The Great British Bake Off star is a British-born Muslim and wears a hijab, and says she is always nervous travelling to America.
Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has said she would never accept an arranged marriage for her daughter - despite the success of her own arranged marriage
Other names being thrown into the ring include Maya Jama, 'Love Island' host Caroline Flack and comedian Richard Ayoade.
Simon Gregson - who plays Steve McDonald on 'Coronation Street' - encouraged his fans to watch Nadiya Hussain's one-off documentary on the subject.
The BBC has reportedly axed a two-part series in which Great British Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain was to make a pilgrimage to Mecca. Called The Hajj, it was set to the TV presenter as she left her home in Buckinghamshire to join the millions of muslims who make the annual journey to the holy city in Saudi Arabia. The BBC announced she would be fronting the documentary show last May, adding that Hussain was ‘the perfect person to share with viewers her experience of one of the world’s truly great human spectacles’.
It’s been a rather dramatic week for fans of The Great British Bake Off, with it being revealed that the BBC had lost the much-loved baking programme to Channel 4, and hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins promptly quitting. There has since been a whole load of speculation about whether Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood were planning to follow suit, alongside a huge question mark over who the new GBBO host could be. The newest name to be thrown into the mix is Bake Off’s breakout star, last year’s winner Nadiya Hussain.
Love Productions, who make the popular baking show, has ended its contract with the Beeb and signed a new three-year deal with Channel 4. What’s more, in a statement Channel 4 said it has drawn up plans to make the next series a celebrity version. Jay Hunt, Channel 4’s chief creative officer, said: “Channel 4 is very proud to be the new home for The Great British Bake Off.
We can’t believe it’s been a year since Nadiya Hussain was crowned the 2015 Great British Bake Off champ. Since winning the BBC series Nadiya’s career has skyrocketed, with book deals and TV appearances. She even landed the gig of baking the Queen’s 90th birthday cake. What an honour! So you’d think that her trophy for winning the popular baking contest would be sitting pride of place in her house? Wrong!
The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has opened up about the popular BBC baking show’s judges, admitting that she was afraid of Mary Berry. Featuring on the cover of the August issue of Good Housekeeping, Nadiya opens up about her new life, cake making for Her Majesty the Queen and her stint on Bake Off in 2015, which concluded in a triumphant result. Reflecting on her time in the tent, the nation’s sweetheart admitted that Paul Hollywood – despite a (sometimes) stern exterior – managed to cheer her up when she became overwhelmed with the stress of filming.
The nation fell in love with Nadiya Hussain when she competed in and consequently won the BBC’s Great British Bake Off last year, but the TV star has revealed that she often suffers Islamophobic abuse when out and about. Speaking to The Times, Nadiya admitted that terrorist attacks carried out across Europe have affected her day-to-day life in Britain.
Inspirational Woman 2015 aka The Great British Bake Off’s Nadiya Hussain has spoken out about the criticisms she received for baking the Queen’s ‘wonky’ 90th birthday cake the other week. Speaking to the ladies of Loose Women, Nadiya shrugged off the haters, and said that she 'couldn’t care less’ about what people thought of the cake. Nadiya Hussain’s career has gone from strength-to-strength since she was crowned the more-than-worthy winner of 2015′s Great British Bake-Off.
Nadiya Hussain’s career has gone from strength-to-strength since she was crowned the more-than-worthy winner of 2015′s Great British Bake-Off.
<p>What a year it’s been on telly - from Nadiya Hussain winning Bake Off to Cookie Lyon snatching wigs left, right and centre on Empire.</p><p>We got all emosh as EastEnders revealed Bobby Beale as sister Lucy’s killer in February, while the likes of Hollyoaks, Corrie and Emmerdale also kept us on the edge of our seats in soap land.</p><p>There was plenty of reality TV drama too from an explosive series of Celebrity Big Brother featuring Katie Hopkins to Lady C’s antics on I’m a Celebrity.</p><p>Then there were the dramas! Oh, the dramas. We were spoiled for choice this year with shows such as Game of Thrones, Humans, London Spy and more.</p><p>Read our countdown of the best 10 shows of 2015 - and have your say in the comments or by tweeting @YahooCelebUK.</p>
Over the autumn, Nadiya won the hearts of the British public with her show-stopping baking talent (that snake charmer’s basket anyone?!), as well as her endearing self-deprecating humour, and more than 13 million of us jumped off our sofas as she was crowned this year’s Bake Off champ in October. Speaking exclusively to Yahoo Celeb over, what else, but some delicious cake (big thank you to our friends at Hummingbird Bakery!), Nadiya admitted she was shocked by the honour.
Which judge would this year’s Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain rather go round to for Christmas? “Paul is really cheeky to Mary, they’ve got a really lovely relationship,” says Nadiya when we asked her who is naughtier.
This year’s Great British Bake Off not only made a total star out of winner and Yahoo Celebrity’s TV Personality of the Year Nadiya Hussain, but it also made an unlikely star out of her husband Abdal. In fact, after making a brief appearance on the final, Twitter went WILD for the hunky dad-of-three and Nadiya tells us he’s been inundated flirty messages from women on Twitter. “But then this Twitter thing happened, people sending him private messages - bit weird.
Not only did this year’s Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain make us drool with her amazing creations, but she became a viral sensation too - and all because of her face.