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Jamia Simone Nash
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Jamia Simone Nash

Jamia Simone Nash started singing at two years old and was discovered at five, after winning the Apollo Kids Talent Search Competition. She went on to appear on Showtime at the Apollo, where she sang Alicia Keys' song Fallin' and wowed the audience.

Since then, she has shared the stage with many celebrity artists, performing for the Essence Awards, the NBA All Star Game, The Maury Show, Soul Train Christmas Starfest, BET's Celebration of Gospel, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Steve Harvey's Big Time.

For television, Nash lends her singing voice to the character Uniqua on the Nick Jr. animated show The Backyardigans. Billed as MC Lily, Nash sang about the alphabet on Nick Jr. in the music video Bongo Bird, which was featured on the Noggin series Jack's Big Music Show. She has also been seen on the prime-time series My Wife and Kids Half and Half and Romeo! Last summer she appeared as Young Fantasia in the Lifetime original movie Life Is Not A Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story.

Nash makes her big-screen debut in August Rush.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

Jamia Simone Nash Facts

BirthdayAugust 21, 1996 (27)
BirthplaceVirginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.