Maralee Nichols is a fitness model who has been living in California since 2019. She previously worked as a personal trainer.
Nichols made headlines in 2021 when she claimed she met Tristan Thompson in 2020 at a party and entered a relationship. She later sued him for child support, claiming he was the father of her son. One month after she gave birth in December 2021, Thompson confirmed he is the father of their son. In January 2022, he apologized for cheating on Khloé Kardashian and agreed to coparent amicably with Nichols.