If you have watched the series ‘Sleepy Hollow’ that aired from 2013 to 2017, then you must have aware of different characters in the series. Likewise, you must be familiar with the character ‘Abbie Mills’, portrayed by actress Nicole Beharie. In which she has acted as Sheriff’s Lieutenant, FBI agent, and a Biblical Witness as well. However, her character dies in the finale of the third season in 2016. After her departure from the series, she has got many backlashes due to some controversies.
Further, the actress has also worked in the 2013 movie ‘Shame’ which reflects the protagonist’s sexual addiction resulted in a rating of NC-17 in the US. For her hard work and dedication, she has earned eight nominations including one award for Best actress in 2009 African-American Film Critics.
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Nicole Beharie: Bio, Family, Education
The actress was born on 3 January 1985, in West Palm Beach, Florida, the U.S. She was born to the father who worked at Foreign service who had to travel a lot. So, she has grown up in different countries including Jamaica, Nigeria, and the United Kingdom. Further, there is no information on her mother or siblings. She has a mixed ethnicity of African-American and Afro-Caribbean.
Looking at her education, she has attended Orangeburg Wilkinson High School in Orangeburgh, SC. Then, she graduated Arts and Humanities from South Carolina Governor’s School in 2003. After graduation, she enrolled herself into Julliard School where she been the part of Drama division group 36. In addition, she also went on to train in England after getting a Shakespeare Scholarship as an award.
Nicole Beharie: Career & Life Achievements
Nicole started her acting career in 2008 through the movie ‘American Violet’ where she played the leading role of ‘Dee Roberts’. In the same year, she appeared in the American sports movie ‘The Express: The Ernie Davis Story’. Her other movie credits include 2011 ‘My Last Day Without You’, 2012 ‘The Last Fall’, 2013 ’42’, and 2018 ‘Monsters and Men’. At the moment, she is working on her upcoming movie ‘Jacob’s Ladder’.
She made her first appearance on television in a guest role of ‘Helen Reed’ in medical drama ‘Three Rivers’ in 2009. After that, she became ‘Shay’ for the television movie ‘Sins of the Mother’. Following that, she appeared as ‘Imani Stonehouse’ in the two episodes of ‘The Good Wife’. In 2013, she became the part of the Fox fantasy series ‘Sleepy Hollow’ as ‘Abbie Mills’. The series was based on the 1820 short story of Washington Irving ‘The Legend of the Sleepy Hollow’. Later, she departed from the series in 2016 with her character dying in the third-season finale. She had made a guest star in a few series including ‘Bones’ and ‘Black Mirror’.
Nicole Beharie: Personal Life & Husband
The 34-years-old beautiful actress is single at the moment. Previously during 2012, she has been in a relationship with an Irish actor Michael Fassbender. The duo first met on the sets of 2011 movie ‘Shame’ and gradually their closeness turned to romance. After that, they spotted in a very lovey-dovey relationship, walking hand in hand in New York. However, their romance ended a year later before it takes another level.
After her break up, she has been linked to her co-star Tom Mison from the series ‘Sleeping Hollow’. Over the period of filming the series, the two actors became close and he gave her full support to overcome from break up. However, their relationship was just friends nothing more than that. Further, Nicole says that Tom has helped her to move from her split with Michael and also the series helped to divert her mind away from those issues.
Caption: Nicole Beharie and ex-boyfriend Michael Fassbender
Additionally, she was rumored to be pregnant when she was asked about the rumor she added ‘no comments of her personal life’. But it was just a false alarm which became rumors only. Other than this, she involved indirectly to other rumors like her series ‘Sleeping Hollow’ had received several controversies over its running years.
Nicole Beharie: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Coming over to her net worth, she has made a good earning from her acting career. Since 2008, she has been dedicating her precious time in making a prominent place and also whooped a profitable amount from the industry. Therefore, her net worth is estimated to be over $3 million. In addition, she has also become a part of a few theatre productions.
She is also highly connected with her fans and followers through different social media platforms. She keeps on sharing the pictures on her verified Instagram account @nikkibeharie having 86.8k followers. On Twitter, she has a verified and personal account @NikkiBeharie with 62k followers. Also, she has an unofficial Facebook account with over 35k followers.
Nicole Beharie: Height, Weight, & Body Statics
The beauty has a well-maintained slim body having measurements of 35-24-34 inches. Further, her curvy body has an average height of 5 feet 3 inches or 1.57 meters and weighs around 50 kg. She has a light brown eye color with dark brown hair color.