Nikolai Fraiture

2015 British Summer Time in Hyde Park - Day 1

Fraiture in 2015, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Nikolai Philippe Fraiture

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 13, 1978

*French (father)
*Russian (mother)

Nikolai Fraiture is an American musician and songwriter. He is the bass guitarist of the rock band The Strokes. The other members of the band are Julian Casablancas, Albert Hammond, Jr., Fabrizio Moretti, and Nick Valensi.

He is nicknamed Nickel Eye.

Nikolai is the son of Catherine Renaud de Saint-Oyant and Philippe Paul Fraiture. His father is French and his mother is Russian. He speaks French fluently. Nikolai is married to Ilona “Illy” Jankovich, with whom he has two children.


1 Response

  1. transemacabre says:

    It seems his parents are the couple who applied for a marriage license in NYC in 1972. His mother went by the name Catherine Renaud de Saint-Oyant. It seems likely his father is Philippe Paul Fraiture who applied for naturalization in 1978.

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