Nick Bateman was born on 18-11-1986 in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. Nick is a Canadian Film Actor, Television Actor, Model & Martial Artist. Nick Bateman is best known as the Instagram Star who got famous as a result of his international modeling work He was assigned by Rogue Management in Los Angeles and has earned over 6 million followers on Instagram. Prior to this, he was best known for his appearance on the first season of the U.K. version of Big Brother. He later became a presenter on TV shows like “Trust Me”.The good looking guy also pursued an acting career, appearing in the 2011 movie Hobo with a Shotgun. Nick and Rutger Hauer were both part of the cast of Hobo with a Shotgun.
Nick Bateman: Facts and Biography
1. During his childhood years, Nick Bateman was champion of several karate tournaments:
At a young age, Nick began martial arts training in Gōjū-ryū karate and bō staff. As a child, the model was very determined and passionate about fighting. Later, when he was a teenager, he won four world titles in the National Blackbelt League’s 15-17 age division. Out of the three titles he won, three were won in the weapons category. One came in Japanese forms in Houston and Myrtle Beach. Obviously, he was a martial artist at first. After attending Vancouver, British Columbia’s Capilano University, he established a karate training program, at age 20.
2. Body measurements and age:
Nick has a towering height of 6 feet 4 inches or 193cm. Also, he has limited his weight to 198 pounds, which translated to 90 kg. Naturally, his hair is dark brown, and his eyes are also dark brown. There are no further details about this model body measurement, shoe size, shirt size, and more. The most distinctive feature of this model that sets him apart from the crowd is his chiseled jawline, smoldering eyes, and a smirk. As of 2020, Nick Bateman is 51 years old years old.
3. Becoming a model:
The famous Calvin Klein discovered Nick Bateman. Soon after the short meeting, he worked with big brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch. Nick has also modelled for popular brands like Dsquared, Fila, and Jockey. He moved to Milan, New York, and Milan to simplify his profession. There are a very handful of cover magazines he has worked with. He has appeared in the magazine of Prestige Runway, Vulkan, VC, ADON, and many more.
4. Taking up acting:
Aside from modeling, Nick commenced his career in acting in 2011. His major appearance happens to be in the film Hobo with a Shotgun opposite Rutger Hauer and Gregory Smith. The hot model has made a short appearance in Tapped Out, Airplane Mode, The Hazing Street, et cetera. Nick has also starred in TV shows including Just for Laughs, Space Janitors, The Listener, Mr. D, and Originals. This Canadian actor has done commendable work in Ethos, Tapped Out, Gambit, Winter Wedding, The Perception, etcetera. However, he is recognized for the role in Apple of My Eye, and The Matchmaker’s Playbook.
5. He is now a father:
Nick Bateman has walked down the aisle with Maria Corrigan. According to sources, the lovey-dovey couple has been dating since 2008. Nick married his longtime partner Maria Corrigan on July 17, 2019 in California. The couple welcomed their first child on September 15, 2018, and named him Chase Bateman. Currently, Chase is one year old.
The actor/model is also a father to some pets. He loves animals very much and emphasizes more on adopting pets rather than buying. He has two Yorkies dogs named Keeva and Joey. Nick also volunteered with PETA to bring hay and repair shelters for dogs kept outside in North Carolina.
6. Social media star:
With over 6.5 million followers on Instagram, he is arguably one of the most famous sensations on social media. With his presence in films and modelling works, Nick Bateman became a social media hit. His stature and body shape coupled with the daily upload of shirtless pictures, Nick gained prominence on social media having lots of followers.
7. He was a broker before Big Brother:
Bateman first came to the public eye as a contestant on the first series of the UK version of Big Brother. He was one of 40,000 people that sent the application to be in the first series of Big Brother in the United Kingdom in 2000. When he was at the Big Brother house, he was the only contestant never to receive a single eviction nomination. However, he was soon dubbed “Nasty Nick” (which built the foundation for his book) by the tabloid press because of his duplicitous nature and playing members off against one another. After 34 days he was finally exposed by the other housemates after being tipped off by producers, who confronted him over his behaviour and also uncovered his attempts to manipulate fellow housemates’ votes in the weekly eviction process, in violation of Big Brother rules. He was asked to leave by the show’s producers.
In 2010, Bateman competed in Ultimate Big Brother , the final series of Big Brother on Channel 4, and finished in fifth place. He has appeared in the Channel 5 companion show Big Brother’s Bit on the Side since the 2011 Channel 5 relaunch of Big Brother. Bateman also presented a weekly radio show on 107.8 Academy FM (2011) in Kent. He has appeared in pantomime on several occasions.
8. He got busy after Big Brother:
After his departure from the show, Bateman enjoyed media exposure. He went on to host the television show Trust Me.
Then he was one of 2 who wrote the book entitled Nasty Bateman: How to be a Right Bastard.
Nick Batemanhas also featured in the reality television series Back to Reality and in the Big Brother pantomime. Later, he featured as the narrator in a stage production of The Rocky Horror Show