Nikki Amuka- Bird is an all-around actress who combines film, television, and theatre, the three different sides of acting.
She was born in Nigeria, Delta State on 27th February 1976. She lived in Nigeria for a while then moved away with her mother to Britain when her parents went their separate ways. Her dream job as a child was dancing.
Nikki Amuka- Bird first attended Frensham Heights School a boarding school in Britain. She then went on to Hurtwood House and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art where she performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company. She only took up acting because she hurt her back and couldn’t dance anymore.
Nikki Amuka-Bird Net Worth
Niki started her professional career from the theatre in 2000, where she performed in the Welcome To Thebes in National Theatre and also the Twelfth Night. With her performance, in 2004, she was awarded the Ian Charleson Award for playing the role of Viola there. However, her first official career started in the year 1999, where she was cast with many characters in the television series named Holby City, where she appeared up to 3 episodes. Then in the year 2000, she was cast in her first film with the role of Nicky in the film named Forgive and Forget
Nikki Amuka-Bird movies and TV shows
Later in the year 2006, she was cast in the American supernatural horror movie called The Omen, portraying the role of Dr. Becker.
Moreover, she also appeared in the television series named Small Island, with which she won the award for being the Best Actress of BAFTA in December 2009. Besides working as an actress, Nikki has also worked as a voice artist, where she gave her voice to the character of Glass Woman in the famous series named Doctor Who, which was cast of Christmas Special Twice Upon a Time on BBC One. Her latest credit as an actress was in the film named The Personal History of David Copperfield, portraying the role of Mrs. Steerforth.
Portraying different small and significant roles in her films and series, Nikki might have earned a decent amount of money throughout her career as an actress. And she has accumulated a net worth around $5 million.
Nikki’s current status is single. However, before she was a married woman. She was married to a British actor Geoffrey Streatfeild. The duo first met when Nikki was on tour with RSC, which was held in Japan.
After dating each other for a couple of years, the duo tied the knot in September 2003. Then after their six years of married life, they filed divorce and got separated.
Family, Parents, Siblings
Nikki was born to Nigerian parents. However, information regarding their names is still unknown to the media. And she hasn’t mentioned her siblings in any of her social media pages, so it seems that she is the only child of her parents.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight, Size
Nikki is blessed with decent body measurement, where she stands tall at the height of 5 feet 7 inches. However, information regarding her weight is still unknown to the media. She has black colored hair with two pairs of beautiful black glowing eyes