Jessica Furtado Nickson Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Sep 12, 2022 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Jun 23, 2022
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About Jessica Graf

Born on December 11, 1990, Jessica Furtado Graf is an American reality star, actress, and model.

People got to know about her more right after her appearance in the 19th season of 'Big Brother.' Besides this, Jessica Graf also won the TV show 'The Amazing Race 30' (2018).

In 'The Amazing Race 3o', Jessica Graf took part in the competition alongside her competitor in the show Cody Nickson who is now her husband. On the very first day of 'Big Brother,' Jessica Graf received a bracelet from Paul Abrahamian. It was this bracelet of friendship that saved Jessica Graf from getting evicted on the very first day of the reality show.

Jessica Graf was born in Hollywood, Florida, and later she moved to New York City. The reason for Jessica Graf and her family to shift from Hollywood, Florida, to New York City was the Hurricane Andrew that occurred in 1992. The mother of Jessica Graf is of Brazilian descent, while her father is of German and Italian descent. After spending years in New York City, Jessica Graf and her family shifted to Rhode Island and finally settled in Cranston. Jessica Graf lost her father in 2014.

Jessica Graf's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jessica Graf’s net worth?

Jessica Graf is said to be one of the greatest reality stars who simultaneously perform the roles of a television personality, actress, and model. Therefore, her approximate net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million.

How much does Jessica Graf earn per year?

The TV personality and reality star Jessica have a net worth of around $1.5 million, her annual income is not disclosed.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jessica Graf?

This model and actress from Rhode Island has a height of 5 ft 7 in (170 cm).

How old is Jessica Graf?

Being born on December 11, 1990, in Hollywood, Florida, U.S, Jessica Graf is about 32 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Born in Hollywood, Florida, to Teressa Graf, her mother, and Herbert Graf Jr., her father, Jessica Graf, and her family were badly affected by the 1992 Hurricane Andrew. Therefore, the Graf family had no other choice but to leave Hollywood and relocate to New York City. Jessica Graf and her family lived in New York City for two years and then settled in Rhode Island in Cranston. It was in Rhode Island that Jessica Graf and her brother were brought up. Her father, Herbert Graf Jr., died in 2014. Before gaining fame, Jessica Graf worked in Los Angeles as a VIP concierge.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jessica Graf’s partner?

Jessica Graf is married to Cody Nickson. The couple has been in love and seeing each other since their time on the show 'Big Brother 19' (2017). Even after completing the show, they were in touch with each other. Both Jessica Graf and Cody Nickson competed against one another in 'The Amazing Race 30'. On February 13, 2018, both Jessica Graf and Nickson got engaged. Finally, they got married on October 14, 2018. The couple became parents in 2019. Now, they have two daughters, Maverick and Carter York. In February 2022, the couple announced their third child on Instagram.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

The first appearance of Jessica Graf occurred in the reality show 'Big Brother 19.' On the very first day, Jessica Graf received a friendship bracelet from Paul Abrahamian, thereby saving her from eviction. Right from the first week of the show, Jessica Graf had developed a great friendship with Cody Nickson. However, Nickson was voted out when the duo was kept separated from the house. Although Jessica Graf had feuds with many during her stay on the 'Big Brother 19,' she won the hearts of many. While the first Head of Competition was going on, Jessica Graf made a special appearance in the show Celebrity 'Big Brother,' a premier series which a spin-off of the reality show 'Big Brother.'

In the 20th season of 'Big Brother,' Jessica Graf and Cody Nickson appeared again to host the power of the Veto Competition. On the 30th season of the show, 'The Amazing Race,' Jessica Graf participated with Cody Nickson. It was just a matter of minutes for the couple to gel well with their other competitors like Alex Rossi, Jen Hudak, Conor Daly, and Kristi Leskinen. One of the greatest achievements of Jessica Graf and Nickson was they never went below the rank of sixth. Finally, it was Jessica Graf and Cody Nickson who won the CBS franchise show.

From 2017-2018, Jessica Graf appeared in a television daily soap opera, 'The Bold And Beautiful,' directed by Lee Philip Bell and William J. Bell. In this daily soap opera, Jessica Graf played the role of a Giardino Waitress under the character name of Jody. There is news of Jessica Graf returning to the second season of 'The Bold And Beautiful' along with her husband, Cody Nickson.

What awards has Jessica McDonald won?

Jessica Graf has received the Theatre World's Award for her eccentric performance in television daily soap operas.

Other Interesting Jessica Graf Facts And Trivia

  • While Jessica Graf was in the 'Big Brother' show, she was evicted by Elena Davies and Raven Walton.
  • The younger daughter of Jessica Graf and Nickson, Carter York, was born on October 5, 2020.
  • Maverick, the elder daughter of Jessica and Code, was born on March 17, 2019.
  • In the show 'Big Brother,' Jessica and Cody had a rivalry with competitors Brittany Austin and Lucas Bocanegra.
  • In 'The Amazing Race 30,' Jessica and Cody applied the U-turn trick over Chris Marchant and Trevor Wadleigh, which resulted in the elimination of the latter.
  • Jessica Graf is originally known as Jessica Furtado Graf.
  • In the show 'Big Brother,' Jessica Graf was made to share the house with Kevin Schlehuber.
  • The 19th season of 'Big Brother' saw Jessica Graf ranking 12th.
  • After their second daughter's birth in October, the couple, Jessica and Cody, announced their third child on Instagram in February 2022.
  • The zodiac sign of Jessica Graf, the reality star, is Sagitarrius, as she was born on December 11, 1990.
  • The winner of 'The Amazing Race 30' Jessica, in her early days, shifted to Cranston, Rhode Island, and grew up there.

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Jessica Furtado Nickson Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Jessica Graf

Date of Birth




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170 cm


Reality Television Personality, Actress, Model

Net Worth



Cody Nickson


Teressa Graf, Herbert Graf Jr.
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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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