The Rookie; Cast, Plot – Who is Mekia Cox? Pregnancy, Family, Biography, Networth

The Rookie; Cast, Plot – Who is Mekia Cox? Pregnancy, Family, Biography, Networth

The Rookie

The Rookie is an American police procedural crime drama television series created by Alexi Hawley for ABC. The series follows John Nolan, a man in his forties, who becomes the oldest rookie at the Los Angeles Police Department. The series is produced by ABC Signature and Entertainment One; it is based on real-life Los Angeles Police Department officer William Norcross, who moved to Los Angeles in 2015 and joined the department in his mid-40s.

Who is Mekia Cox?

Mekia Cox is an American actress and dancer, known for her recurring role as Sasha in the second and third seasons of The CW drama 90210, Dr. Robyn Charles in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med and her role as a dancer in the Michael Jackson concert series This Is It and the related film Michael Jackson’s This Is It.

In 2010, she co-starred as Lizzy Gilliam in the short-lived NBC spy drama Undercovers. She is also known for her role as Princess Tiana in the ABC fantasy drama Once Upon A Time and for her role as Detective Nyla Harper in the ABC police drama The Rookie.

On April 28, 2018, Cox married basketball analyst Britt Leach. In December 2018, she gave birth to their daughter. She announced her pregnancy with their second child in January 2022; it was written into her role as Officer Nyla Harper on The Rookie. Cox expressed gratitude for the show’s writers doing this. On May 18, 2022, Cox posted a photo of her second daughter on Instagram, giving the baby’s date of birth as May 13, 2022.