‘The quintessential showgirl’
Kickstarting her career with a major win in the highly prestigious Australian Singing Competition, when she was very young, Nikki 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 commercial Television Networks and began making regular musical appearances.
Within a year she had become one of the most popular guest artists on Australian Variety television, with almost weekly appearances on shows such as Tonight 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 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 company which went on to produce hundreds of shows for events in 52 countries, making her one of the most prolific Australian corporate entertainers of the last 20 years.
In 2010 Nikki wrote the first draft of the now highly successful show Invincible - The Helen Reddy Story, a powerful theatrical tribute to Australia's first international pop superstar and one of the worlds foremost feminist icons .
The show now tours Australian theatres and continues to receive outstanding critical acclaim.
Nikki has recently started making appearances as a key note speaker, combining Helen's story and her own to help break down the obstacles of the gender related ageism encountered by women in business and entertainment .