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Niki Taylor


Model-turned-reality-TV-participant known on her behalf appearances about Celebrity Apprentice and Bravo’s Make Me a Supermodel. At age group 14, she was presented for the cover of Seventeen journal, and the next year she produced the cover of Vogue. In 2001, she was critically wounded in a vehicle accident that remaining her unconscious for six weeks and on bed rest for yet another month. She got two kids with NASCAR drivers Burney Lamar after a short marriage to Market football participant Matt Martinez. She co-hosted the Bravo series Make Me a Supermodel alongside Tyson Beckford.

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Full Name Niki Taylor
Date Of Birth March 5, 1975
Place Of Birth Fort Lauderdale, FL
Height 1.8 m
Profession Model
Education Cooper City High School
Nationality American
Spouse Burney Lamar, Matt Martinez
Children Rex Harrison Lamar, Ciel Taylor Lamar, Jake Martinez, Hunter Martinez
Parents Ken Taylor, Barbara Taylor
Siblings Krissy Taylor
TV Shows The Apprentice, Make Me a Supermodel
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1American Red Cross ambassador.
2Niki has four children. Twin sons, Jake and Hunter, born in December 1994, with ex-husband Matt Martinez. Daughter, Ciel Taylor Lamar, born March 4, 2009 weighing, 7 lbs, 8 oz and son, Rex Harrison Lamar, born November 16, 2011, weighing, 7 lbs, 5 oz, with husband Burney Lamar, in Nashville, Tennessee.
3Resides in Nashville, Tennessee, where she owns a clothing boutique.
4Niki and Nascar driver Burney Lamar, were married on December 27, 2006 at the Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, California. They were married by Pastor Rob Taylor, who is their church pastor at Calvary Chapel, located in Brentwood, California. Niki wore a gown by Vera Wang.
5Father, Ken, is a Florida Highway Patrolman and mother, Barbara, is a photographer.
6Middle child of three girls.
7Was clumsy as a child with crooked teeth.
8Launched her perfume, "Begin", by Niki Taylor, in October 2005.
9Sued the publisher of British Glamour and Cosmopolitan magazines for photographing her scars after she was in a car accident with her boyfriend.
10Critically injured in an automobile crash in 2001, when her then-boyfriend reached down to answer his cellular phone and swerved off the road. She has had 41 surgeries since, and has been recovering remarkably.
11Grew up in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
12Younger sister, Krissy Taylor, also a model, died on July 2, 1995. Her sudden death was caused by right ventricular dysplasia. Niki found her in their parents' home.



The Doctors2011TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Unzipped1995Documentary very special thanks



Good Morning America2003-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
The Apprentice2011-2013TV SeriesHerself - Contestant / Herself - Meatball Customer / Herself / ...
Day Jobs2012TV SeriesHerself
Emeril's Table2011TV Series documentaryHerself
The Doctors2011TV Series
Celebrity Close Calls2011TV SeriesHerself
The Dish2011TV SeriesHerself
The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
The 2010 Miss Universe Pageant2010TV SpecialHerself - Judge
Make Me a Supermodel2008-2010TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHerself
A-List Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Fashion News Live2008TV SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2008TV SeriesHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2008TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008TV SeriesHerself
InStyle: Celebrity Weddings2007TV MovieHerself
Boulevard of Broken Dreams2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Rachael Ray2006TV SeriesHerself
I Love the '90s: Part Deux2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Connie Chung Tonight2003TV SeriesHerself
The 29th Annual American Music Awards2002TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit '991999TV Movie documentaryHerself - Model
Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit '971997TV SpecialHerself
MTV Video Music Awards 19951995TV SpecialHerself
House of Style1995TV SeriesHerself - Host
The 9th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1995TV SpecialHerself
Unzipped1995DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993TV SeriesHerself

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