In March 2001, Nicole got married to Joseph Falasca. Joseph Falasca is an actor. Actually, she eloped with him. Though she was happy to have him as her loving spouse, this married life ended in a divorce at the end of 2001.
Later on, Nicole was found having romantic love affairs with Boris Kodjoe. Boris Kodjoe is also an actor. She dated her as her boyfriend for several months and they got married on the 21st of May 2005. She is also the mother of two children.
Nicole received her elementary education from Montessori School. Later on, she got enrolled at Roland Park Country School. When she was 17, she also took part in the state of Maryland's high school competition and she also won the Best Actress award in this competition. She joined The Washington Ballet Company. She also attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and she graduated from there in 1993. She has also been active in acting since 1993. That year she played the role of Marcelle in the movie Other Women's Children. Two years later she appeared in the movies like Stonewall and The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love. She got her rise in fame after she portrayed the role of Becky Barnett in the movie Boogie Nights. She is also famous for playing the role of Teri Joseph in the TV series Soul Food. She has a net worth of $5 Million.