Zoe Yasemin Oz, Mehmet Oz’s Daughter: Is she married?

By Kritika Udas | Published on: February 29, 2024 | Updated on: February 29, 2024
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Zoe Yasemin Oz is the daughter of Dr. Mehmet Oz. Her father is in the spotlight for all the remarkable things the world-class surgeon has done. Unlike her father Mehmet, Zoe has tried her hands in different fields. So, what does Zoe Oz do? 

Here are all the interesting facts you need to know about Mehmet Oz’s daughter Zoe including detail on her boyfriend as well.

Key Takeaways

  • Zoe is the daughter of Dr. Mehmet Oz.
  • She is the CMO of Kairos HQ which is based in New York. Also, she is interested in the field of art and design.
  • Oz graduated from Harvard University.
  • Growing up with three siblings, Oz has a great bond with each one of them.
  • Zoe is currently engaged to her partner James Shecter.

What does do?

Zoe is an accomplished professional in the field of marketing. Currently, she holds the position of Chief Marketing Officer of Kairos HQ, an organization headquartered in New York, USA. The company’s work encompasses,

Kairos is a portfolio of brands across healthcare and financial services.

She started her professional career as the co-founder of Kairos HG in August 2017. Oz then moved to be the CMO at Bilt Rewards, a subsidiary of the Kairos company in August 2018. The company gained significant attention when it was appraised at $1.5 billion, as reported by Bloomberg.

Oz makes a good living for herself.
Oz is a Chief Marketing Officer.

Before that, Zoe worked as a fashion design intern at Theory from July 2015 to August 2015. She also worked as a teen advisor for her father’s book “YOU: The Owner’s Manual for Teens”.

Her Charitable Works

In the past, Zoe has volunteered to work in hospitals located in Chiang Mai, Thailand from May 2014 to Jun 2014. During her volunteer experience, she actively assisted surgeons and collaborated with nurses to operate outreach clinics in the city.

Early Life and Parents

Born on the 11th of December in 1995, she is the daughter of Dr. Mehmet Oz and Lisa Oz, both well-known media figures. Both of her parents are children of immigrants. Her mixed household helped her learn all about different cultures around the world.

Mehmet Oz's daughter Zoe Yasemin Oz is a CMO.
Zoe is 27 years old as of 2023.

She spent her early years learning ballet and other different sports including lacrosse, and basketball.

Zoe Oz Is A Harvard Graduate; Her College Details

Growing up, Zoe spent her formative years in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, where she received her education at Dwight Englewood High School. In 2013, she completed her high school education, paving the way for her future academic pursuits.

Yasemin has completed her bachelors.
Yasemin graduated from Harvard University.

After that, she made her way to Cambridge, Massachusetts to pursue her Bachelor’s Degree in Arts focusing on History from Harvard University. Yasemin further expanded her academic horizons by obtaining another degree in the field of Philosophy of Science and Technology.

Her Father and Mother are Big Media Figures

Her mom, Lisa, is a novelist and a radio and TV personality. On the other hand, her dad, Dr. Mehmet, is an author, a TV presenter, and a retired professor at Columbia University. Plus, he was also a former politician, affiliated with the Republican Party. His contributions to the field of medicine span over three decades.

Dr. Mehmet and Lisa
Dr. Mehmet and Lisa have been married since 1985.

The Oz couple have been together since 29 June 1985 and have four kids together, including Zoe.

Zoe’s Family Background; Know About Her Ethnicity

Zoe was born into a mixed-ethnic family, with her roots extending to Turkey and Italy. She belongs to Turk/Italian ethnicity.

Her grandparents on her mother’s side are Gerald Lemole and Emily Jane Lemole who traces their origin in Italy.

Likewise, on her father’s side, her grandparents are Mustafa Oz and Suna Oz. They immigrated from Kanya Province, Turkey to the USA.

Her Relationship With Her Parents

Zoe and her parents have an admirable relationship with each other. She speaks highly about them in interviews. One time, she said,

I have a great relationship with both my parents. My parents are very good at recognizing each kid’s strengths. They push each of us toward what we love. I feel like they balance parenting with giving us the space to grow. My dad’s success can be intimidating, but it also inspires and drives me. I want to impress him.

She Spent Her Childhood With Three Siblings

Zoe grew up with three siblings: Daphne Oz, born on February 17th, 1986, Arabella Sezen Oz, and Oliver Mustafa Oz, born on July 2nd, 1999. When Mehmet and Lisa were raising their kids, they made sure to instill the value of family in their life.

Zoe and her siblings
Zoe has two sisters and one brother.

This is why, throughout their lives, the four siblings have maintained a strong bond. In fact, Zoe describes them as her best friends. According to her, she and her siblings has a childish called ‘hit it’ since they were babies, where the four of them would hit the douchiest pose they can think of.

Her sister, Daphne, Is Popular

Daphne has made a name for herself as a renowned TV host. She was born on 17 February 1986 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Beyond hosting, she has also established herself as a food writer, journalist, and chef.

Is Zoe Oz married?

No, she is yet to tie the knot, however, she will soon. Currently, Zoe is engaged to her boyfriend-turned-fiance, James Shecter. The couple’s relationship has been steadily growing since the late 2010s, and they made their union known to the public in 2018.

Zoe and her fiance, James
Oz is engaged to her fiance.

Additionally, the couple occasionally posts photos of one another on their individual social media accounts, where they exchange compliments and openly express their affection for one another.

Who Is Zoe’s Fiance?

Zoe’s soon-to-be husband James is an investor and guitarist. He graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in June 2022.

Further, he describes himself as a music lover and brings his passion for music to life as a guitarist. Based in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and New York, he is often seen performing alongside his bandmates.

What Is Zoe Oz’s Net Worth?

She has a net worth of around $250,000 which she makes by working as a CMO for her company. She was born into a rich family and lived a luxurious lifestyle since she was young.

Her father has a net worth of approximately $200 million and her mother has a net worth of around $10 million. Additionally, her parents possess high-value assets ranging between $100 million and $430 million in the market.

Zoe Has An Interest In Art And Design

Oz has nurtured a passion for art since her childhood, establishing herself as an art enthusiast. Whenever she finds the time, she indulges in the practice of painting, with a particular focus on watercolor, and digital art.

Yasemin likes to paint.
Yasemin loves painting and digital art.

She utilizes technology to create an engaging art installation, and her pieces have been showcased in various galleries and museums globally.

Moreover, she has even curated a dedicated highlight on her Instagram account, showcasing her artwork and providing her followers with a glimpse into her artistic journey.

She Is Active On Social Media

Oz is quite active on social media. Her Instagram handle is @zoeyasoz where she maintains her feed and posts aesthetically pleasing pictures.

Further, Zoe has 11.5K followers. She often posts about herself, her niece, and occasionally her boyfriend and siblings.

Zoe Follows a Healthy Lifestyle Influenced By Her Dad

In a 2012 interview with Your Teen, Zoe and her father were asked about their healthy lifestyle choices. Going by the interview, both the father-daughter duo seem to incorporate physical activities and proper food in their regular lives.

Further, when asked about how she gets her exercise, Zoe said;

“During the school year, I am very busy with team sports, so I get plenty of exercise. In the summer, I go to the gym. I prefer team sports, but I push myself to the gym in the summer because I feel so much better when I work out.”

What is Her Diet Plan Like?

Zoe’s diet plan includes healthy nutritious meals. However, according to her, she likes the taste of junk foods but she does not like the way she feels after snacking on them.

In an effort to avoid these negative effects, she consciously tries to minimize her consumption of such snacks. Instead, when she experiences a craving for something to snack on, Zoe opts for healthier alternatives like raisins, frozen grapes, or pretzels.

Moreover, she actively embraces a wholesome family routine by enjoying nutritious home-cooked dinners with her family almost every night. This practice not only promotes good dietary habits but also fosters strong family bonds through shared meals and quality time together.