He has been maried to his wife Rebecca McBrain since May 1989.
Nicko is 5 feet, 11 inches tall.
Nicko and his wife, Rebecca, have two sons, Justin and Nicolas.
Nicko has brown eyes.
His Astrological sign is Gemini.
Nicko got his first drum set when he was 12 years old.
Growing up Nicko's favorite drummer was Joe Morello, with the Dave Brubeck jazz band.
Nicko: I just do what I do and, luckily for me, what I do sounds great in Iron Maiden.
[about Nicko] Steve Harris: I can't think of any other drummer that would have fitted in so perfectly.
Unlike the majority of heavy metal drummers, Nicko uses a single bass drum.
He got the nickname Nicko from the book Nicholas the bear, that he read as a child.
Nicko joined Iron Maiden in 1983, in time to play on the Piece of Mind album.