Net Worth: $5 Million
Nadiya Jamir Hussain MBE was born born on the 25th of December 1984. She is a British TV chef, author and television presenter. She rose to fame after winning the sixth series of BBC’s- The Great British Bake Off in 2015. Since winning, she has signed contracts with the BBC to host the documentary -The Chronicles of Nadiya , TV cookery series, Nadiya’s British Food Adventure and Nadiya’s Family Favourites. She co-presented The Big Family Cooking Showdown and has become a regular contributor on The One Show . Hussain is a columnist for The Times Magazine and has signed publishing deals with Penguin Random House, Hodder Children’s Books and Harlequin. She has appeared as a guest panellist on ITV ‘s Loose Women . She was invited to bake a cake for the 90th birthday celebrations of Elizabeth II .In 2017, Hussain was named by Debrett’s as one of the 500 most influential people in the UK and was on BBC News ‘ 100 Women list. She was also shortlisted for Children’s Book of the Year prize at the British Book Awards for Bake Me A Story and was nominated for Breakthrough Star at the Royal Television Society Awards for The Chronicles of Nadiya .Ted Cantle, the author of a government report on community cohesion , said Hussain had done “more for British-Muslim relations than 10 years of government policy”. Hussain is a second-generation British Bangladeshi , born and raised in Luton, Bedfordshire, where she attended Beech Hill Primary School, Challney High School and Luton Sixth Form College . She has five siblings: three sisters and two brothers.
Hussain’s Sylheti father, who originates from Beanibazar , was a chef and owned an Indian restaurant.