One of show biz’s finest entertainer and actress, Nia Peeples is indeed a delight to behold in the industry. She is not just an actress but a dance music singer whose one of a kind talent has drawn many fans across the globe. You’re about to find out more about the actress and singer whose breakthrough journey started when she was very young.
Nia Peeples Bio, Age
She was not always this famous, she started her singing career with The Young Americans, a performing group based in California where she was born. Nia who was raised in West Covina was born Virenia Gwendolyn on December 10, 1961, in Hollywood to her parents Elizabeth Joan (née Rubic), her mother, and Robert Eugene Peeples, her father. For Nia, it was a matter of passion as well as an inborn talent as she took after her mother – a flamenco dancer.
Her inclination to music was further nurtured when she joined The Young Americans. The group brought out the very best in Peeples whose exceptional talent pushed to Number 1 on Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. One of her most successful hits was Streets of Dreams which emerged on the top 12. All You Can Dream followed in 1986 and became a smash hit.
She also explored the acting world in the 80s when she featured on hit TV series Fame as a performing arts student Nicole Chapman. North Shore was her first official movie in 1987 after she played the character of Kiani. She went on to feature in many other movies as she further grew in the industry.
She gained popularity in the movie Pretty Little Liars where she played the character of Pam Fields, the mother of Emily Fields. She wasn’t just nicknamed Pam Fields, she also got the name Karen Taylor from her role in CBS soap The Young and the Restless. She also played the role of Sydney Cooke on Walker, Texas Ranger.
Peeples’ Family – Husband, Children, Spouse
Nia’s successful career may have had a lot to do with her unsuccessful marriages, but only the star can attest to that. The talented entertainer has been married four times with each of the marriages ending unanticipatedly.
She was first married in 1984 to Guy Ecker, a Brazillian American actor known for his role in Telenovela cafe con aroma de Mujer. However, their marriage hit the rocks after two years in 1986 when they got divorced. Peeples soon moved on and got entangled with Howard Hewett. The two nurtured their relationship and soon tied the knot in 1989, three years after her first marriage collapsed. Nia and Howard had their child, a son, Christopher Hewet the following year -1990. The couple’s marriage lasted for four years after which they divorced in 1993.
Years after her second marriage, Nia started a relationship with Lauro Chartrand. Nia Peeples and Chartrand tied the knot in 1997 and had a daughter – Sienna Noelle Peeples Chartrand, the following year – 1998. They, however, filed for divorce after 7 years in 2004.
After their divorce, Nia Peeples soon moved on with Sam George who later became her fourth husband. Sam George, also American, is a professional surfer, a writer, and director. His remarkable feat through his skills earned him the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary Series.
The once blissful marriage suffered trials in 2015 when Peeples filed for divorce from George. Days before their eighth wedding anniversary, the singer and actress, filed to end the marriage on grounds of irreconcilable differences.
The divorce has not been concluded as the estranged couple is gradually handling the litigation process. Peeples has claimed ownership of their Malibu home which is valued at $875, 000. They are also seeking to reach a settlement on their Las Vegas condo, which is one of their community assets worth $91,000. There’s more, the Pretty Little Liars star also requested to keep her 2005 Honda Element.
Peeples and George had no children together. In all, Peeples has two children, a son and a daughter from husbands Howard Hewett and Lauro Chartrand.
Her Height, Weight, Other Measurements
For a singer and an actress, Nia Peeples has got the perfect body, probably the reason she effortlessly attracts the opposite sex. She is a 5ft 2in in height and weighs 55 kg. The brown-eyed beauty wears a 34C for her bra and has a body stat of 34-24-36.