Nikki Sanderson


28 March 1984 (age 32)
Blackpool, Lancashire, England

Nikki Ann Sanderson portrays the loveable Maxine Minniver. She joined the cast in November 2012 playing the sister of already established character Mitzeee Minniver. Nikki has had to tackle some challenging storylines including having a daughter with Down Syndrome and being a victim of domestic abuse. She has received numerous nominations for this role.

Personal Life Edit

Apart from being an actress Nikki is also a singer, glamour model and a television presenter. In 2004 she released a keep fit DVD entitled Coronation Street - Funk fit. In March 2011 Nikki joined the social media site Twitter (@NikkiSanderson) and currently has over 200,000 followers. She has previously dated former Coronation Street co-star Danny Young for over 4 years and QPR footballer Anton Ferdinand, younger brother of England International Rio Ferdinand. Nikki has appeared on the cover of August 2005 edition of Maxim and June 2006 edition of FHM

Acting Credits Edit

Nikki is most famous for playing goby teenage Candice Stowe in Coronation Street; whom she started playing from the age of 15. She portrayed her for 6 years. Nikki's other acting credits include Heartbeat, Casualty, Holby City and New Street Law. She has also appeared on All Star Family Fortunes against tennis star Greg Rusedski, Celebrity Stars in the Eyes as LeAnn Rimes and The X Factor: Battle of the Stars.