Since winning 2015's Great British Bake Off in a finale watched by over 13 million viewers, Nadiya Hussain has become a national treasure. She has presented four of her own BBC2 cookery series to great acclaim, with episodesreaching on average 1.9 million viewers each week. A fifth series broadcasts in 2021 and a sixth is in the works. Her series have also been shown internationally on Netflix and her cookbooks have published into the USA, Germany and the Netherlands, with more territories anticipated.
Nadiya's other projects have included a series of childrens books and a memoir, a reporting role for The One Show, a range of cookware and partnerships with major brands.Nadiya writes a regular column for The Times and has become recognised as a commentator on mental health and anxiety.
Born in Luton to British Bangladeshi parents, Nadiya now lives in Milton Keynes with her husband, Abdal, and their three teenage children. She was recently awarded an MBE for services to broadcasting and the culinary arts.