Massachusetts-based designer Taniya Nayak needs little introduction because she is a highly acclaimed designer from the area. Not only that but she is also a successful business owner. Here are a few things you need to know about her including her net worth.
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Taniya Nayak Net Worth: How Rich Is The Interior Designer?
An exact number for Taniya Nayak’s net worth never got revealed. But, most of the wiki-sites state that she sits on a total net worth of $1.2 million. She and her husband are the owners of multiple restaurants in the New England area so the revenue from those businesses also adds to her burgeoning net worth.
How Much Does Taniya Nayak Earn In Salary?
Taniya Nayak is a host of a few popular shows on different TV networks. She hosts TV shows on HGTV and Food Networks. Those networks pay their host based on the popularity of the show. “Flip or Flop”s Tarek and Christina received an appearance fee of $10,000 per episode of their show.
When Christina started hosting her show, Christina On The Coast, she bagged nearly $50,000 per episode in 2019. Property Brothers stars charged up to $60,000 per episode. Whereas, Fixer Upper’s Chip and Joanna charged $30,000 per episode.
So, we believe that Taniya’s show Restaurant: Impossible was quite popular. She hosted the show from 2011 to 2020. So, we believe that she pocketed the estimated salary of $20,000 to $30,000 per episode of the show for her expertise as a designer and host of the HGTV shows,
Taniya Nayak TV Shows
According to Taniya Nayak’s IMDB, she received a total of 21 credits for her TV show appearances. But, she gained wider recognition for four TV shows which are Battle on the Beach (2021), The Great Christmas Light Fight (2015-2020), Restaurant: Impossible (2011-2020), and Rachel Ray (2012-2018).
What Is Taniya Nayak Famous For?
Taniya Nayak is an acclaimed interior designer in and out of TV shows. She is the owner of a very successful interior design firm named Taniya Nayak Design, Inc.
Taniya attended Boston Architectural College (BAC) for her master’s degree in interior architecture. Taniya’s design style and upbeat personality landed her first television gig on ABC Family’s Knock First. After that, she approached to establish herself in HGTV as a designer on the show “Designed to Sell.” In the show, she helped homeowners add value and prepare their homes for the market.
Her successful career as an interior designer on TV helped her become a household name. Along with a successful TV career, she gained a wide range of experiences designing for a wide range of spaces and budgets.
Moreover, In 2005, Taniya established her design firm named Taniya Nayak Design, Inc. The firm has developed an impressive range of clientele, from restaurants to condo developments, to high-end residential spaces. TND’s designs can be seen from construction development at the Treadmark Condominiums in Dorchester, MA, to the homes of legendary athletes such as Patrice Bergeron, a professional hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins, and Cam Neeley, a former NHL player and the current president of the Boston Bruins.
In 2011, Taniya became the recipient of honor with an Excellence in Design award from ASID New England, and she currently serves on the advisory board for her alma mater, Boston Architectural College.
But before getting into designing, Taniya worked in marketing. She enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Lowell from where she earned her undergraduate degree in Marketing. Taniya started working job after job in fields that she couldn’t connect with.
Taniya shared, “I thought marketing was a creative avenue for me in business, but the only jobs I got after graduating were sales jobs, and it didn’t pan out well for me. I had an ‘aha’ moment one night laying in bed, thinking that I was too young to be doing a job I hated for the rest of my life.”
Who Is Taniya Nayak Married To?
Taniya Nayak married Brian O’Donnell, who is a restauranter by profession. They shared their wedding vows in 2007. The couple celebrates their wedding anniversary on 7 April every year.
On their 11th, Taniya took to her Instagram to write — “A study in opposites” is what we’ve been called (and it ain’t a lie). Opposites attract. 11 yrs and I still can’t wait to hear your ridiculous cackle when you laugh at your jokes. Happy anniversary B! Cheers to a lifetime. 🥂 .”
Tanya and her husband live together in greater Boston are when they are not traveling for work.
Where Is Taniya Nayak From?
Taniya Nayak was born in Nagpur, India. But, she and her parents immigrated to the United States, and she grew up in Boston, Massachusetts.
Where Does Taniya Nayak Live?
Taniya currently resides with her husband in Milton, Massachusetts.
Who Are Taniya Nayak’s Family Members?
Taniya Nayak is a daughter of B.D. Nayak, a renowned Boston-area architect. When her father got a scholarship to go to MIT, her family immigrated from India and started their new life in the United States. His business BD Nayak Architects & Planner was selected for the 2010 Best of Business Award in the Architects category.
Furthermore, Taniya cited often cited her father as the biggest mentor in her life. Talking about her parents, she shared, “Generally speaking, Indian parents can have very high expectations for their kids. You can talk to pretty much any first-generation kid and hear about how their parents expect them to be doctors or lawyers. My dad tried to steer me in a different direction than architecture for a while, but he is so happy with where I’m at now.”
Initially, Taniya wanted to become an architect like her father. But father shared that the hours were long and not very conducive to family life so she switched to building her career in business.
Her mother is Leela Nayak. According to one of her Facebook posts, her parents married in May 1966. They have set an example for Tanihya on true love, partnership, teamwork, family values, and devotion.
How Tall Is Taniya Nayak?
Taniya Nayak stands tall to the height of 5 feet 7 inches.