Who is Nikki DeLoach?
Ashlee Nicole ‘Nikki’ DeLoach was born on September 9, 1979 under the sign of Virgo, in Waycross, Georgia, USA. She is now a 40-year-old singer and actress, probably best known for starring in the role of Sunny van Hattem in ‘Windfall’, playing Brenda in ‘Days Of Our Lives’ and her role as Lacey Hamilton in ‘Awkward ‘.
How rich is she right now? Nikki DeLoach Net Worth
Nikki DeLoach’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million as of early 2020 earned from her successful career in the film industry. She also increased her fortune through her short career in music.
Early life, nationality, ethnicity
Nikki DeLoach spent her early years in Blackshear, Georgia, where she was raised on a farm by her father, David DeLoach, who founded a wood products company, and her mother, Terri DeLoach, who served as Superintendent of Pierce County School.
She is the eldest of three children, as she has a younger brother named Brett and a younger sister named LeAnne Dixon. Her nationality is American and she is of white ethnicity.
Nikki attended Pierce County High School and matriculated at the University of Maryland, where she received her BA degree in English and Psychology in 2012. She is currently taking online classes to earn her MA degree in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Career as a child model
Nikki DeLoach made her public debut as a child when she took part in Pierce County High School’s annual talent show.
She also appeared in and won several pageant contests, both state and national. At a young age, she became a child model and appeared in several print advertisements. Between 1991 and 1994, Nikki was part of the Georgia 4-H Performing Arts group – Clovers & Company.
“Brand New Mickey Mouse Club”
In 1993, Nikki became a cast member of Walt Disney’s variety television show “Brand New Mickey Mouse Club”, airing on The Disney Channel, stars future stars like Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, JC Chasez, Ryan Gosling and Keri Russell, among many others. After the show ended in 1994, Nikki moved to Los Angeles, California along with her grandmother to pursue her career as an actress.
Beginning of an acting career
In 1995, Nikki DeLoach was chosen to play Tracy, one of the main characters in the Fox sitcom “Misery Loves Company”. After that series ended, she landed the role of Kristen Yarnell in the 1995 western film “Gunfighter’s Moon” written and directed by Larry Ferguson. The following year, Nikki appeared in the CBS biographical drama film “Never Give Up: The Jimmy V Story” which is based on the life of Jimmy Valvano. After guest starring as Jessica Curtis in the episode “Mayday” of the CBS action crime series “Walker, Texas Ranger”, Nikki played Kate in Jack N. Green’s crime drama “Traveller”, both in 1997. She then took a break to complete her studies .
Roles in the 2000s
Nikki returned as part of the girl group ‘Innosense’ in the 2000 comedy film ‘Longshot’, and her next major role came three years later, playing Mary Jeanne ‘MJ’ Bevans on the Fox prime-time soap opera. “North Shore”, in 2004 and 2005. The following year, Nikki played Hope Cassidy in the direct-to-video mystery thriller film “The Net 2.0”, guest starring as Lorelie Dennis in an episode of the CBS police procedural series “CSI: NY”, and appeared as Sunny van Hattem in the NBC serial drama series “Windfall”. Between 2007 and 2009, Nikki was cast as Brenda on NBC day soap “Days of Our Lives”.
In 2008, she had a small role in Fred Wolf’s comedy “The House Bunny”, followed by her portrayal of Lily in the satirical comedy “An American Carol”. Two years later, Nikki landed roles as Mila in the drama “Flying Lessons”, Mindy in Gary Wheeler’s mystery drama “The Trial”, and Christy in the romantic comedy “Love & Other Drugs”, alongside Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway.
Rise to fame
After guest starring on “The Defenders” and “Traffic Light”, Nikki won the role of the main character’s mother, Lacey Hamilton, in the MTV comedy-drama “Awkward”, starring from 2011 to 2016. she portrayed Jennifer in the horror “Mask Maker”, followed by her portrayal of Jennifer Marshall in the comedy “Hollywoo”, both in 2011.
The following year, she appeared as Shaylene Briggs in three episodes of The CW crime drama series “Ringer”, then went on to play Claire in the thriller “The Devil’s In The Detail”, and Ashlee in another thriller entitled “The Hunted”. , written and directed by Josh Stewart. After that, Nikki guest starred in a number of TV series, such as ‘NCIS’, ‘Criminal Minds’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy’. In 2015, she landed the role of Sara Kane in Tosca Musk’s TV movie “A Kind Of Magic” and played Julie ‘Jules’ Cooper in the Hallmark Channel movie “Christmas Land.”
In subsequent years, Nikki DeLoach continued to work on other Hallmark Channel movie titles.
So, she played Haley in the 2016 drama ‘The Jury’, starred as Jessica in the 2017 drama romance ‘The Perfect Catch’ and played Natalie Morgan in the 2018 drama romance ‘Truly, Madly, Sweetly’. she produced and starred as Samantha Murphy in the romantic drama “Reunited At Christmas” directed by Steven R. Monroe. From 2015 to 2019, she also served as a guest co-host on the Hallmark Channel show ‘Home & Family’. In 2019, Nikki landed the roles of Kate Healy in the romance “Love To The Rescue” and Dr. Lizzie Beauman in the romance “Love Takes Flight”. Her last appearance was with the role of Sharon in the 2019 family drama ‘Two Turtle Doves’.
Girl group ‘Innosense’
Besides her acting career, Nikki is also involved in the music industry.
She joined the girl group ‘Innosense’ in 1997, with Amanda Latona, Veronica Finn, Danay Ferrer and Mandy Ashford. Their managers were Lynn Harless, a mother of Justin Timberlake, and Lou Pearlman. The group released the EP “Wherever You Are” (1998) and the studio album “So Together” (2000). They opened for Britney Spears and ‘*NSYNC’, but found more success in Europe than in the US – they broke up in 2003.
Charity work and acting coach
In her spare time, Nikki DeLoach collaborates with various charitable organizations. She even co-founded the women’s community, Welcome to What We Are. She also serves as a spokesperson for charities and programs such as The Alzheimer’s Association, Girl Talk, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. In addition, Nikki works as an acting coach at the prestigious Warner Laughlin Studios.
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Appearance and vital statistics
The attractive actress has long blonde hair and hazel eyes. She stands at a height of 5 ft 5 inches (1.65 m) while weighing around 128 lbs (58 kg). Her body type is slim as evidenced by her vital statistics 34-26-36. Her bra size is 34B and dress size 6 (US).
Nikki DeLoach dated JC Chasez for five years. He was part of the boy band ‘*NSYNCalong with Justin Timberlake. She is married to Ryan Goodell, a member of the boy band ‘Take 5’, on September 5, 2009, and she gave birth to their first son, named William Hudson Goodell, on October 22, 2013, while their second son, named Bennett Christopher Goodell, was born on September 20, 2017. In the fifth month of her pregnancy with their second son, it was discovered that the unborn baby has heart defects and may not survive. After his birth, Bennett underwent a risky operation, but survived all the procedures that most babies don’t. The family currently lives in Los Angeles, California.