Nancy Isime

Nancy Isime (born 17 December 1991) is a Nigerian actress, model and media personality.[1]

Nancy Isime
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Nancy Isime at AMVCA 2020
Born (1991-12-17) 17 December 1991 (age 29)
Edo State, Nigeria
Alma materUniversity of Lagos
Occupation

Early life and backgroundEdit

Nancy Isime was born in Edo State. She studied for a course in Social Work for two years at the University of Lagos.[2]

Nancy Isime lost her Mum at age 5 and was brought up solely by her Dad. She grew up in Lagos, where she had her primary and junior secondary education.  Afterwards, she left for Benin, where she had her senior secondary education. She[3] did a six-month basic course at the University of Port Harcourt and a Diploma in Social Work at the University of Lagos.[4]

CareerEdit

ModellingEdit

In 2009, Nancy Isime won the Miss Valentine International beauty pageant, and finished second in the Miss Telecoms Nigeria beauty contest. As a model she has worked for the likes of "House of Marie", "Ade Bakere", "Adebayo Jones", "Zizi Cardow", "Shakara Couture", "Konga Online" and others.[5] Isime has said of her modelling: "It is all about the ability to always try and to keep coming back until you get your big break. In Nigeria, modelling is not as it is in the western countries where you get your big break and that is it. Here, you can get your big break and still go back down, so it is very imperative that you get your big break and continue to work hard and continue to come back for more."[6] Host of The Voice Nigeria

ActingEdit

Isime began a career as an actress in the TV series Echoes in 2011.

Television and event hostEdit

Isime is also a television presenter, known for presenting gossip show The Squeeze, technology show What’s Hot and backstage segments of MTN Project Fame season 7.[6] In 2016 she replaced Toke Makinwa as the presenter of the popular show Trending on HipTV.[7][8] She co-hosted the 2019 edition of The Headies award with Reminisce[9] she is also the presenter of the voice Nigeria 2021

FilmographyEdit

Awards and recognitionEdit

Year Award Category Film Result Ref
2016 City People Entertainment Awards Best VJ of the Year N/A Won [10]
Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards Sexiest On Air Personality (female) Hip TV Won [11]
2017 The Future Awards Best On Air Personality (Visual) N/A Won [12][13]
2018 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role - English Disguise Nominated [14]
City People Movie Awards Most Promising Actress (English) N/A Won [15]
2019 Best Supporting Actress (English) N/A Won [16]
Best of Nollywood Awards Best Kiss in a Movie Jofran Won [17]
Best Actress in a Lead role –English Nominated [18]
2021 Net Honours Most Popular Media Personality (female) N/A Nominated [19]
Most Searched Media Personality N/A Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TV Personality, Actress & also a Model? "On The Real" Star Nancy Isime is a Triple Threat". bellanaija.com. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  2. ^ "To become superstars, ladies need talent, not 'connection'- Model - Vanguard News". vanguardngr.com. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  3. ^ "I have no problem baring my cleavage - Nancy Isime". Punch Newspapers. 2017-03-05. Retrieved 2021-04-25.
  4. ^ "I have no problem baring my cleavage - Nancy Isime". Punch Newspapers. 2017-03-05. Retrieved 2021-04-25.
  5. ^ "Nancy Isme Biography". Mybiohub.com. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  6. ^ a b "I can't date a man who is broke". The Nation. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Nancy Isime, Where Have You Been Hiding?". TNS. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Hip Tv unveils Toke Makinwa's replacement for 'Trending' - Nigerian Entertainment Today - Nigeria's Top Website for News, Gossip, Comedy, Videos, Blogs, Events, Weddings, Nollywood, Celebs, Scoop and Games". thenet.ng. 31 July 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  9. ^ "Headies 2019: Teni, Falz, Burna Boy win big at 13th edition". Pulse.ng. 19 October 2019. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  10. ^ "Full List Of Winners at 2016 City People Entertainment Awards - Nigerian Entertainment Today - Nigeria's Top Website for News, Gossip, Comedy, Videos, Blogs, Events, Weddings, Nollywood, Celebs, Scoop and Games". thenet.ng. 26 July 2016. Archived from the original on 8 December 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  11. ^ Popoola, Kazeeem. "Finally! Here Is Authentic List Of Nominees For NBMA 2015". Nigeria Voice.
  12. ^ "2017 Future Awards Africa winners". Punch.
  13. ^ "Wizkid, Davido, Joshua winners at Africa's Future Awards". Vanguard. Retrieved 2020-10-25.
  14. ^ "BON Awards 2018: Mercy Aigbe, Tana Adelana shine at 10th edition". Pulse Nigeria. 2018-12-09. Retrieved 2019-12-23.
  15. ^ "Nominees For 2018 City People Movie Awards". City People.
  16. ^ "Winner Emerge @ 2019 City People Movie Awards". 2019-10-14. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  17. ^ "BON Awards 2019: 'Gold Statue', Gabriel Afolayan win big at 11th edition in Kano". Pulse.
  18. ^ Bada, Gbenga (2019-12-15). "BON Awards 2019: 'Gold Statue', Gabriel Afolayan win big at 11th edition". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 2021-10-10.
  19. ^ "Net Honours - The Class of 2021". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 2021-09-07.

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