Sugar Rush Christmas has returned for a second season with judge Adriano Zumbo. Who is his girlfriend Nelly Riggio?
The most wonderful time of the year is finally here as the TV schedule is full of Christmas programmes, festive movies and one-off specials.
Netflix has brought the second season of Sugar Rush Christmas where bakers have to whip up sweet treats for a $10,000 prize.
Adriano Zumbo is back on the judging panel of the baking series. Let’s find more about him, including his girlfriend Nelly Riggio.
Who is Adriano Zumbo?
Adriano Zumbo is a professional baker and TV presenter. He was born on November 6th, 1981 in New South Wales, Australia.
Adriano started his career making treats like muffins, brownies and banana bread and selling these to local cafés in Sydney.
He opened his first patisserie in 2007 before he found fame as a regular guest judge on MasterChef Australia.
The celebrity baker has also been a host of the Australian baking competition Zumbo’s Just Desserts and enjoys a follower count of 300k fans on Instagram.
But what about his personal life? Who is his partner Nelly Riggio?
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Meet Adriano Zimbo’s girlfriend Nelly Riggio
Nelly Riggio is 29 years old. She is a baker and reality personality.
Adriano’s girlfriend is a former contestant on My Kitchen Rules, an Australian cooking game show which first premiered in 2010.
Nelly met the celebrity baker when she applied for a job at his successful dessert business. They have been together since 2016 and are going stronger every year.
Speaking to TV Week in 2018, Adriano called Nelly “very supportive and loving”, and added:
“Nelly and I are going great. She’s an amazing person and has been very supportive and loving. She’s always positive and loves life.”
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Is Nelly Riggio on Instagram?
Yes, Nelly is on Instagram and her profile is public! She enjoys a life as a media personality and has nearly 20,000 followers.
She often shares loved-up selfies with Adriano, travel snaps and pictures with family and friends.
You can find her under the handle @nelly.riggio.
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