Nia-Sioux
Nia Sioux | Biography

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  • Full Name Nia Sioux Frazier
  • Occupation Actress, Reality Tv Star, Singer, Social Media Personality, Podcaster, Author
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Birth Date Jun 20, 2001
  • Age 20 Years, 7 Months
Original Cast of Dance Reality Show 'Dance Moms'

Nia Sioux | Biography

Emma Barber in the CBS Romantic Series 'The Bold and the Beautiful' 

Sioux began dancing at the tender age of three. By age 10, she became a part of Lifetime’s dance reality show, Dance Moms.  The show follows children’s early steps on the road to stardom and their adoring mothers helping their children in rehearsal and performance to achieve their dreams, under the discerning eye of dance instructor Abby Lee Miller. 


Nia Sioux is an African-American dancer best known for being an original cast member of Lifetime’s reality show Dance Moms.

Who is Nia Sioux?

Sioux is a dancer, singer, actress, model, activist, YouTuber, podcaster, and author. 

She began dancing at the tender age of three. By age 10, she became a part of Lifetime’s dance reality show, Dance Moms

The show follows children’s early steps on the road to stardom and their adoring mothers helping their children in rehearsal and performance to achieve their dreams, under the discerning eye of dance instructor Abby Lee Miller. 

Sioux was the only black member of the Abby Lee Dance Company Junior Elite Competition Team (the show’s team of dancing participants) for six seasons. She appeared in the show for seven seasons from 2011 to 2017.

As a singer, Sioux has released music videos, including ‘Star In Your Own Life,’ ‘Slay,’ and ‘Dance (Just Rock),’ which have garnered millions of views on YouTube.

Sioux also has a self-titled YouTube channel, where she posts makeup, music, collabs, challenges, reaction travel, and lifestyle videos, including other vlogs. Her YouTube channel has 1.11 million subscribers as of now.

As an actress, she made her Off-Broadway debut in the production of Trip of Love in 2016. She later portrayed the role of Emma Barber, an intern at Forrest Creations, in the CBS long-running romantic drama television series The Bold and the Beautiful from 2018 to 2019.

In May 2020, she released her debut children’s book ‘Today I Dance.’ In March 2021, she also launched the Adulting with Teala & Nia podcast on Spotify with her friend Teala Dunn.

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Age and Early Bio

Sioux was born Nia Sioux Frazier on 20 June 2001 to actress Holly Frazier and corporate executive Evan Frazier Sr. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has two siblings, brothers Evan Jr. and William.

In an interview with Daily Bruin in November 2021, Sioux said she always loved to learn and take classes, but she didn’t go to regular school for most of her childhood years. In June 2020, she graduated from high school.

As of 2022, Sioux is studying American literature and culture at the University of California, Los Angeles.

‘Dance Moms’

In 2011, Sioux became one of the original cast members of the dance reality show Dance Moms. She remained a permanent member throughout the run of the show. She primarily specialized in dance styles contemporary and musical theater.

Boyfriend

Sioux and her boyfriend, Bryce Xavier, a fellow dancer and performer, were dating each other in 2017. In an interview with Teen Vogue, she said they met each other at a dance call in 2016.

Five months later, the two got an opportunity to work on the same project together. They eventually became close friends, started liking each other, and ultimately began dating each other. On 28 September 2017, they celebrated their three months of dating. 

The Breakup

However, her romantic relationship with her boyfriend only lasted for a year. She revealed on her Instagram Story in August 2018 that they had gone separate ways. “A lot of people have noticed that Bryce and I don’t post much with each other lately, so I wanted to take this time to tell everyone that we are not together anymore. Truly blessed for the time we’ve shared, and I hope nothing but the best for him,” she wrote on Instagram Story.

After breaking up with her ex-boyfriend, she remained single. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight in June 2021, Sioux didn’t have a boyfriend at the time, and she was happy with herself.

Where does Nia Sioux Live?

Although Sioux has not disclosed her living plans, she is in her second year of college at UCLA. Therefore for her studies, she is settled in California for time being.   

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Nia Sioux At UCLA With Her Mom Holly in September 2021. (Photo: Instagram) 

Awards

In June 2021, she initiated a Facebook Watch series called Dance With Nia, profiling dancers with disabilities.

Sioux is also a recipient of the ’30 Under 30 Changemakers’ award, which she received from The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. She earned the award for using her fame and social media to spread and inspire young people to pursue their dreams through her social media platform. She has 5.6 million followers on Instagram as of 10 January.

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