American actress and singer Nikki DeLoach is best known for her appearances in the television programs “Days of Our Lives” and “Awkward.” The oldest of the family’s three kids, Nikki was born and reared in Waycross, Georgia.
She was raised on a farm and had a straightforward upbringing. At a young age, she became quite interested in modeling. When she was younger, she took part in a lot of pageants and won a lot of them.
She eventually received invitations to take part in TV advertisements, print advertising, and fashion shows. In order to get better modeling gigs as a teenager, she relocated to New York City. In the early 1990s, she finally decided to join the “All-New Mickey Mouse Club.”
She moved to LA with her grandma to seek an acting career once the program was canceled. She made her acting debut in the 1997 movie “Traveller” and went on to participate in movies including “The House Bunny,” “The River Why,” and “Hollywood.”
Additionally, she appeared in supporting parts in TV shows including “Days of Our Lives” and “North Shore.” She appeared in cameos on many television shows, including “Ringer,” “Castle,” “Criminal Minds,” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”
Nikki DeLoach’s Date of Birth and Parents
On September 9, 1979, Terri and David DeLoach gave birth to Ashlee Nicole DeLoach in Waycross, Georgia, the United States. Her father had a business that produced wood goods. The “Pierce County School” was run by her mother, who also served as principal.
Leanne and Brett, Nikki’s sister and brother, were her younger siblings. Her brother played baseball at the “University of Georgia” and is a baseball player. On a farm, the family was raised.
Nikki DeLoach’s Education
Nikki has always had a strong interest in the entertainment business. Since she was in preschool, she had given performances in front of a large audience. Her mother was the administrator of Pierce County High School in Georgia, the venue for her first performance.
After this period, Nikki started to work a lot in the modeling industry. She took part in a lot of beauty pageants and eventually won a lot of them. Some of these competitions were held at the city and state levels.
She also discovered an agent who assisted her in landing several print and television advertisements.
She relocated to New York in her preteen years in order to get more acting and modeling gigs. She soon returned to Georgia however, where she carried on modeling.
She joined “Clovers & Company,” a Georgian performing arts organization, in 1991. She pursued acting training while hunting for film and television gigs.
Nikki DeLoach’s Career
She started in 1993 as a member of the cast of the renowned and enduring television program known as “All-New Mickey Mouse Club,” which was broadcast on the “Disney Channel” in the early 1990s.
Nikki, who was 14 years old, was quite happy. Ryan Gosling and Britney Spears both appeared in the same show as cast members.
But in 1994, the program was canceled. Nikki went back to Georgia and finished high school there after that. She relocated to Los Angeles, California, with her grandmother after graduating, where she went on TV and movie auditions.
She made her television debut in 1995 as “Tracy,” one of the show’s main characters. The comedy was a failure both commercially and professionally. The show was only discontinued after eight episodes.
She had two guest appearances in the series “Walker, Texas Ranger” and a tiny part in the TV movie “Never Give Up: The Jimmy V Story” the following year (1997).
When she was cast in the supporting role of “Kate” in the crime thriller “Traveller” in 1997, she had a significant break. Mark Wahlberg played the lead in the picture, which received favorable reviews from reviewers. However, the movie was not a financial success.
After taking a significant pause to concentrate on her academics, she returned in the early 2000s by making an appearance in the comedy “Longshot.” She appeared in the movie as “Innosense.” It was a huge commercial and critical flop.
She made a reappearance on television in 2004 by taking on one of the lead parts in the drama “North Shore.” She played MJ Bevans in the soap opera, which lasted one season and 21 episodes. The producers had to discontinue it because of the negative reviews and ratings.
In the television series “Windfall,” Nikki played the supporting part of “Sunny van Hattem” 2006. The series had 13 episodes in one season before being canceled.
Additionally, Nikki’s cinematic career was developing slowly. She appeared in supporting and tiny parts in movies including “Flying Lessons,” “The River Why,” “The Trial,” and “Love & Other Drugs” during the 2000s.
She did, however, get a leading part in the comedy movie “Hollywood” in 2011. She played “Jennifer Marshall” in the movie. Both spectators and reviews praised it.
She had guest appearances in a number of programs throughout the 2010s and beyond, including “NCIS,” “Criminal Minds,” “The Exes,” and “Major Crimes.” In addition, she had 12 appearances as “Brenda” in the serial opera “Days of Our Lives.”
She made her television debut in 2011 as “Lacey Hamilton,” a key figure in the teen comedy-drama series “Awkward.” The 89-episode series lasted for five seasons and was well-received both critically and commercially.
She has been in TV movies including “The Perfect Catch,” “Reunited at Christmas,” “Love to the Rescue,” and “Love Takes Flight” in more recent years in both lead and supporting roles.
In short films like “Another Happy Anniversary” and “Blood Moon,” she has also appeared. With the movie “Chained and Bound,” she has also transitioned into producing.
She has made soundtrack contributions to the television shows “Girls,” “Lost Girl,” and “Home & Family.” For the 2018 television film “Reunited at Christmas,” she served as an executive producer.