Nina
PERFORMER Suki Lopez
DEBUT 2016

Nina is a bike store owner who lives on Sesame Street. She joined Sesame Street in the 46th season.

She is described as "a young bilingual Hispanic woman" who uses her "wit, compassion and charisma to help the furry residents of Sesame Street solve their daily dilemmas."[1]

She works at both the Bike Shop and the Sesame Street laundromat while studying engineering at college. In an interview, Lopez has suggested she's also Elmo's nanny.[2]

Prior to the 46th season, Nina made her on-screen debut on the Sesame Street float in the 89th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Beginning in 2019, she hosted a Sesame Street YouTube series called DIY.

Sources

  1. Sesame Street: Season 46: New Cast Member
  2. "Sesame Street's new character Suki Lopez is 'proud to be Latina'", MySanAntonio.com, April 13, 2016.
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