Born and raised in Philadelphia, Nina Taylor is a veteran of the entertainment industry. At the age of five, Nina started dancing and singing with her family. She is a professional actress, model, voice over talent, songwriter, and musician. She has appeared on radio and T.V. spots including commercials for the 4-H Club, The Cincinnati Police Department, McGraw Hill, Big Bear Plus, Schottensteins Department Stores, and more. Nina co-wrote and sang the opening theme song for a video music show in Ohio where she now lives.
Currently, Nina can be seen in a commercial for State Auto Insurance with actor John Derrickson from Dayton, Ohio. She is also a Model for Lane Bryant (Cacique Underwear and Intimate Apparel). Nina is a radio veteran with over 20 years working in all formats including Jazz, R&B, Light Rock, Oldies, Pop and most recently she served as Assistant Program Director and Promotions Director at a gospel station in Ohio.
The granddaughter of a Pastor and growing up in a family church, Nina already had a great love for gospel music. As a child, Nina traveled all over the country with her mother who sang with the family and several quartet groups. Nina recalled the long rehearsals, falling asleep in the studio and the long car rides to different churches where the family sang. She was always surrounded by music and performing. "It was normal for us".
During her 20 years in radio, Nina became the station promoter and brought outstanding national gospel artist to Ohio. " That's how I started, after a while I had an artist approaching me about being their manager, handling bookings for them and paying me for my advice". Currently, Nina is a Lane Bryant Fit Model, does production and voice work freelance, and produces a news segment for gospel radio called "The Gospel News". Since 2012, the Gospel News can be heard on radio stations all over the US, Europe, Africa & Canada. Nina also has a syndicated show called "The Gospel Express" that is quickly making its way across the US to gospel radio.