Nikola Djuricko - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 3, 2022

Nikola Djuricko
Nick Name: Djura
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Stranger Things (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : July 9, 1974 (age 49)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Nikola Djuricko
Birth Place: Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Nicholas Djuricko
Mother's Name: Milica Djuricko
Siblings: 2

Djordje Djuricko (brother)
Kizi Djuricko (sister)

University: Belgrade University of Arts
Ethnicity: Serbian
Nationality: Serbian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: July 7, 2002
Wife's Name: Ljiljana Nesic
Children: 2

Nadja Djuricko (daughter)
George Djuricko (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Nikola Djuricko?

Nikola Djuricko is an actor by profession and Serbian by nationality. He is well known for appearing in the films In the Land of Blood and Honey, World War Z, The Living Man, and the TV series Stranger Things.

Nikola Djuricko – Age, Parents, Siblings

Nikola Djuricko was born in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia on July 9, 1974. His mother’s name is Milica Djuricko, his father's name is Nicholas Djuricko and his grandmother is famous actress Tomanija Djuricko. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- a brother named Djordje Djuricko and a sister named Kizi Djuricko.

The Djuricko family (Image: Instagram- posted Aug 2021)

Education, Ethnicity

After completing high school graduation, Nikola Djuricko attended the University of Arts in Belgrade. He graduated from the same with a degree in the faculty of Dramatic Arts.

His ethnicity is Serbian.

Nikola Djuricko – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Nikola Djuricko married his girlfriend Ljiljana Nesic on June 7, 2002. They had met on the set of the film The Cordon where Ljiljana worked as a production assistant. With his wife, he has two children- daughter Nadja Djuricko (born December 2004) and son George Djuricko (born April 20009).  Nadja graduated from high school in June 2022.

The couple often features each other on social media, expressing love for each other. There are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair. The family has been residing in Los Angeles since 2019.

Nikola Djuricko with wife and children (Image: Instagram- posted Dec 2021)

Nikola Djuricko – Career

Early Days

Djuricko’s debut screen role was in an episode of the Serbian TV series Serija o bojama (1980) as Decak. This was followed by minor roles in Serbian TV series Soba 405 (1987), Otvorena vrata (1994-1995), Mrtav 'ladan (2002), Ivkova slava (2005), Pozoriste u kuci (2007), Vratice se rode (20072008), Greh njene majke (2010), Montevideo, Bog te video! (2012-2014), Otvorena vrata 2 (2013-2017) among others. 

He has also appeared in dozens of films such as Poslednji krug u Monci (1989), Barking at the Stars (1998), Land of Truth, Love & Freedom (2000), The Cordon (2002), Mirage (2004), Agi and Emma (2007), Human Zoo (2009), He Ain't Like That (2010), etc.

Nikola Djuricko was cast as the Captain of "Belarus Airlines" in the film World War Z which he played alongside Brad Pitt. Finally, in 2014, Nikola Djuricko was cast in the Dutch TV series Hollands Hoop. He portrayed the character for a total of 19 episodes and was the gateway to his future career in the Hollywood movie industry.

Films, Series

Since then Nikola Djuricko has starred in the films Hard (2016), Leeches (2019), The Living Man (2020), Sveta obitelj, Halo of Stars, The Absurd Scam. His work is much more prominent in television, having portrayed characters in the episodes of the TV series The Last Panthers (2015), Legends (2015), Genius (2017), Black Sun (2017-2020), Informer (2018), Pet (2019), Zigosani u reketu (2018-2019), For All Mankind (2021-2022), Stranger Things (2022), to name a few.

Nikola Djuricko in Stranger Things (Image: Domino Magazin)


On the set of Stranger Things, Nikola Djuricko has worked alongside Jamie Campbell Bower, Joesph Quinn, Grace Van Dien, Mason Dye, Eduardo Franco.

Nikola Djuricko – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Nikola Djuricko is under review and will be updated.

Nikola Djuricko – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Djuricko is active on Instagram and Facebook with thousands of followers but seems to be absent from Twitter. He also has an official website -

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