Nicki Micheaux

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Nicki Micheaux
Born 1971 (age 42–43)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present

Nicki Micheaux (born c. 1971)[1]


When it’s time to bring a character to life, actress Nicki Micheaux delivers. Having guest starred in numerous episodes of television’s best dramatic series, she convincingly displays the wide range of emotions that compellingly tell each and every story. From the tortured, drug-addicted sister of police officer Keith Charles (Mathew St. Patrick) on “Six Feet Under” to the fearless, undercover detective Trish George on “The Shield,” to the sexy temptress on the acclaimed Showtime series, “Soul Food,” Nicki Micheaux delivered a noteworthy performance each time.

She starred 4 seasons as Jen Sutton, a strong independent and supportive wife and mother on the ABC Family series, “Lincoln Heights,” which garnered her two NAACP Image Award Nominations for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. “Lincoln Heights” also won the NAACP award for Outstanding Drama Series and currently remains popular on TvOne.

She also stars in the Showtime feature film “Rain,” a moving film about a mother struggling with poverty and AIDS in the Bahamas, alongside CCH Pounder and Irma P. Hall. She also co-starred with Academy Award winner Halle Berry in the highly rated telefilm, “Oprah Winfrey Presents: Their Eyes Were Watching God.” She recently completed work on the Kate Beckinsale film, “Trials of Cate McCullough” and the indie horror film, “The Pact2”.

She was born in Detroit, MI but considers Houston, TX her hometown. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her 2 children.

Nicki showed Hollywood that she could stand and deliver next to the best, while never compromising her integrity or professionalism. Her portrait of a strong spiritual woman on “Lincoln Heights” is a true reflection of who she is and how she lives her life. Uplifting women and fighting for the rights of others. She currently gives her time and energy to the fight against poverty worldwide as an ambassador for Oxfam. Nicki takes the time to share her inspirational life story through motivational speaking, touching on subjects such as family, spirituality, and embracing your dreams.


Micheaux has had many recurring appearances on various television shows including The Shield, as Karla Charles in Six Feet Under, and as Lila in Soul Food.

She was on ABC Family's Lincoln Heights.



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