‘The quintessential showgirl’
Kickstarting her career with a major win in the highly prestigious Australian Singing Competition, when she was very young, Nikki then toured the world’s cabaret stages before returning to Melbourne to sign with a recording contract with Molly Meldrum's , Melodian Records.
While playing Susan in the Australian production of HAIR, she was was discovered by the Seven and Nine Television Networks and began making regular appearances on shows such as Hey Hey It’s Saturday & Tonight Live with Steve Vizard. Before long she had become one of the most popular guest artists on Australian Variety television, with weekly appearances on shows such as Tonigh Live with Steve Vizard, Midday, In Melbourne Tonight, Good Morning Australia and Hey Hey It's Saturday.
Her big break came in 2000 when she was chosen above a long list of celebrity contenders to play the lead role of Nikki Raye in the internationally acclaimed Dreamworks feature film Walk The Talk.
Two years years later she appeared as Tina McAllister on All Saints and in 2008 she joined the lead cast of the tele-drama Out Of The Blue, which aired in Britain, Australia, Asia and New Zealand throughout 2008/09 .
In 2002 Nikki’ created Divacorp Productions, a boutique production company which went on to create extraordinary shows for events in 52 countries of the world , making her one of the most prolific Australian corporate entertainers of the last 20 years.
Perosnal highlights include officially welcoming delegates to the Sydney Paralympics with the song Welcome to My Sydney, appearing as the featured guest artist at one of Russell Crowe’s glittering New Years Eve Parties and performing at the Queens Golden Jubilee Celebrations. at the 2002 Soccer World Cup in Seoul .
In 2012 Nikki wrote Invincible - The Helen Reddy Story, an extraordinary theatrical tribute to Australia’s International Queen of 70's Pop. The show's early performances received rave reviews and in 2021 it begins it's Australian theatrical tour.