|Nicky Whelan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4¼ in|
|Date of Birth||May 10, 1981|
Nicky Whelan is an Australian actress, model, and producer who has appeared in various shows and movies including Neighbours, Scrubs, House of Lies, Matador, Hollywood and Wine, Left Behind, The Power of Few, The Wedding Ringer, Satisfaction, The Binge, Inconceivable, Knight of Cups, Trauma Center, Melrose Place, Friends with Benefits, Funny or Die Presents, Romance at Reindeer Lodge, Franklin & Bash, and From Dusk till Dawn: The Series.
Actress, Model, Producer
- Others – Marcus Joseph Whelan (Grandfather) (Australian Rules Footballer). He is an AFL Brownlow Medallist.
She has been signed to –
- London Management Group
- Innovative Artists, Talent Agency, Santa Monica, California, United States
5 ft 4¼ in or 163 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Nicky Whelan has dated –
- David Spade (2007-2008) – From April 2007 until January 2008, Whelan dated American actor David Spade. He is nearly 17 years her senior.
- Gary Stretch (2008) – In February 2008, British actor Gary Stretch and Nicky Whelan were an item. He is around 12 years older than her.
- DJ Ashba (2010-2011) – DJ Ashba met Nicky at Farley Bros Radio on November 9, 2010, and started dating her. They finally called it quits in July 2011.
- Chad Michael Murray (2013-2014) – Whelan met actor Chad Michael Murray on the set of the 2014 movie Left Behind and commenced dating him on September 21, 2013. They remained an item for about 6 months and split in April 2014.
- Kerry Rhodes (2015-2017) – In the year 2015, she started going out with Kerry Rhodes, an actor and former American football safety in the National Football League. It was then announced the following year that the duo has got engaged. On April 15, 2017, Whelan and Rhodes married in Los Angeles but divorced the same year in November.
- Frank Grillo (2020-Present) – She started dating American actor Frank Grillo in 2020.
Race / Ethnicity
Bright blue eyes
34-24-34 in or 87-61-87 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
7.5 (US) or 5 (UK) or 38 (EU)
She has appeared in an infomercial on “Sheer Cover Studio” mineral makeup which was hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet.
Whelan has also done the advertisement of Rökk Vodka.
Best Known For
Playing Heidi “Pepper” Steiger in the soap opera Neighbours from 2006 to 2007. She appeared in a total of 81 episodes.
Nicky Whelan debuted with Russell Coight’s Celebrity Challenge for her role as Chrissie Grant in 2004. Though, it was a TV movie.
First TV Show
In 2003, Whelan guest appeared on SBS’s TV series Pizza for her role as a cheerleader.
Here’s a video showing her behind the scenes with Men’s Health during a photoshoot.
Nicky Whelan Facts
- She had a recurring role as an Australian medical school student, Maya in season 9 of the television series Scrubs from 2009 to 2010.
- In the 2014 movie “Left Behind”, she played the role of Hattie Durham.
- Before getting wide fame in 2006 (via Neighbours), she hosted several shows such as Seven Network’s Coxy’s Big Break, Network Ten’s Beyond the Boundary, and Seven Network’s Melbourne Woman.
- She is the first-ever model to appear in the Pumped Up Down Under calendar for consecutive two years.
- She appeared in the recurring role of Claire in the American comedy television series, House of Lies, in 2016.
- For eight years, Nicky has hosted night racing at Moonee Valley.
- Whelan is also known as the face of the rural Victorian city, Shepparton.
- She appeared in the Australian versions of magazines like FHM (October 2007 issue), Ralph (November 2005 issue), and Inside Sport.
- Along with Bruce Willis, she co-starred as Madison Taylor in the 2019 American action thriller film, Trauma Center.
- In 2020, she was cast as Punisher in the American comedy film, The Binge, whose lead cast included Skyler Gisondo, Eduardo Franco, Dexter Darden, Vince Vaughn, Grace Van Dien, and Zainne Saleh.