Nicole Byer

Nicole Byer

Date of Birth

Birthday: August 29
Birthplace: Lincroft, New Jersey

The versatile actress, comedian, writer, author and podcaster is the host of Netflix's hit reality competition baking series, the twice Emmy-nominated Nailed It!. Fans can hear Nicole on five different podcasts, including Why Won't You Date Me? and Best Friends. Byer made history this season by becoming the first Black woman ever to be nominated in the category of Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program.

The versatile actress, comedian, writer, author and podcaster is the host of Netflix's hit reality competition baking series, the twice Emmy-nominated Nailed It!. Fans can hear Nicole on five different podcasts, including Why Won't You Date Me? and Best Friends. Byer made history this season by becoming the first Black woman ever to be nominated in the category of Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program. She is also known for her standout appearances on MTV's hit show Girl Code and recently released her book #VERYFAT #VERYBRAVE: The Fat Girl's Guide to Being #Brave and Not a Dejected, Melancholy, Down-in-the-Dumps Weeping Fat Girl in a Bikini.

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Awards & Nominations

6 Nominations
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Competition Program - 2022
  • Nominee
  • Nicole Byer, Host
  • Nailed It!
  • Netflix
  • Magical Elves for Netflix
Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special - 2022
Outstanding Competition Program - 2022
  • Nominee
  • Nicole Byer, Executive Producer
  • Nailed It!
  • Netflix
  • Magical Elves for Netflix
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Competition Program - 2021
  • Nominee
  • Nicole Byer, Host
  • Nailed It!
  • Netflix
  • Magical Elves for Netflix
Outstanding Competition Program - 2021
  • Nominee
  • Nicole Byer, Executive Producer
  • Nailed It!
  • Netflix
  • Magical Elves for Netflix
Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Competition Program - 2020
  • Nominee
  • Nicole Byer, Host
  • Nailed It!
  • Netflix
  • Magical Elves Productions

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Sasheer Zamata, Nicole Byer
Nicole Byer
Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Karamo Brown, Nicole Byer, Antoni Porowski, and Bobby Berk backstage at the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Nicole Byer presents the award for Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Reality or Competition Series at the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Nicole Byer speaks on stage at the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Nicole Byer arrives at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
Nicole Byer arrives at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
Nicole Byer presents an award during the 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Nicole Byer speaks to the press at the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys, September 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Sasheer Zamata, Nicole Byer
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Sasheer Zamata of Home Economics and Emmy presenter Nicole Byer at the Governors Gala

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Nicole Byer
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Nicole Byer of Nailed It!  and Nicole Byer: BBW (Big Beautiful Weirdo) on the red carpet

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Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Karamo Brown, Nicole Byer, Antoni Porowski, and Bobby Berk backstage at the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
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Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Karamo Brown, Nicole Byer, Antoni Porowski, and Bobby Berk backstage at the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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Nicole Byer presents the award for Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Reality or Competition Series at the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
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Nicole Byer presents the award for Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Reality or Competition Series at the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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Nicole Byer speaks on stage at the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
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Nicole Byer speaks on stage at the 2022 Creative Arts Emmy Awards. 

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Nicole Byer arrives at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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Nicole Byer arrives at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

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Nicole Byer arrives at the 73rd Emmy Awards, September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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Nicole Byer arrives at the 73rd Emmy Awards

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Nicole Byer presents an award during the 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
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Nicole Byer at the 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

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Nicole Byer speaks to the press at the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys, September 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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Nicole Byer speaks to the press at the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys, September 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

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Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards. 

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