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Nikki Sanderson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Nikki Sanderson Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 62 kg
Date of Birth March 28, 1984
Zodiac Sign Aries
Spouse Greg Whitehurst

Nikki Ann Sanderson is an English actress who came into glamour world through her appearance in Coronation Street as Candice Stowe. She has been an active participant in the entertainment industry since 1999. She has also been awarded as the Best Actress by The British Soap Awards in 2014 for her exquisite performance as Maxine Minniver in Hollyoaks. Further, she also bagged a nomination for Best Serial Performance at National Television Awards in 2015. Nikki believes in making the best of her free time and tries to spend time with her family.

Born Name

Nikki Ann Sanderson

Nick Name


Nikki Sanderson performing in Manchester in 2007
Nikki Sanderson performing in Manchester in 2007 (Robdurbar / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Manchester, England





Actress, TV Personality, Ex-Glamour Model


  • Father – Paul Sanderson
  • Mother – Judith
  • Siblings – None


She is represented by Linton Management.




5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


62 kg or 137 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Nikki Sanderson has dated –

  1. Danny Young (2005-2009) – Nikki’s co-star in Coronation Street Danny Young started dating her in 2005 after meeting her on the set of Coronation Street. They also dated on-screen briefly. Danny left the show in August 2005 followed by Nikki in November 2005. They maintained a long distance relationship for more than 3 years. Finally, they called it quits amicably in 2009 after dating for 4 years, overall.
  2. Anton Ferdinand (2012-2014) – From 2012 to 2014, she was romantically involved with footballer Anton Ferdinand.
  3. Greg Whitehurst (2015-Present) – Nikki then married her longtime friend, businessman Greg Whitehurst in May 2015. Strangely, she was present at Greg and his beloved Sarah’s wedding just 10 months before in 2014. Greg and Nikki had started dating after Greg’s marriage with Sarah ended in January 2015. They are still going strong.
Nikki Sanderson and Greg Whitehurst in June 2019
Nikki Sanderson and Greg Whitehurst in June 2019 (Nikki Sanderson / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Attractive personality
  • Wonderful dressing sense
  • Dimpled smile
Nikki Sanderson in a bathroom selfie in February 2019
Nikki Sanderson in a bathroom selfie in February 2019 (Nikki Sanderson / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

She is an all-time endorser of World Vision UK. It is a Christian relief and development organization. She has been associated with them since 2006.

In 2006 and 2007, she promoted sports fashion brand KangaROOS in the print media.

Best Known For

  • Playing the character of Candice Stowe in the television show, Coronation Street from 1999 to 2005
  • Playing Maxine Minniver on Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks

First Film

Nikki made her theatrical film debut with the drama film Clubbed in the role of Gee Gee – Dance Teacher in 2008.

First TV Show

In 1999, Nikki made her TV show debut with her appearance on the soap opera Coronation Street (aka Corrie) in the role of Candice Stowe. She ultimately appeared in 397 episodes until 2005.

Personal Trainer

She has taken training from several trainers including Maziar David and Danny Potter.

Nikki Sanderson Favorite Things

  • Food – Steak, Seafood, and Pasta
  • TV Show Genre – Horror


Nikki Sanderson in a calr selfie under the bright sun in May 2019
Nikki Sanderson in a car selfie under the bright sun in May 2019 (Nikki Sanderson / Instagram)

Nikki Sanderson Facts

  1. Nikki’s dad left her mother when Nikki was less than 2 years of age.
  2. She prefers a long bath on Saturdays and considers herself to be a bad cook.
  3. Connect with Nikki on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by Nikki Sanderson / Instagram

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