Nigel Barker Sort Of 'Gay' Man With Wife & Blooming Family; ANTM Personality Flaunts
Nigel Barker and his wife completed almost two decades together. Even with a hectic schedule, Nigel managed time for his family. While attending an event, he praised his wife in an interview with Dailymail.
English reality television personality Nigel Baker is widely known for his participation on the reality show America’s Next Top Model as a judge and a photographer for 17 cycles. He is also an author, spokesperson, filmmaker and a former model. He hosts a reality show called The Face. He is also an executive producer for the VH1 photography contest The Shot.
Nigel Barker with Pamella Roland and J. Alexander pose backstage for the Pamella Roland Spring on 6 September 2017 (Photo: gettyimages.com)
Nigel took baby steps towards his career after he entered into a televised model search on The Clothes Show where he ended up as a finalist. He worked as a model in London, Milan, Paris and New York City for ten years.
In the year 1996, he quit his modeling occupation and became a fashion photographer. He opened his photo studio titled StudioNB in Manhattan.
He was the judge for Miss America 2007 and Miss Universe 2012. He made a special appearance in Canada’s Next Top Model cycle three as a photographer as well as New Zealand’s Next Top Model cycle one.
He also gave a shot as a director for a documentary called A Sealed Face followed by Generation Free and Haiti: Hunger and Hope.
Nigel is a spokesperson for various brands like Microsoft, Sony, Crest and many more. He has had cameo roles in film Arthur (2011) and TV series Ugly Betty, Privileged, Style Her Famous, etc.
Nigel opened a photography exhibit in January 2009 at the Milk Gallery in New York City. He also worked with singer Taylor Swift for the shoot of a photobook titled 8 hours which was released in November 2012.
Drawing inspiration from Top Model he teamed up with Adorama on a new web series called Top Photographer. In June 2017, he was signed as New Zealand winery Invivo’s Glambassador.
Nigel from his various photo shoots to different television appearance has helped him gain a massive amount of earnings. As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $45 million which is sure to increase with his increasing name and fame.
Born on 27 April 1972, he grew up in London. His father has an Irish and Portuguese descent, and mother has Sri Lankan ancestry.
He has a total of five siblings. His mother, who was a former Miss Sri Lanka contestant, played an essential role in his modeling career. Talking about his education, he attended Bryanston School taking A-levels in biology, chemistry and, physics.
Nigel married his wife Cristen Baker in 1999. Cristen is famous for her Instagram yoga posts with her sister Kimberly Chin, known as The Chin Twins.
The couple first met in Milan and Nigel fell in love at first sight. They are blessed with two kids Jack and Jasmine.
Married With Wife Cristen Baker For Almost Two Decades
The couple has been married for more almost two decades now. They share an excellent bond with each other. In April 2016 the couple also attended the Jumpstarts Scribbles to Novels Gala in New York. During the Gala, he even praised his wife in an interview with Dailymail saying:
As beautiful as she is on the outside, she's also got an incredible heart.
With two adorable kids, Nigel has a very supportive family. He often mentions them on social media as well. After a hectic month away from his family, he finally landed in Europe and got to spend his time with his kids and wife which he expressed through an Instagram post on 16 July 2018.
Nigel Baker with his wife Cristen Baker on Jumpstarts Scribbles to Novels Gala in New York on April 2016 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
As of present, Nigel is living a 'gay' life with his supportive family and reside in New York City.