• Nicco Annan is an American actor and dancer born in Detroit, Michigan in 1989
• He attended Cass Technical High School and State University of New York-Purchase, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2011
• He has starred in 17 movies and TV series, most notably the critically acclaimed crime series “P-Valley”
• Nicco is an Instagram star, with over 600,000 followers; he is gay, and is currently believed to be in a relationship with a non-celebrity
• His net worth is estimated to be over $2 million
Who is Nicco Annan?
American actor and dancer Nicco Annan was born in Detroit, Michigan USA, on 7 May 1989, so Taurus is his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in 17 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for playing Uncle Clifford, one of the lead characters in the critically acclaimed crime series “P-Valley”, which Katori Hall created, and which also stars J. Alphonse Nicholson and Shannon Thornton. It tells the story of several strippers working at a nightclub, the series has been airing since 2020, and has won seven of its 46 award nominations.
Education and early life
Nicco was raised in Detroit alongside his brother Kellee, by their Ghanaian father and African-American mother; not a lot has been disclosed about Nicco’s parents, because he respects their privacy.
He fell in love with acting at the age of six, and began studying improv and theatre at the age of nine. Nicco attended Cass Technical High School and was a member of its drama club, appearing in nearly all the plays performed there.
Upon matriculating in 2007, Nicco enrolled at State University of New York-Purchase, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2011.
Roles in movies
Nicco’s debut film role was in the 2011 short comedy “Stranger”, and the year 2015 saw him star in the short family drama “Next Stop”.
In 2016, he portrayed the lead character Doctor in the short drama “August Ninth”, written and directed by Robert Everett Williams Jr, and which also starred Monte James and Ashley Romans; it follows a group of select individuals as they’re trying to solve ‘society’s most serious social issues’. The following year saw Nicco star as Therapist in the short horror comedy “Demons”, written and directed by Jesse Klein, and which follows the life of a serial killer.
In 2018, Nicco was cast to play the main character Gerald in the drama “All About the Afterglow”, written and directed by Jonny Walls, and which also starred David Foy Bauer and Nathan Champion. It follows two men who are about to become step-brothers, as they’re travelling together to attend their respective parents’ wedding.
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Nicco’s since appeared in only two movies. He starred as Uncle Alan in the 2018 short family drama “Little Cousin”, and the year 2019 saw him play the main character Eric in the short drama “The Witching Hour”, directed by Shawnette Heard, and which also starred Martin Dorsla and Kate Krieger; it follows a man as he’s fighting a group of witches.
Roles in TV series
Nicco’s debut TV series role was playing Bad Guy in the 2014 episode “REAL WATCH DOGS HACKS!” of the comedy “Smosh”, and the same year also saw him play James Windsor in three episodes of the comedy “Half Sisters”, which starred Christina Wren, Catherine van der Rijt and Sabrina Texidor, and follows three women who at their father’s funeral, have just discovered that they’re half-sisters.
In 2016, Nicco appeared in the episode “Give In” of the romantic drama “Cheetah in August”, and was then cast to play Deacon Cook in two episodes (2018) of the hit comedy “Shameless”, which John Wells and Paul Abbott created, and which starred Ethan Cutkosky, William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum. It follows the lives of members of a Chicago family, the series aired from 2011 through 2021, and won 20 of its 89 award nominations.
Also in 2018, Nicco appeared in an episode of both the romantic comedy “This Is Us” and the crime drama “Snowfall”.
In 2018 and 2019, he played Nico in the crime comedy “Claws”, created by Eliot Laurence, and which starred Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston and Judy Reyes. It follows five women as they’re working at a nail salon in Florida, the series aired from 2017 through 2022, and won four of its 13 award nominations.
Most recently, in 2021, Nicco played Barron in the episode “Remember When M’Dear Stole the Show?” of the comedy “Family Reunion”; he’s currently shooting for the upcoming series “Served”.
@netflixfamily Part 4 has been amazing and felt like real “purpose work”. My real life nieces and nephew have had great conversations around this. I LOVE US 🤎 #familyreunion https://t.co/avK2JtWSDJ
— Nicco Annan (@AllDayNicco) October 12, 2021
Nicco worked as a choreographer on the 2018 romantic comedy series “This Is Us”, and the 2022 short drama movie “The Old Saturday”.
Some of the talk-shows in which he’s made a guest appearance include “Celebrity Page”, “Tamron Hall” and “Coach Prime”.
Awards and nominations
Nicco’s been nominated for five awards, all for his performance in “P-Valley”. Some of these nominations are a 2021 Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, a 2021 Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Performance in a New Scripted Series, and two The Queerties Awards for TV Performance in 2021 and 2023.
Love life and boyfriend
Nicco avoids speaking about his love life in public, but has stated on many occasions that he’s gay. He hasn’t disclosed the names of any men whom he’s perhaps been with, but his fans believe that he’s today in a relationship with a non-celebrity American male, as they’ve claimed to have seen the two spending time together on multiple occasions. Nicco hasn’t addressed these rumors, nor has any evidence been provided to support them.
There are also those who believe that even though he’s revealed that he’s gay, Nicco’s currently focused on his career, and isn’t pursuing love.
He seems to be unattached as of February 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Nicco’s an Instagram star, as there are today more than 600,000 people following him on the social media network; he’s uploaded close to 800 pictures and videos, most of which show him spending time with his friends and family.
It’s known that Nicco’s appeared in a number of off-Broadway plays, but these haven’t been disclosed.
He’s a shopaholic, and goes shopping for clothes every day.
Although not a drag queen, Nicco enjoys dressing up as a woman, and many of his Instagram pictures feature him wearing wigs, dresses and make-up.
He’s passionate about dancing, and has been taking lessons for more than 15 years now.
Some of Nicco’s favorite actors are Denzel Washington, Will Smith and Morgan Freeman, and a couple of his favorite movies include “Bruce Almighty”, “Independence Day” and “I Am Legend”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Nicco’s age is 33. He has brown eyes and black hair, is 6ft 2ins (1.88m) tall and weighs about 190lbs (87kgs).
Nicco’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of February 2023.