Nicole Ari Parker Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Nicole Ari Parker-Kodjoe was born on 7 October 1970, in Baltimore, Maryland USA, . She is an American actress best known for starring in films like “Boogie Nights”, “Remember the Titans” and “Blue Streak”. She also played the role of Teri Joseph in the Showtime series “Soul Food” which ran from 2000 to 2004.

How rich is Nicole Ari Parker? Sources estimate that her net worth is at $5 million as of early 2016. Most of her net worth has been accumulated during to her acting career now spanning almost 25 years. She’s also a model and has also appeared in various theatre productions throughout her career.

Nicole Ari Parker Net Worth $5 Million

Nicole discovered her love for acting when she transferred from Montessori School to Roland Park Country School, where she became part of the drama club, and by age 17 had won a Best Actress award for a competition that included the entire state of Maryland. She then attended The Washington Ballet Company, and despite a bit of disapproval from her parents, she went on to study at New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts, where she took an acting degree and graduated in 1993.

Nicole started with some theatre and modelling work before getting her first break via independent films. She was part of acclaimed films like “Adventure of Two Girls in Love” as well as “Boogie Nights”, which was a big break for her acting career, however, she had a bit of trouble after doing independent films, as she had to wait for some time before finding more opportunities, mentioning how she worked odd jobs to make ends meet. Her first stable opportunity came when she found a role in the series “Soul Food”, in which she played Teri Joseph. The show helped her display her acting and singing prowess, with her popularity helping her land guest roles in numerous television series as well as roles in films, and she’s been in movies like “Remember the Titans” in which she played alongside Denzel Washington. She was also a part of “Brown Sugar” acting alongside Taye Diggs. At least her net worth was steady.

Nicole has won a few awards throughout her career: for her role in “Boogie Nights”, she was given a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture. She has received seven Image Awards, five of which were for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her role in “Soul Food”, and the rest for Outstanding Supporting Actress for a Motion Picture.

In her personal life, Nicole Ari Parker had a short-lived marriage with actor Joseph Falasca in 2001, divorcing after just eight months of marriage. Four years later, she would meet “Soul Food” co-star Boris Kodjoe who interestingly had a role of romance with her television character. The two married in 2005 in Gundelfingen, Germany, have two children and currently reside in Los Angeles, California. Aside from these details, it is known that Nicole is a member of the Democratic Party.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 7, 1970
Birth place: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height:5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
Profession:Actor, Model
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Boris Kodjoe (m. 2005), Joseph Falasca (m. 2001–2001)
Children:Sophie Tei Naaki Lee Kodjoe, Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe
Parents:Donald Parker, Susan Parker
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Nicole studied at Stonestreet Studios, the independent film studio in NYC, the advanced conservatory for screen acting, directing, and production for NYU Tisch School of the Arts Drama, where she got her degree.
2Daughter, Sophie, was born with spina bifida.
3Second child, son Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe, was born 31 October 2006.
4On her wedding license document in German her name is written Nicole Ari Ofuatye-Kodjoe born Parker.
5Married Boris Kodjoe in Gundelfingen, Germany.
6Daughter, Sophie Tei Naaki Lee was born. Dad is Boris Kodjoe. [March 2005]
7Graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
8The only child of Donald, a dentist and Susan, a health care entrepreneur.


Quotes

#Quote
1A guy once told me that I sound like I'm a little ahead of myself. I can't wait to thank him at the Oscars.
2I don't believe in 'insecurities.' They are a waste of time. God loves you and everything about you, so why beat up on your precious self.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999Special AwardUrbanworld Film FestivalFor her outstanding body of work as an actress.
1998FFCC AwardFlorida Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Ensemble CastBoogie Nights (1997)· Don Cheadle
· Heather Graham
· Luis Guzmán
· Philip Baker Hall
· Philip Seymour Hoffman
· Thomas Jane
· Ricky Jay
· William H. Macy
· Alfred Molina
· Julianne Moore
· John C. Reilly
· Burt Reynolds
· Robert Ridgely
· Mark Wahlberg
· Melora Walters

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Mini-SeriesPastor Brown (2009)
2005Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesSoul Food (2000)
2004Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesSoul Food (2000)
2003BET AwardBET AwardsBest ActressSoul Food (2000)
2003Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesSoul Food (2000)
2003Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureBrown Sugar (2002)
2002Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsNetwork/Cable - Best ActressDancing in September (2000)
2002Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesSoul Food (2000)
2001Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureRemember the Titans (2000)
2001Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesSoul Food (2000)
1998ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a CastBoogie Nights (1997)· Don Cheadle
· Heather Graham
· Luis Guzmán
· Philip Baker Hall
· Philip Seymour Hoffman
· Thomas Jane
· Ricky Jay
· William H. Macy
· Alfred Molina
· Julianne Moore
· John C. Reilly
· Burt Reynolds
· Robert Ridgely
· Mark Wahlberg
· Melora Walters


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Time After Time2017TV Series pre-productionVanessa Anders
Almost Christmas2016Sonya
Rosewood2015-2016TV SeriesKat
Model Woman2016TV SeriesHelenjane Harris
Murder in the First2014TV SeriesDistrict Attorney Jacqueline Perez
Revolution2013TV SeriesSecretary Justine Allenford
Repentance2013/ISophie Sanchez
Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives2013TV MoviePaula Cooke
Big Mike2011TV MovieGrace Peterson
35 and Ticking2011Zenobia
Let's Stay Together2011TV SeriesRenee
The Deep End2010TV SeriesSusan Oppenheim
Pastor Brown2009Tonya Copeland Brown
Imagine That2009Trish
Black Dynamite2009Mahogany Black
Never Better2008TV MovieAllison
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins2008Lucinda
King's Ransom2005Angela Drake (as Nicole Parker)
Second Time Around2004-2005TV SeriesRyan Muse
Soul Food2000-2004TV SeriesTeri Joseph
All of Us2004TV SeriesTraci Garrison
The System2003TV SeriesLinda Evans
Brown Sugar2002Reese Marie Wiggam Ellis
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2002TV SeriesLillie Ivers
Remember the Titans2000Carol Boone
Cosby1999-2000TV SeriesRebecca
Dancing in September2000Tomasina 'Tommy' Crawford
The Wonderful World of Disney2000TV SeriesChristine Claiborne
Blue Streak1999Melissa Green
A Map of the World1999Sherry
Harlem Aria1999Clarisse
Loving Jezebel1999Frances
Mirar Mirror1999ShortDenise Scott
Mind Prey1999TV MovieWeather Karkinnon
Mute Love1999Mavis (as Nicole Parker)
200 Cigarettes1999Bridget (as Nicole Parker)
Exiled1998TV MovieGeorgeanne Taylor
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole1998Nurse Jenny
Spark1998Nina
Boogie Nights1997Becky Barnett
SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground1997TV MovieSharon (segment "Honey-Getter")
The End of Violence1997Ade (as Nicole Parker)
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault1996TV MovieWanda (as Nicole Parker)
Divas1995TV MovieStephanie
Stonewall1995Female Draft Officer (as Nicole Parker)
The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love1995Evie Roy (as Nicole Parker)
Other Women's Children1993TV MovieMarcelle (uncredited)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Second Time Around2004-2005TV Series consultant - 2 episodes

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Boris & Nicole Show2015TV Series co-executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Boris & Nicole Show2015TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHerself - Presenter
The Wendy Williams Show2010-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Bethenny2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
2013 Soul Train Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Behind the Scenes of 'Pastor Brown' the Movie2012DocumentaryHerself
Huff Post's BV 3652012TV SeriesHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHerself
Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain2011DocumentaryHerself - Audience Member (uncredited)
19th Annual Trumpet Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Host
The BET Honors 20112011TV MovieHerself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka Khan2011TV MovieHerself
The Fran Drescher Show2010TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2010TV SeriesHerself
18th Annual Trumpet Awards2010TV SpecialHerself -Host
The Mo'Nique Show2009-2010TV SeriesHerself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHerself
The Turn On2007TV SeriesHerself
The Tyra Banks Show2006TV SeriesHerself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Good Day Live2004TV SeriesHerself
BET Comedy Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Tavis Smiley2004TV SeriesHerself
4th Annual BET Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
35th NAACP Image Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Pyramid2004TV SeriesHerself
Vibe Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
34th NAACP Image Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
HBO First Look1999TV Series documentaryHerself
The Chew2014-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Dr. Oz Show2016TV SeriesHerself
Unsung Hollywood2016TV Series documentaryHerself
Masterchef2016TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Name Game2015TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
Breaking Bread with Brooke Burke2015TV SeriesHerself
Real Husbands of Hollywood2013-2015TV SeriesHerself

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