Who is Nancy Isime?
Nancy Isime is a Nigerian actress, model, media personality, and red carpet host. She is well known for her roles in movies like “Kambili: The Whole 30 Yards” and “Blood Sisters”, and her talk show “The Nancy Isime Show”.
Nancy Isime’s early life and childhood
Nancy Isime was born on December 17, 1991, in Lagos State, though she originally hails from Esan, Edo State. She is 30 years old as of May 2022. Nancy was raised alongside her three siblings, by her parents Mr and Mrs Isime. The actress revealed she was the only light-skinned child of her mum who passed away on April 28, 1996.
According to reports sighted by DNB Stories Africa, Nancy Isime lost her mum when she was five years old and was then raised by her strict father whose disciplinary actions made her who she is today. The actress revealed she didn’t have a smooth childhood and that she suffered from depression and attempted her first suicide in childhood.
Nancy Isime’s Education
The 30-year-old stunning actress had her nursery and primary education in Lagos State. After completing her primary education, she moved to Benin for her secondary education and then proceeded to the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) where she enrolled in a six-month basic course. Nancy Isime also later obtained a diploma in social work from the University of Lagos.
Nancy Isime’s wiki profile
|Full name||Nancy Isime|
|State of origin||Edo State|
|Date of birth||December 17, 1991|
|Age||30 years old|
|Career||Actress, model, media personality, and red carpet host|
|Alma mater||University of Port Harcourt/University of Lagos|
How Nancy Isime started her career as a model
Growing up, Nancy Isime wanted to be many things from a lawyer to a surgeon to a geologist. While in the university, she kept receiving compliments from people about having the shape of a model. As a result of this, she decided to venture into modelling.
She started her career in modelling in 2009 after she won Miss Valentine International Beauty Pageant. She also contested for Miss Telecoms Nigeria where she came in second place. She has also worked with big fashion brands like Lanre Da Silva, Modela, Adebayo Jones, House of Marie, Ade Bakare, Zizi Cardow, Shakara Couture, Konga Online, and many others. However, she decided to take a break from modelling to focus on her career as an actress and TV presenter.
Nancy Isime’s career as a TV presenter
As a TV presenter, Nancy Isime is currently the host of the popular Hip TV show “Trending”. She replaced Toke Makinwa who was the previous host of the show. Before this, she was the presenter of the Ultima studios gossip show “The Squeeze”.
While working at Ultima Studios, she was also hosting a technology show called “What’s Hot”. Nancy Isime was also the host of the backstage segments of the Project Same West Africa Season 7 talent show. In 2019, she hosted the “Headies” alongside Nigerian rapper “Reminisce“. That same year, in 2019, Nancy Isime launched her personal show called ” The Nancy Isime Show”. The show which has aired for three seasons is sponsored by various leading brands. In 2021, Nancy Isime became the presenter of the Voice Nigeria.
Nancy Isime’s acting career
Nancy Isime has evolved to become one of the most sought-after actresses of her age in Nigeria today. Her journey as an actress began in 2011 when she met a producer named “Dickson Dzakpasu” who told her she would look great on TV. She made her acting debut in the TV series, “Echoes”.
She has since then starred in dozens of movies, including A Trip to Jamaica (2016), Hire A Man (2017), Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demon (2018), Hire A Woman (2019), Kambili: The whole 30 yards (2020) and Blood Sisters (2022).
Nancy Isime’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this report (May 2022), Nancy Isime is not married and does not have a husband. According to reports sighted by DNB Stories Africa, the actress is speculated to be in a serious relationship. However, she has kept details of her love life and partner away from the media.
Nancy Isime’s children
As of May 2022, Nancy Isime is not married and has not given birth to any children. She seems to be more focused on her career right now and has not disclosed any intention of giving birth soon.
Nancy Isime in Blood Sisters
Nancy Isime was part of the main cast of Netflix’s first Nigerian original series “Blood Sisters” which premiered on May 5, 2022.
Blood Sisters is a crime thriller directed by Biyi Bandele and Kenneth Gyang which was produced by Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife production house. The show tackles themes of physical abuse, love, relationship, intra-family relationship, and so on. The show which premiered on the global streaming service on May 5, 2022 features stars like Ini Dima-Okojie, Deyemi Okanlawon, Kate Henshaw-Nuttall, Daniel Etim Effiong, Gabriel Afolayan, Kehinde Bankole, Genoveva Umeh, Uche Jombo Rodriguez and many others.