“I am sorry for the insensitive tweet I posted earlier. I was being defensive and not speaking from my heart. But there’s no excuse. I also want to extend an apology to Bayleigh and Swaggy- who are my castmates and deserve my respect and compassion.”
Dee Nguyen hit the limelight appearing on the hit reality TV show “Geordie Shore”. Her participation in “The Challenge” further stirred controversy.
Read it detail what prompted MTV to cut ties with Dee. Furthermore, discover Dee’s wiki info including her boyfriend, surgery, net worth, and family background.
Dee Nguyen Wiki — Family, Ethnicity, Age
When Dee Nguyen rocketed to fame, very few knew she hailed from Australia. What’s more, Dee’s mom arrived in Australia from Hong Kong after fleeing from Vietnam.
According to online sources, Dee embraced South East Asian (or Vietnamese-Australian) ethnicity. The same stood true for her sibling(s).
Both of Dee’s parents were natives of Vietnam who migrated to Hong Kong, searching for a better life. Dee’s dad married her mother to keep her off the prison.
Dee was born in Hong Kong. She lived there until she was 4. Eventually, Dee and her mom left for Australia. What’s more, she once branded her dad “POS.”
More about her family: Dee’s mother didn’t speak English. As a result, Dee’s mother was unaware of her reality TV fame and what she did for a living. In a 2018 interview, she explained:
“My mum thinks that I’m a good little Asian girl. She thinks I just go to work in a 9-5 job and live in the city.”
In the Spring of 2020, Dee Nguyen turned 27 years old. Meanwhile, Gigi Gorgeous and Mini Barbie were Dee’s birthday buddies. For the Zodiac sign, she owned Taurus.
Height, Plastic Surgery, Social Media
According to this starnow.au profile, Dee Nguyen stood 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm) in height. Likewise, she owned a striking body with the measurements 32-28-32 inches (81-71-81 inches).
Dee also sported a size 4 (US) shoe while weighing 60 kg (132 lbs). Blessed with Olive skin, she possessed Brown eyes and hair. Meanwhile, she kept straight hair.
Through regular exercise and a strict diet, Dee Nguyen maintained an enviable physique. In the negative note, the very milestone drew plastic surgery rumors. For her part, Dee never addressed those.
Nevertheless, Dee amassed quite a cult following on social media platforms. Some 105 thousand people followed her verified Instagram profile (June 2020). Elsewhere on Twitter, Dee garnered 17.5 thousand followers.
Dee Nguyen Net Worth, Job, Reality-TV Career
Before earning international fame with “Gordie Shore,” Dee Nguyen was a pole dancer — or Stripper, in layman’s terms. By her admission, the money she made as a pole dancer was good.
As a reality star, Dee appeared in the 17th season of “Geordie Shore” — a UK version of the hit show “Jersey Shore”. Along with five other contestants, she joined the original crew of the reality series.
Dee then starred on the 33rd season of MTV’s “The Challenge” titled “War Of The Worlds”. He was eliminated during the challenged titled “Crash Landing”.
Unfazed, Dee returned and competed on the 34th installment of “The Challenge”. He would go on to win the season and pocket $250 thousand in prize money.
When “The Challenge” returned with its new season titled “Total Madness,” Dee was again there. By 11th challenge, she hadn’t exited the show.
Per reports online, Dee Nguyen owned around $0.85 million in net worth.
Dee Nguyen Boyfriend, Dating, Rogan O’Connor
While competing on “The Challenge: War Of The Worlds 2,” Dee Nguyen and fellow contestant Rogan O’Connor developed a sexual relationship.
While Dee fell for the stripper-turned-reality star, Rogan admitted he only wanted to have fun.
In a surprise turn of events, Rogan threw Dee into the elimination. By his admission, Rogan doubted Dee’s ability.
As the season progressed, Dee grew into a strong contender. She and her three-person team took home $250 thousand each.
On the season reunion, Rogan revealed he came off a four-year relationship and only wanted to have fun. An emotional Dee claimed they were still in friendly terms.
Dee and Rogan — her evergreen potential boyfriend — reignited controversy when they returned on “The Challenge: Total Madness”.
From the start, Dee expressed she wanted her Rogan back. For his part, Rogan began flirting with rookie Jennifer Lee.
Dee and Jennifer would fight over Rogan’s attention. The squabble only ended after fellow contestant Jenny West eliminated Jennifer.
In one of the house parties, Dee kissed rookie Jay Starrett. This caused a great deal of pain for Rogan who admitted to being hurt by Dee’s actions.
On 30th April 2020, Dee ignited dating rumors after she took to Twitter and wrote — “Spoiler alert: I am in love with Rogan and always have been. We may be with a child, we may not be.”
While Did MTV’s The Challenge Fired Her?
On 6th June 2020, Dee Nguyen sent out — what many deemed — racist and anti-Black Lives Matter (BLM) tweets. Her original tweet read,
“IDK why some of u think I’m anti BLM. I’ve been saying that since the day I lost my virginity.”
When her co-stars Bayleigh Dayton and Swaggy C tried to check her, Dee refused to apologize.
Tula “Big T” Fazakerley, Dee’s “The Challenge: Total Madness”, also commented she needed to be educated.
After drawing criticisms from fans of the show and co-stars, Dee finally issued an apology. On 7th June 2020, she wrote:
“As a result of Dee Nguyen’s offensive comments on the Black Lives Matter movement, we have severed ties with her. Out of respect for our Challengers, we’ll air our season as planned. We strongly condemn systemic racism and stand with those raising their voices against injustice.”
Last modified: June 9, 2020