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Taniya Nayak Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth, HGTV, Design, and Tv Shows

Taniya Nayak Biography

A native of  Nagpur, India, Taniya Nayak is an Indian-American interior designer and television personality who is famous for her incredible energy and bright engaging smile.

Taniya Nayak Age

Nayak is 50 years old as of 2023. She was born on 22 February 1973  in Nagpur, India.

Taniya Nayak Height

Nayak stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches(1.6m) tall.He weighs 54 kgs(119 lbs).

Taniya Nayak Education

Nayak attended high school at Weymouth High and graduated in 1991. She then attended the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) & graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing. Later, she went on to attend the Boston Architectural College where she acquired a Master of Arts degree in Interior Design.

Taniya Nayak Family

Nayak was born in Nagpur, India, but was raised in Boston by her parents B.D and Leela Nayak. Her family moved to Boston when she was very young. Her father is a well-known architect in Boston. She has a sister known as Yoshika Sherring.

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Taniya Nayak Husband

Nayak is happily married to her loving and caring husband Brian O’Donnell who is the co-owner of two restaurants in Boston namely Vanilla and Zita. Nayak and her husband Brian do not have any children at the moment.

Taniya Nayak Net Worth

Nayak has an estimated net worth is $1.2 million.

Taniya Nayak HGTV

Nayak is a design professional member of HGTV. She has served as designer and host for HGTV mainstays Designed to Sell, Battle On The Beach, House Hunters on Vacation, Billion Dollar Block, and Urban Oasis in Boston.

She appeared as a mentor on Battle on the Beach alongside Ty Pennington and Alison Victoria. The show followed flippers renovating identical beachfront properties. The team that adds the highest amount of value to their property takes home the $50,000 prize to use towards their next flip. Her team (David Kersh and Kerry Harvick Kersh) won the grand prize.

She also hosts ABC’s primetime holiday series, The Great Christmas Light Fight (since 2016). She was personally selected by Ellen Degeneres as a brand ambassador for her home product line, “ED On Air,” featured on QVC.

Taniya Nayak Design

Nayak is the owner and principal interior architect at Taniya Nayak Design, Inc. She founded the company in 2005 where she concentrates on constructing inspired commercial and residential spaces with both broad appeal and personal connection. Her business has developed an impressive range of clientele from restaurants to condo developments to high-end residential.

Some of her designs are seen in new construction development Treadmark Condominiums, restaurants including Abby Lane, The Poynt, Yellow Door Taqueria, Bostonia Public House, Door No. 7,  several new Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse locations, Tavern & Table, and the new construction homes of legendary athletes, Bruin’s Patrice Bergeron and Cam Neeley. In November 2021 she released a new wallcovering collection with MDC Interior Solutions.

Taniya Nayak Restaurant: Impossible

Nayak features in Robert Irvine’s Food Network series, Restaurant: Impossible as a designer. In the show, she utilizes her design prowess and professional experience to rescue and transform suffering restaurants.

Taniya Nayak Tv Shows

  • Build It Forward Since 2022
  • Battle On The Beach Since 2021
  • The Great Christmas Light Fight Since 2013
  • Restaurant: Impossible Since 2011
  • House Hunters on Vacation Since 2011
  • Knock First Since 2003
  • Destination Design Since 2010
  • Billion Dollar Block Since 2012
  • HGTV Showdown Since 2009

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