Nzinga Blake

Nzinga Blake
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Nzinga Blake Biography

Nzinga Blake (born 1981) is an American / Sierra Leonean actress.

Blake was a host on Current TV and starred on the TV series Fridays on Cartoon Network, Culture Click on Litton's Weekend Adventure, as well as in national television commercials for Sprite and Kinkos. Her father, Cecil Blake, is the former Minister of Information in Sierra Leone.

Life and Career

Born in Maryland, Nzinga Blake has been a jet setter from birth with a love for the arts, fashion and humanitarian efforts. As the daughter of a Sierra Leonean former UN official, cabinet minister, and world scholar, she spent a majority of her childhood in Tokyo, Japan and Nairobi, Kenya. While in Japan Nzinga, her older sister and Mother, a clinical dietitian, were swept into the fashion scene as models, which is where Nzinga began her love for fashion. She also starred in several Japanese and English musical theater performances from grade school overseas and throughout high school, igniting her love and devotion to the arts.

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Nzinga Blake Trivia

  • The 'N' in her given name is unpronounced.
  • Able to speak Japanese
  • She was born Christine Nzinga Blake. She started going by her middle name when she went to university. She and her family are from the West African country, Sierra Leone.


Nzinga Blake Photos

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    2011 ITVfest Glamour Hollywood Opening Night Party - Arrivals

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    12th Annual Movieguide Faith & Values Awards - Arrivals

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    Holly Long CD Listening Party For Her New Release Titled, 'Every Little Seam'

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    Alana Curry's 25th Birthday Bash

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    AFI FEST 2005 Premiere of The Refugee All Stars After Party

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    9th Annual Multicultural Prism Awards

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