Meet pretty Nikki Sapp, aka Nikki Spoelstra; she is the drop-dead gorgeous wife pf Miami Heat’s coach, Erik Spoelstra. For some time and while they were still dating, the coach managed to keep their relationship private; it was certainly a surprise when he finally brought his beautiful and much younger better half in public at the Eric Reid and Tony Fiorentino‘s yearly fundraiser.
Nikki a former Miami Heat cheerleader began dancing for the team in 2005, while Spoelstra was serving as an assistant for Pat Riley. She performed for three seasons.
Nikki Sapp has a strong background in art, dance, and design. She attended Miami International University of Art & Design where she studied fashion design on a full scholarship after she produced her own fashion show in 2005.
Mrs. Sapp then continued her education at Florida International University, graduating Magna *** Laude with her BA in Art History, all while dancing professionally for the NBA’s Miami Heat and teaching dance to children ages 5-18 at Just Dance It! dance studios.
Nikki is a director at the famous Guy Hepner Contemporary Art Gallery in West Hollywood, Calif.; according to her website. She opened the newest art gallery location in Bal Harbour. She shares time between Los Angeles and Miami.
Nikki Sapp was also a guest writer in the American Contemporary Art Magazine in West Hollywood. She describes herself as a clothing designer with her own label, Forever Miss Nik.
Nikki Sapp and Erik announced their engagement during the summer of 2015; he made the big announcement on the Izzy and Ethan Show on 790 The Ticket on Tuesday, September 16, 2015.
“The coolest thing I did this summer, without I doubt, I got engaged,” Spoelstra said.
Furthermore, the lovebirds tied the knot on July 22, 2016. They have since welcomed two sons, Santiago Ray Spoelstra born Sunday, March 25th, 2018, and Dante Nicholas Spoelstra born on December 5, 2019.