Nikki Leonti (born August 20, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and half of the group, Nikki & Rich. Prior to her work in urban, R&B, and electronic dance music, Leonti recorded contemporary Christian music albums.
Nikki Leonti began singing at age seven, as a choir soloist in the Corona, California, Calvary Southern Baptist Church, pastored by her father, Greg Leonti. The choir additionally included her three siblings. At age 13, she made her first recording on a small local label.