Niecy Nash | Biography
American comedian, Niecy Nash has proven herself as an adept in acting exploring her talents in the broad array of formats and genres. Dreaming of acting from the early girlhood, she has now turned her dreams to reality. She has been recognized for the memorable scenes in Hollywood and American TV screens. After harboring the dream of being a famed TV persona, she then established her name in comedy genre. Now this successful comedian, a model, producer and actress has been known for delivering the splendid performances in both the small and big screens. As Carol Denise Ensley, she was born on 23rd February, 1970 in Palmdale, California of United States.
On giving close glance to her personal life, she has been found currently married to Jay Tucker since 2011. The couple had engaged in 2010 and shared their wedding vows a year later at Church Estate Vineyard located at Malibu. Prior to Tucker, she was married to ordained minister, Don Dash in 1994 and separated with the legalized divorce in 2007. Before the couple separated from the 13 years of consummated relationship as husband and wife, they had got the blessing of three children including Donielle, Dia and Dominic.
Upon graduating from the California State University, she made her acting debut in 1995 landing a role in movie ‘Boys on the Side’. Before she could make people laugh with her mind-blowing performances, she had to overcome several tragedies that had tested her resilience. To support her mother’s life in extreme pain of her mother’s boyfriend’s expiration, she had begun making the stand-up routine. However, her plan once again went to vain after when they had to face the murder of her brother in high school. Trying to overcome such great loss, she continued to chase her acting dreams even more fervently. In the following few years of career debut, she had guest starred in various TV sitcoms like ‘Judging Amy’, ‘Reba’, ‘Girlfriends’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘NYPD Blue’ and ‘ER’. She then continued venturing into big-screen portraying in 1999 movie ‘Cookie’s Fortune’ which followed her recurring role in CBS drama sitcom ‘City of Angels’ (2000). She began rising into high fame through the comedic genre in 2003 landing the role of Raineesha Williams in comedy series ‘Reno 911!’. She worked as the cast member of the sitcom from 2003 to 2009 where she played the character, which was amalgamation of all women she has known till date. In the screen version of ‘Reno 911!: Miami’ in 2007, she had delivered same noticeable funny performance to her fans that was noticed by the many prominent comedy directors. Next to that, she had starred in short-lived fox series ‘Do Not Disturb’ (2008). The next year became particularly the busy year for the actress. In 2009, she increased her popularity through the romantic drama movie ‘Not Easily Broken’ and two box office hits comedies: ‘The Proposal’ and ‘G-Force’. She also joined the 10th season cast of the ABC sitcom ‘Dancing with the Stars’ alongside a motley crew of top Hollywood celebrities. Her popularity has even increased for hosting the Style Network’s home makeover program ‘Clean House’. Her signature looks and performance in ‘Clean House’ made her as the ‘Queen of Clean’ with the two nominations of Daytime Emmy Awards. Till date, she has garnered the net-worth of $4 Million.
Alongside, her showbiz works, she has been working as the spokesperson of the charitable and awareness generating organization named as Mothers Against Violence in School. M.A.V.I.S was firstly established by her and her mother in the memory of her brother who was shot to death in the high school. The main mission of the organization is to inform the public about the school violence to the children.
Despite the numbers of pitfalls during the starting phase of her career, she has appeared to gain such stardom which is the result of not anything else but her strong determination and hard workouts. Many of the fellow Hollywood actresses could be inspired by the biography of this outstanding actress. Her fans can learn her more in wiki. Moreover, she can also be followed in social networking sites like Facebook, twitter and Instagram.