Nikki Reed Bio: In Her Own Words – Video Exclusive, News, Photos
Nikki Reed is an American actress and model. She gained attention at a young age with her part in the film Thirteen. She is also known for her parts in other teen dramas such as Rosalie in Twilight.
Nikki Reed Bio: Age, Childhood, Early Life
Nikki Reed was born in West Los Angeles, California on May 17, 1988Cheryl Houston, a beautician and Seth Reed. She has two siblings, Nathan August Reed and Joey Reed. When she was 14, Reed moved out of her mother’s house due to strained relationships at home but stayed within the Los Angeles area.
Nikki Reed Bio: Thirteen, Twilight, Movie Career
Nikki debuted in the entertainment world with the script of Thirteen which she co-wrote with Catherine Hardwicke when she was only 14. The script was based on her own troubled youth but she describes it as only semi-autobiographical. Although the writing pair had no initial plans for Reed to act in the film, Reed ended up taking on a supporting role. She played Evie Zamor, a popular teenager that introduces her naive classmate Tracy Freeland to the world of drugs, sex and risque behavior.
Reed continued to play the promiscuous teen character type in subsequent roles. This includes roles such as Kathy Alva in Lords of Dogtown, Mini in Mini’s First Time and Cherry Crush.
In 2008, Reed played the vampire Rosalie in the commercial hit, Twilight. She also appeared in sequels, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2.
She also stars in roles such as Empire State, Catch 44, and Last Day of Summer, to name a few.
Nikki Reed Bio: Music
Nikki Reed has released a single, along with an EP with her now ex-husband Paul McDonald, a former American idol contestant. They also co-directed Hanson’s music video for their single, “Get The Girl Back.” She is also planning on directing a music video for the band 100 Monkeys.
Nikki Reed Bio: Personal life, Paul McDonald, Ian Somerhalder
Nikki Reed met singer Paul Mcdonald in 2011 on the red carpet of the Red Riding Hood movie premiere, and they began to date. They got married October 2011 and finalized a divorce in January, 2015. She began dating actor Ian Somerhalder in 2014 and were married after a little less than a year of dating in April 2015.