Nikki Haskell is an American entrepreneur who is known to be a fearless leader as well as a popular figure who has excelled in various talents from actor to producer to being a tv host.
Haskell is one of the earliest female stockbrokers on Wall Street which is a remarkable achievement in itself. Nikki is also famous for being friends with Donald Trump (Former President of The United States of America) and the rest of the Trump Family.
The exact birth date of Nikki has not been revealed yet, however, the mayor of Beverly Hills Robert Wunderlich declared 17th May to be the birthday of Haskell. Since Nikki turned 80 in May of 2021 according to various media outlets, it is safe to assume the birth date of Haskell to be 17 May 1941.
Haskell was born in Chicago and was raised in Beverly Hills by her parents. Although not much information related to the parents of Nikki has been made public, it is known that her father’s name is Dan Golbus.
Nikki Haskell Early Life and Career
Haskell completed her high school at Beverly Hills High School and attended The Chicago Art Institute for a degree in arts. She then continued to study arts at Chouinard, The Art Center. While studying art at Chouinard, she won several awards for her outstanding designs creations for most of her pieces at the Brussels Art Fair and several other art shows.
Haskell now has her own line of serigraphs which has been published by Graphic Encounter. Nikki has also pursued her career in business after attending business studies class at the New York Institute of Finance.
In the year 1968, Haskell was named Stockbroker of the Year making her one of the first female stockbrokers on Wall Street.
Nikki then tried her luck in the entertainment business/industry. She created, produced, and hosted her own show called ‘The Nikki Haskell Show’ which was over 300 episodes. The show helped her show her talent as a host and the show helped her to open various other paths for other reality and talk shows in her career.
Haskell then became very popular as a party host and has hosted the biggest parties in New York in the 80s for famous celebrities such as Michael Jackson and Cher. She has even co-produced a feature film named ‘Aces High’, which stars Christopher Plummer and Sir John Gielgud.
New York Magazine named Haskell as the ‘Queen of New York Nightlife’ and was able to grab the number one spot in the ‘It’, Girl Magazine in its 35th Anniversary Issue.
Haskell has made numerous tv appearances which include shows such as Late Night with David Letterman, ‘E!’, Inside Edition, Extra, Entertainment Tonight, Insider, Joan Rivers, 20/20, and more. Nikki often makes a lot of appearances in magazines such as People Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Newsweek, The Daily News, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and many more.
Nikki is also known for being the author of several books which include Andy Warhol’s Diaries, Party Book, The 100 Most Important Women of the World, The Last Party, and New York Confidential. She even has her own line of healthcare products that are available on Amazon.
Nikki tied the knot to her high school classmate Barry Diller in 1962 after her high school graduation but the marriage didn’t become successful and even Haskell admitted she married him for all the wrong reasons.
She then married real estate developer Jack Haskell; the marriage didn’t last long either. However, she remarried him two years later and got divorced again in less than a year after moving to New York.
Haskell then had a romantic relationship with a man named Jeffrey Epstein. Nikki doesn’t have any children.
Nikki Haskell Net Worth
Nikki Haskell has a net worth of a whopping USD $ 19 million. Her huge fortune comes directly from her different ventures in different fields including arts and her appearance in tv shows as well as her being host for many high-profile parties in New York. The annual salary of Haskell has not been made known to the general public.
Nikki Haskell Awards and Achievements
Nikki Haskell has been given the title of ‘Queen of New York Nightlife’ by New York Magazine and has achieved the feat of being one of the first female stockbrokers on Wall Street.
Nikki Haskell Wiki Facts
17th May 1941
Entrepreneur, Talk show host, Host, Producer, Artist