Kristen Taekman, born as Kristen Carroll Taekman is popular for her cast in the Real Housewives of New York is a famous model and TV celebrity.
Taekman has modeled and shot for various prominent agencies such as Glamour, the Australian edition of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar. She is also well known for promoting advertising campaigns for Clairol and L’Oreal. Keep reading to know all about Kristen's education, family, marriage, early life, career, married life, divorce, children, affairs, parents, mother, relationship, lifestyle, net worth, couple, salary, award, father, cars, houses, bikes and much more.
Kristen Early life and education
The famous model and TV personality, Kristen Taekman was born on June 16th, 1979. She was born in Farmington, Connecticut.
Kristen began modeling since her early teen; 14 years. After turning legal age of 18, Kristen moved to New York to hasten her modeling career. Seeing her beauty, grace and outstanding charisma, Taekman, in a short span of six months, was moved by her agency to Paris where she worked for 3 years.
Before having a modeling career, Kristen used to scoop ice-cream at Farmington miniature golf course.
Taekman has a very polished resume and a career that models of her standing dream for. Kristen has done demonstration work in Milan, Paris. She has exhibited for Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, and Kristen has even walked in the first-ever Dsquared2 women’s fashion show in 2005 along with Naomi Campbell.
Image: Kristen posing for a photo shoot;
Being an influencer and a trendsetter, Kristen and Ricky’s NYC are working together to kick start Kristen own nail clean line called Pop of Color. Her most notable work is her casting in the sixth season of Bravo’s Real Housewives of New York City.
Trivial to her other accomplishments, Kristen has founded her 2nd street greeting card business and also maintains a popular parenting blog. Her versatility in her profession and her business can be easily be concluded as her secret to success.
Kristen Personal life
Kristen Taekman is married to a very famous and successful businessman, Josh Taekman. The couple met in New York City and it is reported that Josh proposed to Kristen on her most favorite holiday, the Halloween, the handsome couple got married in August 2005. The couple begot two offsprings; son Cassius Taekman (2010) and daughter Kingsley Taekman (2013).
Image: Kristen's husband and her two children;
In an interview with BuzzFeed, Kristen revealed that she hates vegetables but likes mushroom as her pizza toppings. She said she prefers poker to solitaire and her best friend’s name is Elsa. She also revealed that her hidden talent is singing.
Kristen likes to sleep in her comfortable pajamas and prefers tea over coffee. Kristen is a big fan of the movie Die Hard. Her favorite beverage is white Sauvignon blanc.
Kristen Net Worth
Kristen Taekman estimated net worth is $500,000 USD, but if we take into consideration her net worth with her husband Josh Taekman it concludes with $20 million dollars.
Josh worked as Vice President of marketing for Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment label. Later after the label company was bought off, Josh launched Vitalize Labs in 2006.