Buari premiered on Ghanaian national television with the TV series Games People Play in late 2005. Her first major film was Mummy's Daughter, after which she starred in Beyonce: The President's Daughter. Her role as "Beyonce" was her major breakthrough. She has starred in more than 20 movies.
She once dated Michael Essien. As of January 2014, she is the arms of Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke and the relationship is bobbling each day with the couple releasing pictures of their tours around the world when Nadia had her birthday.