Kristen Taekman is a prominent American reality TV personality and model, recognized for her appearances on the renowned reality series “The Real Housewives of New York City.” This show revolves around the lives of the bustling Manhattan housewives as they navigate the intricate web of aspirations, careers, family, children, and friendships in the city.
The show was created by Scott Dunlop and featured a rotating cast of five women from the city in each new season. Some of the notable stars included Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, Luann de Lesseps, Taekman, and Kelly Bensimon.
Kristen Taekman was born on April 21, 1977, in Farmington, Connecticut, to her parents Karen Bennett Carroll (father) and Marty Carroll (mother). She grew up alongside her brother, Martin Carroll, sharing a close sibling bond during their childhood.
She enrolled in John Casablanca Modeling School, a local institution in the city, for her advanced education. As a teenager, she was an active member of her school’s basketball team but later discovered her passion for modeling and the world of fashion.
At the tender age of fourteen, while still a student in school, she landed her inaugural fashion project and seized the opportunity with unwavering determination. From that moment on, her journey in the world of modeling felt like the acquisition of wings, propelling her on a perpetual voyage to glamorous destinations like Italy, Paris, and New York.
Kristen Taekman became so deeply immersed in her work that she didn’t have the opportunity to enroll in college. This absence of college attendance is now understood, and we know the reason behind it.
- Full name: Kristen Taekman.
- Real name: Carroll Taekman.
- Nickname: Kristen.
- Date of Birth: 21 April 1977.
- Birthplace: Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America.
- Current City: New York, USA.
- Age: 43 years as of 2020.
- Horoscope: Taurus.
- Gender: Female.
- Sexuality: Heterosexual.
- Nationality: American.
- Ethnicity: White.
- Father: Karen Bennett Carroll.
- Mother: Marty Carroll.
- Brother: Martin Carroll.
- Sister: Unknown.
- Highest Qualification: High School Graduate.
- School: John Casablanca Modeling High School.
- Instagram: kristentaekman
Dating History & Spouse
Carroll lived in New York when she initially crossed paths with Josh Taekman, her current husband. Their introduction occurred in the early 2000s, facilitated by a mutual friend. Josh was utterly captivated by Carroll’s stunning beauty upon their first meeting. However, it wasn’t until eight months later that they began dating, during which time he remained an ardent admirer of her work and her extraordinary beauty.
After their casual romantic hangout phase had ended, they transitioned into a committed relationship. Eventually, the proposal for marriage took place on Halloween day, right in the picturesque Sheep Meadow of Central Park. Kristen couldn’t resist saying yes.
They legally tied the knot and became husband and wife in her favorite place, the Islands of Key West, Florida, on October 21, 2005. Their marital journey has been marked by numerous highs and lows, leading them to seek guidance from a therapist, as their connection holds immense significance for both of them.
Kristen Taekman and Josh have two adorable children: a ten-year-old boy named Cassius Taekman and a beautiful six-year-old baby girl named Kingsley Taekman.
- Marital Status: Married.
- Past Affairs: Will update soon.
- Boyfriend: None.
- Husband: Josh Taekman.
- Son: Cassius Taekman.
- Daughter: Kingsley Taekman.
- Eating Habits: Non-Vegan.
- Smoke: No.
- Drinks: Occasionally.
- Pet: Dog (Lola).
Physical Stats & More
This 43-year-old individual boasts a height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 centimeters) and possesses striking emerald green eyes, complemented by naturally blonde, medium-length silky hair, and a lovely fair complexion.
The mother of two maintains a weight of approximately 57 kilograms and continues to captivate everyone with her stunning body curves, which measure 34-25-35.
Kristen Taekman has not only stuck to a strict regimen of wholesome, green, and nutritious food, but she has also completely eliminated all unhealthy options from her diet.
- In Feet & Inches: 5feet 10inch
- In Centimeters: 178 cms
- In Meters:78 m
- In Kilograms: 57 kgs
- In Pounds: 126 lbs
- Eye color: Green.
- Hair color: Blonde.
- Skin complexion: Extreme Fair.
- Hair type: Wavy.
- Body type: Pear-shaped.
- Figure measurements: 34-25-35.
- Tattoo(s): Three tattoos.
She commenced her career at the tender age of fourteen, delving into the world of modeling when she turned sixteen, and subsequently embarked on a global tour.
Once she inked contracts with several prestigious New York modeling agencies, she swiftly graced the covers of renowned magazines like Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, and Vogue Australia. Her portfolio also boasts impressive advertising campaigns for industry giants such as L’Oreal and Clairol.
Kristen Taekman was invited to join the cast of the TV reality show “The Real Housewives of New York City.” The show delved into the lives of affluent Manhattan housewives as they navigated the challenges of pursuing their aspirations, managing their careers, and maintaining their personal lives.
During her time on the show, some of her personal issues with her husband were brought to light, but they were able to resolve them after seeking guidance from a relationship advisor.
She is also the creator of a local cosmetics brand called “Pop of Color,” specializing in nail enamel. This brand has been steadily gaining popularity in New York City.
- Profession: Actress, Model, and Entrepreneur.
- Net Worth: US$ 20 Million.
- Income Source: Business and Endorsements.
- House: A lavish Villa in New York.
- Car Collection: SUV and Sedan.
Other Random Information about Kristen Taekman
- Taekman is a successful model, mother, and loving wife besides all these she is also an emerging businesswoman as she has set up a greeting card company along with her husband Josh Taekman which is incorporated with the name of the 2nd Street Press.
- Kristen has been spotted enjoying the sun rays and fulfilling her vitamin D deficiency at the beaches of California, Malibu on 26th August 2020.
- This model is provided with the great traveling experiences and even being a traveler by her heart she has been to the Grand Canyon National Park on 25 July 2020 amid this pandemic while following all the precautions.
- Even after being busy and active on her, almost all the social media platforms she even writes the fashion blogs for her fans and trains them about the styling of clothes and how to create news look all by themselves.
- She is the official brand ambassador to brands such as Clinique, Flat Tummy Co. Tea, Like To Know it, Fab Fit Fun, etc.
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- This 43 years old model has even worked with the prestigious photographers such as Antoine Verglas and Ben Watts.
- Kristen Taekman has three tattoos on her body.
- As of a surprising fact, she had not sipped the cup of coffee in the last five years, she switched to hot herbal tea to keep her belly fat away.