Nikki Amuka-Bird is a British actress who started her career from theater and later made appearances on the big screen such as Welcome to Thebes and Twelfth Night.
Early Life, Family & Education
Nikki Amuka-Bird was born on February 27, 1976, in Delta, Nigeria. She was born under the birth sign Pisces.
She later moved to London, England with her mother after she divorced her father who was a newspaper editor by profession.
When her mom mother returned to her native Antigua, Nikki joined a boarding school in Surrey and then studied at LAMDA drama school in London. She learned dancing during her school days.
She is of Nigerian nationality and belongs to black ethnicity.
Nikki Amuko-Bird started her career as a theatre actor and first performed Welcome to Thebes in National Theatre.
She later worked in Twelfth Night in Bristol Old Vic. The actress has also starred in numerous theatrical plays such as World Music and Doubt: A Parable.
She made her on-screen acting debut with the BBC hit series, Holby City, in 1999. She has since appeared in more than 30 television series including The Bill, Doctors, Murder Prevention, The Last Enemy, The True Voice of Prostitution, Sinbad, Small Island and Hard Sun.
She made her film debut with the 2000 drama romance movie, Forgive and Forget. She has since appeared in many other hit films such as The Omen, Jupiter Ascending, Coriolanus, The Children Act and A Private War.
She has currently been cast in two upcoming movies The Laundromat and The Personal History of David Copperfield.
Fans are also expecting her as the lead character in the upcoming series, Avenue 5.
Salary & Net Worth
Being a successful British actress, Nikki Amuka-Bird has earned a considerable amount of money from her theatre, film and television career.
According to the Celebs Family website, Nikki has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Her movies The Children Act and A Private War had a box office collections of $11.6 million and $3.8 million respectively.
Nikki Amuka-Bird is currently 43 years old and it seems she is single and not dating right now. However, she was previously married to an English actor, Geoffrey Streatfeild.
She first met her now-former husband in Japan while she was touring with the RSC and eventually started a relationship with him.
The pair tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony in London in September 2003. However, after six years of marriage, they ended their relationship with a divorce in 2009.