Nicholas was born and raised in Hudson, Ohio. After graduating high school, Nicholas moved to Columbus, Ohio, and attended Ohio State University, where he studied computer information science and modern dance. Upon completing his undergraduate degrees, Nicholas moved to New York City and continued studying information systems at New York University while performing as a professional contemporary dancer. Subsequently, Nicholas started classes at The Fashion Institute of Technology and began working in the fashion industry. Nicholas is presently living in Miami Beach, Florida, and designs and sells an eco-friendly line of yoga apparel and activewear for YOGA THAT Designs. Nicholas practices yoga daily and is a Tae Kwon Do Master.