Nichelle Nichols net worth 2022: Lt Uhura on 'Star Trek' dies at 89

Nichelle Nichols net worth 2022: Lt Uhura on 'Star Trek' dies at 89

Actress and singer Nichelle Nichols has died at age 89.

She is best known for her roles in ‘Star Trek' as communications officer Lieutenant Uhura.

She was one of the first Black women featured in a major television series.

Her role as Lt. Nyota Uhura was groundbreaking as her name “Uhura” is the Swahili word for “freedom”.

Nichelle Nichols is an American actress and singer with a net worth of $500,000.

Nichols appeared in the hit 'Snow Dogs' that grossed $115 million at the box office.

Her other hit was 'Are We There Yet?' that grossed $97.9 million, in 2005.

Nichols joined forces with STARPOWER to raise funds and promote the recruitment of women and minorities at NASA.