Born in Reno, Nevada, Jessica Nigri has been involved in the cosplay scene since 2009 and entered the world of modeling in 2012. She served as a spokesperson for numerous video game series, including Lollipop Chainsaw and Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag. On the cosplay front, she’s gone viral as “Sexy Pikachu” and Anya Stroud from Gears of War 3, which she helped promote for both Microsoft and GameStop.
Nigri has won numerous internet awards for her cosplaying, including IGN’s contest for a model portraying Juliet Starling, the protagonist of Lollipop Chainsaw. She was subsequently hired by Warner Bros. Games to portray the character at the 2012 Penny Arcade Expo East. Despite some controversy surrounding her revealing clothing, Nigri remains steadfast and passionate about video games and cosplay.