Nikolai was born into a famous circus family. His father is Natalino Huesca (Italian) better known as Fumagalli, one of the world's best loved clowns, and his mother is Angela Huesca (Fossett). Nikolai made his debut with his brother Nino at the age of 13 in Fossett’s Ireland’s National Circus with their Risely act. They went on to perform in some of the top circuses in Europe including Circus Knie Switzerland, Circus Krone Germany, Cirque D’hiver, and Bouglione Paris France. Their act has had the opportunity to be showcased as a part of Cirque Du Soleil’s Special Events Department, the Big Apple Circus, as well as many varieties and theatrical (palazzo) shows, including the Box Nightclub in London. They were awarded the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Trophy in the International Festival of Moscow Russia, As a solo artist Nikolai Performs aerial straps and has a flare for comedy. He has partnered with his father Fumagalli in the world famous Festival of Monte Carlo winning the Golden Clown and most recently winning Gold at the International Festival of Latina (Italy). Nikolai received a special solo award from the Bouglione family (France) for his comedy performance. Most recently he has been co-directing and staging shows for a Cruise Ship Line in Scandinavia before joining Giuliano Anastasini at Teatro ZinZanni as part of the Icariani Brothers act.