Peter Nygård Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth

Peter Nygård is a Canadian business tycoon and among the richest person in Canada who is associated in fashion as well textile industries. He was born on 24th July 1943 in Helsinki, Finland in a family who was running bakery and later immigrated to Canada in 1952. The destination of the family was Deloraine in the province of Manitoba and after they found a new home in Winnipeg. In 1964 Nygård obtained a business degree from the University of North Dakota. His professional career kicked off as sales manager at the women’s clothing manufacturer “Jacob Fashions” in 1967 almost after three years of graduation.

Peter Nygård Career:

In the same year he purchased 20% of the shares by spending saving of her wife and became co-owner. A few years later, he acquired the entire company from the original company owner “Nathan Jacob” and his daughters and renamed the company “Tan Jay”. This was the rise of Nygard international as apparel manufacturing company was established in the 1967 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 1987 he acquired 14,000 square metre of land on the so-called “Lyford Cays” in the Bahamas and had it built on with buildings inspired by the Mayan culture. But in 2009, there was a fire on the grounds of the Lyford Cays, which partially destroyed the buildings.

Nygård was once briefly married in the 1970s and has seven children with four different women. In 2020, Nygård was charged by 10 women with a class action lawsuit for raping them under age and operating a sex trade ring (trafficking) with them. Three days back he became the talk of the town as he resigned from the charmain of Nygrad international after FBI raids at headquarters regarding the investigation of same accusation.

Peter Nygård Biography

Real Name Peter J. Nygård
Birth Date July 24, 1941
Age 77 Years
Birth Place Helsinki, Finland
Nationality Canadian
Profession Businessman
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo

Peter Nygård Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in centimeters – 177 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 78 kg  –  in Pounds –  172 lbs
Chest Size 42 Inches
Waist Size 32 Inches
Biceps Size 22 Inches
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Hair Color Gray
Eye Color Light Gray
Body Type Average
Sexual Orientation Straight


School High School
College university of north dakota


Father Eeli Nygård
Mother hilkka nygård
Sister Liisa nygård
Brother Not Known

Peter Nygård Affairs (Relationship Status)

What is Peter Nygård marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce) Not Known
How many children does Peter Nygård have? Seven (Bianca Nygård, Åliå Nygård, Jessar Nygård, Scarlet Nygård, Mika Nygård, Kai Nygård, Xar Nygård)
Is Peter Nygård having any relationship affair? Yes
Is Peter Nygård gay? No
Who is Peter Nygård wife? Patricia Bickle

Favorite Things

Actor Not Known
Actress Not Known
Films Not Known

Peter Nygård Net Worth

As a renowned businessman and fashion tycoon, he earned so much fortune along with respect in form of various charities and contribution to social causes. Often, Peter was included in the list of richest Canadian’s and his net worth is estimated at $900 million.

Trivia: Important Facts about Peter Nygård

  • Peter was born in Helsinki, Finland but later shifted to Canada in pursuit of permanent residence.
  • Currently, he lives in the capital of Bahamas, Nassau.
  • Nygård was once briefly married in the 1970s and has seven children with four different women.
  • He has been involved in various charities, including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • Peter was a long-time sponsor of boxing and beach volleyball and its Olympic form in the Bahamas.
  • Nygård bought two Boeing 727 jet aircraft of different ages in 2019.

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