Australian Actress, Singer-songwriter and Model Melissa Tkautz has an estimated net worth in the millions.
Born on January 24, 1974, Tkautz came to the spotlight in September, 1990 when she took the role of Nikki Spencer on the popular Australian TV soap opera, E Street. She appeared on the show until May 1993.
During the early 1990s Tkautz had a solo music career, performing mononymously as Melissa, and had top 20 hits on the ARIA Singles Chart with “Read My Lips” (No. 1, June 1991), “Sexy (Is the Word)” (No. 3, September) and “Skin to Skin” (No. 16, April 1992). Her debut album, Fresh, was released in June 1992 and peaked at No. 15 on the ARIA Albums Chart.
After her stint on E Street, Tkautz has appeared on Paradise Beach (1993–94), Pacific Drive (1996–98), All Saints (2001–02, 2004), Swift and Shift Couriers (2008, 2011) and Housos (2011).
Tkautz was also a child model, and carried on modelling as a teen, appearing in various pop entertainment magazines and from 1996 on fashion and men’s magazines
On 4 December 2005, she issued her second solo album, Lost & Found, which provide a single, her cover version of “The Glamorous Life”, which appeared in the top 40. In August 2011 she issued a compilation album, The Hits & More.
In February 2009 Tkautz married a finance businessman, Kwesi Nicholas.
Tkautz will be appearing in the Real Housewives of Sydney alongside cast mates Athena Levendi, Lisa Oldfield, Krissy Marsh, Nicole O’Neil, Matty Samaei and Victoria Rees.