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Nicky Whelan is an Australian actress and model best known for her role as Pepper Steiger in the Australian television series Neighbours.

The granddaughter of AFL Brownlow Medalist, Marcus Whelan, before Neighbours, Whelan hosted a number of shows including Coxy’s Big Break (Seven Network), Beyond the Boundary (Network Ten), Melbourne Woman (Seven Network), and played the fictional celebrity “Chrissie Grant” on Russell Coight’s Celebrity Challenge, a spin-off of All Aussie Adventures.

Whelan is also known as the face of the rural Victorian city, Shepparton, and she also hosted the night racing at Moonee Valley for eight years.

Whelan has also posed for a number of Australian magazines, including FHM (in October 2007), Ralph (in November 2005) and Inside Sport. She was the first model to be on the cover of the Pumped Up Down Under calendar two years running. She was voted sports model of the year 2001 and 2007.

In November 2007, Whelan made a special appearance in Harrow, London to promote sustainable transport and initiatives that benefit the environment. She also shot some photos for Harrow’s ‘It’s Up to All of Us’ campaign. At the event she confirmed that after Neighbours, she had been in discussions over feature films.

Whelan has completed work for the movie Hollywood and Wine in Los Angeles. She plays the lead actress alongside David Spade.

Whelan currently appears in the ninth season of Scrubs as Maya, an Australian medical school student.
First Name
Maiden Name
Whelan
Full Name at Birth
Nicky Whelan
Age
39
Date of Birth
Birthplace
Height
Weight
Build
Eye Color
Hair Color
Star Sign
Sexuality
Religion
Ethnicity
Nationality
Occupation
Actress, Model
Occupation Category
Claim to Fame
Pepper Steiger in Neighbours
Year(s) Active
2004–present
2003–present
Talent Agency
London MGT Group
Luber Roklin Entertainment
Brand Endorsements
(2013) Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Brooke Burke-Charvet, for "Sheer Cover Studio" mineral makeup.
Measurements (inches)
30A-23-34
Shoe Size
8
Official Website
Favorite TV Shows
Favorite Places
Victoria. Austrlia
Favorite Foods
Fish
Favorite Colors
Pink, Red, White
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