Nina Blackwood

Born in 1955, Nina Blackwood is among the finest disc jockey as well as music journalist in America. In addition to that, Nina is also an American model and actress and is nicknamed “Juicy Fruit.” As a VJ, Nina often posts on Twitter and Instagram about her recent endeavors.

Personal Life

From Blackwood’s biography, the beautiful model was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. ‘Juicy Fruit’ is at age 62, but nothing about her siblings is known. Nina’s parents are religious, and her father used to teach Sunday school. But as opposed to the unfounded reports of Nina’s father being a minister, he was only in government service. Although born in Springfield, Nina grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from Rocky River High School in 1970. Aside from concentrating on her high school education, Blackwood also was the keyboardist in a band.

In 1978, Nina became controversial, especially after appearing nude in Playboy as a brunette precisely in The Girls in the Office pictorial. After moving to California, Nina joined Strasberg Institute and studied acting. Blackwood has become an iconic figure, especially as the first MTV VJ. But behind curtains, Nina has a heart for animals in need as well as abused people.

Career Life

Nina Blackwood worked as a VJ on MTV for five years. After the 5-year period at MTV, Nina moved to Paramount where she anchored two shows including Solid Gold, an award-wining show, and Rock Report, her own show. These shows increased her popularity, and she made top TV and film appearances including Farm Aid, The Monteux Rock Festival, The British Phonograph Awards and Live Aid.

In 2001, Nina worked at Denver where she entertained her Afternoon Drive audience. While helming the live show, Blackwood explored and presented her personal knowledge on numerous artists thereby making the show a thrill. As a result, Nina’s show became widely popular since most radio personalities were not as creative.

In 2002, Nina’s New Wave Nation radio show became popular as she started presenting music on numerous stations such as Indie 103. By bringing her audience interaction style of offering personal anecdotes, Nina won the heart of myriads of listeners. Two years later, Nina’s show was launched on Sirius Satellite Radio on Channel 8. It is easy to know Nina’s show whenever she is on air due to her recognizable voice.

Nina’s acting skills were displayed during a live stage appearance in her role in The Vagina Chronicles. Indulging more in acting, Nina played in Vice Squad, a hookers-based drama film. In an interview, Blackwood reveled that she got emotional when she watched the film’s rough cut as she could not settle with the fact that there are young women living lives full of violence.

Nina’s net worth is $500,000 million. Based on the numerous booked personal appearances Nina has in a year, suffice it to say, the VJ’s future is bright. Today, Nina is an icon in the entertainment scene. Blackwood is praised for her vast knowledge in entertainment as well as her charitable deeds in safeguarding injured animals as well as abused people.

Last Modified: Mar 8, 2020

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