Nicole Ari was born October 7, 1970 in Baltimore, Maryland into the family of dentist and health care professional. She holds acting degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Before becoming famous actress, Parker had to take several low-paid jobs including serving ice cream. Her first marriage with Joseph Falasca lasted only few months. She is currently married to her second husband Boris Kodjoe and they have two kids.
Nicole Ari Parker Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More
Nicole Ari Parker's net worth, salary and other interesting facts:
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Date of Birth||October 7, 1970 (age 53 years)||Gender||Female|
|Height||5 Feet 7 Inches (1.72 m)|
Parker made her television debut with an uncredited role in the TV movie “Other Women’s Children,” then she appeared in the feature films “The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love” (1995), “Stonewall” (1995), and “The End of Violence” (1997) and the television films “Divas” (1995) and “Rebound: The Legend of Earl “The Goat” Manigault” (1996). She played Becky Barnett in the 1997 Academy Award-nominated drama “Boogie Nights,” and in 1998, she appeared in the films “Spark” and “The Adventures of Sebastian Cole” as well as NBC’s “Exiled: A Law & Order Movie.” In 1999, Nicole began a three-episode stint on the CBS sitcom “Cosby” and starred in the films “200 Cigarettes,” “Mute Love,” “Loving Jezebel,” “Harlem Aria,” and “A Map of the World.” She co-starred with Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, and Dave Chappelle in 1999’s “Blue Streak,” which grossed $117.7 million against a $36 million budget. From 2000 to 2004, Parker starred as Teri Joseph on “Soul Food,” which aired 74 episodes over five seasons. She played Carol Boone in 2000’s “Remember the Titans” alongside Denzel Washington, and the film brought in $136.8 million at the box office and earned Nicole an NAACP Image Award nomination.
Nicole married actor Joseph Falasca on January 12, 2001, and they divorced in November of that year. Parker wed Boris Kodjoe, her “Soul Food” co-star, on May 21, 2005, in Germany. The couple welcomed daughter Sophie on March 5, 2005, and son Nicolas on October 31, 2006; Sophie was diagnosed with spina bifida at birth. Kodjoe was a series regular on “Real Husbands of Hollywood,” and he co-hosted the short-lived syndicated talk show “The Boris & Nicole Show” with Parker in 2015.
Inspirational Quotes by Nicole Ari Parker
I have a real no-nonsense dad who taught me how to be resilient at a very young age.Nicole Ari Parker
I can be really silly, but I never get to do that. I'm always playing on-the-nose characters, professionals - lawyers, a serious news anchor, people with a really focused energy, which can become a cliched type.Nicole Ari Parker
If you had to work 14 hour days, Mondays to Fridays, then you have to keep Saturdays and Sundays sacred.Nicole Ari Parker
I think 'Soul Food' had the biggest impact on me because that's where I was really able to shine as an actress and because I also met my husband there, and that was a huge turning point in my personal life. So, that show will stick with me forever and ever and ever.Nicole Ari Parker
My daughter has a vivid imagination, and so does my son.Nicole Ari Parker