Nikki Laughton
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto: North Yankton Stories
Grand Theft Auto: Unhinged
Also known as: Nikki, Nicky
Status: Determinant
Gender: Female
Date of birth: 1984
Place of birth: Ludendorff
Date of death: 2016 (Player's Choice)
Nationality: Canadian
Family: Tommy Bell (Boyfriend), Klaus Laughton (Brother), Wayne Laughton (Father), Janice Laughton (Mother, Deceased)
Main affiliation: Ludendorff Pharmacy
Vehicle(s): Red Cruiser
"Remember, Tommy, that if you some day die in a gang shootout, I guarantee the epitaph in your gravestone will be "I told you so"."
―Nikki Laughton

Nicole "Nikki" Laughton is a character in Grand Theft Auto series who appears as a supporting character in North Yankton Stories and as a minor character in Grand Theft Auto: Unhinged.


Nikki was born in Ludendorff, North Yankton in 1984 for Wayne and Janice Laughton. She had 12 years older brother, Klaus. Both siblings lived in a good family, but when at the age of 25, Klaus became a pimp.

Nikki isn't a fan of criminal activities, and due to Klaus' occupation, they have a difficult relationship. Klaus has also asked Nikki to work for him several times. Despite her hatred towards outlaws, she is dating Tommy Bell, a local small time thug and the owner of illegal liquore store. Nikki loves Tommy because of his personality, and hopes he'll some day give up his criminal lifestyle.

Nikki works at Ludendorff Pharmacy.

Events in North Yankton Stories

In the beginning of the game, Nikki and Tommy take flowers on Nikki and Klaus' mother's grave. Nikki can be seen in several occasions during the story, advicing Tommy and discussing with him about the occuring events.

When Klaus tries once again to force Nikki work for him by beating her, Tommy gets finally fed up with him and kills Klaus. Even though Nikki didn't like her brother, she asks Tommy to let her be for some time.


After Tommy kills Felipe Hocker, and the life in Ludendorff returns back in order, Nikki forgives Tommy for killing Klaus.

Events in Unhinged



Nikki is smart and thoughtful. She cares about Tommy, and asks him to stop his criminal lifestyle before it gets him killed. Nikki despises the Drebin Family and Daniel Drebin.

Mission Appearances

Grand Theft Auto: North Yankton Stories

Grand Theft Auto: Unhinged

  • Lovers Gone (Boss)
  • No Love Lost (Boss/Betrayal/Can be Killed)