L.A. Nik's random celebrity ties

  • Article by: TOM HORGEN , Star Tribune
  • Updated: November 24, 2011 - 8:08 PM

From Tommy Lee to Eva Longoria.


Nik is a relentless self-promoter. The irony is that everybody -- well, almost everybody -- seems to like him a lot.

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Tommy Lee

Nik is a hot-rod enthusiast. "I built Tommy a '67 Camaro. I've built rods for Pauly Shore, Don King, Andrew Dice Clay and many more."

Pauly Shore

"I know his mom really well. I lived above the Comedy Store in L.A., which she owns. I have his number in my phone. Want to see it?"

Eva Longoria and business partner Jonas Lowrance

Nik is good friends with the two, and a business partner to Lowrance. When he first moved here he stayed at the Minneapolis Hotel for 13 months. Who paid for it? "I think Jonas did," he said.

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