Nádej Kyla Bailey was born in Cobb County, GA. At the age of 4, Nádej was a fan of Raven-Symoné and her Disney Channel show "That's So Raven", which inspired her to begin acting. Nádej's film credits are numerous; she made her first film appearance in Paramount Pictures Selma. She also guest starred on several network shows such as NBC's Revolution, BET's Being Mary Jane, ABC's Resurrection, CW's Containment, TV One's For The Love of Ruth, and UPtv's A Baby For Christmas and Merry Christmas, Baby. On November 11, 2016, Nádej made her big screen debut in Universal Pictures, Almost Christmas. She played Niya Meyers, the daughter of Gabrielle Union. Nádej is an honor student with a passion for learning. Her determination and dedication allows her to excel academically and on screen. Nádej is home-schooled with GCA, she is also an 8th year acting student at "Teamgreatness Atlanta" Youth Acting Conservatory. She studies under coach, Actor/Writer/Director M. Neko Parham.