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April 22, 2020

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Jessica Nigri is an American model, cosplay enthusiast, YouTuber, voice actress, and fan convention interview correspondent. She was born on August 5, 1989, in Reno, Nevada, the United States whereas grew up in Christchurch, New Zealand, her mother’s hometown, and carries dual New Zealand-American citizenship. Jessica spent her early adulthood in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. She is a Christian and born to Cory and Jacqueline Nigri.

Jessica Nigri Career

Jessica kicked off things in her career over a viral video in 2009, she dressed up as ‘Sexy Pikachu’ in Comic-Con in San Diego, which went viral overnight. This opened up the door to multiple opportunities for Jessica and landed the role of Anya Stroud for Microsoft and GameStop’s Gears of War 3 promotion. In 2011, she played cosplay girl in the music video Chalkskin: T ‘n A and also played Sonya Blade in the music video Nigri Please! in 2012. Throughout her career, she has cosplayed many other characters from different anime and video games such as Rikku from Final Fantasy X-2 and Yoko Littner from Gurren Lagann.

Jessica won IGN’s contest for a model to portray Juliet Starling. She was later on hired as a spokesmodel by Warner Bros. Games. She has also been in commercials, in 2012, in Zom-Be-Gone, Buzzzzzz Kill as Juliet Starling, and so on. Furthermore, she also signed up with various productions to promote or represent several other comics and video games such as Elsword. In 2013, Suda51, who had hired her to portray Juliet Starling, again hired her to portray Vivienne Squall for the new video game Killer Is Dead.

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Widespread fame

She has also cosplayed the character Connor Kenway from Assassin’s Creed III and the female version of Captain Edward Kenway, the protagonist of the video game – Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Jessica’s career as a voice artist started in 2013. In 2013, she signed up for the voice of Cinder Fall for RWBY and is still active with the part. In 2014, she voiced Simmons’ Lieutenant in Red vs. Blue. In Super Sonico: The Animation, she voiced Sonico. She signed up again as Cinder Fall for RWBY Chibi in 2016, which is still on-air.

Jessica was also a spokesperson for Amazing Arizona Comic Con in 2012, and she was invited to attend many conventions including Anime Expo, Anime Revolution, AVCon, Montreal Comiccon, Anime South, Ottawa Pop Expo as a guest of honor. Apart from cosplay work, she has tried her luck as an interviewer and worked with various media outlets such as GameZone, RUGGED TV, and Comic Book Therapy. Due to her reputation and fame, she has been featured on various YouTube shows which include KassemG and The Philip DeFranco Show. She also started her own channel on YouTube and has 1.2 million followers. In 2018, she starred herself in the documentary Becoming Jessica Nigri.

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Jessica Nigri Biography

Real NameJessica Nigri
Birth DateAugust 5, 1989
Age31 Years
Birth PlaceReno, Nevada, U.S.
ProfessionModel, YouTuber, Cosplay Celebrity
Sun signLeo

Physical Statistics


Heightin feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimetres – 170 cm  
Weightin Kilograms – 59 kg  –  in Pounds –  130 lbs 
Body Measurements38-25-36
Bra (Breast) Size34D
Waist Size25
Hip Size36
Shoe Size8 (U.S.)
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorGreen
Body TypeSlim


FatherCory Nigri
MotherJacqueline Nigri
SisterNot Known
BrotherNot Known


SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known

Relationship Status


Marital StatusSingle
Is she a lesbian?No
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Personal Life

Jessica is in a serious, long-term relationship with Ryan Brandt, who is also a cosplayer. She quite frequently shares snaps of them enjoying their love life publicly on her Instagram.

Jessica Nigri Net Worth

Jessica’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million. She earns her income by cosplaying and being a spokesperson for various video games and comics. In addition to that, she also earns from her endorsement deals and YouTube channel.


  • She grew up in New Zealand.
  • Jessica moved back to the United States when she was 12 years old.
  • She is not only a cosplayer but a massive gamer, who has played video games since her early childhood.
  • Jessica is an active member of the cosplay group XX Girls and Kat Gunn’s professional gaming and cosplay team, Less Than 3.
  • She plans to eventually retire from ling and to study and pursue a career in the “behind the scenes” aspects of marketing and advertising.
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