Nikeva Stapleton


Nikeva became bicoastal in 2015 and began to pursue an acting career in television and film in LA. She has since appeared in Spike Lee’s feature films Chiraq, BlacKKKlansman, and Netflix' series She's Gotta Have It, as well as Marlon Wayans' film Naked and NBC's sitcom Marlon. Currently, Nikeva plays ‘Evelyn’ on BET series American Soul, and will be featured on IFC upcoming sketch comedy Sherman's Showcase premiering July 2019.

Aside from her performing arts career, Nikeva is a fitness, fashion, and commercial model, having worked for such companies as Balenciaga, Nike, Adidas, Fila, Athleta, and more. Nikeva is passionate about her Caribbean roots; she shares her love for the performing arts through educational outreach in the West Indies as a teaching artist for Art Saves Lives Foundation in St. Maarten.

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