Nia Renee Hill is an actress and entrepreneur, but is probably best-known for being Bill Burr’s wife. Even though people may recognize her only near her husband, a popular comedian and actor, she is worth knowing about as she has accomplished a lot during her life, and is still working hard, complementing her job with maternity. Let’s find out more about her age, family, net worth, etc.
Early life and family
Nia Renee Hill was born on 2 June 1969, in Los Angeles, California USA, so under the sign is Gemini and holding American nationality. She grew up along with her siblings, a sister Cristal, who is also an actress, writer and comedian, and brother Trey, whose job is unknown. Nia’s parents divorced when she was a little kid, so she grew up with her father who took care of her living in Los Angeles. Nothing is known about Nia’s mother, as she’s never mentioned any details about her.
Nia attended Greensville County High School, and was involved in the drama class, actively taking part in all plays there. Her acting talent was noticed by her teachers, who encouraged her to take further steps in this direction and pursue an acting career. After her matriculation in 1987, she entered Emerson College in Boston, and graduated from it in 2000 with a BA in media arts. Being interested in fashion and styling, Nia then took several courses on that in Los Angeles.
Dreaming about an acting career in Hollywood, Nia got back to California right after her graduation, and started searching for jobs. Having no acting offers, she accepted the opportunity to hold the position of a casting assistant for the projects called “The Education of Max Bickford” in 2001. Encouraged with a fortunate chance, Nia brilliantly performed all her responsibilities and gained a good reputation in the entertainment industry. Developing her administrative career, Nia soon became a talent co-ordinator for another project, “Chappelle’s Show”, and then the same year she was promoted to the position of a creative director for “Tenderhearted Film”. Being also well-educated in the field of fashion and styling, she was hired to work on costumes for “Pizzazz: Where’s My Movie” in 2014.
Even though a lot of child actors who showed themselves well at high school drama classes fail to make their way to Hollywood, Nia was lucky to have her dreams come true. In 2012 she finally got her first acting offer, a minor role in the short movie entitled “Did You Look For Work This Week?”. In 2013 she appeared in the reality TV series “Divorce: A Love Story” in which she shared the screen with Adam Goldberg, playing the role of Debbie. After she married Bill Burr, she played in his “F Is for Family” (2015 – present) series, performing as Georgia Roosevelt. More recently, she could be seen in the series’ entitled “Santa Clarita Diet” (2017-2019) and “Crashing” (2017-2019) by HBO.
Personal life, husband Bill Burr
Being a talented administrative worker in the field of entertainment, and also an actress, Nia is still known best for being the wife of Bill Burr. She met the stand-up comedian in 2008, and their relationship developed into a love-story which lasts for more than 10 years already. The couple married in September 2013, though the ceremony was private and only close friend and family members were invited – not a single photo from their wedding can be found on the internet. On 20 January 2017, Nia gave birth to their first child, a daughter they named Lola. It is worth saying that Nia mentioned she was once married before her romance with Bill, though according to her own words, ‘the marriage was short’, and nothing at all is known about Nia’s first husband, as she prefers not to share any details about him.
Who is Bill Burr?
William Frederic “Bill” Burr was born on 10 June 1968, in Canton, Massachusetts USA, into a family of medical workers – his mother was a nurse and his father was a dentist. Even though he could inherit some skills in the field of medicine, he chose his own path in life and became an actor. His career started raising fast from 1996, when he got his first role of Ryan Callahan in the series “Townies”. Later he focused on writing, and developing his stand-up comedy talent. However, he accepted offers to appear in various movies and series, and played in “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (2001-2011), “Breaking Bad” (2008 – 2013), “New Girl” (2011 – 2018) and “Stand Up Guys” (2012).
Nia once mentioned on her Twitter account that she is often confused with another actress, Regina King, as Google search uses her photo to depict Bill Burr’s wife. She shared that even though Regina played Bill’s wife in a pilot episode of one of his series, Google shouldn’t use her photo instead of Nia’s. In her post on 4 January 2018, she hinted that the algorithms used in the search engine were made by white people who don’t see any difference between black faces. A lot of celebrities who battled against racial stereotyping in the media supported Nia, including Akilah Green and Sarah Silverman.
Hobbies and interesting facts
Nia likes everything related to art and fashion; she often visits various museums and modern exhibitions. She draws herself, but rarely shows her paintings to her fans. Her favorite holiday is Halloween, and she likes to dress up with her husband and have fun with the kids from their neighborhood. A perfect vacation for Nia is a relaxing time at an ocean beach. When she has spare time, she likes to spend it with her father, as they are still in a warm relationship, and meet in a restaurant or small cafe to enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee and discuss the latest news or issues.
Social media presence
Nia is quite active on various social media platforms, often posting on Instagram which is followed by over 28,000, and on her Twitter which is read by more than 26,000 people. Her husband, Bill Burr, is also very popular on social media, having over 760,000 on his Instagram account, and an impressive number of readers of his Twitter account which is close to 1.3 million.
Appearance, clothing style
Nia has naturally curly black hair which she likes to braid in small braids; her eyes are dark brown. Nia is 5ft 4ins (1.65m) tall and weighs around 154lbs (70 kgs); her vital statistics are unavailable at the moment.
— Nia Renée Hill (@niasalterego) August 20, 2019
As to her clothing style, she prefers feminine smart looks and often wears maxi dresses, skirts and blouses.
Net worth and salary
According to authoritative sources, Nia’s current net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million as of mid-2019. As to her husband, Bill Burr, his net worth is estimated to be around $6 million. The spouses work hard as writers, actors and producers, having a long list of upcoming projects, so their net worth is only going to grow in the future.