Nikki Amuka Bird

Nikki Amuka-bird, a British actress, was born in 1976, in Delta, Nigeria. Born as a daughter of Sam, who is the editor of the Vanguard newspaper in Lagos, and his wife Patricia, Nikki was raised by a single mother as they were separated when she was very young. Though born in Nigeria, where her father still lives, she moved with her mother to England when she was a little girl. Nikki has seven-half siblings from her father’s side.

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Nikki started her career initially from the theatre. Her performance in “welcome To Thebes” in National Theatre, “Twelfth Night” in Bristol Old Vic, which made her go to the nomination in an Ian Charleson Award in 2004 for the role of Viola. Her other theatrical plays include “World Music” in Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, and Donmar warehouse, “Top Girls” in Oxford Stage company, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, “The servant of Two Masters”, “Tempest”, “Doubt: A Parable”, and many others.

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Likewise, Nikki made debut in her film in 2006 in a supernatural horror movie “The Omen” as the role of Dr. Becker. She then in 2010 appeared in the BBC crime drama series “Silent Witness”, as a role of Det. Supt Gaynor Jenkins. Moreover, she also made her appearance in 2009 in the “Small Island”, a BBC adaptation of Andrea Levy’s award-winning novel. Nikki received a BAFTA for the best actress. In June 2016, it was made sure that she along with Phoebe fox would star in the production of Zadie Smith’s novel NW, which was broadcasted on BBC Two on November 14, 2016. On December 25, 2017, Nikki gave a voice in the series “Doctor Who” for the character of Glass Woman on BBC One for the episode Christmas Special “Twice Upon a Time”.

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The actress in her career has been able to maintain her name in the industry. She also has earned a huge amount of money from her amazingly going career. Her net worth is about $5 million as of 2019. However, as she has not made her appearance in the films and TV shows, her salary is below average now.

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About her personal life, Nikki is a divorcee as of 2019. She first dated with an English actor Geoffrey Streatfeild. She first met him while touring with the RSC in Japan. After dating for many years, the couple tied a knot in a private ceremony in London in September of 2003. They had a good relationship but however, they had somehow misunderstandings and separated in 2009. Besides her first marriage, Nikki is not into any kind of relationship or having an extramarital affair until now. Also, regarding her personal life, she hasn’t faced any rumors and controversies. The actress is not active in any social media. She wants to remain away from the spotlight. However, the actress has a huge follower and have a fan page of hers made by her fans.