Nancy Isime

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Nancy Isime
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Nancy Isime on the set of Omambla
Born (1991-12-17) 17 December 1991 (age 28)
Edo State, Nigeria
Occupation

Nancy Isime (born December 17, 1991) is a Nigerian actress, model and media personality.[1] In 2009 she won the Miss Valentine International beauty pageant, and began a career as an actress in the TV series Echoes in 2011. She has since appeared in several films and is known for presenting gossip show The Squeeze and technology show What’s Hot. In 2016 she replaced Toke Makinwa as the presenter of the popular show Trending on HipTV.[2]

Early life and background[edit]

Isime was born in Edo State. She studied for a course in Social Work for two years at the University of Lagos.[3]

Career[edit]

In 2009, Isime won the Miss Valentine International beauty pageant, and finished second in the Miss Telecoms Nigeria beauty contest. As a model she worked for the likes of House of Marie, Ade Bakere, Adebayo Jones, Zizi Cardow, Shakara Couture, Konga Online and others.[4] 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."[5]

Isime began a career as an actress in the TV series Echoes in 2011. She appeared in several films in 2014. 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.[5] In 2016 she replaced Toke Makinwa as the presenter of the popular show Trending on HipTV.[6][7] She co-hosted the 2019 edition of The Headies award with Reminisce[8]

Awards and recognition[edit]

In 2016, she was voted City People Entertainment Award VJ of the Year.[9] In 2019,she won City People Movie Awards as Best Supporting Actress (English)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TV Personality, Actress & also a Model? "On The Real" Star Nancy Isime is a Triple Threat". bellanaija.com. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Meet Nancy Isime: Hip TV's new Toke Makinwa - Nigerian Entertainment Today - Nigeria's Top Website for News, Gossip, Comedy, Videos, Blogs, Events, Weddings, Nollywood, Celebs, Scoop and Games". thenet.ng. 6 August 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  3. ^ "To become superstars, ladies need talent, not 'connection'- Model - Vanguard News". vanguardngr.com. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Nancy Isme Biography". Mybiohub.com. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  5. ^ a b "I cant date a man who is broke". The Nation. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Nancy Isime, Where Have You Been Hiding?". TNS. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ "Headies 2019: Teni, Falz, Burna Boy win big at 13th edition". Pulse.ng. 19 October 2019. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  9. ^ "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. Retrieved 6 February 2017.