Nadiya Hussain was the winner of 2015's Great British Bake Off in a finale watched by over 13 million viewers, and she has since become a national treasure. Nadiya has presented several of her own BBC2 cookery series to great acclaim, with episodes reaching on average 1.9 million viewers each week. Her series have also been shown internationally on Netflix and her cookbooks published into the USA, Germany and the Netherlands. Nadiya's other projects have included several standalone travelogue TV programmes, a series of childrens books, a reporting role for The One Show, a range of cookware and partnerships with major brands. Nadiya writes a regular column for The Times and has become recognised as a commentator on mental health after opening up about her own struggles with anxiety. Born in Luton to British Bangladeshi parents, Nadiya now lives in Milton Keynes with her husband, Abdal, and their three teenage children. She was recently awarded an MBE for services to broadcasting and the culinary arts. Her previous cookery titles include Nadiya's Kitchen, Nadiya's British Food Adventure, Nadiya's Family Favourites, Time to Eat and Nadiya Bakes.