Attended New Hanover High School in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Her film teacher in high school was Marc Matney.
Nikki spent much of her early childhood in Germany, where her parents worked with the U.S. government.
Before finding her manager, Nikki went to professional make-up school in Los Angeles. She is trained in both beauty, and special effect make-up techniques.
Is a huge Joss Whedon fan, especially of the TV series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Has over 20 action figures, and other collectibles, as well. And has shared the screen with 3 major 'Whedonverse' actors; Alyson Hannigan (BTVS), Jewel Staite (Firefly), and Fran Kranz (Dollhouse).
Huge pop-culture fanatic- reads comic books, plays video games. Wrote feature and cover stories for Geek Magazine, a lifestyle magazine, 'made by geeks for geeks of every kind.' Also wrote freelance for Marvel.com.