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Nadiya Hussain Biography

Birth Name:
Nadiya Jamir Hussain
Birth Place:
Luton, Bedfordshire, England

Fast Facts

  • Started wearing a hijab at the age of 14 to cover up her bad hair after her father gave her a bad hair cut
  • Learned to bake by reading recipe books and watching YouTube videos
  • Won the sixth series of The Great British Bake Off in 2015
  • Baked a cake for Queen Elizabeth II's 90th Birthday celebrations
  • Named by Debrett's as one of the 500 most influential people in the UK in 2016