Nick Cokas is an American actor, a celebrity manager, and a businessman. He is the co-founder of the McPhee Outreach which was established in January 2006 as a charitable organization along with his former wife, Katharine McPhee. He has served as the director of the organization as well as in the Tech, Marketing, and Entertainment department of Straight Edge LLC, where he has worked for over a decade.
Nick Cokas may not be popular as an actor but he gained wide popularity after getting married to the famous actress, singer, and songwriter, Katharine McPhee. After his work as an actor and helping to manage his then wife’s career, Nick has turned his focus toward being a successful entrepreneur. Below are the things to know about the actor cum businessman.
Nick Cokas Bio (Age)
Nick Cokas was born in San Francisco, California, on April 11, 1965. There are no details of his childhood, where he grew up, his family, parents, and siblings. Even as he is yet to reveal his heritage, he is of white ethnicity and American nationality.
As for his career, besides appearing in movies and televisions, Cokas is perceived as a successful entrepreneur. He is the original founder of Cokas Corp, a company that serves as a bridge between corporate companies and artists. Also, more than being the manager of his ex-wife (until 2014), he has worked with other top musicians like Katty Perry and Nicki Minaj. His biggest clients also include Walmart, GAP, Proctor & Gamble, and Adidas.
Married Life – Wife and Divorce
Nick Cokas was married to Katharine McPhee; the union ended in 2016. It is yet to be seen whether Cokas is dating someone else or not but details of his relationship, six years marriage, and divorce with the actress was a sensational topic of discussion on the internet for so many reasons.
First of all, his ex-wife participated and was the runner-up of the fifth season of American Idol which launched her career in the entertainment industry. The two dated for about three years irrespective of the 23-years age gap between them. They tied the knot in a grand ceremony at Beverly Hills in February 2008, and all the while, he was also managing McPhee’s career. Photos of them looking inseparable are splashed all over the internet. Most of Cokas’ pictures features himself and the actress.
Furthermore, Cokas and his ex-wife were involved in several social charities while they were still together, including creating the Rhythm of Hope music program which benefitted sick children and building two schools in the capital city of Burkina Faso, West Africa. They traveled together to West Africa in 2012, to make provisions for educational resources to children who could not afford it.
After about six years together and having been separated for the past year, McPhee filed for divorce. This happened some months after photo of the star kissing her Smash director, Michael Morris in October 2013 became a news flash. It was more scandalous since Morris is also a married man with kids.
The divorce papers filed by the actress showed that the date of their separation was on March 15, 2013; which is seven months before the pictures showing her kissing the director. Nick Cokas and Katharine McPhee didn’t produce children from the union and though they’re no longer together, they’ve maintained a cordial relationship for the sake of their work together.
His Net Worth
Nick Cokas has an estimated net worth of $6 million which he earned from his career as an actor and as a celebrity manager. He also gets extra financial benefits from his divorce with ex-wife, McPhee
According to excerpts from court documents filed in Los Angeles which presided over the divorce hearing, Cokas was to receive $102,616 as settlement and spousal support of $400,000 for up to a year.
While his ex gets to keep all the furniture, artwork, a 2013 Mercedes M Class SUV, insurance policies, certain TV and music rights, Cokas got a percentage of some of his ex’s music royalties and his 2013 Jeep Wrangler.