Nikki Reed is an American television actress, songwriter, singer and model born in West Los Angeles, California, United States. She is best known for her portrayal of vampire Rosalie Hale in The Twilight Saga series from 2008-2012. Nikki is also famous for her role of Betsy Ross in the TV series Sleepy Hollow (2015-2016). Nikki is of Italian, Jewish and Cherokee descent.
Nikki is the daughter of beautician Cheryl Houston and production designer Seth Reed. She has an older brother Nathan August Reed and half-brother, Joey Reed. Her parents divorced when Nikki was two years old. After the split, she stayed with her mother.
At the age of 14, Nikki moved out and started living on her own.
She attended Alexander High School in Los Angeles but dropped out. She then began studying on her own and earned high school diploma through homeschooling.
Reed was invited by her mothers' friend Catherine Hardwicke to help her to complete her script for the movie Thirteen. Her career started by playing the role of Evie Zamora in the same movie she had co-written, Thirteen.
Nikki's first TV role was as Sadie Campbell in The O.C (2006), and from then she has appeared in numerous movie and TV film in the career.
In 2011 Nikki played the role of Rosalie Hale in Twilight Saga and also featured in the entire saga series for which she won two Teen Choice Awards. Besides acting, Reed is also a singer and songwriter.
Nikki Reed is married to the handsome hunk of Hollywood, Ian Somerhalder. The two began dating in July 2014 and tied the tied knot on April 26, 2015, in Malibu. Both of them are animals lover and have adopted many pets together. Nikki and Ian were long time friends before dating each other.
The happy couple is expecting their first baby together, and the news was announced via Instagram.
Before Reed was married to the finalist of American Idol, Paul McDonald. The pair married on October 16, 2011, and divorced in 2014. They met at the premiere of Red Riding Hood in 2010. Nikki planned to end her marriage over work issue. They filed for divorce in May 2014 and were living separately fro six months before filing for the divorce.
After her divorce from her husband Nikki was seen dating Derek Hough. They met through Hough's sister Julianne. Nikki was seen supporting Derek in Dancing With The Star.
Nikki Reed was also in a relationship with Donald Joseph Qualls (DJ Quall). Nikki and DJ Quall dated for a year, from 2006-2007.
Nikki Reed has an estimated net worth of $16 million. Nikki is four-time richer than her husband, Ian. Nikki, being the fixed cast of Twilight Saga earned the paycheck and was among the top five highest eating actors of Twilight.
Nikki Reed Affairs
First Affair with DJ Qualls
Donald Joseph Qualls famously known as DJ Qualls is an American actor, producer, and fashion model. Qualls is known for his role in movies like Road Trip, The Core, The New Guy. He has also appeared in television series like Breaking Bad and The Big Bany Theory. DJ Qualls came in the highlights for dating beautiful actress Nikki Reed in 2006. The former pair also starred int he movie Lat Day of Summer, but things didn't work together and they parted ways in 2007.
Second Affair with Derek Hough
Derek Hough and Nikki Reed were in relationship shortly after she divorced her husband Paul McDonald. These two knew each other since Nikki was a friend of Derek's sister Julianne. Nikki and Derek were spotted in the club of Los Angeles getting cosy. There is no news on how their relation started and ended.