Nichole Galicia is a film and television actress whose journey to the big screen began as a high fashion model on the catwalks of Europe and New York. Most recently, acclaimed director Quentin Tarantino hand picked Galicia for his film, Django Unchained, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx. Galicia has garnered much buzz around the character she plays "Sheba," DiCaprio's love interest and since, she has been extremely well received in the fashion industry, with her photos running in Page Six, W and online fashion sites, noting her exceptional taste in clothing, versatile hairstyles among other trending aspects of her looks.
Born in Panama and raised in New York, Galicia focused on her brains, not beauty. Nevertheless by high school, this girl with a 183 IQ, had rapidly evolved into a striking and vivacious young woman inexorably caught up in the highly competitive fashion industry. To date, Galicia's modeling credits include ad campaigns for: The Gap, Pepsi, Neutrogena and Hanes. Additionally, her unique face has graced the pages of GQ, Vogue and Elle magazines. Recently she was in an edgy shoot for W magazine with Tarantino promoting their film.
After conquering the modeling world, Galicia discovered a new passion in acting. She starred alongside Cuba Gooding Jr, Hill Harper and Oliver Platt, to name a few
When Galicia is not modeling or acting she devotes her time to charities focused on developing the esteem and confidence of youth. Nichole actively serves on the board of the Junior Committee of the New York Center for Children; a charity dedicated to raising awareness and fighting child abuse. As a sports fan, Galicia enjoys the power and fury of Formula One Racing.
Even more fascinating however is Nichole's taste for art. Her favorite artist is Diego Velazquez and favorite museum is the Prado in Madrid. In fact, she owns dozens of engravings and serigraphs, a few of which appear in a book she wrote called "Equipo Cronica: The Nichole Kent Collection." It is named as such, as she sourced all of the works with the help of her mentor Kent Alessandro. Nichole owns all of the Equipo Cronica works discussed in the book. In her spare time, she visits art galleries, the web and private collections looking for new Equipo Cronicas.