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Nina Blackwood

Nina Blackwood is a disc jockey, actress, and music journalist from the United States of America. Nina Blackwood was the first of the original five MTV VJs with Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, JJ Jackson, and Martha Quinn.

Early Life

Nina Blackwood was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA on September 12, 1955. According to the astrological chart, her zodiac sign is Virgo and she is currently 68 years old as of 2024. Moreover, her real birth name is Nina Kinckiner.

Her father’s name is not available but her father was in government service and he also taught Sunday school. Moreover, she grew up on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio despite being originally from Springfield.

However, there is no further information about her mother’s identity, her sibling’s identity, and her early childhood days. We can presume that she grew up with her family with all the love and care that a child needs in their childhood days.

Nina Blackwood – Education

Nina Blackwood joined Rocky River High School and graduated from there in 1970. During her high school days, she sang and played keyboards in her high school sweetheart’s band. After that, she moved to California and joined the Strasberg Institute to study acting.

Professional Career

Nina Blackwood appeared nude as a brunette in the August 1978 Playboy magazine “The Girls in the Office” before entering broadcasting. After that, she joined MTV’s original video jockey lineup with Mark Goodman, JJ Jackson, Martha Quinn, and Alan Hunter. Moreover, the network began airing its shows in 1981.

However, she left MTV in 1986 and hosted the “Rock Report” show for Entertainment Tonight. From 1986 to 1988, she appeared in the music show “Solid Gold”. Moreover, she also appeared on several channels like VH1, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Access Hollywood, MSNBC, and A Current Affair.

Caption: Nina disc jockey (Source: Celebrity Net Worth)

She also appeared in the role of Ginger in the crime thriller film titled Vice Squad in 1982 directed by Gary Sherman. After that, she appeared in the Australian comedy film titled “Reckless Kelly” in 1993 directed by Yahoo Serious.

She also appeared in the film titled “I Crave Rock & Roll” in 1996. After that, she and her manager/producer Danny Sheridan launched a radio show for United Stations Radio Network titled “Nind Blackwood’s Absolutely 80’s” in 1999.

She and Danny also worked on another nationally syndicated program titled “Nina Blackwood’s New Wave Nation”. Moreover, she currently hosts a weekday show titled “The 80s on 8” on Sirius XM Radio from 11 to 2 Eastern. She also co-hosts the Sirius XM Radio Show titled “The Big ’80s Top 40 Countdown” on weekends with other original MTV VJs. Moreover, she also performed as part of the 2003 road company of The Vagina Monologues.

Net Worth 2024

The DJ has garnered a decent amount of money as an actress, disc jockey, and music journalist. According to several online sources, she has an estimated net worth of around $500k. Besides that, there is no further information about her salary and other side sources of income.

Relationship Status

Nina Blackwood is a Lesbian and she is currently in a relationship with a stage actor Kelly Vincent. Previously, she married a man named Dennis and lived on a farm in coastal Maine with no children. Moreover, her farm acts as an animal sanctuary and is home to numerous cats, dogs, horses, and other creatures.

This Disc Jockey has not been part of any rumors or controversy until now. She has maintained a good profile in front of the public and online news media. There have not been any kinds of incidents which are related to her and she stays away from rumours and controversy.

Body Measurements

Caption: MTV VJ’s Alan Hunter, Nina, and Mark Goodman (Source: Q105)

Blackwood has brown hair and dark brown eyes. Moreover, she has a well-maintained body at 5 feet 6 inches in height and weighs around 58 Kg but her other body measurements are not available on online sources.

Nina Blackwood – Social Media

This popular DJ is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her Instagram account @ninablackwoodvj has 1464 followers. On Twitter, she has over 14.1k followers on her account @NinaBlackwood. Her Facebook page Nina Blackwood has over 64k followers.