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Nikki Leonti

Biography

Well known to make up one-half from the R&B group Nikki & Rich together with Rich Velonskis, she previously recorded Christian music albums. She also competed on America’s Got Talent in 2016 alongside her spouse Ryan Edgar and her child Jaslyn. Performing since she was seven years of age, she was a soloist on her behalf choir that was led by her dad, pastor Greg Leonti. Her three siblings sang alongside Nikki. She released her debut full-length recording Shelter Me in 1998. Her 1st spouse, and Jaslyn’s dad, is usually guitarist Ryan Gingerich. She experienced a son called Jordan with her second spouse Aaron Dome. She and Ryan wedded in 2014 plus they experienced their own child together called Frankie. She was employed as a back-up vocalist to Carrie Underwood in 2006.

Quick Facts


Full Name Nikki Leonti
Date Of Birth August 20, 1981
Place Of Birth Corona, CA
Profession R&B Singer
Nationality American
Children Jaslyn Taylee, Frankie Edgar, Jordan Cole
Siblings Devin Leonti, Ei8ht, Carson Leonti
Music Groups Nikki & Rich
Movies Eternity: The Movie
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Aaron proposed to Nikki on August 20, 2003 - her 22nd birthday.
2One of her brothers passed away from cancer.
3Nikki's first husband, Ryan Gingerich, was the lead guitarist of the Christian band Scarecrow & Tinmen.
4Her favorite Bible verse is James 1:1-12.
5Sang background vocals for Rachael Lampa's album "Rachael Lampa".
6Son Jordan Cole was born in January 2005.
7Singer of contemporary Christian music. She has released two albums called "Shelter Me" (1998) and "Nikki Leonti" (2001).
8Daughter Jaslyn Taylee was born in June 2000.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ice Age: Collision Course2016writer: "My Superstar"
Monkey Kingdom2015Documentary performer: "WHAT A MAN" - as Nikki
The Little Rascals Save the Day2014Video performer: "My Friend", "Time For Fun"
Baggage Claim2013performer: "In Love with Love" / writer: "In Love with Love"
Girl Vs. Monster2012TV Movie writer: "Nothing's Gonna Stop Me", "Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Reprise"
McKenna Shoots for the Stars2012performer: "Rainbow"
The Dictator2012performer: "A Moment Like This"
Californication2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
902102011TV Series 1 episode
Hop2011performer: "Mr. Big Stuff" - as Nikki
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Killers2010performer: "Cat and Mouse" - as Nikki / writer: "Cat and Mouse" - as Nikki Leonte
Just Wright2010writer: "Dreaming"
Tribulation2000performer: "Everlasting Place"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Eternity: The Movie2014Gina Marie
Californication2013TV SeriesBand Musician

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2010TV SeriesHerself
The 700 Club2002TV SeriesHerself

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#Quote
1One of the songs on the album [One World] that I co-wrote with John Elefante talks about that. About how people have that hole and that emptiness inside their lives that they try to fill with drugs and alcohol. But they need to know that hole can only be filled with Jesus Christ.
2If we can give them to Him, God can take the choices we make, however bad, and make beautiful things.


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