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Hallmark Actress: Nikki DeLoach

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Nikki DeLoach was born Ashlee Nicole DeLoach in Waycross, Georgia on September 9, 1979. The American actress grew up on her family farm.

Even with a farming background, the child was interested in entertainment at the early age of 8. When she was 12, she became part of The All-New Mickey Mouse Club. The Georgia native went on to win numerous state and national titles. While she was still young, Nikki has her own modeling agent who was successful in getting a modeling job for print ads. She was a member of the Georgia 4-H Performing Arts group Clovers & Company from 1991 to 1994.

Nikki graduated from the University of Maryland. She earned degrees in both English and Psychology. Later she pursued a sociology degree from UCLA through online classes.

Beginning of Nikki DeLoach's Hallmark Movies

Nikki's acting career started in 1993. Like many other Hallmark actors, she was a regular on a soap opera. She played the role of Brenda in 12 episodes of Days of Our Lives in 2007.

DeLoach's first movie on the Hallmark Channel was Christmas Land in 2015. She starred in at least one Hallmark movie every year since then.

Nikki DeLoach's Hallmark Movies

Movie/Premiere DateCo-StarBrief Synopsis

Christmas Land, December 20, 2015

Luke Macfarlane

A New York businesswoman finds out her late grandmother has left her a magical Christmas-themed village named "Christmas Land."

A Dream of Christmas, December 3, 2016

Andrew Walker

A restless young married woman is granted her wish by a Christmas angel to be single again. Then she finds out she wants her husband back.

The Perfect Catch, April 22, 2017

Andrew Walker

A single parent rekindles her life with an old flame and discovers they still have great chemistry.

Truly, Madly, Sweetly, September 22, 2018

Dylan Neal

Natalie, a cupcake food truck owner has always dreamed of owning her own bakery. Eric has always wanted his own business. The two of them worked together for their success.

Reunited at Christmas, November 21, 2018

Mike Faiola

Two single parents must work things out when their kids want to adopt the same dog.

Love to the Rescue, March 23, 2019

Michael Rady

Two families want to adopt the same rescue dog. They thought of sharing custody, but single mom Kate feared falling in love again with single father Eric.

Love Takes Flight, April 27, 2019

Jeff Hephner

A single mother is surprised when her daughter befriends a widower as part of her mission to find a friend as a school project.

Two Turtle Doves, November 1, 2019

Michael Rady

Dr. Sharon Hayes searches for a beloved family heirloom in a small Christmas town.

Sweet Autumn, October 17, 2020

Andrew Walker

A woman leaves her candy shop to her niece and a farm hand. The two young people discovered the reason the woman left her shop to two strangers.

Cranberry Christmas, October 31, 2020

Benjamin Ayres

A separated couple pretends their marriage is blissful for the sake of their Christmas festival and their business.

Taking the Reins, September 25, 2021

Scott Porter

A writer faces two facts: why her marriage failed and why she stopped riding horses after going back to her family ranch.

Five More Minutes, November 20, 2021

David Haydn-Jones

A woman's Christmas wish is fulfilled in unexpected ways when she reads her late grandfather's journal.

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Nikki's Christmas Movies

As you can see from the list above, about half of Nikki's Hallmark movies are about Christmas. Either the word "Christmas" is in the title or the movie is based on a Christmas theme.

Nikki DeLoach's husband and two sons.

Nikki DeLoach's husband and two sons.

Personal Life

Nikki is more than just an actress. She is also the co-founder and teacher of “What We Are” and a spokesperson for the Alzheimer’s Association and Children's Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA). She is a wife, mother, and avid animal lover.

Nikki married Ryan Goodell, a member of the boy band Take 5, in September 2009. Their first son, William Hudson Goodell, was born on October 22, 2013. Their second son, Bennett Christopher Goodell, was born on September 20, 2017.

When Nikki was five months pregnant with Bennett, it was discovered that he had multiple heart defects. Doctors didn't think he would survive. He was sent to CHLA a day after he was born and cardiothoracic surgeon Vaughn Starnes performed surgery that saved his life. It was a miracle because most infants do not survive with that condition.

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