Nikki Battiste Biography
Nikki Battiste is an American Emmy award-winning journalist and television personality who currently serves as the CBS News correspondent in New York, NY since June 2018. Prior to CBS News, Battiste served as a Producer & Reporter at ABC News in New York, NY from February 2013 – May 2017.
Battiste appears across all CBS platforms including “CBS Mornings,” the “CBS Evening News,” “48 Hours,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” and CBSN. From the 2016 presidential election to the Catholic Church sexual abuse crisis, are among the stories that she has covered a broad range of topics.
Nikki Battiste Age
Battiste was born in New Port, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Her exact date of birth is not yet known to the public. However, this makes it difficult for us to know her exact age, and when she celebrates her birthday. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Nikki Battiste Nationality
Battiste was born in New Port, Pennsylvania, United States of America. She is an American nationality by birth and she belongs to white ethnicity
Nikki Battiste Height
Battiste has not shared her exact height with the public. However, she stands at a moderate height when you look at her pictures and she is of a slim build and looks elegant in her appearance. This section will be updated as soon as the information regarding her exact height is available.
Nikki Battiste Education
Battiste attended Newport Junior – Senior High School. She then joined the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in politics, philosophy, and economics. She played hockey at the college level and she was co-captain of their Division I Field Hockey team.
Nikki Battiste Family
Battiste was born and raised by her parents Judy Battiste (mother) and her father, Nick Battiste in New Port, Pennsylvania, United States of America. However, details regarding her siblings are not known to the public. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Nikki was fearless & very athletic growing up. Her father put her on a horse when she was two years old and she hasn’t stopped galloping since. As a fearless four-year-old, Nikki rode in her first horse show and jumped competitively throughout her childhood. She was also an avid athlete, playing field hockey, basketball (nickname: Gunner), softball and running track.
Nikki Battiste Husband
Battiste is married to Dean Simpson who is a professional soccer coach. The couple married on September 5, 2016, in Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Together the duo shares one adorable child. Battiste and her family reside in New York City, United States.
The two initially met at New York City’s Biergarten at the Standard Hotel in May 2012, which is when their love story really began. Dean gushed about how beautiful Nikki’s grin was. He then appreciated Nikki’s grace, elegance, and intrigue as they were speaking. Before they could even utter a word, their gazes remained fixed. Nikki recalls the breathtaking smile Dean flashed across his attractive face.
Nikki Battiste and Dean Simpson
Dean Simpson was born in London, England, UK but spent much of his childhood in Wales. He is a qualified soccer instructor. When Dean was eight years old, he started playing soccer (football for the Brits), rugby and basketball. While off the field, he delighted everyone by singing Stevie Wonder’s, “I just called to say, I love you.”.
When Dean was a young soccer player, he was motivated to one day coach and develop soccer programs. Dean made it his goal to move to the United States in order to develop the sport in America because there were few professional coaching and playing chances in the United Kingdom. He fulfilled his dream after graduating from the University of Wales Institute in Cardiff with a degree in sports management.
The handsome Welshman relocated to New York in 2004 to pursue a career as a soccer coach. Dean has coached soccer and trained coaches all around the United States. He recently spent time developing soccer programs for underprivileged kids and aspiring coaches in rural Zimbabwe.
Macho man Dean is probably building and fixing items that Nikki has broken around the house when he isn’t working. He loves to entertain with his dance moves, cook, explore New York City, watch Liverpool games, and attend concerts. He frequently challenges Nikki to a dance-off since, in his opinion, he is a wonderful dancer.
Nikki can’t sing or cook to save her life, so Dean cooks while she sings anyway. While watching soccer, Nikki also supports Liverpool. The second best choice Nikki ever made was to resume riding horses over high jumps when Dean pushed her to do so.
Nikki Battiste Children
Battiste together with her husband are blessed with one baby boy; Beau Nicholas Battiste-Simpson who was born in May 2020.
Nikki Battiste Salary
Battiste earns an average annual salary of $76,873, but the range typically falls between $61,654 to $101,376. This is according to CBS News anchor/reporter salaries. However, their salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. We will keep tabs and update her exact salary once it is available.
Nikki Battiste Net Worth
Battiste’s net worth is estimated to be $2 Million as of 2022. She has accumulated her fortunes through her primary source of income as a broadcast journalist and in the other businesses she has invested in.
Nikki Battiste CBS News
Nikki is a journalist and television personality who currently serves as the CBS News correspondent in New York, NY since June 2018. Prior to CBS News, Battiste served as a Producer & Reporter at ABC News in New York, NY from February 2013 – May 2017.
However, before joining CBS News. Nikki was a freelance correspondent in New York City, NY from May 2017 to June 2018. She started her career as an NBC News Page Feb 2013 – May 2017, working on “Saturday Night Live” and “Today,” before working as a production associate at “Today.” She has won several Emmy, Edward R Murrow and CINE Golden Eagle awards, and a Peabody, Deadline and Front Page award.
Nikki Battiste Body Measurements and Facts
- Full Names: Nikki Battiste
- Career / Profession: Journalist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Age: Under Review
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Date of Birth: Under Review
- Place of Birth: New Port, Pennsylvania
- Birthday: Under Review
- Body Measurements: Under Review
- Height: Under Review
- Weight: Under Review
- Marital Status: Married
- Husband/Spouse: Dean Simpson
- Children: Beau Nicholas Battiste-Simpson
- Net Worth: Estimated to be $2 Million as of 2022
- Salary: Average annual salary of $76,873
Nikki Battiste House
Battiste resides in New York City, NY, United States of America.
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