Makani Nalu (Naked and Afraid XL) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Boyfriend, Career, Naked and Afraid XL, Net worth

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Makani Nalu Biography

Born as Natalie Paul, Makani Nalu is an American Reality Tv star. She became popular after competing on MTV’s reality tv show, Stranded with a Million Dollars(2017). She became one of the winners of the show. The star was also a cast of another reality series, Naked and Afraid XL, aired on Discovery Channel.

She grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts. The star attended West Tatnuck Elementary School, later joined Worcester Academy, and studied at Doherty Memorial High School. After high school, she joined Worcester State University.

She moved to Hawaii at 17 years. It is when she was in Hawaii that she changed her name from Natalie Paul to Makani Nalu.

Makani Nalu Age

Born on October 13, 1994, Nalu is 26 years old as of November 2020.

Makani Nalu Height

Nalu height measurements stand at 5 feet  and 5 inches.

Makani Nalu Family

Nalu is born to Jamie and Catherine Paul. Both her parents have a profession in teaching.

Makani Nalu Boyfriend

Nali has dated a Los Angeles based artist named Jaga. The two were engaged, however, the relationship ended.

Makani Nalu Career

Nalu is a Model and certified Yoga Instructor when she is not on reality tv shows. She models swimwear and also does photoshoots for fitness brands. She is also an artist and makes music that she posts on her youtube channel.  Before the Tv fame, she was a farmer.

Stranded with a Million Dollars

This was MTV’s survival reality series that premiered in 2017. Nalu was part of the show and among the winners of the competition. The cast members had to survive for 40 days on a deserted island with $1milllion.

They used the $1million to buy survival supplies and amenities during the 40 days period. The supplies, however, were very expensive. The total cash used to purchase the essentials would then be deducted from the $1million. The remaining cash at the end of the 40 days would then be equally shared amongst each group cast member.

she was the winner among three others taking home $124,418.

Makani Nalu Naked and Afraid XL

Naked and Afraid XL is a reality series aired on the Discovery Channel. The show transports and records its contestants on the Jungle island with the barest essentials to survive for 40 days. Nalu is a cast in season six of the series shot in South African Savannah. The survivalists in this season are set to encounter extra-large difficulties throughout the period. It consists of 11 other veterans of the show including Kate Wentworth, Gwen Grimes, Sarah Bartell, and Dawn Dussault among others.

She was among the last three contestants of the survival series Naked and Africa in season 5 episode10, titled threesome. The other two were David Shirley and Sarah Bartell. David quit the show after four days however, Nalu and Bartell survived the challenge in the Ecuadorian jungle.

Makani left the Naked and Afraid XL challenge on Day 14 after she had left Bulent and banished herself, joining another tribe, Seth and Suzanne Zeta. She helped Suzanne collect firewood from Day 12 but since she had walked miles to get to where they were, her body was weak and dehydrated. She passed out and the medic came in to help her after which she left the challenge.

Instagram account

Her Instagram account is @makanime. She often posts her modeling shots in swimwear. Her account has over 15k followers as of May 2020.

Youtube Channel

She also doubles as a musician and has a youtube channel where she posts her music videos and covers. Her channel is under the name Makani Nalu.

Makani Nalu Net worth

Nalu has a net worth estimated between $1million and $5million.