Nadiya Hussain rose to fame after winning the sixth series of The Great British Bake Off.
She was one of the most memorable contestants ever due to her captivating smile and inspirational winner’s speech. Since winning, Nadiya has presented her own cookery shows including Nadiya's British Food Adventure and Nadiya’s Family Favourites plus travelogues, The Chronicles of Nadiya for which she was nominated for an RTS for Breakthrough Presenter and Nadiya's Asian Odyssey. She has also co-presented The Big Family Cooking Showdown and Junior Bake Off and is a regular guest on The One Show. Nadiya's newest cookery show - Time to Eat will be on BBC 2 later this year as well as Nadiya on Anxiety, an indepth look at how she and others live with anxiety and panic disorder.
Her cookery books and cookery/story books for children have reached bestseller status and include Nadiya’s Family Favourites, Nadiya’s British Food Adventure, Nadiya’s Kitchen and the Nadiya’s Bake Me a Story trilogy. Nadiya has also written two novels – The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters and The Fall and Rise of the Amir Sisters. Her first picture book, My Monster and Me, is publishing in October 2019, as is Finding My Voice, an emotive look at the different roles Nadiya plays in her life and how they have shaped her. The tie in to Nadiya's new cookery show - Time to Eat will be published in July 2019.
Nadiya makes regular appearances at cookery events throughout the UK and abroad, including the BBC Good Food Show and many more, and has featured in the BBC’s 100 Most Influential Women list. She also features regularly in the media with columns in The Times and previously BBC Good Food Magazine and Essentials.
Nadiya lives with her husband Abdal and their three children in Milton Keynes.