Popular as the first wife and baby mama of American rap artist, Lil Durk, Otf Nikki is quite an interesting figure to follow. She has even made herself more popular by giving herself the title of a public figure and flying with it.
Nikki is the 33 year old mother of 2 kids and is also a businesswoman to the core. She has proven to be worth more than being Lil Durk’s ex as she ventured into different aspects of life in a bid to better herself.
She has been recognized as the mother of two of the rapper’s children whose relationship with him started while they were still teenagers.
Here are Fascinating Facts about Lil Durk’s Baby Mama, Otf Nikki
1. Their Relationship Started Way Back in 2008
Otf Nikki whose birth name is Nicole Covone was born on April 25, 1990, in the United States of America. She and Durk Derrick Banks, famously known as Lil Durk who was born on 19 October 1992 started a relationship way back when they were just teens.
The story of their love life dates as far back as 2008 when Nicole was barely 18 years old and Derrick was 16. Their relationship tarried for quite a while and eventually led to the birth of Nicole’s two kids.
Otf Nikki and Lil Durk’s first kid was born out of wedlock but before the birth of the second child, Covone and Banks got married in 2013. Their marriage was soon followed by the birth of their second child together.
2. Meet Her Two Kids With Durk
Otf and Lil Durk spent a little over half a decade together as a couple. They dated for 5 years and got married after the fifth year. However, the marriage did not stand the test of time as they got divorced soon after.
Their kids were born at a period when they held on to each other dearly and openly supported themselves. The firstborn named Angelo Banks was born in 2011 and two years after his birth, they welcomed Bella Banks who was born on July 20, 2013.
3. Nicole Was Very Loyal to Her Husband
It is public knowledge that Otf Nikki and Lil Durk were quite close, inseparable, and in love until the incident broke them apart. To emphasize this is the point that while Nicole was heavily pregnant with her second child, Bella, she made a court appearance where she had to testify on behalf of her husband.
At the time, Lil Durk was facing charges for some crimes and his heavily pregnant wife showed up to court with the rest of his family members to testify. She insisted that her husband was innocent of the allegations leveled against him.
However, soon after her testimony, she was put to bed and gave birth to Bella Banks.
4. Why Did Their Relationship End?
The relationship between the parents of two ended the same year Bella was born. The reason for this reportedly stems from the birth of yet another child of the rapper by another woman just months after Bella’s birth.
Zayden, Lil Durk’s third child was born just a few months after the birth of his second child in 2013. This caused a stir in Nikki’s and Lil Durk’s relationship and inevitably led to their separation and divorce.
5. Her Ex Went On to Have 3 More Kids with An Unknown Woman
Upon Lil Durk’s divorce finalization with his first wife and baby mama number 1, he went on to have more kids. Apart from Zayden, the American had Du’mier Banks who was born in 2014.
The mother of Zayden and Du’mier are unknown as the rapper did not reveal who he was that intimate with at the time. However, his fifth kid named Skyler Banks was alleged to be born to a woman named Tameka Kute.
6. Lil Durk Wants More Kids with the Mother of Baby Number 6
Lil Durk who is the founder of Only the Family record label co-founded with his ex-wife, Nicole, and went on to have another child with yet another woman. The woman who bore the rapper’s 6th child is known as India Royale.
India and Lil Durk started their relationship as far back as 2017 and by 2018, they got engaged. By October of the same 2018, just a month after their engagement, they welcomed their child together.
Willow Banks is the name of the rapper’s sixth child so far. However, from reports from the last baby mama and fiancé, the rapper wants more kids with her. She claimed that Derrick was all over her during her pregnancy and he also declared that he wanted to have a son with her,
7. Nikki is the CEO of Credit Clique
Apart from co-owning Only the Family with Lil Durk, Nicole also has her own personal venture which she oversees. She is the CEO of the company known as Credit Clique which aims to provide strong financial foundations for clients as well as top-notch credit repair customer service.
The company is run in Chicago Illinois and has as its senior Credit Repair Specialist, a woman named Sulay Perez.
8. Otf Nikki’s Kids are Entrepreneurs
Angelo and Bella, kids of Derrick Banks and Nicole Covone are both entrepreneurs at young ages. They are both CEO of a brand known as Bella B Beauty. It comprises a store known as Bella Babes where beauty essentials are made available.
The brand has as its target market, kids of the same age as Bella Banks. Additionally, the brand has its own website and brand ambassadors which includes the rapper’s second child.
9. Nicole and Her Baby Daddy had a Fall-out Over Custody of Their Kids
The father of 6 once took to his social media page to declare that he wanted custody of all his kids. Lil Durk whose kids have been with their various mothers stated that having his kids living with him in his mansion would make him grow mentally stable.
However, Nicole wasn’t happy about that declaration as she went for him. She countered Lil Durk stating that what he was after with such a post was attention. She also retorted that he must have been talking to his other 10 baby mamas as she was not willing to let go of her kids.
10. Is Otf Nikki in Another Relationship?
No news has made the media about a possible new romance involving Nicole Covone. However, it is no longer news that her ex-husband had been in a couple of other relationships.
Apart from Otf Nikki who seems to be the first of his relationships, 31 year-old Lil Durk has been linked with Dej Loaf. They were rumored to be together in 2014 and as of 2015, they began to spend a lot of time together.
The couple even shared a kiss on stage and so publicly confirmed their relationship. However, by the end of 2016, they had broken up but remained friends.
After the fellow artist, Derrick was yet again romantically linked with Mia Burks but the details of their relationship weren’t made public. After Mia, there is Takala Welch whom the rapper dated in 2016. It started in November of 2016 and ended in December of the same year.
After Takala, there is India Royale whom Lil Durk is still with and even proposed marriage to.