~This article is about the series character. For the movie character, see Nicole De Ponte (movie).~
Nicole De Ponte is a main character in Alex & Co. She is quite shy and cannot express her feelings without anyone forcing her to. She, however, can be also confident and courageous as she fights against injustice. She is secretly in love with Alex, her best friend since they were little, but is always unable to say what she feels because of Emma, Alex's crush.
In the second season, Nicole is more open and fearless. She sometimes fights with Alex, who is now her boyfriend but they always make up. After winning The Talent with Alex & Co., Nicole realizes music is not her passion and has to decide whether to leave Alex or leave the band.
In the first part of Season 3, Nicole is confused about what she wants. She does not know if she wants to continue in music. She is also very confused about her feelings for Alex. In the second part, she follows her new passion for writing song lyrics and moves to another city to study in a school for young writers.
In Special Episodes she will have an accident and will get into a coma.
Nicole De Ponte is portrayed by Eleonora Gaggero.
Nicole is sensible and generous. She can be serious at times, and is interested in making the world a better place. She is intelligent and can think quick on her feet. She is quite shy and doesn't like to be the center of attention but she can be also very confident and caring to her friends.
Nicole wears a lot of dark and/or tomboyish colors such as red, black, blue and green. She has long, dark brown hair that she often wears in a ponytail until Episode 8. She wears a lot of jackets and t-shirts, and long sleeve shirts with either a jacket or a sweater. She also always wears her "Together forever" bracelet.
Nicole now wears lighter colors. She stops wearing jackets and sweaters. She also occasionally wears a leather jacket. She still always wears her "Together forever" bracelet, as well as other jewelry.
|Friends, bandmates, former crush-by-on|
|When they first met, Sam had a crush on Nicole. His crush was very obvious as he did things like: getting her lunch and help her with Alex. Sam no longer has a crush on Nicole, as he is with Rebecca. Nicole was also the first person to know about Sam and Rebecca's relationship.|
|Friend, fake boyfriend (former)||See: Chole|
|Christian and Nicole are friends. They once pretended to date to help Christian get Linda off his back.|
|Best friends, bandmates|
|Nicole disliked Emma when they first met, because she had realized that she had feelings for Alex. After seeing Emma with Principal Ferrari, Nicole grew suspicious about Emma and later found out that Emma is his daughter. They later properly became friends when Emma and Alex decided that they did not have feelings for each other. It is possible that Emma has considered Nicole a friend since they met, as Emma did not know about Nicole's feelings for Alex and Nicole was very kind to her. In the later seasons they are shown to share a big friendship.|
|Enemies, presidential rivals|
|Nicole and Linda are enemies. Nicole is the only person at the Melsher Institute who does not fear Linda, which causes her to battle against Linda and win students presidency. In the last episode Linda, seeing Nicole in a coma, cries and confesses her she admires her.|
|David has a crush on Nicole, but she does not return his feelings.|
|Boyfriend, bandmate||See: Nicolex|
|Over the summer, Nicole realized that she had feelings for Alex. Throughout season 1, her crush is shown multiple times through jealousy of Emma and her conversations with Sam. Their friendship is jeopardized when Alex finds out that Nicole knew that Emma is Principal Ferrari's daughter, but they later reconcile. In season 2, they have a relationship. They sometimes fight, but always forgive each other. In Season 3 Nicole is confused and Alex seems to be into Clio, but in Episode 51 they get back together. In Special Episodes, after Nicole's accident, Alex does anything to make her wake up from the coma, even realizing her biggest dream. In the last episode Nicole wakes up and the two share a kiss, promising they will stay "together forever".|
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- Nicole is in love with Alex.
- Alex and Nicole have matching "together forever" bracelets.
- Nicole won the presidential election.
- She is often the first person to find out secrets as she was the first person to know about Emma being Principal Ferrari's daughter and Sam and Rebecca's relationship.
- This often affects her relationship with her friends, as she is also keeping secrets from them.
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