Nicole Ari Parker is a talented actress who has graced the big screen for quite a while. She has entertained us, made us smile, made us laugh and made us cry with her unrivalled prowess. It is clear that for several years she has been an actress and has enjoyed every bit of her job. Ari is a force to reckon with in the movie and TV show arena but beyond her work life, who is she?
Nicole Ari Parker was born on October 7, 1970, in Maryland. Nicole Ari Parker parents are Susan, a medical professional and Donald, a dentist. Besides acting, she is also a singer and comedian. Nicole Ari Parker race is mixed since her mother is white while her father is black. Nicole Ari Parker ethnicity is Afro American. On this, the actress was quoted saying that there is a lot of Native American in her ethnicity but that she is African American because it is what she knows.
Nicole’s profile summary
- Birthday: October 7, 1970
- Nationality: American
- Height: 171.5 cm
- Ethnicity: Afro American
- Religion: Christian
- Place of birth: Maryland
- Spouse: Boris Kodjoe
- Children: Sophie Lee, Nicolas Neruda
- Parents: Susan and Donald Parker
- Horoscope: Libra
- Eye colour: Brown
Body size and measurements
One of the most prominent things about the actress is her body. She does not seem to age. Nicole Ari Parker height is about 171.5 cm (5 feet 8 inches). She weighs 63 kilograms and has chest, waist and hip sizes of 94cm, 64cm and 94 cm. She wears dress size 8 and has beautiful brown hair. Her amazing hourglass figure is attributable in part to the fitness plan that she describes as being easy. Nicole Parker age is currently 48 years.
Career, awards and nominations
Parker’s love for the big stage began at high school where at the age of 17, she won the best actress award in the Maryland state’s high school acting competition. She got her big break in acting when she starred in the film The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love in 1995. Two years later, she appeared in the movie Boogie Nights. Various notable appearances by the actress include:
- Black Dynamite
- Blue Streak
- Brown Sugar
Besides these acclaimed films, the actress has appeared in more than 20 movies as well as over ten TV shows including Rosewood, Revolution, All of Us, Soul Food, The Deep End and Empire where she currently has an active role. She was nominated for various awards for her appearances on shows and films such as Soul Food, Boogie Nights and Remember the Titans.
Nicole Ari Parker family life
Nicole Ari Parker husband is Boris Kodjoe. The couple met while on set in the show Soul Food. Coincidentally, Boris’ character in the show loved Nicole’s character. The couple got married in May 2005 in Germany. However, the actress had been previously married to Joseph Falasca for eight months before they parted ways in March 2001. Nicole Ari Parker kids are Sophie Lee Kodjoe and Nicolas Kodjoe. Nicole Ari Parker daughter, Sophie, was born with a medical condition known as spina bifida. However, after medical care, she went on to grown into a healthy young girl.
Nicole Ari Parker net worth
Nicole’s net worth is $5 million. Much of this has been from her huge roles in films and TV shows throughout her 25-year acting career. Her role as an attorney on the show Soul Food (2000-2004) is among the most significant contributors to her fortune.
Hobbies and interests
Parker’s day is activity-filled. She starts with a morning run, then checks up on the team that runs her GymWrap business. She then gets into her acting lessons since this is what much of her career is about. Later in the evening, she has time with her family.
This details about Nicole Ari Parker sheds light into the life of a talented actress, a caring mother and a loving wife. She has managed to stand by her family through various struggles while still entertaining her fans with her appearances on shows and films. We can only hope to have this jovial figure for many more years.