Nicole Renee Taylor
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
She lives in a 7 acres (28,000 m2) house in Brentwood, Tennessee, USA with her husband, and 4 children.
She studied at Cooper City High School in Florida.
Fashion / Runway model
- Father – Ken Taylor (Highway patrol lieutenant)
- Mother – Barbara Taylor (Photographer)
- Siblings – Joelle Taylor (Older Sister), Krissy Taylor (Younger Sister) (Model) (Died on July 2, 1995 due to arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia)
Niki is signed to these modeling agencies –
- Louisa Models – Munich
- Visage Management – Zurich
- New York Model Management (Mother Agency)
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
59 kg or 130 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Niki dated –
- Chris Paciello – American criminal, Chris Paciello dated Niki in the past.
- Matt Martinez (1994-1996) – Former Miami Hooters linebacker, Matt Martinez (having same zodiac sign as Niki) started dating Taylor in 1994. They met for the first time during a coin-toss at an Arena football game in Miami. On July 19, 1994, she married Martinez in a traditional wedding ceremony in Idaho. She was 4-months pregnant during her wedding. In December 1994, she gave birth to twin sons – Jake and Hunter. In 1996, the couple separated.
- Rob Niedermayer (1998-1999) – Canadian ice hockey player, Rob and model Niki dated for a couple of months from 1998 to 1999.
- Keith Urban (2002-2004) – From 2002 to 2004, New Zealander musician, Keith Urban and Niki were an item.
- Burney Lamar (2006-Present) – In January 2006, she started dating NASCAR driver Burney Lamar, after she met him during an autograph session. After three dates, she engaged him in October 2006. Their wedding took place on December 27, 2006, at Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, California. They requested their guests to give donations to Victory Junction Gang Camp, instead of giving gifts to them. On March 4, 2009, Taylor gave birth to a daughter Ciel Taylor Lamar. She also has one son with Lamar, named Rex Harrison Lamar (b. November 16, 2011). She lives with her hubby and 4 children in Brentwood, Tennessee.
Race / Ethnicity
- Mole mark
- Tattoos (she has several tattoos, but most of them are airbrushed during magazine cover shoots and other campaigns as they sometimes look ugly)
34.5-25-34.5 in or 87-64-87 cm
6 (US) or 38 (EU) or 10 (UK)
9 (US) or 39.5 (EU) or 6.5 (UK)
Niki has walked the ramp and advertised for American Express, Cover Girl, Dorothy Perkins, Ellen Tracy, Escada, Gap Denim, H & M, Istante, Joseph Tricot, L’Oréal, Lee Riveted jeans, Liz Claiborne, Louis Feraud, Lycra, Niki Taylor ‘Begin’ fragrance, Nokia, Pantene, Skechers, Versace, Versus, Victoria’s Secret, Zum Zum.
Best Known For
Modeling work with famous designers
She appeared in a 1995 documentary movie Unzipped for which she is credited with very special thanks.
First TV Show
Taylor appeared on a talk show The Doctors in 2011 in an episode titled “How to Supersize Your Health!”.
First Fashion Show
Niki debuted with Haute Couture – Autumn/Winter 1991 fashion show in which she walked the ramp for designer Thierry Mugler.
Niki tries to stick with her schedule. She wakes up at 4:50 am in the morning and sleeps daily at 9:30 pm with her children. She has enough time to workout and hence, feel good for the rest of the day.
Taylor makes smoothies at home and her refrigerator is always remains filled with kale, strawberries, raspberries, bananas, etc, which are the basic ingredients for her smoothies.
She is always on a look for switching to healthy food items so that she does not fill her body with hidden calories. For instance, she cooks her food with coconut oil instead of butter.
Niki Taylor Facts
- She likes cooking (unlike many other young models). Apart from cooking, she enjoys working out, swimming, scuba diving, and jet-skiing.
- She dreamt of becoming a model as a child. And, this dream come true, when she was 13.
- Niki is best friends with Yasmeen Ghauri, Tyson Beckford, Karen Mulder, Tyra Banks, and Amber Valetta.
- As a child, she had unshaped teeth and ungraceful walk.
- She has one younger sister (died) and one older.
- She is an American Red Cross ambassador.
- She once sued the publisher of British Glamour and Cosmopolitan magazines, when she was photographed with scars after she was found involved in a car accident along with boyfriend.
- Visit her official website @ nikitaylor.com.
- Connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.