Quick Facts of Nikki Battiste

  • Full NameNikki Battiste
  • NicknameNikki
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceUnited States of America
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourBrown
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseDean Simpson
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter

The Peabody award-winning actress Nikki Battiste has already marked a good name in the journalism field. Battiste is famous as a CBS News correspondent based in New York. She has covered the gun issue in America since joining CBS News and was the first to write on armed teachers in schools, which started a national discussion.

In Pennsylvania, she focused on the hunt for four missing persons, the Parkland school shooting and the Austin bomber. With her hard works in the journalism field, Nikki has gathered a decent amount of money.

How wealthy is Nikki Battiste?

The talented Nikki Battiste has earned an extraordinary amount from her works as a reporter. As of 2020, Battiste has a net worth of $500 thousand. Nikki has retained an incredible amount of earnings throughout her career. She is still active in the journalism field and her income and net worth will therefore increase in the coming days.

Check out Nikki’s short video

In the year 2000, Nikki started working in the world of journalism, and as of now, she has a professional career that is almost two-decades-long. She has worked for NBC, ABC, and CBS, which are high-profile network stations. Some of the highest-earning female news correspondents are Kristen Welker and Clarissa Ward. She hasn’t shared her actual salary but as per reports the average salary for CBS correspondent is around $121000. Her annual earnings are around $120000.

Happily Married

The CNS reporter is leading a blissful life with her husband. Well, Nikki is happily married to a handsome soccer coach Dean Simpson. The duo exchanged their wedding vows in a beautiful wedding ceremony on September 5, 2016, at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York.

Nikki Battiste with her husband
Nikki Battiste with her husband at her wedding, Photo Source: Zola

So, when the duo met? Nikki and her husband met each other at the Standard Hotel Biergarten in New York on May 13, 2012, through a mutual friend. They were set up by a mutual friend. The couple discovered that they had close friends in common and several times they had just avoided crossing paths.

Nikki Battiste with her husband Dean
Nikki Battiste with her beloved husband, Photo Source: nikki & dean wedding

After being in a relationship for two years, Dean proposed to Nikki on May 18, 2014. At the time, she was with her favorite horse Mojito. Later, Dean surprised her with a rooftop party to celebrate with her friends and family. They have been together for almost three years as of 2019 and enjoy a blissful life. Nikki is an equestrian and from an early age she used to ride horses. Currently, the couple is expecting their first child and Nikki is nine months pregnant.

About Nikki

Despite being on camera for a long period of time, Nikki has successfully kept her personal details away from the media. She hasn’t shared the precise information about her date of birth and venue. Luckuily, she once posted her childhood photo with her father and mother. As per the caption she mentioned that she was born in the 80s.

Nikki Battiste with her family
Nikki Battiste’s childhood picture with her parents, Photo Source: Nikki’s Instagram

Additions, she is the daughter Judy Battiste and Nick Battiste. Moreover, she grew up along with her brother named Brandon. Furthermore, she received her Bachelor’s degree in Arts Politics, Philosophy & Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Moreover, she started her career with NBC in their production department. She has worked for six years at ABC News as a producer and reporter. She joined CBS News as a freelance reporter for CBS Newspath in May 2017.