Ree Drummond and her husband, Ladd Drummond, have been married since 1996. The Food Network star and host of The pioneer woman married Ladd after the couple met at an Oklahoma bar.
25 years later, Ree and Ladd are still going strong. And she once revealed about a Bible verse that helped her marriage continue to thrive.
Food Network star Ree Drummond didn’t expect to move to Oklahoma
When Ree was young, she had big plans to leave Oklahoma. Although she was born and raised in the state, she did not grow up riding horses or herding cattle like she does now. Rather, she lived a more suburban life. And when it came time to go to college, Ree moved to California to get away from the Midwest.
After attending school on the West Coast, Ree returned to Oklahoma hoping to move to Chicago to study law. However, while at a hometown bar one night, Ree met Ladd, a cowboy who soon stole her heart. Ladd didn’t call her for several months after they first met, but once they finally went on their first date, they both knew it was love. Ree put her law school plans on hold to be with Ladd. And life ended up taking her in a whole different direction.
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Ree and Ladd Drummond read the Bible together
Fast forward 25 years, and Ree and Ladd Drummond have continued to thrive in their marriage. Of course, there were bumps in the road, including when Ree first married Ladd and realized she now had to wake up before sunrise every morning to tend to the cows. . But the two have always remained true to their love. in an interview, Ree revealed that they read the Bible together.
Ree revealed to PeopleTV the one Bible verse that meant a lot to her marriage. “Ladd and I read the Bible, and we love that verse that says, ‘Store up not on earth what moths and rust destroy, but lay up treasures in the heavens,'” she said. Ree was paraphrasing Matthew 6:19.
Ree opened up about the couple’s struggles, such as when she revealed there were ‘squabbles’ over the design of their guest bedroom. But some disagreements are natural, and it looks like Ree and Ladd are happily married.
Ree and Ladd Drummond raised four children
Ree Drummond’s children have always made an appearance on her show, as has her husband. The two share four children: daughter Alex, daughter Paige, son Bryce and son Todd. Fans have watched the kids grow up, and now only Todd remains at the Drummond Ranch. Bryce and Paige are in college and Alex lives in Dallas with her fiancé; the two marry in early May.
Ree and Ladd still adore their kids, and from what fans have seen, the two seem to have done a good job raising respectful “kids.”