It was a similar turn of events for Laura Dern, who also wowed audiences with her performance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
The "Big Little Lies" actress shared her first snapshot on the photo platform: an image of herself, open-mouthed and clutching her prized new trophy.
Nicole won big at the Golden Globes on Sunday, 8 January for her role in HBO's Big Little Lies - and this time she remembered to kiss her husband, rather than co-star Skarsgard. "I am so proud of my Big Little Lies family and to have stood with my sisters on such a special night".
The veteran concluded her speech with the following message of gratitude to her co-stars, colleagues and loved ones 'Bless you.
Margot Robbie could also take two Globes for starring in and producing I, Tonya, although she faces stiff opposition.
Sunday Rose, 9, and Faith Margaret, 7, are the daughters Kidman shares with her country music star husband, Keith Urban. The subject came up repeatedly in 2016 when Kidman promoted her film "Lion", in which she played an adoptive mother.
Dressed in black in solidarity with victims of sexual assault and harassment, she dedicated the award to her daughters and cast members - saying "wow, the power of women" - and her mother, who "was an advocate for the women's movement when I was growing up". "I do believe and I hope we can make the change through the stories we tell and the way we tell them".
Isabella, 25, and Connor, 22, are both practising Scientologists and it's highly likely that Nicole's speculation of the religion has created a divide between her and her children. "Let's keep the conversation alive".