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Niecy Nash Biography

Birth Name:
Carol Denise Ensley
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Actor, TV host

Fast Facts

  • Made her professional acting debut with a bit part in Boys on the Side (1995)
  • Is a front person for Mothers Against Violence in Schools (M
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  • Tackled the challenge of organizing her childhood home in an episode of Clean House, the Style Network home-improvement series she hosts
  • Marriage to electrical engineer Jay Tucker on May 28, 2011, was the subject of Niecy Nash's Wedding Bash, which aired June 4, 2011, on TLC
  • In October 2011, launched Internet talk show "Let's Talk About Love" on Yahoo! Screen


  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie: nominated
  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated