Nikki Amuka- Bird is a 44-year-old Nigerian born actress who is making it big in the diaspora. She was born on February 27, 1976, in Delta State, Nigeria.
She left Nigeria at a young age with her mother and spent most of her time between England and Antigua. She works mainly as a television, film, and theatre actress, combining all areas effectively.
Nikki studied acting because she had hurt herself and couldn’t pursue her dream of dancing. She took up acting because she knew it had some element of dance that won’t affect her a lot. Some of her best works are Welcome to Thebes, Jupiter Ascending, Avenue 5, Survivors, Luther, and The True Voice of Prostitution.
She earns her income from acting solely. She showcases her versatility with the roles she plays in films, theatre, and television. Nikki Amuka is arguably one of the best black Hollywood stars, considering the fact that, she is one of the few to be successful in the UK and US.