Who Is Nichelle Nichols Ex Husband Duke Mondy? Star Trek Actress' Net Worth At Death

  Nichelle Nichols, the famous Star Trek actress died at 89 ( Source : Thedailybeast )

Renowned for playing Nyota Uhura in the blockbuster science fiction series and movies "Star Trek: The Original Series" and its spinoffs, Nichelle Nichols is a famous name in the acting world.

Nyota's performance was not only well-liked by the public but was also revolutionary as African-American women had so few opportunities at the time; she shone like a star.

Undoubtedly, Nichols has a long history, and on July 31, 2022, the veteran actress died at 89 due to natural causes. This article will discuss her ex-husband, Duke Mondy, and her children. Read further to find out.

Who Is Nichelle Nichols's Ex-Husband, Duke Mondy? Details On Nichelle's Family

Duke Mondy, the ex-husband of Nichelle Nichols, was the second husband of the Star Trek Actress. Nichelle was previously married to Foster Johnson, with whom she shared a son named Kyle Johnson.

No details state how Nichelle met Duke, but it seemed obvious as they hit it off. Duke also appeared in the 1969 television program "It Takes Two," according to IMDb. Mondy was also reported to be a musician, but little is known about his output.

Nichelle Nichols with her son, Kyle Johnson
Nichelle Nichols with her son, Kyle Johnson ( Source : Twitter )

Duke had shared the cover of the 1969 issue of Jet magazine with the Star Trek actor and his wife, Nichelle Nichols. Despite being married for four years, Duke and Nichelle never had children. Her only son/caretaker is Kyle.

There is absolutely no information about Duke Mondy after his divorce from Nichelle in 1972. It is almost like he vanished from the news. Apart from this, there has not been any revelation about their relationship. Nichelle did not remarry after her divorce from Mondy.

Star Trek Actress' Net Worth At Death

The net worth of Nichelle Nichols, the popular Star Trek actress, is reported to be 8 million USD. Nichelle was born Grace Dell Nichols on December 28, 1932. She was the third child of her parents.

Nichols was born in Robbins, an Illinois suburb of Chicago, to Samuel Earl Nichols, a factory worker elected town mayor and chief magistrate of Robbins in 1929, and his wife, Lishia Mae (Park) Nichols, a homemaker. Later, her family relocated to an apartment in Chicago's Woodlawn district.

'Star Trek' star Nichelle Nichols aka Commander Uhura passed away
'Star Trek' star Nichelle Nichols aka Commander Uhura passed away ( Source : Dnaindia )

She attended Englewood High School and received her high school diploma in 1951. Additionally, she attended school in Los Angeles and New York City. The actress was best known for her role as Lt. Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series. She is considered one of the most iconic characters in sci-fi history.

Nichols was one of the first Black women to appear on a popular TV show. From 1997 to 2015, she devoted her time advocating for NASA's initiatives and enlisting a diverse group of astronauts, including women and people of color.

Nichelle was diagnosed with dementia in 2018. Shortly after, the actress stopped going to formal events. It was further revealed that her son Kyle had fought against her going to conventions. She was regularly seeking medical care for her condition.

As she died today at 89, the fans of the popular sci-fi film expressed their gratitude for her brilliant portrayal. Her son, Kyle, announced her demise on Facebook and stated that she passed away due to natural causes.

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