'Make Me a Supermodel' host Nikki Taylor expecting first child
By John Bracchitta, 11/03/2008
Make Me a Supermodel host Niki Taylor and her NASCAR husband Burney Lamar have announced they are expecting their first child.
"Burney and I are very excited with this stage of our lives," Taylor toldPeople in a Thursday statement. "We're thrilled."
The 33-year-old former Sports Illustrated supermodel -- who already has twin 13-year-old boys from a prior marriage -- is due in March, according to People.
Taylor was previously married to Arena Football League player Matt Martinez from 1993 until 1996. Taylor and Lamar married in 2006 after meeting at a charity autograph signing event.
Make Me A Supermodel's first season premiered in January and featured 14 co-ed contestants living together in a Manhattan loft while also competing in a series of challenges designed to test their potential on the catwalk.
Holly Kiser, a 21-year-old from Coeburn, VA, took home Make Me a Supermodel's first-season title, which included $100,000 and a modeling agency contract with New York Model management.
Bravo renewedMake Me A Supermodel for a second season in July. It is currently slated to premiere sometime in 2009.