Nicco Annan, acclaimed for his outstanding performance in the hit TV series “P-Valley,” has garnered attention not only for his acting prowess but also for his reserved personal life. As fans grow curious about the actor behind the character Uncle Clifford, one question has surfaced: Is Nicco Annan gay?
While the actor has been open about certain aspects of his life, details about his sexual orientation have remained relatively private.
Who is Nicco Annan?
Nico Annan is African American and was born on May 7, 1989, in Detroit, Michigan. His race is black, and he is 33 years old right now. Nicco cares about his family and is close to his mother, Sandra D., but no one knows the name of his father. His younger sister is named Kellee Stewart.
Nicco has loved acting since he was a child and has chosen to make it his career. He learned improvisational theater and joined dance groups, where he competed and performed in shows and competitions. Nicco is the older of the two kids, and he doesn't talk about his personal life on social media.
Nicco went after his dream of becoming an actress and dancer after getting his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the State University of New York. His first job was as a choreographer at Yale School of Drama, where he worked on the show All American.
He got the part of Uncle Clifford in P-Valley after acting in many plays and appearing on TV shows like Claws, Shameless, This is Us and Snowfall.
Nicco Annan was praised for his amazing performance as Uncle Clifford. Among the awards he was nominated for were Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series at the NAACP Image Awards in 2021 and Best Male Performance in a New Scripted Series at the Independent Spirit Awards that same year. He was also named one of THR's Best TV Performance Stars of 2020 for his part in P-Valley.
Is Nicco Annan Gay?
Yes, Nicco Annan is gay, and he is very open about it. On the show, Uncle Clifford is in a relationship with Lil Murda (J. Alphonse Nicholson), but it's unclear how things stand right now. The two of them are not dating in real life.
J. Alphonse Nicholson is married to Nafeesha Nicholson, and both of them have a child together.
Nicco has told the media about how important his work on P-Valley was to him because he is an openly gay character.
“As a black man and as a black gay man, it's not often that I get the chance to tell such a deep, rich story that means something and that I think speaks to my community and can lift us,” he told Essence.
He also told Vanity Fair, “Being a gay man with dark skin, I wanted to embrace all the things that people say will hold you back.”
Besides that, he told Xtra Magazine, “Uncle Clifford was an opportunity, I felt, for people to be able to get to know black people on the [LGBTQ] spectrum more intimately.”
Nicco Annan continues to captivate audiences with his talent, bringing depth and authenticity to his portrayal of Uncle Clifford in “P-Valley.” As fans celebrate his contributions to LGBTQ+ representation in the media, Annan chooses to talk openly about his sexuality.
Whether or not the actor chooses to share more details about his love, his impact on the entertainment industry, and his commitment to advocacy remain integral parts of his public identity. As we appreciate Nicco Annan's work on screen, let us also acknowledge the importance of respecting the boundaries he has set for his personal life.