Nichelle Nichols Net Worth 2022, Family, Husband, Parents, Children, Biography

Nichelle Nichols Net Worth 2022

Nichelle Nichols Net Worth 2022- As per 2022 Nichelle Nichols Net Worth is $500 Thousand . She was an American actress, singer, and dancer best known for her portrayal of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series, and its film sequels. Nichols’ portrayal of Uhura was ground-breaking for African American actresses on American television. From 1977 until 2015, Nichols volunteered her time to promote NASA’s programs, and to recruit diverse astronauts, including women and ethnic minorities.

Nichelle Nichols Net Worth

Nichelle Nichols has an estimated Net Worth of $500 K in 2022. She earns a good fortune from her hard work, which she devotes a lot of time to and where she presents oneself entirely.

Nichelle Nichols Net Worth 2022

NameNichelle Nichols
Net Worth ( 2022 ) $500 K 
Income SourceAmerican actress
Income / SalaryNot Available
Last Update2022

Nichelle Nichols Salary, Income Source

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Nichelle Nichols Bio

Nichelle Nichols Biography

Real NameNichelle Nichols
Birth Date28 December 1932
Died30 July 2022
Birth PlaceRobbins, Illinois, United States
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionAmerican actress
EducationGraduation
School NameNot Known
College NameNot Known
Last Update2022

Nichelle Nichols Family, Early Life, Education, Wiki

Grace Dell Nichols was born the third of six children on December 28, 1932, in Robbins, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, to Samuel Earl Nichols, a factory worker who was elected both town mayor of Robbins in 1929 and its chief magistrate, and his wife, Lishia (Parks) Nichols, a homemaker. Later, the family moved into an apartment in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago. Nichols attended Englewood High School, from where she graduated in 1951.Nichols also studied in New York City and Los Angeles.

Nichelle Nichols Family

Nichelle Nichols Parents 

Father NameSamuel Earl Nichols
Mother NameLishia Parks Nichols
Siblings NameThomas Nichols, Marian Michaels

Nichelle Nichols Husband

Nichols married twice, first to dancer Foster Johnson (1917–1981). They were married in 1951 and divorced that same year. Johnson and Nichols had one child together, Kyle Johnson, who was born August 14, 1951. She married for the second time to Duke Mondy in 1968. They were divorced in 1972.

Marital StatusMarried
Husband / Partner NameFoster Johnson (1917–1981)Duke Mondy in 1968
ChildrenKyle Johnson
Nichelle Nichols

Professional Career

Nichols’ break came in an appearance in Kicks and Co., Oscar Brown’s highly touted but ill-fated 1961 musical.In a thinly veiled satire of Playboy magazine, she played Hazel Sharpe, a voluptuous campus queen who was being tempted by the devil and Orgy Magazine to become “Orgy Maiden of the Month”.

Although the play closed after a short run in Chicago, Nichols attracted the attention of Hugh Hefner, the publisher of Playboy, who booked her for his Chicago Playboy Club.She also appeared in the role of Carmen for a Chicago stock company production of Carmen Jones and performed in a New York production of Porgy and Bess. Between acting and singing engagements, Nichols did occasional modeling work.

In January 1967, Nichols also was featured on the cover of Ebony magazine, and had two feature articles in the publication in five years.Nichols toured the United States, Canada, and Europe as a singer with the Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton bands.

On the West Coast, she appeared in The Roar of the Greasepaint and For My People and she garnered high praise for her performance in the James Baldwin play Blues for Mister Charlie. Prior to being cast as Lieutenant Uhura in Star Trek, Nichols was a guest actress on television producer Gene Roddenberry’s first series The Lieutenant (1964) in an episode, “To Set It Right”, which dealt with racial prejudice.

After the cancellation of Star Trek, Nichols volunteered her time in a special project with NASA to recruit minority and female personnel for the space agency.She began this work by making an affiliation between NASA and a company which she helped to run, Women in Motion.The program was a success. Among those recruited were Dr. Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, and United States Air Force Colonel Guion Bluford, the first African-American astronaut, as well as Dr. Judith Resnik and Dr.

Ronald McNair, who both flew successful missions during the Space Shuttle program before their deaths in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster on January 28, 1986. Recruits also included Charles Bolden, the former NASA administrator and veteran of four shuttle missions, Frederick D. Gregory, former deputy administrator and a veteran of three shuttle missions and Lori Garver, former deputy administrator. An enthusiastic advocate of space exploration, Nichols served from the mid-1980s on the board of governors of the National Space Institute (today’s National Space Society), a nonprofit, educational space advocacy organization.

In late 2015, Nichols flew aboard NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) Boeing 747SP, which analyzed the atmospheres of Mars and Saturn on an eight hour, high-altitude mission. She was also a special guest at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, on July 17, 1976, to view the Viking 1 soft landing on Mars.

Along with the other cast members from the original Star Trek series, she attended the christening of the first space shuttle, Enterprise, at the North American Rockwell assembly facility in Palmdale, California. On July 14, 2010, she toured the space shuttle simulator and Mission Control at the Johnson Space Center.Nichols’ work with NASA is given significant focus in the documentary Woman in Motion about her life.

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