Know About Niecy Nash; Husband, Kids, Movies, TV Shows, Net Worth

Published Date: 17 Jul, 2019 Updated date: 17 Jul, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The professional life of actress Niecy Bash is evinced by her performance in the miniseries, When They See Us for which she earned an Emmy nomination in 2019. On her personal life, the award-winning actress is married to electrical engineer husband.

Niecy Nash is an American actress and comedian, best known for her role as Richie Jean Jackson in the 2014 historical drama movie, Selma. Currently, she appears as Desna Simms in the comedy-drama series, Claws since 2017.

Niecy Nash Bio; Parents, Education, Height

Carol Denise Ensley was born on 23 February 1970 to parents Sonny Ensley and Margaret Ensley. She grew up with her younger brother Michael in Compton, California.

Nash with a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters attended California State University in Dominguez Hills. From there, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama.

Her Career; Movies, TV Shows, Net Worth

Niecy made her acting debut from the 1995 movie, Boys on the Side. Afterward, she appeared in several movies such as The Bachelor (1999), Cook Off! (2007), Trust Me (2013), and Downsizing (2017). For her performance on the 2014 movie, Selma, she received two awards for Best Ensemble.

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Similarly, her work on the TV shows includes City of Angels (2000), The Bernie Mac Show (2003), Reno 911! (2003), The Soul Man (2012), and Scream Queens (2015). She would appear as Sylvia in the upcoming drama movie, Uncorked, which is set to release in 2019.


Niecy Nash earned an Emmy nomination for her role in When They See Us series in 2019 (Picture: CNN)

Well, the multi-talented actress makes the big money from her career for more than two decades. As of now, she enjoys the net worth of $4 million.

Second Marriage With Engineer Husband; Kids

Niecy, aged 49 is now married to Jay Tucker for more than eight years. The couple exchanged the wedding vows on 28 May 2011 at the Church Estate Vineyard in Malibu. They were engaged on 4 September 2010. Jay is an electrical engineer currently serving as the business development manager at Hammond Power Solutions.


Niecy Nash poses with her husband Jay Tucker during the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in September 2016 (Picture: Essence)

Before Jay, she married Don Nash on 14 May 1994. They have three kids; a son named Dominic Nash (born 1992) and two daughters, Donielle (born 1995) and Dia Nash (born 2000). However, the couple divorced after 13 years of marriage in 2007.

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Some Interesting Facts About Niecy Nash

  • Niecy directed the episode: “Zaddy Was a Rolling Stone” of the drama television show, Claws in 2019.
  • She is the spokesperson of M.A.V.I.S. (Mothers Against Violence In Schools). It was founded by her mother after her brother Michael was shot and killed on his high school campus in 1993.
  • Nash received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2018.
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