Erik Jon Spoelstra is an American professional basketball coach. He is the head coach for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. He has won two NBA titles as the head coach of the Heat. Filipino-American Spoelstra is the first Asian-American head coach in the history of the four major North American sports leagues.
When it comes to his personal life, Erik is a married man. He is happily married to Nikki Sapp, who is a former Miami Heat dancer. She and Erik dated for a few years before getting married in 2016.
In this article, we’ll cover all the details regarding Erik Spoelstra’s wife and how many children does the couple have.
Know About Nikki Sapp, Erik Spoelstra’s Wife
Nikki first met coach Spo when she was dancing for the Heat, a job she started when she was 18. At the time, she was still in school. After Nikki left the team and was already a director at a Hollywood art gallery, they reportedly started dating. In 2016, Erik and Nikki tied the knot.
Erik Spoelstra Wife, Nikki Sapp was born in Florida on March 22, 1987. She is Puerto Rican on one half. Nikki may be best known as the wife of Erik Spoelstra, the two-time NBA champion coach of the Miami Heat. She was a former dancer for the team, but her life before she became famous was actually very interesting.
Nikki went to Miami International University of Art & Design. She got a bachelor’s degree in fashion design. Nikki was the director of the famous Guy Hepner Contemporary Art Gallery in West Hollywood, California, previously. According to reports, she went back and forth from Miami to Los Angeles to do her job as the gallery’s head.
Nikki is very active on Instagram and has a verified account under the username @nikkisappspo. She has amassed a huge fan following of 27.6K followers. She keeps updating her fans by posting pictures of her photo shoots and also with her family and friends.
Nikki has her own podcast called The Know with Nikki Spo. According to her website, the goal of the podcast is to “highlight the stories of strong women.”
Erik Spoelstra And Nikki Sapp Welcomed Their Third Child
In September of this year, Erik and His wife Nikki Sapp welcomed their third child i.e. girl, whose name is Ruby Grace Spoelstra. Ruby is the couple’s first daughter. They already have two boys, Santiago, who is 4, and Dante, who is 2.
Om September 27, Nikki posted a bunch of pictures of her husband, sons, and the new baby on Instagram to celebrate the arrival of the baby. She wrote the caption, “Ruby Grace + so much Love. Welcome to the world, my girl 🧚🏼♀️”
In another Instagram post, she wrote, “Sometimes I can’t believe this is my life. I went from thinking I didn’t want children to becoming a Mama of 3. And now, I seriously cannot imagine my life without my kids. I’m so grateful for my family and that Gd gave me the gift of motherhood.”
Erik Spoelstra And Nikki Sapp are now a happy family of five with two sons and one daughter.