Disabled people are mostly expected to be worthless by many people. Well, British journalist Nikki Fox has crushed this thought of millions as she has established herself as a renowned journalist despite suffering from muscular dystrophy.
Nikki is a broadcaster and a presenter for both television and radio world. With her hard work and determination, she won the Sony-Award in 2012.
Although she is very active in her professional life, she prefers to keep details of her dating and boyfriend under the shade.
Nikki Fox's Bio, Passion Dwells In Singing
British journalist Nikki Fox was born 28 November 1980 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.
Talking about her family, Nikki's father is a builder and runs his own company while her mother is an image consultant.
Though Nikki has muscular dystrophy, she has an incredible height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters). A muscular dystrophy is a group of muscular disease which results in weakening and breakdown of skeletal muscles over time.
In her family, she is not only the one born with muscular dystrophy, but her sister Rachel who is two years younger than her also has it too.
During her childhood, she used to walk very badly, a bit like a Weeble but now she uses a mobility scooter. As her sister also has the same syndrome, both of them used to sit together in calipers in front of the TV in between trips to ballet classes. She and her sister dealt with her childhood with a strong belief of their mother and themselves.
During an interview with the thisismoney, Nikki gushed about her parents' profession. She mentioned that her father was a builder with own company while her mother was an image consultant.
The journalist also added that her mother was the best as she raised two disabled children with all her love and care.
Nikki was interested in music from her childhood days. She used to teach young kids to play piano with five pounds charge per hour at the age of 14.
So, she graduated from the Brunel University with a B.A. in music while studying theory, piano, opera, composition, analysis and criticism of 20th-century music.
Nikki Fox at the studio of Watch Dog on 27 March 2018 (Photo: Nikki Fox's Instagram)
Nikki first began to work at BBC Radio Cambridgeshire on the Peterborough Breakfast Show, presenting Fox's What's On Guide. Shortly after this, she worked on the Channel 4's Disability Researcher Training Scheme. Nikki also worked at Maverick TV, Channel 4 where Paul Heggen worked as meteorologist and ITV while Louisa James worked as a reporter and producer.
After that, in 2010, Nikki was a researcher and co-presenter on Gok Wan's Channel 4 show’s How To Look Good Naked with a Disability.
The same year, Nikki was also nominated for Best On-Screen talent at the Cultural Diversity Network Awards.
Moreover, she also researched and presented a major documentary for BBC Radio 5 Live, ‘Beyond Disability: The Adventures of a Blue Badger’. The documentary was set out to discover what it is really like being disabled in the UK in 2012, winning a Sony accolade and the 2012 New York Festivals Radio Programme and Promotion Awards.
In 2014, Nikki was appointed disability news correspondent for the BBC while Babita Sharma serves as a news anchor. In 2015, she won a New York Festival Radio Award for Learning To Walk Again, a radio programme she presented for BBC Radio 5 Live.
In 2016, Nikki appeared on an episode of BBC's Celebrity Mastermind; the same year she joined the BBC Watchdog team as a presenter.
Nikki's Love Life
Nikki is already 37 years old, but her relationship status hints her to be single. She has neither revealed nor indicated anything about her partner. She has also not been linked with any person till date.
Nevertheless, she timely mocks about her future husband and crushes via her social media. But she has not officially made any statement about her relationship status.
Could it be that she is secretly married or even dating someone? Well, the journalist has not yet answered these questions, and it is best not to believe any rumors of the internet.