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Niki Taylor Net Worth

Niki Taylor net worth is

$18 Million

Niki Taylor Wiki Biography

Nicole Renee Taylor was born on the 5th March 1975, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA, and is a former supermodel, best known to the world for becoming the youngest model to feature on the cover of the magazine Seventeen, at only 14 years old. She has also graced other magazines, including Vogue, Sports Illustrated among many others. Her career started in the late 1980s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Niki Taylor is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Taylor’s net worth is as high as $18 million, earned through her successful career in the fashion industry. Apart from modelling, she has also launched a perfume – “Begin by Niki Taylor” – the sales of which have increased her net worth too.

Niki Taylor Net Worth $18 Million

Niki is the middle daughter born to Barbara and Ken Taylor. Her younger sister died in 1995 from a rare heart condition called right ventricular dysplasia (RVD). She grew up in Pembroke Pines, Florida and went to Cooper City High School. However, her education was interrupted by her career, once she signed a contract with Irene Marie Models in South Florida.

While on one set at the company she met photographer Jean Renard, who then became her manager. Niki won at the Fresh Faces contest held in New York City, which granted her a $500,000 modeling contract. She struck the world in 1989, when at only 14 years old she appeared on the cover of the Seventeen magazine, and just a year later featured on the Vogue cover. In 1992, she signed a contract with CoverGirl, becoming the first spokesmodel of the cosmetic brand to be younger than 18. After signing the contract, Niki started modeling for some of the most famous brands, including Liz Claibone, Ellen Tracy, Nokia, L’Oréal, and Pantene, among others. 1996 was her most successful year, since she graced the covers of six women’s fashion and fitness magazines, Allure, ELLE, Marie Claire, Shape, Vogue and Self, all in the same month. The next year, Niki had her own photoshoot for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and also in 1998. Furthermore, she was the cover model for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit calendar for 1998 year .That wasn’t the end of her success, since Sports Illustrated released three videos of her photo-shoots, each for a year from 1997 until 1999.

Apart from modelling she has had success in several other business areas, including television, and creating her own clothing and fragrance lines.

She was a co-host of the show “Make Me a Supermodel”, with Tyson Beckford, and also participated in the show “The Celebrity Apprentice”.

Niki opened her own clothing store, called Abbie and Jesse’s in Franklin, Tennessee in 2005, with the help of her manager Lou Taylor. The same year she launched her first fragrance “Begin by Niki Taylor”, and has founded the Begin Foundation for the Advancement of Women in Business.

Regarding her personal life, Niki has had ups and downs throughout the years; she married to Matt Martinez just a few months after high school matriculation in 1994, but two years later they divorced; she had two children with him.

Since 2006 she has been married to NASCAR driver Burney Lamar, and the couple has two children.

Back in 2001, Niki went through a life-threatening experience; she suffered a car accident, while she was in a car with her then boyfriend Chad Renegar. She had a collapsed lung and serious liver damage, while also two steel rods were implanted in order to hold her spine together. She spent a month and a half in a coma, and another month in bed, unable to move. According to reports she went through 56 operations and physical therapy in order to recover.

Full Name Niki Taylor
Net Worth $18 Million
Date Of Birth March 5, 1975
Place Of Birth Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Profession Model
Education Cooper City High School
Nationality American
Spouse Burney Lamar (m. 2006), Matt Martinez (m. 1994–1996)
Children Jake Martinez, Hunter Martinez, Ciel Taylor Lamar, Rex Harrison Lamar
Parents Barbara Taylor, Ken Taylor
Siblings Krissy Taylor
Nicknames Nicole Renee Taylor , Niki
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/OfficialNikiTaylor
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/nikitaylorinc
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/nikilovesu/
IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1555754/
TV Shows Make Me a Supermodel, The Apprentice
# Trademark
1 Hazel eyes
2 Tattoos
# Quote
1 Start each day being thankful for all that you have. Having an attitude of gratefulness helps you stay energized. -Woman’s World – 6-27-06 issue
# Fact
1 American Red Cross ambassador.
2 Niki has four children. Twin sons, Jake and Hunter, born in December 1994, with ex-husband Matt Martinez. Daughter, Ciel Taylor Lamar, born March 4, 2009 weighing, 7 lbs, 8 oz and son, Rex Harrison Lamar, born November 16, 2011, weighing, 7 lbs, 5 oz, with husband Burney Lamar, in Nashville, Tennessee.
3 Resides in Nashville, Tennessee, where she owns a clothing boutique.
4 Niki and Nascar driver Burney Lamar, were married on December 27, 2006 at the Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, California. They were married by Pastor Rob Taylor, who is their church pastor at Calvary Chapel, located in Brentwood, California. Niki wore a gown by Vera Wang.
5 Father, Ken, is a Florida Highway Patrolman and mother, Barbara, is a photographer.
6 Middle child of three girls.
7 Was clumsy as a child with crooked teeth.
8 Launched her perfume, “Begin”, by Niki Taylor, in October 2005.
9 Sued the publisher of British Glamour and Cosmopolitan magazines for photographing her scars after she was in a car accident with her boyfriend.
10 Critically injured in an automobile crash in 2001, when her then-boyfriend reached down to answer his cellular phone and swerved off the road. She has had 41 surgeries since, and has been recovering remarkably.
11 Grew up in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
12 Younger sister, Krissy Taylor, also a model, died on July 2, 1995. Her sudden death was caused by right ventricular dysplasia. Niki found her in their parents’ home.


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The Doctors 2011 TV Series special thanks – 1 episode
Unzipped 1995 Documentary very special thanks


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Good Morning America 2003-2016 TV Series Herself – Guest / Herself
The Apprentice 2011-2013 TV Series Herself – Contestant / Herself – Meatball Customer / Herself / …
Day Jobs 2012 TV Series Herself
Emeril’s Table 2011 TV Series documentary Herself
The Doctors 2011 TV Series
Celebrity Close Calls 2011 TV Series Herself
The Dish 2011 TV Series Herself
The 37th Annual People’s Choice Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
The 2010 Miss Universe Pageant 2010 TV Special Herself – Judge
Make Me a Supermodel 2008-2010 TV Series Herself – Host / Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2009 TV Series Herself
A-List Awards 2008 TV Special Herself
Fashion News Live 2008 TV Series Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2008 TV Series Herself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2008 TV Series Herself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2008 TV Series Herself
InStyle: Celebrity Weddings 2007 TV Movie Herself
Boulevard of Broken Dreams 2007 TV Series documentary Herself
Rachael Ray 2006 TV Series Herself
I Love the ’90s: Part Deux 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
Connie Chung Tonight 2003 TV Series Herself
The 29th Annual American Music Awards 2002 TV Special Herself – Presenter
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards 2001 TV Special Herself
Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit ’99 1999 TV Movie documentary Herself – Model
Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit ’97 1997 TV Special Herself
Catwalk 1995 Documentary Herself
MTV Video Music Awards 1995 1995 TV Special Herself
House of Style 1995 TV Series Herself – Host
The 9th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1995 TV Special Herself
Unzipped 1995 Documentary Herself (uncredited)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1993 TV Series Herself

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