Niecy Nash Bio, Age, Dating, Husband, Married & Net Worth

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NameCarol Denise Ensley
Birth DateJune 15, 2000
BirthplacePalmdale, California
ParentsMargaret and Sonny Esley
SpouseDon Nash (m. 1994; div. 2007)
Jay Tucker (m. 2011; div. 2020)
Jessica Betts (m. 2020)
ProfessionComedian, actress, TV host, producer, and model
Net Worth$4 Million
Height5 feet 4 inches
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
One of the greatest gifts that God has given us is free will. Even though it’s free, we don’t take advantage of it as much as we could when it comes to matters of the heart.” -Niecy Nash

Emmy Award-winning actress Niecy Nash has starred in numerous television shows and movies since the mid-90s’. She is considered one of the most versatile active actresses in the business because of her incredible ability to play both serious and comedic roles. She currently leads the TNT comedy television series, Claws, as Desna Simms.

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. In 2018, Nash received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Niecy Nash
Niecy Nash

Early Life & Parents

Carol Denise Ensley was born in Palmdale, California on February 23, 1970. She is now 50 years old and her constellation sign is Pisces. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the Black ethnicity. She is the daughter of 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.

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In addition to her acting endeavors, she is the spokesperson of M.A.V.I.S. (Mothers Against Violence In Schools). M.A.V.I.S. was founded by her mother, after the 1993 shooting death of Nash’s younger brother, Michael. M.A.V.I.S.’s mission is to inform the public of the violence children encounter on school campuses.

Career: TV Shows & Films

Niecy 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.

Niecy Nash
Niecy Nash

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.


  • 2019, Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie (Nominee)
  • 2019, Critics’ Choice Awards: Best Supporting Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series (Nominee)
  • 2015, Critics’ Choice Awards: Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Nominee)
  • 2015, Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Nominee)
  • 2016, Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Nominee)

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Personal Life: Affairs, Married & Wife

Nash was married for 13 years to Don Nash, an ordained minister, before filing for divorce in June 2007. They have three children together. 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, was finalized.

On August 31, 2020, Nash announced that she and singer Jessica Betts had married while coming out as bisexual. In a series of social media posts on Monday (August 31), Nash, the 50-year-old star revealed photos of her walking down the aisle with “rock and soul” singer Jessica Betts. She wrote in the caption that the two were now officially married.

“Ms. Carol Denise Betts,” she wrote in the caption of her Instagram, followed up immediately by a hashtag reading “#LoveWins.”

This is the first time that Nash has ever publicly spoken about her relationship to Betts or being queer. Betts, who competed in and won Missy Elliott’s reality show The Road to Stardom in 2005, confirmed the news in an Instagram post of her own, saying “I got a whole wife.”
Check out the photo from Niecy Nash’s nuptials below:

Niecy Nash & Jessica Betts
Niecy Nash & Jessica Betts

Salary & Net Worth

The Primetime Emmy’s nominated Niecy Nash twice for her work in Getting On, and she won one from Clean House. She also won a Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Reno 911!

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Nash has gotten several other nominations and has won multiple awards. In 2018, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Niecy Nash’s net worth is an estimated $4 million. Check out her salary below:
Per Year: $680,000
Per Month: $56,666.67
Per Week: $13,076.92
Per Day: $1,863.01

Physical Attributes of Niecy Nash

She is size 12, and her figure has a nice hourglass shape with prominent breasts, hips, and slender waist. 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 has a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 79Kg. Her eyes and hairs are Black in color.

Niecy Nash
Niecy Nash

Social Media Portfolio

To know more about Nash’s personal and professional life closely, follow her on Twitter & Instagram.
Twitter: 417.3K Followers
Instagram: 2.4M Followers

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