Kerry Rhodes (m. 2017)
Before Neighbours, Whelan hosted a number of shows, including Coxy's Big Break (Seven Network), Beyond the Boundary (Network Ten), and Melbourne Woman (Seven Network), and played the fictional celebrity "Chrissie Grant" on Russell Coight's Celebrity Challenge, a spin-off of All Aussie Adventures. Whelan is also known as the face of the rural Victorian city, Shepparton, and she hosted the night racing at Moonee Valley for eight years. Whelan has also posed for a number of Australian magazines, including FHM (in October 2007), Ralph (in November 2005) and Inside Sport.
In November 2007, Whelan made a special appearance in Harrow, London, to promote sustainable transport and initiatives that benefit the environment. She also shot some photos for Harrow's 'It's Up to All of Us' campaign. At the event, she confirmed that after Neighbours, she had been in discussions over feature films. Whelan has completed work for the movie Hollywood and Wine in Los Angeles. She co-starred with David Spade.
Whelan appeared in the final season of Scrubs as Maya, an Australian medical-school student. In November 2010, Whelan appeared in a viral advertisement for Rökk Vodka alongside The Lonely Island. Whelan also played the role of Leigh in the 2011 film Hall Pass, which co-starred Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer, and Christina Applegate. In October 2011, Whelan guest-starred as an attractive telemarketing temp in the episode "Temp-Tress" of the American sitcom Workaholics.
Whelan is currently starring in betting advertisements on Australian television for CrownBet.
Whelan was born in Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is the granddaughter of Marcus Whelan, who played in the Victorian Football League in the 1930s and '40s. In 2016, Whelan was announced as engaged to American football player Kerry Rhodes. Whelan and Rhodes were married in Los Angeles on 15 April 2017. In October 2017, several news sources reported the couple were divorcing.
|2004||Russell Coight's Celebrity Challenge||Chrissie Grant||Television film (Australia)|
|2009||The Outside||Spring Easten|
|Halloween II||Wendy Snow|
|Dave Knoll Finds His Soul||Girl #2|
|2010||Hollywood and Wine||Jamie Stephens/Diane Blaine|
|2012||Table for Three||Holly Timmons||Television film (NBC)|
|2013||The Power of Few||Marti|
|2014||Left Behind||Hattie Durham|
|Flight 7500||Liz Lewis|
|Knight of Cups||Nicky|
|2015||The Wedding Ringer||Nadia|
|2017||Tragedy Girls||Mrs. Kent|
|2006–2007||Neighbours||Heidi "Pepper" Steiger||Regular role, 81 episodes|
|2009||Entourage||Air Hostess||1 episode|
|Melrose Place||Kira||1 episode|
|2009–2010||Scrubs||Maya||Recurring role, 9 episodes:|
"Our First Day of School" (season 9: episode 1)
"Our Drunk Friend" (season 9: episode 2)
"Our Role Models" (season 9: episode 3)
"Our Histories" (season 9: episode 4)
"Our Couples" (season 9: episode 8)
"Our True Lies" (season 9: episode 10)
"Our Dear Leaders" (season 9: episode 11)
"Our Driving Issues" (season 9: episode 12)
"Our Thanks" (season 9: episode 13)
|2010||Carpet Bros||Sandoz Lilly||1 episode|
|Funny or Die Presents||Sandoz Lilly||1 episode|
|2011||Suite 7||Girl #2||1 episode|
|Friends with Benefits||Colleen||1 episode|
|2013||Chosen||Laura Mitchell||Season 1–present (series regular; 6 episodes)|
|Franklin & Bash||Charlie||Season 3 recurring character|
|2014||Matador||Annie Mason||Main role|
|2015||The League||L-E||1 episode|
|2015||Satisfaction||Emma Waverly||Recurring role|
|2016||Second Chance||Bettina||Recurring role|
|2016||House of Lies||Claire||Recurring role|
|2016||From Dusk till Dawn: The Series||Dr. Dakota Block||Guest role|
|2017||Valentine's Again||Kat||Television film|
|2017||Romance at Reindeer Lodge||Molly Clark||Television film (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)|
|2018||A Christmas Arrangement||Poppy Benson||Television Film (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)|
- "It's Up to All of Us". Harrow Council. 25 March 2008.
- http://www.itsuptoallofus.co.uk/ primary site with Nicky Whelan's image
- "Nicky Whelan moving to elite company". Daily Telegraph. 2 March 2009. Archived from the original on 30 December 2012.
- Luke Ddenehy (4 October 2009). "Life in LA scrubs up well for Nicky Whelan". Sunday Herald Sun.
- BroBible Staff (19 November 2010). "Lonely Island and Rokk Vodka Unveil First Viral Video Collaboration". BroBible.
- Australian Associated Press (22 February 2011). "Whelan gets Pass to stardom". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 12 March 2011.
- "Nicky Whelan Talks Engagement to Fiancé Kerry Rhodes — See Her 6.5 Carat Diamond Ring!". people.com. Time, Inc. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
- "KERRY RHODES BALLIN' ON THE BEACH With Hot Fiancee". tmz.com. EHM Productions, Inc. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
- "Neighbours actress Nicky Whelan marries NFL star Kerry Rhodes in Los Angeles". The Fix. Nine Network. 17 April 2017. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
- "That was quick! Australian actress Nicky Whelan confirms she has SPLIT from her husband Kerry Rhodes after just six months of marriage". Daily Mail. Retrieved 14 November 2017.