Taniya Nayak Biography and Wikipedia
Born in Nagpur, India, Taniya Nayak is an interior designer and television host. She is known for appearing on the HGTV series Battle on the Beach. Nayak was also a co-host of HGTV’s Build It Forward and The Great Christmas Light Fight on ABC. Moreover, she is the principal interior architect at Taniya Nayak Design Inc. Nayak also hosts a podcast, The Break.
Taniya Nayak Age | Birthday
Nayak is 49 years old (age as of 2022). She was born on February 22, 1973. The HGTV star, Nayak celebrates her birthday on the 22nd of February each year.
Taniya Nayak Parents
Nayak was born in Nagpur, India to her parents; B.D. Nayak, her father, and Leela Nayak, her mother. Nayak’s father is an architect, and he received his Fellowship from AIA in 2017. Moreover, Nayak has a sister, Yoshika Sherring.
Taniya Nayak Nationality and Ethnicity
Nayak was born in India and raised in Boston. Nayak is an Indian-American when it comes to her nationality and as for her ethnicity, she has Indian descent.
Taniya Nayak Height
Nayak stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 3 inches (1.6 meters).
Taniya Nayak Husband
Nayak is married to Brian O’Donnell since 2007. The pair met when Nayak was working as a bartender. Her husband, Brian O’Donnell is a restauranteur in the greater Boston area, and he owns several restaurants including Lower Hills Tavern, Yellow Door Taqueria, and Madre Osteria & Bar, among others. Nayak and Brian O’Donnell live in Boston and have been married for 14 years as of May 2022.
Taniya Nayak Children
As of May 2022, Nayak and her husband Brian O’Donnell have no children. They however have a dog called Flynn.
Taniya Nayak Education
Nayak holds a Master’s in Interior Architecture from Boston Architectural College. She attended the University of Massachusetts Lowell where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.
Taniya Nayak Job
Nayak is an interior designer, restaurant owner, and television host. She is the founder and principal interior architect at Taniya Nayak Design Inc, a company that focuses on creating inspired commercial and residential spaces. She designed several restaurants including Yellow Door Taqueria, Tavern & Table, Bostonia Public House, Door No.7, and The Poynt.
Additionally, Nayak has been featured as a design expert on HGTV and Food Network. She was a design expert on HGTV’s Urban Oasis in Boston, Billion Dollar Block, House Hunters on Vacation, and Designed to Sell. She is also a design expert on Food Network’s Restaurant: Impossible.
Moreover, Nayak was a co-host of Build It Forward on HGTV and The Great Christmas Light Fight(2016) on ABC. She hosts The Break podcast.
Taniya Nayak HGTV and Battle on the Beach
Nayak appears on the HGTV series Battle on the Beach. Season one of the series premiered in 2021, whereby she featured as a mentor. Nayak and her team of house flippers won in season 1. She returns in season two of Battle on the Beach as a mentor which premieres June 5, 2022, on HGTV. Other mentors on season 2 of Battle on the Beach are Alison Victoria and Ty Pennington. They will mentor three teams of house flippers battling it out for a $50,000 grand prize. Each team will “renovate identical beachfront properties.” Sarah and Bryan Baeumler will serve as judges of Battle on the Beach season 2.
Moreover, Nayak has co-hosted, hosted, and competed in a number of HGTV shows. She was featured in HGTV’s Designed to Sell, after which she began co-hosting House Hunters on Vacation, alongside Carter Oosterhouse. Additionally, Nayak was a co-host of HGTV’s Build It Forward.
Taniya Nayak Build It Forward
Nayak is a co-host of HGTV’s Build It Forward, alongside Shane Duffy. Nayak and builder Shane Duffy “will surprise five dedicated community heroes with life-enhancing renovation for their home and community project.”
Taniya Nayak Net worth
Nayak has an estimated net worth of $2 million- $5 million. She is an interior designer and HGTV host/designer. She was the co-host of HGTV’s Build It Forward and Battle on the Beach among others. Nayak is also a design expert on Food Network’s Restaurant: Impossible.
Taniya is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @taniyanayak