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Nikki Sanderson has had a couple of famous relationships. Does she have a child?

The English actress-model is best known for playing Candice Stowe in the television soap opera Coronation Street.

Her other prominent roles include Maxine Minniver in Hollyoaks and Dawn Bellamy in Heartbeat.

Likewise, Nikki has been a television presenter on programs like CD: UKMinistry of Mayhem, and Junior Eurovision: The British Final.

She won “Best Actress” at the Inside Soap Awards in 2014 for her portrayal of Maxine and received nominations at the British Soap Awards for the same. 

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Nikki Sanderson Child And Family Details Explored

Nikki Sanderson has had a couple of publicly known relationships but does not have a child.

However, the unmarried actress, 38, says she is ready to start a family one day. 

In a guest column for Closer, she wrote: “I don’t mind being asked, and I want to be a mom one day when I am ready.

She admitted the challenges of conceiving with age and that it can be hurtful to ask those desperately trying for a baby.

Nikki added, “Also, not everyone wants kids, so that should be respected too.”

However, the Heartbeat actress is fond of kids and is very close to Eva, who plays her two-year-old daughter on Hollyoaks.

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Nikki Sanderson with her on-screen child Eva. (Source: Manchester Evening News)

Nikki Ann Sanderson was born in Blackpool, England, to her parents, Judith and Paul Sanderson.

Born on March 28, 1984, she is currently 38, and her birth sign is Aries.

Nikki Sanderson Former Partner Danny Young And Dating History

Nikki Sanderson dated actor and her former Coronation Street co-star Danny Young from 2005 to 2009.

Since then, Danny has moved on and been in a relationship with British model Chloe Madeley (2013). 

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Coronation Street lovebirds Danny Young and Nikki Sanderson split. (Source: Mirror)

Nikki also found love again she started dating Greg Whitehurst in 2015, shortly after his split from his wife, Sarah.

In April 2020, the couple was said to be “happier than ever” spending time at home together.

However, only months later, in July, the pair’s split was confirmed after Greg was spotted on Bumble.

Nikki Sanderson Current Boyfriend Is Anthony Quinlan

Nikki Sanderson is currently dating former Emmerdale actor Anthony Quinlan.

The SOAP star split with ex-boyfriend Greg Whitehurst during the 2020 lockdown and gave love another shot with Anthony last year.

Sources note that the pair has been going strong. One said, “Nikki and Anthony go to the same gym and are really into fitness, so they bonded over that.”

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Nikki and Anthony reportedly bonded over their shared love of fitness. (Source: Metro)

“Nikki has been having a bit of a tough time lately, and Anthony has been a great support for her,” they added.

The Hollyoaks actress made their romance Instagram official in April 2022 and shared a gushing birthday tribute. 

She took to Instagram to share an adorable selfie with the Emmerdale actor as they enjoyed a romantic date night.  

In an interview, Anthony shared with The Sun, “I slid into her DMs, and that was it. I was lucky enough to get a date; the rest is history.”  

Speaking about his new girlfriend, Nikki, he gushed, saying, “All I can say is I’m happy, and she’s a very special girl. She is lovely.” 

The couple initially kept their love private and did not want everyone prying. However, now they are ready to share the big news with the world.

Anthony, who played Gilly Roach in Hollyoaks for six years until 2011, later joined Emmerdale before leaving after 716 episodes as Pete Barton.

The actor famously dated Strictly dancer Dianne Buswell in 2018 before she got close to her celeb partner and now-boyfriend Joe Sugg.

He spoke about their split with Daily Star in 2018: “We are still really good friends – distance played a part. There were all these rumors about the Strictly curse, but it wasn’t that.”

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