A very talented American singer, dancer, actress, Virenia Gwendolyn “Nia” Peeples is popular as Pam Fields among her fans.

Personal life

Nia took birth on 10th December 1961 in the city of California, United States. She is a great daughter of artistic parents. Her mother Elizabeth Joan was a flamenco dancer and father Robert Eugene who belonged to Italian ancestry. She is of Scottish descent but holds an American nationality.

She was raised along with her beautiful sisters Paula and Cynthia. Nurtured in West Covina, her grandparents were descendants of the Philippines. She started acting in various theatrical groups during her childhood. The actress is remembered as a very bright student at the West Covina High school who was an all-rounder. She headed the school marching band, participated in various curricular activities like volleyball, group singing, cheerleading, and dancing.

She received her first standing ovation for her excellent performance as Bloody Mary in the school drama. Pebbles was equally good at academics. She performed for the opening act of Liberace in Las Vegas. After attending music scholarship programme, the actress did part-time jobs to pay the fees at the acting school. She took up her acting lessons at West Playhouse and singing lessons from Gloria Rush. She was noticed by the producers during her rehearsals and thereafter selected for the role famous play “Music Shop”. Nia is unstoppable from then on. She never looked back and continued to charm her fans with her beauty and grace.

Pebbles was rumored to be dating her Fame co-star actor Carlo Imperato. She married to Sam George in 2007 but the relationship could not be sustained and she got divorced in 2015. She had previously got married to Lauro Chartrand, Howard Hewett and Guy Esker. She is the blessed mother of one son Christopher Hewett and one beautiful daughter Sienna Noelle Peeples Chartrand.

Currently, Peepli is living in Malibu, California and operates online organization named Elements of Life, which inspires people for fitness, healthy lifestyle changes and promotes emotional well being of its clients. She works in collaboration with Amy Applebaum, a great business guide. Nia owns a wonderful bungalow with an ocean view and several assets worth $91,000 in Las Vegas.


Nia debuted her musical career from The Young Americans group. She has given several hits like “Trouble”, “High Time”, “I know How”, “Street of Dreams”, “Kissing the Wind”, “Faces of Love”. The popular albums of Nia count Nothin’ But Trouble(1988) Nia Peeples(1991) and Songs of the Cinema (2007).

“Street of Dreams” was one of her most successful pop hit with a great number of views. She has also earned fame among the people through her acting debut in the role of an art student, Nicole Chapman in the high rated tv series, Fame. Apart from this, Pebbles has also hosted reality shows like “The Party Machine with Nia Peeples” and “Top of the Pops”. Her role as a deaf girl in the film “A Single Light” earned great appreciation among the people.

Last Modified: 30 Apr, 2018

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