Childhood & Early Life
Natalie Tynika Nunn was born on December 26, 1984, in Concord, California, USA, to Karen and Earl Nunn. She grew up in Pleasanton, California, along with her brother Ronald Nunn. While attending ‘Aragon High School’ in San Mateo, Nunn was part of her school’s track team. As was one of the best athletes of ‘Aragon High School,’ she participated in the 2002 ‘Junior Olympics.’
After graduating from high school, she went to ‘University of Southern California’ (USC), where she was part of the ‘Trojans’ women’s soccer team, which represents ‘USC’ in ‘National Collegiate Athletic Association Division.’ While attending ‘USC,’ Nunn became passionate about acting. Subsequently, she decided to drop out of the university to pursue a career in television.
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Natalie Nunn gained prominence after appearing in the fourth season of ‘Bad Girls Club,’ which was premiered on ‘Oxygen’ on December 1, 2009. During the show, Nunn was involved in a physical altercation with fellow contestants Kendra James, Amber McWha, and Lexie Woltz, which led to her elimination from the show.
In 2010, she appeared as a guest judge in one of the episodes of the popular reality TV series ‘Hair Battle Spectacular.’ In the same year, she was invited to be a part of the fifth season of ‘Bad Girls Club.’
In 2011, she was cast as one of the competitors in the second season of ‘Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too,’ a spin-off of ‘Bad Girls Club.’ Hosted by former ‘Bad Girls Club’ contestant Tanisha Thomas, the season premiered on ‘Oxygen’ on April 18, 2011. Nunn was declared runner-up of the show, as she lost to Lea Beaulieu from the fifth season of ‘Bad Girls Club.’ In 2011, she made a guest appearance in the sixth season of ‘Bad Girls Club.’
On January 16, 2012, Nunn made a guest appearance in the third season of ‘Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too.’ On June 11, 2012, she was seen in an episode titled ‘You Say He's Just a Friend’ from the reality documentary television series ‘Tanisha Gets Married.’ In the series, she served as the bridesmaid at her friend Tanisha Thomas’ wedding.
In 2012, Nunn appeared on ‘Bridezillas,’ a reality TV series which follows the lives of soon-to-be-married women. In the same year, she also started hosting a TV show titled ‘Tea Party with Natalie Nunn.’ In December 2012, Nunn became part of another ‘Bad Girls Club’ special titled ‘Making it to the Mansion, ATL,’ along with Camilla Poindexter. The TV special was aired on January 8, 2013.
In 2013, Nunn was cast as one of the competitors in the reality competition series ‘Bad Girls All-Star Battle’ where she finished fifth. On May 28, 2013, she released an autobiographical book titled ‘Turn Down For What.’ In November 2013, she released another book titled ‘Straight Like That’ which received positive reviews from critics.
In 2015, she took part in ‘Marriage Boot Camp,’ a spin-off of ‘Bridezillas.’ In the same year, she was also seen in a documentary titled ‘Conversations with Cordell Capone.’ The following year, she appeared alongside her mother, Karen, in a reality show titled ‘Mother/Daughter Experiment.’
In 2018, she became one of the contestants on the popular British reality TV series ‘Celebrity Big Brother.’ Unfortunately, she was first to be eliminated. In the same year, she also appeared as a guest panelist in one of the episodes of the British TV show ‘The Wright Stuff.’
Natalie Nunn is also an entrepreneur, as she owns a fitness as well as a cosmetics brand. She has a website which sells different kinds of lashes. She also sells various fitness packages as well as clothing. She also uses her website to update her fans about her upcoming events.
Natalie Nunn is a social media influencer as well. Her official Instagram page, where she posts interesting pictures and videos, has more than one million followers. Her Twitter page, which was created on February 19, 2009, has managed to collect more than 450,000 followers.
Family & Personal Life
Natalie Nunn met Jacob Payne in September 2011, in Detroit, Michigan. Payne is a professional football player, who played indoor American football for ‘Arizona Rattlers.’ Nunn and Payne started dating in October 2011. In April 2012, they went on a vacation to Negril, Jamaica, where Payne proposed to Nunn. The couple got married on May 5, 2012, and their wedding was broadcast on TV as part of the reality series ‘Bridezillas.’
After marrying Nunn, Jacob Payne left the ‘Arena Football League’ to play in other countries, including Brazil.
On November 12, 2014, it was announced that Natalie Nunn was pregnant with her first child. However, she suffered a miscarriage. In 2016, she revealed that she was pregnant again. On April 16, 2017, Nunn and Payne were blessed with a daughter named Journey Ruth Payne. Natalie Nunn lives in the United States, along with her husband and daughter.