‘Insecure’ Star Jay Ellis On Why He Keeps His Relationship With Nina Senicar Private

by Jeremy Spirogis
Nina Senicar and Jay Ellis

Jay Ellis could also be juggling his emotions for his ex and new girlfriend as Lawrence on HBO’s hit comedy Insecure, however in actual life, he retains his love life to himself as a lot as attainable. The actor has been courting mannequin and actress Nina Senicar for about 5 years.

Nina Senicar and Jay Ellis
Nina Senicar and Jay Ellis 2016 | Rochelle Brodin/WireImage

The former star of The CW sitcom The Game has spoken earlier than about conserving the small print of his relationship non-public however expanded on his reasoning in a brand new interview with Essence Magazine – the place Ellis is that this month’s cowl story. 

Jay Ellis and Nina Senicar’s relationship

Ellis and Senicar have been courting since at the least 2015. He spoke about his relationship with The Breakfast Club in 2017 however by no means talked about Senicar by identify, saying, “I am in a relationship. I’m in a very happy relationship and that’s where I leave it. I don’t really worry about anything else and that’s it.”

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Senicar nevertheless revealed in a summer time 2019 interview that she and Eliis have been an merchandise. She confirmed that she was pregnant with their first little one within the June 2019 situation of the Serbian journal HELLO, At the time, she was 4 months pregnant. Rumors unfold earlier that the 2 have been additionally engaged, with Senicar revealing that they might ultimately marry in Italy. 

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“I’m sure that this role will be more important to me than any role in any film or series,” the mother and wife-to-be stated on the time.

Despite conserving their relationship below wraps, they’ve walked crimson carpets and have been photographed collectively. They even have publicly supported each other at occasions.

Jay Ellis says he retains his relationship non-public as a result of it’s sacred, particularly now that he’s a father

Ellis and Senicar welcomed their daughter, Nora, Grace Ellis, in Nov. 2019. Senicar introduced the beginning on her Instagram account. 

“And just like that our lives got a whole new meaning,” she captioned the picture partly. The picture confirmed her and Ellis holding their new child’s ft and Ellis is tagged within the picture. 

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Ellis shared the identical picture as Senicar on his Instagram account, in addition to a camouflage shot of child Nora in the course of the Christmas vacation which confirmed a little bit of her smiling face wearing a Santa go well with.

“Got dressed up then drank too much,” he captioned the picture.

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Since then, each Ellis and Senicar haven’t shared a lot else about their household, although Senicar usually shares candid photographs with Nora’s face hidden. For Ellis the choice is intentional.

“I have always been like, ‘Yo, my family is the one thing on this planet, when it’s all said and done, if it goes away today or tomorrow, it’s the only thing that I have that’s mine,’” Ellis advised Essence Magazine. “I never want my family to ever feel they had to sacrifice. …I never want that dynamic to change because at the end of the day, as we’re watching right now in this moment, stuff comes and goes fast.”

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The journal did observe that Ellis and Senicar are engaged to be married and regardless of being overprotective of his household, Ellis did drop a couple of gems about his new household and the way a lot he admires Senicar. After watching her in labor for over 30 hours, his love for Senicar grew and drove him to tears. 

More than something, Ellis dotes on being an excellent and attentive dad and household man. 

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