Nicole Ari Parker who is an American actress was born on 7th October of the year 1970. She is mostly known for portraying the role of Becky Barnett in 1997 movie called Boogie Nights as well as on the Showtime series Soul Food as an attorney Teri Joseph. She is the native of Baltimore, Maryland, United States. She was born as the only child to her parents. Her father Donald Parker is a dentist whereas her mother Susan Parker is a health care professional and they have already got divorced.
She went to study at the Montessori School. After that, she attended the Roland Park Country School. There, she stayed through the high school. When she was 17 years old, Nicole won the Best Actress in state of Maryland’s High School competition. She then moved to Washington Ballet Company before he applied to New York University’s Tisch School of Arts. Later, she got graduated from there in the year 1993 with the acting degree.
Earlier in her career, she had made her appearance in several of the critically acclaimed movies which include Boogie Nights, The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love, 200 Cigarettes as well as 1999 Sundance Film Festival winner the Adventures of Sebastian Cole. After the string of odd jobs, bit roles as well as low wage works in theater circuit, she was then offered her breakthrough role on the Soul Food in which she showcased the singing voice in the few episodes.
The other filmography and TV credits include Mute Love, Brown Sugar, Loving Jezebel, Exiled, Spark, Blue Streak, Divas, Stonewall, Black Dynamite, Remember the Titans, Mirar Mirror, Mind Prey, Imagine That, Vipaka, Repentance, Pastor Brown, Dancing in September, All of Us, Cosby, Never Better, Revolution, Murder in the First and many more.
To talk about her personal life biography, Nicole is a married woman. She has married twice and divorced once. At first she got married to her first husband Joseph Falasca who is also an actor. The couple got married with each other in the year 2001 but their marriage lasted for just eight months. They got divorced later that year. After that, she got married to her second husband Boris Kodjoe who is a Soul Food co-star.
The couple exchanged their vows on 21st May of the year 2005 in the Gundelfingen, Germany. They have two children together, she gave birth to their first child, a baby girl named Sophie Tei-Naaki Lee Kodjoe on 5th March of 2005. Later, she again gave birth to their second child, a son named Nicolas Nerua Kodjoe o 31st October of the following year. At present, she is residing in Los Angeles, CA along with her husband and kids.
Apart from that, Nicole has now reached at the age of 44. Being born in the month of October, her zodiac sign is Libra. She is also the active member of Democratic Party. She stands at height of five feet and eight inches taller. She is beautiful and hot as well. She has got curly hair. She is of African American ethnicity. Her race is not known. Besides that, she is found in Twitter, Instagram and Facebook as well.