Fast Facts

  • Sang Red Sovine's "Are You Mine" alongside her grandfather, A.J. Nicks, at her first musical performance at age 4.
  • Received her first guitar for her 16th birthday and wrote her first song that same day.
  • Met classmate Lindsey Buckingham her senior year of high school; later joined his band Fritz, which opened for such acts as Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin.
  • Partnered with Buckingham post-Fritz, releasing the album Buckingham Nicks in 1973.
  • Worked as a waitress and cleaning lady prior to joining Fleetwood Mac.
  • With Lindsey Buckingham, joined Fleetwood Mac after Mick Fleetwood heard several tracks from the Buckingham Nicks LP that were being used to demonstrate a record studio's sonic abilities.
  • Raises funds for the Arizona Heart Institute in honor of her father, who served as its chairman for three decades.


  • 2014, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Nominee
  • 1977, Grammy — Album of the Year: Winner


  • Barbara Meeks Nicks — Mother
  • Jess Nicks — Father
  • Aaron Jess Nicks — Grandfather
  • Mick Fleetwood — Ex-significant Other
  • Joe Walsh — Ex-significant Other
  • Kim Anderson — Ex-husband
  • Christopher Nicks — Brother
  • Lindsey Buckingham — Ex-significant Other
  • Jimmy Iovine — Ex-significant Other
  • Don Henley — Ex-significant Other


  • Attended San Jose State College, San Jose, CA


  • Birth Name: Stephanie Lynn Nicks
  • Birth Place: Phoenix, AZ
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter

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