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Nina Blackwood Biography and Wiki

Nina Blackwood is an American disc jockey and music journalist, famous for being the original five MTV VJs. Previously, she has worked as an actress and model. She was the host of the show The 80’s on 8 on Sirius Radio. Blackwood is an American by birth and holds the American nationality. Nina belongs to white ethnicity.

Nina Blackwood Age and Birthday

Nina is 65 years old as of 2020, she was born on September 12 1955 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on 12 September every year.

Nina Blackwood Height and Weight

Nina stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches (1.7 meters) and weighs 58 kgs (127 lbs).

Nina Blackwood Education

She grew up on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Rocky River High School, graduating in 1970 at age 14. In high school, she sang and played keyboards in her high school sweetheart’s band, and covered the song, Venus. Prior to entering broadcasting, Blackwood appeared nude in the August 1978 Playboy pictorial, “The Girls in the Office,” as a brunette.

She moved to California and studied acting at the Strasberg Institute. Blackwood has acted in a number of TV shows and films, making appearances in the movies Vice Squad (1982), Reckless Kelly (1993), and I Crave Rock & Roll (1996).

Nina Blackwood Family

Blackwood was born Nina Kinckiner in Springfield, Massachusetts. Her father was in government service, and also taught Sunday school; he was never a minister, as has sometimes been reported. She grew up on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Rocky River High School, graduating in 1970 at age 14.

Nina Blackwood Husband

Looking at her personal life, Nina has not disclosed any information to the public. The various report stated that she is divorced from her husband in the year 1991 after being in relationships for four years. As of now, she has chosen a lesbian partner and is seeing stage actor Kelly Vincent as per the sources.

Nina Blackwood Net Worth

Nina has an estimated net worth of $500,000 dollars as of 2020. This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a DJ. Through her various sources of income, Nina has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Nina Blackwood Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Nina Blackwood

Nina Blackwood Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: Born as Nina Kinckiner
  • Popular As: Sirius XM Radio
  • Gender: Female
  • Occupation / Profession: Dj and Music Journalist
  • Nationality: American
  • Race / Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Not Known
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Nina Blackwood Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 65 years
  • Zodiac Sign:
  • Date of Birth: September 12, 1955
  • Place of Birth: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Birthday: 12 September

Nina Blackwood Body Measurements

  • Height / How Tall?: 1.7 meters
  • Weight: 58 kgs
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Blonde

Nina Blackwood Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Not Known
  • Mother: Not Known
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known
  • Marital Status: Single

Nina Blackwood  Networth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $500,000
  • Salary: Under Review
  • Source of Income: DJ

Nina Blackwood House and Cars

  • Place of living: Maine
  • Cars: Car Brand to be Updated

Nina Blackwood Girls In The Office

Nina first came into the eyes of critics, appearing nude in Playboy pictorial, “The Girls in the Office,” as a brunette in August 1978. After that, she appeared in the shows and films like Vice Squad, Reckless Kelly, and I Crave Rock & Roll. Currently, Nina is working as a host of a weekday show on Sirius XM Radio The 80s on 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. Eastern, followed by broadcasts from San Diego radio station FM 94.9 on Sunday mornings.

Nina Blackwood 80s

In 1981, Blackwood joined as MTV’s original video jockey along with Martha Quinn, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and J. J. Jackson. Nian has hosted her own show, “Rock Report” for Entertainment Tonight, the TV music show Solid Gold, and has appeared on A Current Affair, The Discovery Channel, Access Hollywood, VH1, and MSNBC. Blackwood was chosen for MTV’s original video jockey lineup, along with Martha Quinn, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and J. J. Jackson, when the network began airing in 1981. After leaving the network in 1986, she hosted her own “Rock Report” for Entertainment Tonight.

She also hosted the TV music show Solid Gold from 1986 to 1988. Blackwood has appeared on A Current Affair, Access Hollywood, VH1, The Discovery Channel, and MSNBC.

Nina Blackwood MTV

In 1999, Blackwood and longtime manager Danny Sheridan launched a nationally syndicated radio show for United Stations Radio Network called Nina Blackwood’s Absolutely 80’s. The two followed up with another nationally syndicated program, the 80’s alternative-themed Nina Blackwood’s New Wave Nation.

Nina Blackwood Sirius Radio

Blackwood currently hosts a weekday show on Sirius XM RadioThe 80s on 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. Eastern. On weekends she co-hosts the Sirius XM Radio show The Big ’80s Top 40 Countdown with other original MTV VJs. She performed as part of the 2003 road company of The Vagina Monologues.

Nina Blackwood Books

  • VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave

Nina Blackwood Voice

She was a professional harpist. As of 2017, she is the only one of the four surviving original MTV VJ’s whose voice is clearly different from her younger days. Her heavy smoking in her youth dramatically changed her voice from sounding similar to Martha Quinn to something more gravelly.

Nina Blackwood Mtv and 80s

When a fledgling music video channel debuted on cable television in the 1980s, Nina Blackwood became one of a select few faces the world associated with the revolutionary station, MTV. Blackwood’s experience as an original VJ (video jockey) for MTV makes her an ideal host of “’80s In The Sand” where she’ll share her expertise on and love for the music and Artists of this great decade.

Blackwood studied piano and orchestral harp from the age of five and has herself performed as a musician. She also trained as an actor at the Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles and secured some modeling work and appearances on television series and movies early in her career. More recently, Blackwood has done music commentary on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, and hosted her own “Rock Report” on Entertainment Tonight.

In 2013, she and fellow MTV VJs collaborated with Rolling Stone contributing editor Gavin Edwards on “VJ-The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave.” The book tells the story of MTV’s early years and hit the New York Times bestseller list in May 2013. Beyond the music scene, Blackwood is a dedicated animal lover with several parrots, cats, and an Alaskan Malamute.

Frequently Asked Questions About Nina Blackwood

Who is Nina Blackwood?

Nina is an American disc jockey and music journalist, famous for being the original five MTV VJs. Previously, she has worked as an actress and model. She was the host of the show The 80’s on 8 on Sirius Radio. Blackwood is an American by birth and holds the American nationality. Nina belongs to white ethnicity.

How old is Nina Blackwood?

Nina is an American national born on September 12 1955 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America.

How tall is Nina Blackwood?

Nina stands at a height of 1.7m.

Is Nina Blackwood married?

Looking at her personal life, Nina has not disclosed any information to the public. The various report stated that she is divorced from her husband in the year 1991 after being in relationships for four years. As of now, she has chosen a lesbian partner and is seeing stage actor Kelly Vincent as per the sources.

How much is Nina Blackwood worth?

Nina has an estimated net worth of $500,000 dollars as of 2020. This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career as a DJ. Through her various sources of income, Nina has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Where does Nina Blackwood live?

She is a resident of  Maine somewhere in the Rockland-Camden, USA, we shall upload pictures of her house as soon as we have them.

Is Nina Blackwood dead or alive?

She is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues.

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