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Nakia Burrise

Growing up in Stockton, CA, Nakia was introduced to musical theater and performance in elementary school. She began performing acrobatics by the age of five and later ventured into theater, musical theater, dancing, singing, and modeling. While attending Edison High School in Stockton, California, Nakia auditioned for UCLA's prestigious theater department. She was the only African American female freshman accepted into the theater department that year. By the time she was a junior at UCLA, her professional career had begun. She booked her first role as a series regular on Power Rangers, as Tanya Sloan, the yellow ranger; while simultaneously recording her first pop album with her singing group, Divine. She has played an array of characters in various television series, movies, animated series, and commercials.In 2006 Nakia began producing her own projects. She co-wrote the comedy pilot, A Day in the Life. The project had great reviews. In 2009, she wrote, produced and starred in ,Crazy Daze, comedy series. The series received honorable mention in various tv/ film festivals.In 2012 Nakia launched Sovereignty Entertainment Inc. a production company dedicated to producing family friendly television, web series, and films. Nakia takes great pride, passion, and joy in producing, writing, and acting!"Everything is possible for him who believes.." Mark 9:23

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Oct 21, 1974 In San Diego, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 1993-08-28
Latest Project:
Series Jane the Virgin 2014-10-13
Known For
Poster of Hart of Dixie
Jane the Virgin Unknown 2014-10-13
About a Boy Unknown 2014-02-22
Murder in the First Unknown 2014-06-09
Star Trek Continues Nakia 2013-05-26
Baby Daddy Unknown 2012
The Mindy Project Unknown 2012-09-25
Hart of Dixie Unknown 2011-09-26
New Girl Unknown 2011-09-20
Melissa & Joey Unknown 2010-08-17
The Middle Unknown 2009-09-30
90210 Unknown 2008-09-02
Samantha Who? Unknown 2007-10-15
Rules of Engagement Unknown 2007-02-03
Bones Unknown 2005-09-13
Power Rangers DinoThunder Unknown 2004-02-14
Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Smart Guy Unknown 1997-03-26
Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Sabrina the Teenage Witch Unknown 1996-09-27
Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Unknown 1993-08-28