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Nadiya Hussain

Nadiya Hussain Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1984
Place of Birth Luton, England
Age 36 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
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Nadiya Jamir Hussain is an English chef, author and television presenter. She rose to fame after winning the sixth series of the BBC's The Great British Bake Off in 2015. Since her victory, she has signed with the BBC to host the documentary The Chronicles of Nadiya and the cookery television series Nadiya's British Food. Adventure and Nadiya's Family Favorites; co-presenters of The Big Family Cooking Showdown; and became a regular contributor on The One Show. Hussain is a columnist for Times Magazine and has signed publishing contracts with Penguin Random House, Hodder Children Books and Harlequin. She appeared as a guest on ITV's Loose Women show. She was invited to bake cookies during the celebration of Elizabeth II's 90th birthday. In 2017, Hussain was named one of the UK's 500 Most Influential People by Debrett's and on BBC News' 100 Women List.

Born Nadiya Jamir Begum, December 25, 1984, Luton, Bedfordshire, England
Nationality British
Occupation Television personality, Presenter, Newspaper columnist, Author
Years active 2015–present
Employer The Times, BBC, ITV
Television The Great British Bake Off, The Chronicles of Nadiya, Junior Bake Off, Nadiya's British Food Adventure, The Big Family Cooking Showdown, Nadiya's Family Favourites, Nadiya Bakes, Nadiya's Time To Eat
Spouse(s) Abdal Hussain
Children 3
Website Nadiya Hussain's Official site
Twitter Nadiya Hussain's Twitter
Instagram Nadiya Hussain's Instagram
Facebook Nadiya Hussain's Facebook
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About Nadiya Hussain

Baker and author most well known for winning the sixth season of The Great British Bake Off. Her success led to her appearance as a guest chef on Saturday Kitchen and as a judge on Junior Bake Off.

Nadiya Hussain before fame

She learned basic cooking skills at school because her mother never baked and would often use the oven for storage. She then taught herself further reading recipe books and watching videos on YouTube.

Achievement of Nadiya Hussain

A columnist and reporter, she has penned for the Times Magazine and Essentials Magazine. She has also served as a reporter on The One Show.

Nadiya Hussain family life

Her father was a chef and owned his own restaurant. She and her husband, Abdul, have three children, two sons and one daughter.

Associations of Nadiya Hussain

In April 2016, she was commissioned to create the birthday cake for Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday celebrations.

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  • Challney High School for Girls - Challney High School for Girls is a full high school for girls, located in the Challney district of Luton, Bedfordshire, England. The school is located next to Challney Boys High School. School for girls aged 11 to 16.
  • Stacey Dooley - Stacey Jaclyn Dooley is an English television presenter, journalist, media figure and author. She gained popularity with audiences in 2008 when she appeared as a participant on the Blood, Sweat and T-shirt show.
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  • Muslims in England
  • BBC 100 women
  • English children's writer

Latest information about Nadiya Hussain updated on June 07 2021.

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