Facts of Queen Latifah
|Date of Birth :||1970-03-18|
|Age :||48 years old|
|Family Name :||Dana Elaine Owens|
|Birth Place :||Newark, New Jersey|
|Birth Sign :||Pisces|
|Height :||5 Feet 10 Inch|
|Net Worth :||$60 million|
|Weight :||91 kilos|
|Hair Color :||Light Brown|
|Eye Color :||Dark Brown|
Short Statistics of Queen Latifah
|Is Queen Latifah married?||Single|
|How many children does Queen Latifah have?||0 Childrens|
|Who is Queen Latifah spouse/partner?||Not Disclosed|
|Is Queen Latifah Dating Someone?||Not Disclosed|
Who is Queen Latifah?
Queen Latifah is an African-American woman, widely known for her versatile skills. Not limiting herself as a singer, she possessed many talents and recognized as an actress, record- producer, model, television host, and a comedian. Latifah is an Arabic name she picked at the tender age of 8 meaning sensitive, kind and delicate. Among all outstanding work, “All hail to the Queen” her debut album sold over a million copies. She earned her first Grammy Award through her single Song “U.N.I.T.Y.”
Birthday, Family, and Facts
Latifah is a daughter of Lancelot Owens Sr., a police officer and Rita (nee Bray), a teacher by profession. Dana Owens was born on 18th March 1970, in Newark, New Jersey. Latifah and her sibling were raised in Baptist faith. Due to a motorbike accident, Latifah had to lose her brother Lancelot Owens Jr. He was also a cop by profession. She attended Essex Catholic Girls high school and later graduated from Irvington high school. In her school, she used to power forward for her Basketball team.
Early Profession and Career
From the age of 18, Latifah started beatboxing for the Hip-hop group called Ladies fresh and was a prominent member of the Flavor Unit. She got her way in through the music industry in 1988, when she was signed in by Dante Ross. She issued her single song, “Warth of my madness.” Her first Album “All Hail the Queen” was released with the production of Tommy Boy Records when she was Nineteen years old. In 1992 she received a Candace Award from the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.
Not only limiting her career in singing, but Latifah also tried her luck in movies. She debut in her first movie “Jungle Fever.” She also portrayed herself in a movie as a Jazz singer in 1998 film “Living out loud.” Her performance brought her to act on different movies like “The Bone Collector (1999),” “Brown Sugar,” and so on. She, with her hard work and dedication, was nominated for different awards and won many of them. She earned her first Golden Globe Award through the movie Life Support, Screen Actor Guild Award and nominated for Emmy Award. On 4th January 2006, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Net Worth and Salary
Getting her hands on some many different fields, Latifah is eminent in things she does. She has a career not only known for singing instead of acting, producing and administrating her own company. She made a fortune with her success and currently holds $60 million net worth. Her salary is estimated to be $2 million.
Dating, Boyfriend, Married, or Husband?
The queen of many talents has dated many divas however she is currently single. She had dated a couple of Hollywood beauties like Eboni Nichols and Jeanette Jenkins. Living a single life in her 50’s she is happy and wants to be away from relationships for a while.
However, rumors sparked that Jenkins and Latifah were planning to tie in the matrimony ceremony. She never officially declared of being a gay and dated Kendu Issacs for eight years. While on the relationship she also was involved with Debbie Allen.
Height, Weight, Body Measurements
Standing tall with 5 feet 10 inch, she has 91 Kg body weight. Her body measurement is 45-43-45 inches. Her hair is light brown and has a dark brown beautiful eye.
Social Media Profiles
With a bewildering 4 million follower on Instagram, she is quite famous among people in Social media. Similarly, She also has a 49.4 K followers on Twitter. (2018-08-28)