If you have watched the crime-comedy drama, Claws, there are chances that you know Niecy Nash. She found her way to stardom due to her extraordinary performances on television. She won an Emmy Award in 2010 for her excellent performance as a host for Style Network show, Clean House, which spanned from 2003 to 2010.
Who is Niecy Nash? She is an American comedian, actress, TV host, producer and model. In 2014, she acted as Richie Jean Jackson, the wife of Dr Sullivan Jackson, in the film, Selma, which was supervised by Ava DuVernay. Selma earned recognition from critics, and it was named on many critics' top ten lists. She became one of the casts of Fox comedy series, from 2015 to 2016. Additionally, she appeared in another Fox comedy, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, as Andre Braugher's sister.
Niecy Nash profile summary
- Full name: Carol Denise Niecy Nash (nee Ensley)
- Birthdate: 23rd of February, 1970
- Age: 50 years old
- Birthplace: Compton, California, USA
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
- Parents: Margaret and Sonny Ensley
- Nationality: American
- TV shows: Clean house, Reno 911, Claws
- Book: It's Hard to Fight Naked
- Hometown: Los Angeles, California
- Relationship status: Divorced
- Ex-spouses: Don Nash (1994-2007), Jay Tucker (2011-2020)
- Vocation: Comedian, model, producer, actress, and television host
- Height: 5 feet and 4 inches (163 cm)
- Weight: 74 kg (175 pounds)
- Hair colour: Black
- Eye colour: Dark brown
- Race: Black
Background information on Niecy
Carol Denise "Niecy" Nash was born in Compton, California, the USA, to Margaret and Sonny Esley. She has a younger brother, Michael, who was lost to the cold hands of death due to gun violence by her mother's boyfriend. Besides, there is limited information about her education, except for the fact that she attended the California State University, Dominguez hills.
In 1995, Claws Niecy Nash made her first professional acting debut in the movie, Boys On The Side. Afterwards, she featured in NYPD Blue, Girlfriends, Reba, ER, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Judging Amy. She came up in Cookie's Fortune movie in 1999 and had a recurring position in CBS drama series, City of Angel, in 2000.
In addition to her acting works, she is the ambassador of MAVIS (Mothers Against Violence In Schools). Her mother established MAVIS after the 1993 shooting death of Micheal. The mission of MAVIS is to educate humanity of the violence that children encounter on school campuses.
How old is Niecy Nash?
The hourglass body shaped actress Niecy Nash age is 50 years. She was born on the 23rd of February, 1970.
What size is Niecy Nash?
She is size 12, and she has an hourglass body shape. Niecy Nash measurements are 40 inches for breast, 28 inches for her waist, and 40 inches for her hips. Also, her shoe size is 9, bra size is 36DD, and she has a cup size of DD.
She acted the position of Deputy Raineesha Wiliams and TT on the comedy show series, Reno 911!, as well as giving the voice of Mrs Boots on the ABC Family animated series Slacker Cats. Additionally, she featured as Rhonda in the Fox sitcom, Do Not Disturb, in 2008. She acted as Bonita, Bernie's sister, in The Bernie Mac Show from 2003 to 2005.
Later on, she declared openly that she was withdrawing from Clean House on the Style Network shortly after she won an Emmy Award. In March 2010, she emerged on the tenth season of ABC's Dancing With The Stars, where she partnered with Louis Van Amstel. They were discontinued from the competition, taking fifth place on the 11th of May, 2010.
In 2011, Niecy Nash Claws started her TV show, Leave It To Nicey, on TLC. The show was about her life with her husband and stepson, but it was shortly terminated. Nash commenced featuring opposite Cedric The Entertainer in the TV Land sitcom, The Soul Man, a spinoff from Hot In Cleveland in 2012. In 2013, she also commenced featuring opposite Laurie Metcalf in the HBO comedy sequence, Getting On.
She appeared in Mary J. Blige's music video Strength Of a Woman and also featured in the Netflix drama series When They See Us. It was declared that Niecy would create Naked With Niecy Nash, an evening show for TNT. More so, she featured in another Netflix drama movie, Uncorked, directed by Prentice Penny.
Niecy Nash TV shows and movies
The following is a list of some of Niecy Nash movies and shows where the award-winning actress has featured:
- Party of Five;
- City of Angels;
- Popular Teacher;
- Rude Awakening;
- Kate Brasher;
- One on One;
- NYPD Blue;
- Judging Amy;
- For Your Love;
- Presidio Med;
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation;
- Kid Notorious;
- That's So Raven;
- Half & Half;
- The Bernie Mac Show;
- My Name Is Earl;
- The Boondocks;
- Slacker Cats;
- Do Not Disturb;
- The Mighty B!
- Dancing with the Stars;
- Gary Unmarried Charleen;
- The Cleveland Show;
- RuPaul's Drag Race Season 2;
- Clean House;
- The LeBrons;
- American Dad!
- Ben and Kate;
- The Soul Man;
- Getting On;
- The Mindy Project;
- Scream Queens;
- Modern Family;
- Angie Tribeca;
- Fresh Off the Boat;
- A.P. Bio;
- Family Guy;
- When They See Us;
- Horton Hears a Who!
- Not Easily Broken;
- The Proposal;
- Boys on the Side Woman at Diner;
- Cookie's Fortune;
- Trust Me;
- Nurse 3D;
- Walk of Shame;
- Downsizing Leisureland;
- The Bachelor;
- Malibu's Most Wanted;
- Hair Show;
- Guess Who;
- Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie;
- Code Name: The Cleaner;
- Cook Off!
Did Niecy Nash win an Emmy?
She earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series in 2015 and 2016, and as well as Critics' Choice Television Award For Best Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series in 2016.
Besides her Emmy award, she earned Satellite Award for Best Actress - Television Series Musical or Comedy and another selection at NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series.
How much is Niecy Nash net worth?
Niecy Nash has a net worth of 4 million dollars.
Niecy Nash wedding and divorce
Niecy was married to Don Nash, a clergy for thirteen years before she filed for divorce in June 2007. Don Nash and Niecy Nash kids are three, and their names are Donielle, Dominic and Dia. Three years after their divorce, Nash got involved with Jay Trucker on the 4th of September, 2010.
She joined in a TLC reality event that followed the rehearsal for the matrimony. Nash and Trucker were joined in holy matrimony on Saturday, the 28th of May, 2011, in Malibu at the Church Estate Vineyard. Unfortunately, Nash took to her Instagram on the 30th of October, 2019, and disclosed her pending divorce with Jay Trucker. Nash asserted that they believe in the magnificence of truth. In her words, she said:
Our truth is that in this phase of our lives, we are more cool being friends than partners in a relationship, our relationship has been such a bed of rose, and we have no iota of regret as we go our different ways now. Thanks to everyone out there who encouraged us as a pair over the last eight years, we are indebted.
Eventually, On the 10th of March, 2020, the divorce between Niecy Nash husband, Trucker, and the actress was finalised.
Is Niecy Nash daughter on Claws?
Yes, one of Niecy Nash children, Dia, is acting together with her mom on the Claws hit series. Dia acts as the young version of Desna Simms, which is her mom. Nash could not hide her joy at her daughter's feat. She took to her Instagram page to commemorate Dia performing debut. She posted how she encouraged the young actress to go for the audition and also offered to help her with the audition.
However, Niecy Nash daughters turned down the offer and insisted on going over it with her acting coach instead. She was excited that her daughter booked it on her own. Interestingly also, she came up with Reno 911! as her mother's daughter.
The multi-talented actress, Niecy Nash, is a go-getter as well as a superwoman. She has displayed to everyone that productivity is not limited to the younger ones alone as she keeps advancing in her career. Encouraging her daughter to pick a career in acting is also impressive. Indeed, every parent takes pride in seeing their kids follow in their footsteps.