Nina Blackwood Biography
|Date of Birth:||1955 , September-12|
|Age:||65 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Nina Kinckiner|
|Birth Place/City||Springfield, Massachusetts, United States|
|Profession||Disc Jockey, Music Journalist, MTV VJ, Actress, Model|
|Net Worth||$500 thousand|
|Affair with||Kelly Vincent|
Nina Blackwood is an American disc jockey and music journalist who is well known for hosting the show The 80's on 8 on Sirius Radio. She is also famous for being the original five MTV VJs. In addition to this, she was the inspiration for the 1984 song Missing You of John Waite. Besides, she has also been an actress and model.
What is Nina Blackwood Net Worth?
Nina collects her fortune primarily from her acting career. As per Celebrity Net Worth, she has an estimated net worth of $500,000 in 2019.
In addition, she has also been a part of some hit movies like Vice Squad which made a box office collection of $13,253,583 and Reckless Kelly that earned $5,444,534. So, being part of such movies, Blackwood is believed to have earned a handsome sum of money.
MTV and Television Appearances
In August 1978, Nina came into the limelight after appearing stripped in Playboy pictorial, The Girls in the Office, as a brunette. Later, made her appearances in the shows and movies like Vice Squad, Reckless Kelly, and I Crave Rock & Roll.
In 1981, Blackwood joined MTV as a video jockey alongside Martha Quinn, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and J. J. Jackson. She left the network in 1986 and started hosting her own show, Rock Report for Entertainment Tonight. She also hosted a syndicated music show Solid Gold from 1986 to 1988.
Later in 1999, she and her friend Danny Sheridan launched a nationally syndicated radio show titled Nina Blackwood’s Absolutely 80’s for United Stations Radio Network.
Currently, she is working as a host of a weekday show on Sirius XM Radio The 80's on 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. from San Diego radio station FM 94.9 on Sunday mornings.
Nina Blackwood's Personal Life
The 64-year-old music journalist Nina is not married currently. But she was married previously. As per the sources she got married in 1987, however, she has not unveiled her ex-husband's name as of now. After sharing four years of married life, the duo separated in 1991.
As of now, it is believed that she has chosen a lesbian partner Kelly Vincent, who is a well-known stage actor. Nina has mentioned Kelly’s name in the acknowledgment section of Nina’s book VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave. "Kelly Vincent, for making my life meaningful, I love you eternally," she wrote in the book.
Born In Springfield, Massachusetts
Nina Blackwood was born as Nina Kinckiner on September 12, 1955, in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. She belongs to a white ethnic group and holds American nationality. Her father was in government service and also taught in Sunday school.
In 1970, she completed her graduation from Rocky River High School, Ohio. Later moved to California, and studied acting at the Strasberg Institute.