Nancy Isime is a famous Nigerian actress, television presenter, model and television personality.
She was born on the 17th of December 1991. She had her up-bringing in Lagos State, but hails from Esan speaking area of Edo State in south southern Nigeria.
Nancy had her primary and junior secondary education in Lagos before proceeding to Benin where she completed her senior secondary school education. After obtaining her first and secondary school certificates respectively, she went to the University of Port Harcourt for her basic Course and a Diploma in Social Work at the University of Lagos.
Her Acting Career
Nancy kick-started her career as an usher and a worker for many companies and later turned a model where she won the famous Miss Valentine International Beauty Pageant.
She also contested in the 2009 Telecoms Nigeria Beauty Pageant and emerged second.
She joined Nollywood in 2011 and began acting in Television Series “Echoes”.
She has also done a number of television presentations including the popular TV Show, “The Squeeze”, Technology What’s Hot and Backstage Segments of MTN Project Fame Season 7.
Nancy has replaced Toke Makinwa as presenter for Trending on Hip TV.
She is creative, skillful, calm, collected and exceptionally talented in acting. She knows how to interpret movie roles and can as well handle any character in movies. She is known to act in most romantic and love movies.
She has also featured in a number of Music Videos including Iyanya’s “Applaudisse”, 2 Face Idibia’s “Iheneme”, Solid Star “Omotena” among others.
Nancy Isime is a proud Ambassador for Bet Naija.
She has featured in a number of cover pages of magazines like Fashion Magazine, House of Maries, Wedding Planner, Adebayo Jones, Paparazzi, Konga Online and others.
She has also worked with some designers like Zizi, Cardow, Lanre Da Silva but revealed that she has quitted modeling because of the difficulty of combining television presenting with acting.
Her Role Models
Nancy Isime owe her role model to Genevieve Nnaji, Rita Dominic, Mercy Johnson and international stars like Angela Basset, Amanda Seyfried, Dakota Fanning and others.
She revealed that she would forever be grateful to her Dad, Pa Isime, a disciplinarian, who ensured that from her age of five years when her mother died, she has attained the level she is enjoying today without been wayward.
The beauty Queen also narrated that a lot of auditions, tight schedules, disappointments and sexual harassments as topmost challenges she had in life but concluded that she can only date any man of her choice and not by cohesion.
Nancy however left a message for up-coming Nigerian youths to keep going ahead because according to her, it means there is something better ahead. Nothing good comes easy and advised that people who are up there once went through difficult times.
Nancy Isime in her years in the entertainment industry has won several awards. They include:
- Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for being the Sexiest on Air personality (Female).
- Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for Red Carpet Host of the year (Female).
- Most promising actress of the year Award at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Her Net Worth
Nancy Isime is a renowned Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest, most influential with a net worth of about $700,000 dollars.