Who is Nick Sagar?
Nicholas Dewan ‘Nick’ Sagar was born in England on 7 January 1988 – his zodiac sign is Capricorn, he holds British nationality, and is of Jamaican and Indian ethnicity. He’s an actor and a model, perhaps known best for playing the role of Detective Alonzo Loya, in the crime series “Queen of the South”.
Early life and family
Nick grew up in London, England; his father has Indian ancestry, while his mother is from Jamaica. He has an older brother named Michael, and a younger brother named Sean, who is also an actor and a model.
Nick had various interests while growing up, including playing for his high school’s soccer team as a teenager, and took breakdancing classes. Before his acting career kicked off, he was aspiring to become a doctor.
Roles in movies
Nick made his movie debut in 2009, when he had a minor role in the TV thriller “Gunrush”, written by Richard Clark and directed by Richard Cottan. In the following year, he appeared in the British horror thriller “S.N.U.B.”, directed by Jonathan Glendening, written by John Adams and Peter Adams, and which starred Gary Mavers, Jonathan Moore and Harriet Thrope.
The film follows a minister in the British Government, who discovers a terrorist plot to detonate a nuclear bomb in London. Although ambitious, it received poor reviews from the critics, and gained the reputation of being a ‘so bad that it’s actually good’ movie.
In 2012, Nick appeared alongside Riz Ahmed and Ed Skrein in the crime drama “Ill Manors”, written and directed by Plan B. The film follows the lives of four drug dealers, and it received two awards and five nominations, including the 2012 Dinard Brittish Film Festival Award for best cinematography. Two years later, Nick starred as Nathan in the critically acclaimed short drama “Wasteman Diaries”, directed by Shridan De Myers, and written by Kojo.
Perhaps the most significant movie role for Nick was in the 2018 Netflix’s Christmas comedy “The Princess Switch”, written by Robin Bernheim and Megan Metzer, directed by Mike Rohl, and which also starred Vanessa Hudgens and Sam Palladio. The film’s main premise is that the two female leads have switched places because they look identical, which was inspired by the Mark Twain novel “The Prince and the Pauper”. Nick plays the role of Kevin Richards, best friend of one of the main characters, Stacy, and due to its popularity, in 2020 Netflix released a sequel entitled “The Princess Switch: Switched Again”, with another sequel entitled “The Princess Switch 3”, set to be released late in 2021.
Roles in TV series
In 2009, Nick appeared in the pilot episode of the comedy “Just Like Family”, written and directed by Thomas Santiago Wright, and which starred Marla Gibbs and Garrett Morris. Sadly, due to low ratings the pilot received, more episodes weren’t been produced. In 2011, he guest starred in an episode of the popular crime series “NCIS: Los Angeles”, and in 2014 had a role in an episode of the BBC’s long-running drama “Holby City”, which follows the lives of medical staff at the fictional Holby City General Hospital. In the following year, he appeared as Alex in two episodes of the comedy “Hank Zipzer”.
Perhaps the most significant TV role for Nick was in seasons two and three of the USA Network’s action crime drama “Queen of the South”, based on the popular Mexican telenovela “La Reina del Sur”. The series was created by M.A. Fortin and Joshua John Miller, and it’s starring Alice Braga, Hemky Madera and Alfonso Herrera. It follows the life of Teresa Mendoza, a poor Mexican woman who becomes rich by building a drug empire of her own, with the premise of the source material being inspired by the real life character of Sandra Avila Beltran aka ‘Queen of the Pacific’, famous for being one of the first female drug traffickers to reach the highest level in a Mexican cartel.
The series received mostly positive reviews from the critics and public alike, and has so far aired for five season, with its sixth season set to for release in 2022.
From 2017 to 2021, Nick played the recurring character Charles Frederickson in the long-running crime soap opera “The Haves and the Have Nots”, created by Tyler Perry, and starring Tike Sumpter, John Schneider and Crystal Fox. The series follows the lives of three families from Savannah, Georgia, two being upper-class and one poor. It’s been running on the Oprah Winfrey Network for eight seasons, with the ninth season on its way.
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Meantime, in 2017 and 2019, Nick played the recurring character Victor Aldertee, in nine episodes of the fantasy action “Shadowhunters”, created by Ed Decter, and which starred Kathrine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood and Alberto Rosende. Also in 2019, he appeared alongside Mellisa Benoist and Chyler Leigh, in two episodes of the superhero series “Supergirl”. In 2020, Nick starred in the nine episode long audio series “Borrasca”, which also starred the “Riverdale” lead Cole Sprouse.In early 2021, he guest starred in an episode of the comedy “Run the World”.
Love life and relationships
Nick is a bit mysterious when it comes to his personal life, as he rarely gives interviews and doesn’t upload a lot of photos with his friends or girlfriend onto his social media accounts.
However, there are rumors that he was in a relationship with the famous British singer and X-Factor winner, Alexandra Burke; they were apparently dating for about a year in 2010 and 2011, but broke-up following Nick’s decision to move from London to Los Angeles, California.
More recently, he has been spotted with his “The Princess Switch” co-star, Vanessa Hudgens, but the two are yet to comment on the rumors about them dating. He has also been tagging his “Queen of the South” co-star Veronica Falcon in several photos on his Instagram account, but he has clarified that the two are just friends.
Nick hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and interesting facts
Nick is a very active person, as he regularly goes to the gym, and is trained in various forms of martial arts.
He loves to watch soccer in his spare time, and is a huge fan of Liverpool Football Club.
His friends and family like to call him ‘Sega’.
Nick is a big fan of Bruce Lee, with some of his favorite movies being “Fist of Fury”, “Enter the Dragon” and “Way of the Dragon”.
Appearance, age and net worth
Nick is 33 years old. He has black hair and dark brown eyes, is 5ft 11ins (1.81m) tall and weighs around 183lbs (83kgs),
As of June 2021, his net worth is estimated at over $200,000.