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Jan 06, 2014
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Jan 26, 2008
5' 7"
10 lbs
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Nikeya's List of Classy Plus Models (Fully Clothed, Curvy, and BEAUTIFUL!)

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About Me

Nikeya Young is an Actress, Singer/Songwriter, Model, Writer and Motivational Speaker. Nikeya is also a member of the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG-AFTRA). Her national television appearances include: multiple segments on Steve Harvey's daytime talk show, a small role as the Nurse on Episode 107 of NBC's hit drama "Chicago Fire", an appearance in the movie "Divergent" (2014), and the lead role of Tameka Anderson in Episode 206 of TV One's "Find Our Missing: The Tameka Anderson Story". Her portrayal of Tameka received positive reviews from family members of the Baton Rouge woman who has been missing since 2010. As an On-Camera Talent/Lifestyle Print Model, Nikeya has worked with brands such as Country Financial, Memorial Hospital, Walgreen's, Kellogg's, and Kohl's.

Over the years, Nikeya has placed in the top five in the Miss Plus America beauty pageant system 3 years in a row, been featured on CBS 2 Chicago’s “Someone You Should Know” segment, with critically acclaimed journalist Harry Porterfield, graced numerous fashion runways in Illinois & Wisconsin, and served as a fit/print model for clothing boutiques such as Milwaukee’s Boutique Larrieux, and Chicago’s vFish Designs! Her work as a fashion writer has been featured in USA Today, PLUS Model Magazine, SKORCH Magazine,, and Global Grind. In 2012, Nikeya was listed in the 4th Edition of “Who’s Who in Black Chicago”! Nikeya recently released her debut album “Victorious One” on May 28, 2013. Nikeya is represented by the following agencies: Lily’s Talent Agency (Chicago), Lori Lins LTD (Chicago & Milwaukee), and Jennifer’s Talent (Milwaukee). Please feel free to visit for more information.

**Check out Nikeya Young's appearance on the Steve harvey Show:

Nikeya is seeking opportunities in print, fit modeling, commercial, and runway. While Nikeya is primarily seeking paid assignments, exceptions may be made depending on various circumstances.

*NOTE: Nikeya Young only does TFP Photo Shoots with photographers that she has built relationships with over the years. If you do NOT know Nikeya, but would like to feature Nikeya Young in your portfolio, please be prepared to negotiate some form of compensation for her (like gas money, for example) and be prepared to sign a notarized agreement that Nikeya will receive her photos from the shoot.

**For Booking, please call Lily's Talent Agency at 312-601-2345 (On-Camera/Commercial Division), Lori Lins LTD 414-282-3500 (Print/On-Camera/Voice-Over/Film), or Jennifer's Talent (Print/On-Camera/Voice-Over/Film) at 414-277-9440.

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-Played Role as the "Nurse" in NBC's "Chicago Fire" Episode 107 - "Two Families"
-Featured Segment on the Steve Harvey Show on October 5, 2012
-Print/Web Model for Boutique Larrieux in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (March 2012)
-Fit Model for vFish Designs/Ideeli Full-Figured Clothing Line to be released in 2012.
-Print Model for David Samuel Fine Clothing Store in Forest Park, Illinois (Holiday 2010 Campaign)
- "Plus Model of the Week" December, 2010 for Models On Deck
- November 2010 "Model of the Month" for Glamorous Curves
- One of 10 Finalists in the national 2010 Ashley Stewart Perfect Model Search!
- Print model for Deztinni by Ashanti
- "Someone You Should Know" w/ Harry Porterfield on CBS 2 Chicago
- National Television Appearance in the Miss Plus America pageant segment featured on National Geographic's hit show "Taboo" on January 20, 2010 @ 9pm ET
- Style Segment "Workout Clothes for Curvy Gals" on ABC 7 Chicago w/ Michele Weston on 11/18/08
- Photo Shoot w/ Lucas Pictures 11/15/09
- Beauty X'Change Fashion Show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on 8/22/09
- Featured in June 2009 issue of Venus Divas Magazine ("Connect w/ Christy" segement):
- Featured in DePaul University Article:
-Featured Article in February 2009 issue of Venus Divas Magazine
-Featured along with Real Women's Summit Signature Models in the January issue of Plus Model Magazine (
-One of 24 Signature models for Chicago's "Real Women Summit" to be held in June of 2009.
-Cast as understudy for "Nurse Mary" in hit Chicago Stage Play, "The Waiting Room"
- Jenny Swanson Photo Shoot  in DeKalb, Illinois 1/12/09
- Photo Shoot with Femi Photography 12/27/08
- Photo Shoot with Gifted Hands Photography 12/26/08
-December 13, 2008 Agape Love Charity Fashion Show at Wilbur Wright Theater
-December 12, 2008 Gospel Stage Play "The Wedding" at Prairie Stage College in Chicago Heights, Illinois;
Character "Pam"
-November 8, 2008 2009 Calendar Photo Shoot with Chicago's
Exclusive Magazine @
-November 1, 2008 shoot with Jenny Swanson Photography in Dekalb, Illinois
-Runway Model at the S&T Fashion Forward Show in Madison, Wisconsin on 8/3/2008
-4th Runner-Up/Best Commercial Performance/Barbara Blake "Woman of Distinction" Award Winner in the 2008 Miss Plus America Pageant in Dallas, Texas
-Featured Article "Plus-Size Beauty Queen-Don't Hate" in World of Curves Magazine (
-June 2008 "Model of the Month" for World of Curves Magazine @
-Featured Article in April 2008 issue of Venus Divas Magazine entitled "Meet Miss Illinois Plus America Nikeya N. Green)
-Runway Model for "Visions of Venice" Fashion Show on Saturday, April 26, 2008
-Runway Model in Taj B Designs Fashion Show on Saturday, May 17, 2008
-Featured in news segment on Chicago's NBC 5
-2008 Miss Illinois Plus America
-3rd Runner-Up in the 1999 Miss Black Tulsa Pageant

Lucas Pictures - #69050
Christina Marino - #1065480
Victoria Sprung - #1812
Gifted Hands Photography - #284267
Femi Photography  - #71450
Foto Diva Photography - 580717
Andrew Wehde Photography - #180463
Rodney Wright - Image Markers Photography in Chicago
Alexis Alma
Jenny Swanson Photography (2x's)- 475515
Kiley Marin Photography
Studio 519 - Re Hernandez - #325055

Make-Up Artists:
Tara Taylor -
Redefined Beauty - #862890
Krystyn J - MM # 600752
Bisi E - Crystal Eyez - #583000
360 Face Fashions - #763615

Desiree Burns - #

Wardrobe Designers/Stylists:
Deztinni by Ashanti-Nichole
Mia Amber Style
Osun (New York)
IGIGI (New York)
Mizz Dutchess (Chicago)
D Queens Crown #573716
Premonition Fashion - #673525
S&T Clothing
Lane Bryant
Ashley Stewart

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