Nivea B. Hamilton is an American actress, singer and songwriter. She is best known for her hit single ‘Don’t Mess With My Man’. As of 2018, Nivea’s net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.
Hamilton was born on March 24, 1982 in Savannah, Georgia as the youngest of three sisters. She started her musical career in 2000 appearing in Mystikal’s hit single ‘Danger’. After her initial success, she signed with Jive Records and released her debut solo single ‘Don’t Mess with the Radio’ in 2001. It was massive hit and peaked at No. 90 on the Hot 100 and 85 on R&B Charts.
In 2001, she released her self-titled debut album. It peaked at No. 80 on the Billboard 200 and 45 on R&B. Her next single ‘Run Away’ featuring Pusha T was released in December 2001. She then went on to release hit single ‘Don’t Mess With My Man’ which peaked at No. 8 on Hot 100 charts and was nominated for Grammy Award for Best R&B performance by a duo.
After the success of her first album, she released single ‘You Like It Like That’ featuring Rasheeda. It peaked at No, 86 on R&B charts. In 2005, she released her second album ‘Complicated’ which reached at No. 9 on the R&B chart and No. 37 on Billboard 200.
Nivea then went on to release hit singles like ‘Love hurts’, ‘Watch It’, ‘This Way’ and many more. She has collaborated with famous artists like R.Kelly, Lil Wayne, Rasheeda, Christina Milian, The-Dream, Pusha T and many others.
Regarding her personal life, she dated rapper Lil Wayne in February 2002. On December 11, 2002 they became engaged and 8 months later, Lil Wayne called off his engagement and became engaged to Antonia Wright. In December 2004, she married Terius ‘The Dream’ Nash. Together they have a daughter named Talia Nash and twin sons named London and Christian Nash.
In 2007, they divorced and she reconciled with Lil Wayne once again. On June 9, 2009, Nivea and Lil Wayne got engaged for second time and gave a birth to their son, Neal Carter on November 30, 2009. Next year, they broke off their engagement for the second time.