark brown hair and a pair of black eyes.

Julia Powell – Social Media

Reflecting upon social media, Julia Powell is active only on Twitter. Likewise, she has an official Twitter account with the username @licjulie and has more than 4500 followers.