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Nigel Barker Biography, Wiki 2017

Nigel Barker was born on the 27th April 1972, in London, England and is a fashion photographer, filmmaker, television personality and former model probably best known to the world for being the photographer and judge on the popularity reality TV show “America’s Next Top Mode” (2004-2012). Nigel’s career started in the late ‘80s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Nigel Barker is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Nigel’s net worth is as high as $35 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career in the fashion industry. He also serves as a spokesperson for such brands as Microsoft, Sony, Nine West and Crest White Strips, which also improves his wealth.

Nigel Barker Net Worth $35 Million

Nigel is of mixed ancestry; his father is of Irish and Portuguese ancestry, while his mother has Sri Lankan roots. He has four siblings from different marriages of his parents. His mother was fashion model in her day, and was a Miss Sri Lanka; she had a great influence on Nigel’s career beginnings.

Nigel attended Bryanston School where he took A-levels in subjects such as biology, physics and chemistry. After matriculation he wanted to study medicine, however, his mother signed him onto the television program “The Clothes Show”, and he reached finals, which was enough to launch his career in modeling.

For the next ten years he graced the runways of Paris, Milan, London and New York City, but his presence started to wain as he was no longer sought, due to his staggering height of 6’4”. Nevertheless, he has stayed in fashion to this day, but as a photographer and judge.

He opened his own studio, called Studio NB, and since then has worked on editorials for such magazines as GQ, Seventeen, Lucky, Cover, Interview, and on advertising campaigns for Nicole Miller, Nine West, Jordache and many others, which have helped him increase his net worth.

In 2004 he was appointed as judge and photographer for Tyra Banks’ reality show “America’s Next Top Mode”, and for the next eight years held his position. In 2013 he was named as the host of the show “The Face”, and is currently hosting “Fashion News Live (Vintage)” (2016-17).

Furthermore, Nigel also tried himself as a director, and his debut was rather successful, as the film “A Sealed Fate” (2009), received positive critiques, which encouraged him to continue with his work, and so far has directed documentaries “Haiti: Hunger and Hope” (2009), “Generation Free of HIV” (2009), and “Dreams Are Not Forgotten” (2012). Most recently he has produced the TV series, entitled “Top Photographer” (2016).

Back in 2012, he joined forces with singer and model Taylor Swift, to create a photobook called “8 Hours”, and in 2013 he shot several models, including Liliane Ferrarezi, among others to create “Bedtime Stories”, photoshoot, which was featured in the magazine Numero Russia, in September that year.

Regarding his personal life, Nigel has been married to Cristen Chin since 1999; the couple has two children.



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Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dreams Are Not Forgotten2012Documentary
Generation Free of HIV2009TV Movie documentary
A Sealed Fate?2009Documentary
Haiti: Hunger and Hope2009Documentary

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dreams Are Not Forgotten2012Documentary executive producer
Generation Free of HIV2009TV Movie documentary executive producer
A Sealed Fate?2009Documentary executive producer
Haiti: Hunger and Hope2009Documentary executive producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Arthur2011/IPhotographer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
America's Next Top Model2009-2011TV Series special thanks - 2 episodes
Hit So Hard2011Documentary thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Australia's Next Top Model2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest Photographer
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself
Entertainment Tonight2014-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Special Correspondent / Himself - Celebrity Photographer
Fashion News Live2005-2015TV SeriesHimself
Project Runway All Stars2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
TakePart Live2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Face2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Fabulist2014TV SeriesHimself
Katie2014TV SeriesHimself
FNL's Flashback Friday2014TV SeriesHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey2013TV SeriesHimself
Miss Universe 20122012TV SpecialHimself - Judge
The Wendy Williams Show2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
America's Next Top Model2004-2012TV SeriesHimself - Judge and Fashion Photographer / Himself - Judge / Himself - Judge & Fashion Photographer / ...
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2010TV SeriesHimself
Biography2008-2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Judge, America's Next Top Model / Himself
Project Runway2010TV SeriesHimself - Fashion Photographer
Mexico's Next Top Model2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest Photographer & Judge
The Tyra Banks Show2005-2009TV SeriesHimself
Life After2009TV SeriesHimself
Canada's Next Top Model2007-2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
Ugly Betty2009TV SeriesHimself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2009TV SeriesHimself
23rd Annual Genesis Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
New Zealand's Next Top Model2009TV SeriesHimself
Privileged2008TV SeriesHimself
The Early Show2008TV SeriesHimself
The City That Never Sleeps2008TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The Young and the Restless2007TV SeriesHimself
The 2007 Miss America Pageant2007TV MovieHimself - Judge
E! True Hollywood Story2006TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tyra Banks Show2006-2010TV SeriesHimself
America's Next Top Model2008TV SeriesHimself - Judge and Fashion Photographer

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#Fact
1Son, Jack, was born November 28, 2005.
2Wife, Cristen, gave birth to their second child, a girl named Jasmine, on December 7, 2008. She weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz.
3Expecting his second child, a girl, with wife Christen on December 1, 2008.
4He is of British, Sri Lankan, Portuguese, and Irish descent.
5Has a son called Jack.
6Appears as a judge for America's Next Top Model (2003), with Tyra Banks.
7Works primarily as a fashion photographer.
8In 1996, started his own photography studio, Studio NB, in Manhattan.
9Appeared as a contestant on The Clothes Show (1986), a televised British model search, which started his career in fashion as a model.

#Quote
1I find a bad English accent in movies to be atrocious. People think it's enough to act stuffy and pompous. I understand that we may appear arrogant, but you've got to get the voice right, too.


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