Bio

Mercedes Nelson
Born in Suriname, South America, on April 5, 1984, Mercedes Nelson has managed to make a lasting impression on various forums.

In 2004 and 2005, Mercedes performed as a member of Dame Four, a female group, signed with Universal Records, which traveled throughout the United States and performed with much success in states as Michigan, Massachusetts, Virginia, and South Carolina. Dame Four also performed on Soul Train in 2005.

The group was portrayed in the November 7, 2005 issue of Vibe Magazine as a team of attractive, hard-working women with an eye for success. And that is exactly what Mercedes Nelson is all about. Mercedes is currently part of Elise Neal & The Assorted Flavors, whose recent performance was at the All Star Weekend in Phoenix, AZ

In 2007 Mercedes hosted the BET awards red carpet for Black Tree TV. She also interviewed the cast of The Mummy as part of the Black Tree TV team.

In 2010 Mercedes was part of the original cast in the Vh1′s reality show “Football Wives.”

With her exotic looks, her beautiful skin tone, her high intelligence and her ambition, she currently pursues a career in modeling and acting. She is currently also working on her own Fashion Clothing Line: Merci-Belle.

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Strengths

  • Promptness
  • Reliability
  • Honesty
  • Ambition
  • A serious approach toward deadlines
  • Bilingual (English/Dutch)

Expertise

  • Acting
    (four years of acting classes at Macker Entertainment, John Robert Powers Beverly Hills, and AIA studios in Burbank)
  • Dancing
    (performances in various sound videos as well as on stage with Dame Four, currently Elise Neal & Assorted Flavors)
  • Modeling
    (Atomica Magazine, various fashion shows in Los Angeles, Black Hair Sophisticate’s, Show Magazine.)

Education

Mercedes received her High School diploma from Burbank High in 2002, after which she attended Glendale Community College for two years. The equivalency of the number of units she fulfilled to date is Associates level (AA).

In 2010 Mercedes graduated Summa Cum-Laude from Woodbury University receiving awards for the highest scholastic achievement, outstanding achievement in research, and the certificate for academic excellence. She is continuing at Pepperdine University for her Masters and Doctorate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.