Nikki DeLoach Biography

Nikki DeLoach is an American actress and singer, best known for her roles in series such as ‘Days of Our Lives’ and ‘Awkward.’ Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family, personal life, career, and achievements.

Quick Facts

Birthday: September 9, 1979

Nationality: American

Famous: Models Actresses

Age: 40 Years, 40 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Virgo

Also Known As: Ashlee Nicole DeLoach

Born Country: United States

Born in: Waycross, Georgia, United States

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'5" (165 cm), 5'5" Females

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Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Ryan Goodell (m. 2009)

father: David DeLoach

mother: Terri DeLoach

siblings: Brett, LeAnne

children: William Hudson Goodell

U.S. State: Georgia

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Nikki DeLoach is an American actor and singer, best known for her roles in series such as ‘Days of Our Lives’ and ‘Awkward.’ Born and raised in Waycross, Georgia, Nikki was the eldest of the three children in the family. She grew up on a farm and led a simple lifestyle as a kid. She developed a keen interest in modeling at a tender age. She participated in many pageants as a kid and also ended up winning several of them. With time, she earned offers to appear in fashion shows, print ads, and TV commercials. She moved to New York City as a teenager to secure better modeling jobs. She ended up joining the ‘All-New Mickey Mouse Club’ in the early 1990s. Following the cancelation of the show, she moved to Los Angeles with her grandmother to pursue an acting career. After making her debut with the 1997 film ‘Traveller,’ she appeared in films such as ‘The House Bunny,’ ‘The River Why,’ and ‘Hollywoo.’ She was also seen in supporting roles in TV series such as ‘Days of Our Lives’ and ‘North Shore.’ She played guest roles in series such as ‘Ringer,’ ‘Castle,’ ‘Criminal Minds,’ and ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’

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Career
  • In 1993, she began her on-screen career as part of the cast of the highly famous and long-running TV show named ‘All-New Mickey Mouse Club,’ which aired on the ‘Disney Channel’ in the early 1990s. It was a huge break for 14-year-old Nikki. Britney Spears and Ryan Gosling have been cast members of the same show.
  • However, the show was canceled in 1994. Following this, Nikki returned to Georgia and continued her high-school education. Following her graduation, she moved to Los Angeles, California, with her grandmother and auditioned for TV and film roles.
  • In 1995, she appeared as ‘Tracy,’ one of the main characters in the sitcom ‘Misery Loves Company.’ The sitcom was a commercial and critical debacle. It was canceled only after eight episodes.
  • The following year, she appeared in a small role in the TV film titled ‘Never Give Up: The Jimmy V Story’ and a guest role in the series titled ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ (1997).
  • In 1997, she got a huge break when she bagged the supporting role of ‘Kate’ in the crime drama ‘Traveller.’ The film starred Mark Wahlberg in the lead role and was praised by critics. The film, however, failed to attain commercial success.
  • She took a long break to focus on her studies and made her comeback in the early 2000s, appearing in the comedy ‘Longshot.’ She played ‘Innosense’ in the film. It was a huge critical and commercial failure.
  • In 2004, she made her TV comeback, playing one of the main roles in the soap opera ‘North Shore.’ The soap opera featured her as ‘MJ Bevans’ and ran for a season, spanning 21 episodes. Its poor critical reception and ratings had the makers cancel it.
  • In 2006, Nikki appeared in the supporting role of ‘Sunny van Hattem’ in the series titled ‘Windfall.’ The serial ran for a season, spanning 13 episodes, after which it was canceled.
  • Nikki’s film career was also moving at a disappointing pace. Throughout the 2000s, she was seen playing supporting and small roles in films such as ‘Flying Lessons,’ ‘The River Why,’ ‘The Trial,’ and ‘Love & Other Drugs.’
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  • In 2011, however, she earned a leading role in the comedy film ‘Hollywoo.’ The film featured her as ‘Jennifer Marshall.’ It was loved by both critics and audiences.
  • In the 2010s and later, she appeared in guest roles in several series, such as ‘NCIS,’ ‘Criminal Minds,’ ‘The Exes,’ and ‘Major Crimes.’ Additionally, she appeared as ‘Brenda’ in 12 episodes of the soap opera ‘Days of Our Lives.’
  • In 2011, she appeared as ‘Lacey Hamilton,’ a leading character in the teen comedy–drama series ‘Awkward.’ The series received a good critical and commercial reception and ran for five seasons, covering 89 episodes.
  • In the more recent years, she has been seen in major and supporting roles in TV films such as ‘The Perfect Catch,’ ‘Reunited at Christmas,’ ‘Love to the Rescue,’ and ‘Love Takes Flight.’
  • She has also been seen in short films such as ‘Another Happy Anniversary’ and ‘Blood Moon.’ She has also turned producer with the film ‘Chained and Bound.’
  • She has contributed to the soundtracks of the series ‘Girls,’ ‘Lost Girl,’ ‘Home & Family.’
  • She worked as an executive producer for the 2018 TV movie ‘Reunited at Christmas.’
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Family & Personal Life
  • Nikki DeLoach dated singer and songwriter JC Chasez for a long time during her early years in the industry. However, in September 2009, she married Ryan Goodell, a member of the boyband ‘Take 5.’ In 2013, Nikki announced her pregnancy. She gave birth to a son the same year. Her second son was born in 2017.
  • Although she had started working in her teenage years, she also earned degrees in English and psychology from the ‘University of Maryland.’
  • She currently attends online sociology classes offered by the ‘University of California, Los Angeles’ (UCLA).
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- August 07, 2019
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