Nicco Annan is a dancer, choreographer, and actor from the United States. He is most known for his role as Uncle Clifford in the Starz drama series P-Valley, an adaptation of the Katori Hall play Pussy Valley, which Annan invented.
Annan plays Uncle Clifford, the owner of the Chucalissa, Mississippi strip club The Pynk, in Starz’s drama series P-Valley.
Clifford’s efforts to defend her strip club from the aggressive ambitions of the Kyle brothers, who want to acquire the establishment for the property so that they can develop a resort and casino there, and her complicated relationship with rapper Lil Murda drive the plot forward.
The chemistry between the on-screen couple Uncle Clifford and Lil Murda has made fans doubt their real-life relationship. Read along to find the real-life relationship of the reel-life couple.
Are Nicco Annan and J. Alphonse dating in real life?
Spoilers alert! Uncle Clifford has a complicated connection with Lil Murda, played by actor J. Alphonse Nicholson in the program. Even though he loves her, he is hesitant to introduce her as his girlfriend to the world for fear of the response of the homophobic individuals around him.
He is also concerned about how this may affect his career. Lil Murda’s efforts to keep the hidden connection end in separating them. Nonetheless, they nurture their love for one another.
After seeing Uncle Clifford’s poignant romantic drama, fans have been curious to learn whether Annan has a real-life spouse like his character in the show. They are even interested if the duo is dating in real life as well.
Well, the answer is no, they are not dating in real life. Moreover, according to Essence, Nicholson and Nafeesha are married and have a kid together.
The couple met back in 2016. Back then, he was a budding performer on the stage in Oakland who also worked as a drummer at subway stations in New York City to make ends meet. Even though he balanced those jobs to support himself, she didn’t write him off.
In a brief speech at their wedding celebration on Friday, October 7, 2022, in Los Angeles, he said, “She told me and I believe her, that if that never changed, she would be with me to this day.” In front of roughly 150 friends and family members, they exchanged vows at the Vibiana, a cathedral-turned-event space in the downtown Los Angeles region.
Nicco Annan is openly gay
Nicco Annan, a 33-year-old American actor, comes out about his sexual orientation. Annan has already spoken candidly about the significance of his work on P-Valley with media outlets as an openly homosexual actor.
“As a Black man and as a Black gay man, it’s very seldom that I get the opportunity to tell such a rich, lush story that really means something and that I really feel speaks to my community and can uplift us,” he explained during a conversation with Essence.
“Being a dark-skinned man, and a man that is gay, I wanted to embrace all of the things that people say are going to hold you back,” Similarly, the actor told Vanity Fair.
Additionally, he commented in a conversation with Xtra Magazine that “Uncle Clifford was an opportunity, I felt, for people to be able to get to know Black people on the [LGBTQ] spectrum in a more intimate way.”
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