Movie Actress

Queen Latifah

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Age 53
Birthday March 181970
Birth Sign Pisces
City Newark
Country NJ
Profession Movie Actress

Queen Latifah is a famous Movie Actress, born on March 18, 1970 in United States. As of December 2022, Queen Latifah’s net worth is $70 Million. She became the spokeswoman for CoverGirl Cosmetics. She voiced Ellie in the Ice Age franchise.

Parents Rita Owens, Lancelot Owens, Sr.
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Queen Latifah Biography

Golden Globe-winning actress who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 2002 film Chicago. She starred in the FOX sitcom Living Single in the ’90s and played roles in the films Bringing Down the House, Girls Trip and Hairspray. She also became host of The Queen Latifah Show on CBS. Dana Elaine Owens was born in Newark, New Jersey, United States, on March 18, 1970, and lived primarily in East Orange, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Rita Lamae (née Bray), a teacher at Irvington High School (Latifah’s alma mater), and Lancelot Amos Owens, a police officer..

Her brother died in an auto collision in 1992 after she bought him a motorcycle. This led to her drug abuse and depression, from which she recovered. She dedicated her 1993 album, Black Reign, to him.

Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970), better known by her stage name Queen Latifah, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and producer. Born in Newark, New Jersey, she signed with Tommy Boy Records in 1989 and released her debut album All Hail the Queen on November 28, 1989, featuring the hit single “Ladies First”. Nature of a Sista’ (1991) was her second and final album with Tommy Boy Records.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Latifah made her mark in hip-hop by rapping about issues surrounding being a black woman. Her songs covered topics including domestic violence, harassment on the streets, and relationship problems. Freddy helped Latifah sign with Tommy Boy Records, which released Latifah’s first album All Hail the Queen in 1989, when she was nineteen. That year, she appeared as Referee on the UK label Music of Life album 1989—The Hustlers Convention (live). She received a Candace Award from the National Coalition of 100 Black Women in 1992. In 1998, co-produced by Ro Smith, now CEO of Def Ro Inc., she released her fourth hip-hop album Order in the Court, which was released by Motown Records. Latifah was also a member of the hip-hop collective Native Tongues. In her Grammy Award-winning song ‘”U.N.I.T.Y.” became very influential to women.

Queen Latifah Net Worth

Queen Latifah is one of the richest Movie Actress & listed on most popular Movie Actress. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Queen Latifah‘s net worth $70 Million.

Net Worth $70 Million
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Source of Income Movie Actress
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House Living in own house.

She beat boxed for the hip-hop group, Ladies Fresh, in 1988.

Latifah made her mark in hip-hop by rapping about issues surrounding being a black woman. Her songs covered topics including domestic violence, harassment on the streets, and relationship problems. Freddy helped Latifah sign with Tommy Boy Records, which released Latifah’s first album All Hail the Queen in 1989, when she was nineteen. That year, she appeared as Referee on the UK label Music of Life album 1989—The Hustlers Convention (live). She received a Candace Award from the National Coalition of 100 Black Women in 1992. In 1998, co-produced by Ro Smith, now CEO of Def Ro Inc., she released her fourth hip-hop album Order in the Court, which was released by Motown Records. Latifah was also a member of the hip-hop collective Native Tongues. In her Grammy Award-winning song ‘”U.N.I.T.Y.” became very influential to women.

She began beat boxing for the hip-hop group Ladies Fresh and was an original member of the Flavor Unit, which, at that time, was a crew of MCs grouped around producer DJ King Gemini, who made a demo recording of Queen Latifah’s rap Princess of the Posse. He gave the recording to Fab 5 Freddy, the host of Yo! MTV Raps. The song got the attention of Tommy Boy Music employee Dante Ross, who signed Latifah and in 1989 issued her first single, “Wrath of My Madness”. More recent artists, like Ice Cube and Lil’ Kim, would go on to sample Latifah’s track in their songs, “Wrath of Kim’s Madness” and “You Can’t Play With My Yo-Yo” in later years. Latifah has a two-octave vocal range. She is considered a contralto, having the ability to both rap and sing.

A significant part of media dubbed Latifah as “the winner” of the feud. Hip-hop magazine ego trip stated that Latifah won the feud with her diss record “Name Callin’ Part II” and added that she showed that “the lady’s still first”, in reference to Latifah’s 1990 single, “Ladies First”. In 2000, Brown and Latifah reconciled; to show truce, Brown performed her song “Na Na Be Like” on The Queen Latifah Show.

Who is Queen Latifah dating?

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Disagreements between Foxy Brown and Queen Latifah began in mid-1996, where media reports indicated that Brown was a prime target in Latifah’s diss record “Name Callin’,” which was featured in the movie soundtrack Set It Off. In response, Brown made allegations of Latifah “checking her out” at musical events and had even gone further to question Latifah’s sexuality in various public radio interviews. In 1998, Brown released a diss record titled “10% Dis,” where she continually questioned Latifah’s sexuality and accused her of being jealous.

Queen Latifah Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Movie Actress. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Queen Latifah celebrates birthday on March 18 of every year.

In 1995, Latifah was the victim of a carjacking, which also resulted in the shooting of her boyfriend, Sean Moon.

Who is Queen Latifah’s husband?

At the BET Awards 2021, during her acceptance speech for the Lifetime Achievement Award, she publicly acknowledged her partner Eboni Nichols and son Rebel for the first time, ending the speech with “happy Pride!”.

Does Queen Latifah have a child?

Queen Latifah is notoriously private when it comes to her personal life but sources are saying that Queen Latifah and her long term partner Eboni Nichols welcomed a child. Reports are that Eboni did indeed give birth to a son and his name is Rebel.

Who is Queen Latifah biological daughter?

Meet Laya DeLeon Hayes, Queen Latifah’s On-Screen ‘Equalizer’ Daughter [Photos]

Is Queen Latifah married yet?

The talented actress is not married but has been dating since 2013. She is in a relationship with choreographer and former Los Angeles Lakes Girl, Eboni Nicholas.

Is Queen Latifah a transvestite?

After years of keeping her sexual identity behind closed doors, Queen Latifah admitted the LGBT people are her ‘peeps’ during a show at the 2012 Long Beach Pride. Queen Latifah’s latest show must have been quite liberating for her.

In 1996, she was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a loaded handgun. In 2002, she was arrested for driving under the influence in Los Angeles County. She was placed on three years’ probation after being convicted.

By late spring of 1998, Latifah responded to Brown through another diss record titled, “Name Callin’ Part II.” In the record, Latifah disses Brown about her heavy reliance on sex-appeal, in which she implies that Brown has to rely on skimpy outfits to hide her “half-assed flow”. Foxy Brown retaliated via a response-diss record titled “Talk to Me”, in which Brown made fun of the ratings of Latifah’s television talk show and went on to make various homophobic remarks to both Latifah and then-newcomer Queen Pen.

Latifah starred as Khadijah James on the FOX sitcom Living Single from 1993 to 1998. Her third album, Black Reign (1993), spawned the single “U.N.I.T.Y.”, which, being a large influence on women, won a Grammy Award and peaked at #23 on the Billboard Hot 100. She then starred in the lead role of Set It Off (1996) and released her fourth album, Order in the Court, on June 16, 1998, with Motown Records. Latifah garnered acclaim with her role of Matron “Mama” Morton in the musical film Chicago (2002), receiving a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

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