Nigel Barker Net Worth


Nigel Barker Net Worth : $45 Million


Photographer and a former Reality TV Personality


Sri Lankan- English

Source of Wealth

Photography, Reality Shows

Years of Experience

16 years

Date of Birth

April 27, 1972


A-levels in chemistry, biology, and physics from Bryanston School

Marital Status



2 (Jack and Jasmine)

Nigel Barker’s Total Net Worth

Nigel Barker is a Sri-Lankan English photographer, reality show personality, model and author with a net worth of $45 million. Born on April 27, 1972, in London, Nigel is the son of former Miss Sri Lanka, who always wanted her son to pursue a career in modeling. In 1996, he started his career in fashion photography. He is best known for his appearance as a judge and a photographer on the reality show ‘America’s Next Top Model’. He also serves as an executive producer for a photography based reality contest on VH1 ‘The Shot’. He is married to Christen, a model and a cover girl representative, and lives in New York with their children, Jack and Jasmine.

Business Investments

Nigel Barker Photography Gallery

Nigel opened his own photo studio called ‘StudioNB’ in Manhattan. His various photo credits include Cover, Seventeen, Lexus, GQ, Pamela Roland, Town and Country, Nine West, Ford, and Sony.

He directed and produced documentaries, such as ‘A Sealed Fate?’ and ‘Generation Free’. He serves as a spokesperson for some of the prominent brands, like Sony, Nine West, Microsoft and Crest White Strips. In January 2009, Nigel opened a photography exhibit named ‘Haiti: Hunger and Hope’, which earned him a ‘Do Something with Style Nomination’ in VH1 Do Something Awards.

Private Fortunes

Nigel Barker lives with his wife and two children at a lavish home in New York City.

Nigel’s Ventures

Nigel began his career as a model for brands, like Giorgio Armani, Valentino, Donna Karan, Kenzo, and Ralph Lauren. He served as a judge for Miss America Pageant, in 2007 and Miss Universe Pageant, in 2012. He served as a judge with Tyra Banks on the famous reality contest ‘America’s Next Top Model’. He gave several cameo appearances in TV series, like Stylista, Style Her Famous, The Young & The Restless, Privileged and Ugly Betty. He also played a cameo role in a feature film ‘Arthur’.

Besides having a glamorous career, Nigel also wrote a book on beauty, named “Nigel Barker’s Beauty Equation: Revealing a Better and More Beautiful You”.

He has hosted a number of award ceremonies, such as Emmy Awards, the Genesis Awards, Go Green Galas and 2010 Global Fashion Awards.


Nigel began his career as a model by participating in a contest called ‘The Clothes Show’, where he ended up as a finalist. He modelled for approximately 10 years in London, Paris, Milan and New York City. Then, in 1996, he transitioned to a fashion photographer. He served both as a judge and a photographer in the popular TV show ‘America’s Next Top Model’.