Cody Nickson is an American television star who notably competed in season 19 of Big Brother and won season 30 of The Amazing Race alongside his fiancée Jessica Graf who is currently pregnant. The couple is expecting their first child together.
Cody Nickson was born as Cody Lee Nickson on April 13, 1985, in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, the United States of America. At an early age, he moved to Plano, Texas with his parents.
His mother's name is Darcy Nickson. He is the only child of his father and mother and doesn't have a sibling. His favorite hobby is surfing.
At the age of 17, Nickson joined the United States Air Force as a 2M0X2 and 1N0X1. When he turned 23, he was enlisted in the Marines as an 0311. He has served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars as well.
Nickson studied at Collin College from where he graduated with an associate degree in business management.
In 2017, Nickson join season 19 of Big Brother as a contestant. He began a showmance with fellow contestant Jessica Graf. He was the winner of the safety competition on day one of the television reality show. Later that week, became the first Head of Household of the season.
While in the show. Nickson fell in love with his fellow contestant Jessica Garf. The two eventually started dating on the show. Josh Martinez was the winner of Big Brother 19.
Nickson and Graf participated in season 30 of the television series, The Amazing Race, in 2017. The then boyfriend-girlfriend were the winner of the show. They are the first Big Brother couple to win The Amazing Race.
In 2018, Nickson hosted the second POV competition of Big Brother season 20 alongside his wife Jessica.
As we mentioned earlier, Cody Nickson started his relationship with his fellow Big Brother contestant while still on the show. The two got engaged on February 13, 2018, and a few months later on October 13, 2018, the romantic couple got married.
Nickson and Garf are parents to two children, daughters Maverick Nickson, born on March 17 2019, four weeks premature, and Cody Nickson, born on October 5, 2020.
On February 28, 2022, Garf announced via Instagram reels that she and her husband are expecting their third child together.
Nickson has one more daughter from his previous relationship.
Gained popularity through Big Brother 19 and The Amazing Race 30, Cody Nickson has been making money through endorsements and brand promotions. According to online sources, the reality star has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million. Nickson owns a formula 1 car and lives in a luxurious house in Dallas.
As winners of The Amazing Race 30, Nickson and Garf got the money prize of $1,000,000 and an additional $5,000. During the finale of Big Brother 19, Nickson voted for Josh Martinez to win the season and took a prize of $25,000 as an America's Favorite HouseGuest winner.