Isley Nicoleâ€™s Smart Investments
Isley Nicole: â€œIn Hollywood there are 20 Halle Berry look-a-likes so you have to be more than a pretty face to survive in this cut-throat town. You'll be on a Greyhound bus back to Idaho before you know it.â€?
(Nicole says looks alone won't get you there).
Where Sheâ€™s From: Smart and beautiful, actress, writer, and film producer Isley Nicole was born in Ohio but raised in Chicago.
â€œWhat I learned from my parents is to always be a lady and respect myself and to never settle for less,â€? she tells The Black Star News. Isley Nicole attended football powerhouse Ohio State for a year before going to Beauty school and getting her license. She started acting classes a few years later and then moved to California.
Where Sheâ€™s At: Isley Nicole has been in several movies, television shows, and videos. Sheâ€™s also been featured on national and international commercials, print and runway. â€œI have touched everything but Iâ€™m now starting to get on another level, with producing my own films,â€? the proud actress says. â€œIâ€™m so close, but yet so far away,â€? she says, noting her wonderful achievements, and the great potential that still await her.
Where Sheâ€™s Heading: â€œI would love to win an Oscar one day,â€? Isley Nicole says. She explains that there is no shortcut to success. â€œWhen people of power in the business see you still grinding and pursuing your goals they have no choice but to give you the chance you deserve,â€? she notes. â€œPerseverance pays off.â€? Perseverance and wisdom. Recently, the entrepreneurial side of her was on display when she her first piece of property.
She cautions those who want to pursue careers in entertainment: â€œIn Hollywood there are 20 Halle Berry look-a-likes so you have to be more than a pretty face to survive in this cut-throat town. You'll be on a Greyhound bus back to Idaho before you know it.â€?
When it comes to taste, Isley Nicole loves Gucci and Fendi. â€œOther than that I shop at sample sales and get fly designer stuff before it hits the stores for way less,â€? she notes. â€œSee? That's my brain at work!â€?
Isley Nicole has been in movies such as "The Wash" and "Choices." Sheâ€™s currently working on a project that sheâ€™s producing and starring in called "The Hike" which should be finished by the summer of next year. â€œAlso I will be in a movie called the Ben Wilson Story, which begins shooting next year,â€? she adds.Â
â€œAt the end of the day when I look back at life one day, a sentence that describes my accomplishments would be â€˜Impossible, but GOD we did it!!â€™â€?
Isley Nicoleâ€™s Words Of Wisdom: â€œYou are as good as the chances you take. Also, listen sometime. Some people think they know it all and may miss valuable information by talking too much.â€?
Isley Nicoleâ€™s Secrets Of Success: â€œStay Humble.â€?
Isley Nicoleâ€™s Favorite All Time Three Movies: Scarface, Lady Sings The Blues, and Funnygirl.
Isley Nicoleâ€™s Favorite All Time Three Books: Conversations With God (1 and 2), The Alchemist, and Invisible Life.
First Three Things Isley Nicole Would Do As President: â€œPaint the White house BLACK, provide free medical care for everyone, and give reparations to ex-slavesâ€™ families.â€?
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