If you’re someone who follows the entertainment industry, then you’ve likely heard of or at least seen actress Niecy Nash. But, in case you’ve never heard of her and her illustrious career, we’ll give you a quick breakdown.
Since the start of her acting career in the mid-1990s, Niecy has featured in several television series and movies. The actress is best known for her role as Deputy Raineesha Williams in the comedy series Reno 911! (2003-2009; 2020-). She has also worked as a television presenter, having been the host of a home-renovating series called Clean House (2003-2011).
Niecy is a talented actress that deserves recognition for her many accomplishments. That’s why here, we give you five fun facts about Niecy Nash. Keep reading to learn more about this multi-faceted woman.
1. Niecy Recently Married a Woman
Niecy Nash married singer Jessica Betts in August of last year.
The news of their marriage caught many by surprise, as Niecy had divorced her second husband, Jay Tucker, merely months earlier. Much of Niecy and her second husband’s relationship had been heavily televised, leading many fans to be upset over the news of their divorce.
Adding to the confusion was the fact that Niecy had not been publicly open about her bisexuality until after her marriage to Jessica Betts.
2. She Celebrated Her 50th Birthday in a Big Way
In 2020, Niecy did something few women her age do; she celebrated her 50th birthday with a sizzling partially nude photoshoot. Niecy hopes that her photoshoot will inspire other women to feel good about themselves.
If you want to see the photoshoot for yourself, then look at this.
3. Niecy Gave Birth to Three Actors
Niecy shares three children with her former husband, Don Nash. Her children all have names that start with the letter D: son Dominic and daughters Donielle and Dia.
Like their mother, Dominic, Donielle, and Dia all work as actors in the entertainment industry. Niecy’s daughter Donielle features on the recently released television series The Sex Lives Of College Girls.
4. She Lost Her Brother in a School Shooting
Niecy lost her younger brother, Michael, in a school shooting in 1993. Shortly after her brother’s death, Niecy’s mother founded M.A.V.I.S. (Mothers Against Violence In Schools). Niecy helped run M.A.V.I.S. up until her mother decided to shut down the organization.
5. Niecy Works With Many Organizations
Niecy has worked with many notable organizations in the past, including Dress for Success and the American Cancer Society. Most recently, Niecy has been helping her friend and fellow actor Wendy Raquel Robinson with Amazing Grace Conservatory. Amazing Grace is an inner-city performing arts program, of which Robinson is the program director.
Where to Watch Niecy Nash
During her successful acting career, Niecy has acted in many TV series and movies and shows no signs of slowing down. Currently, you can watch Niecy Nash in her lead role as Desna Simms on TNT’s hit TV series Claws, which is in its fourth season.
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