Nichelle Nichols was an American Actress, singer and dancer. Here is everything you need to know about Nichelle Nichols including her net worth, salary, records, and personal life.

Nichelle is mainly known for her portrayal of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series. Let us look at this Star Trek actress’ career, records, and much more. 

Nichelle Nichols Facts 

Birth PlaceRobbins, Illinois U.S
Father’s NameSamuel Earl Nichols 
Mother’s NameLishia Nichols 
Star SignCapricorn 
Net Worth (2022)$ 500,000
Salary (2022)$ 100,000
Age89 (Died 30 July 2022)
Date of BirthDecember 28, 1932 
High SchoolEnglewood High School 
NationalityAmerican 
Acting Debut1961
AchievementsHollywood Walk of Fame, Inkpot award, Goldene Kamera
SpouseDuke Mondy 
ChildrenOne Child 
Social MediaInstagram,

Nichelle Nichols Worth and Salary

As of 2022, According to Celebrity Net, Worth Nichols had a net worth of around $500,000. She also earned from her performance as a dancer and singer and from endorsements.

Nichelle Nichols Career 

Nichelle started her career with the 1961 musical, Kicks and Co. followed by some stage appearances. She made her television debut with a guest appearance on one of the episodes of the NBC series The Lieutenant. She appeared in films like Doctor, You’ve Got to Be Kidding! and Truck Turner.

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Nichelle Nichols is known for her role as Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series and sequels (Mint Lounge)

She rose to fame for her performance as Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series and the sequels. Nichols was one of the first black women to be featured on a popular TV show. She did this on American television from 1977 until 2015. 

The character gained recognition for kissing Captain James T. Kirk, played by white actor William Shatner. It was mentioned as another example of an interracial kiss shown on television.

The trailblazing actress also voiced various characters in television series like Futurama, Gargoyles, Batman: The Animated Series, The Simpsons, and others.

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Nichelle Nichols in Star Trek (NY Times)

Nichelle Nichols Family and Personal Life

Nichelle Nichols was born on December 23, 1932, in Illinois, United States to parents Samuel Earl Nichols and Lisa Nichols. Nichols also studied in New York City and Los Angeles.

She married twice first to dancer Foster Johnson with whom she had one child named Kyle Johnson and then to Duke Mondy. However, they got divorced in 1972. She died on July 30, 2022, due to heart failure in Silver City, New Mexico at 89.

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Dicky Mondy is the second husband of Nichelle Nichols (Instagram)

FAQs about Nichelle Nichols 

What is Nichelle Nichols’s net worth?
Nichelle has a net worth of approximately $ 500K
How old is Nichelle Nichols?
Nichelle was 89 years old.
When did Nichelle make his Acting debut?
Nichelle made her acting debut in 1961
Who is Nichelle Nichols married to?
She was married to Duke Mondy
Does Nichelle have any children?
Yes One child 

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