Natalie Tynikawas born on December 26, 1984, in Concord, California, to Karen and Earl Nunn. Natalie has one sibling by the name of Ronald Nunn. She grew up in Pleasanton where her mother had taken two jobs to raise them.
Natalie attended Aragon High School in San Mateo and there, she ran on her school’s track team and competed in the 2002 Junior Olympics. She also attended the University of Southern California where she played a defender on the Trojans women’s soccer team.
Natalie Nunn Career
Natalie rose to fame when she was cast in the fourth season of the Bad Girls Club. She was removed from the show in Episode 11, after a physical altercation with castmates; Amber McWha, Lexie Woltz, and Kendra James during a trip to Santa Barbara, California. But she was brought back by Oxygen for future appearances on seasons 5 and 6 of the show due to her success on season 4.
In 2012, Natalie was featured on the Oxygen series “Tanisha Gets Married”. She served as a bridesmaid at her friend and former fellow Bad Girl Tanisha Thomas’s wedding, along with Florina Kaja and Amber Meade. The series premiered on May 7, 2012, and the finale aired on July 2, 2012.
Natalie hosts a Filmon TV show known as “The Tea Party with Natalie Nunn”, on which she holds interviews, discusses current events that are both domestic and worldwide, and talks about some of her own projects and experiences. The first episode of the show aired on June 22, 2012. The show’s co-hosts are socialite Milyn “Mimi” Jensen from Bad Girls Club Season 11 and transgender activist Gizelle. In December 2012, Nunn filmed another Bad Girls Club special with Season 8 cast member Camilla Poindexter. She also co-hosted “Making it to the Mansion, Miami”, the casting special for Bad Girls Club: Miami II, along with Poindexter. The special aired on August 6, 2013.
On May 28, 2013, Natalie released a book titled “Turn Down For What” and the book is an autobiographical book and guide for women. In October 2013, Natalie went to Brazil to film the music video “Na Atividade” by Bonde da Stronda. Her second book, a tell-all titled “Straight Like That” was released in November 2013.
In 2014, Natalie was cast on Bad Girls Club: Redemption. She was removed in episode 4, for starting a physical altercation with Raquel “Rocky” Santiago. Natalie has participated in several WeTV shows, such as Marriage Boot Camp, “Where Are They Now?”. She also starred in Lifetime’s reality show Mother/Daughter Experiment with her mother Karen Nunn.
Natalie Nunn Relationship/Marriage
Natalie met her current husband, Arizona Rattlers Arena Football League player, Jacob Payne while making an appearance in Detroit, Michigan in September 2011. The couple started officially dating in October 2011. In April 2012, Payne proposed to Natalie while vacationing in Negril, Jamaica. They were married on May 5, 2012. Their wedding was broadcast on the WE TVshow Bridezillas.
Natalie revealed on November 12, 2014, that she and her husband were expecting their first child and in February 2015, she revealed that she had had a miscarriage. In late 2016, she announced that she was pregnant again. On April 26, 2017, she gave birth to a healthy baby girl named Journey Ruth Payne.
Natalie dated Olamide Faison, from 2003 to 2009 and she was also romantically involved with many celebrities, including rapper Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, and Rihanna’s younger brother, RorreyFenty in 2011.
Natalie Nunn Salary/Net Worth
As of January 2021, Natalie is estimated to have a net worth of $500 thousand. She has made her wealth through her career as a reality television personality. She has appeared in several shows, including; The Bad Girls Club, Hair Battle Spectacular, Tanisha Gets Married, and Recently Marriage Bootcamp: Reality Stars, just to name a few. She also contested on the second season of Love Game: Bad Girls Need Love Too and Participated in the first season of Bad Girls’ All-Star Battle.