|Real Name/Full Name||Dana Elaine Owens|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Queen Latifah|
|Birth Place:||East Orange, New Jersey|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||18 March 1970|
|Age/How Old:||53 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 153 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 0″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 59 Kg
In Pounds – 131 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Lancelot Amos
Mother – Rita Lamae
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Eboni Nichols|
|Profession:||Actress, award-winning singer, music producer, and entrepreneur.|
|Net Worth:||$80 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Queen Latifah is an American actress, award-winning singer, music producer, and entrepreneur. Latifah is fortunate to be one of the few female rappers that have succeeded in the music industry. At present, she has a net worth of approximately $65 million. Latifah used her music platform to tackle challenging issues, making her stand-out in the hip-hop genre. She became the first female rapper to receive Academy Awards. Also, she has received other significant accolades, including Emmy, Grammy, and three Screen Actors Guild.
Well, how well do you know about Queen Latifah? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Queen Latifah’s net worth in 2023, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Queen Latifah to date.
Biography and Early Life
Queen was born as Dana Elaine Owens in East Orange, New Jersey, on 18 March 1970. Sadly, when she was barely ten, her parents, Rita Lamae and Lancelot Amos divorced. To add to that, on 21 March 2018, her mother passed on due to heart failure. Her stage name Latifah means delicate and very kind in Arabic
As if that is not enough, her brother, Lancelot Jr, died in a motorcycle accident in 1992. The demise of her brother brought her depression and caused her to indulge in drug abuse. Consequently, she was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana in 1992. She was detained again in 2002 for driving under the influence of drugs.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Queen Latifah in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Queen Latifah’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 2nd October 2023 having been born on 18 March 1970. Though, she is 5′ 0″ in feet and inches and 153 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 131 lbs in Pound and 59kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Brown.
Lamentably, there are not enough sources available that give information about Queen’s education life.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Latifah has been in a relationship with the professional choreographer Eboni Nichols since 2013. The duo met on the set of the television series “Dancing With the Stars.” In 2019, the pair brought forth their son, Rebel 2019. Despite stardom, they have been private about their relationship.
Is Queen Latifah Lesbian?
Queen Latifah is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She is neither lesbian nor bisexual. However, she has been for a very long time been engaged to Eboni Nichols. The duo was blessed with a child in 2019 and are neither fighting nor planning a divorce at the moment. They are happily married.
Latifah had been trying so much in her career until she met Tommy Boy Records and signed up with him in 1989. She released her first album, “All Hail the Queen,” after signing up with Tommy and hit number 6 on the Billboard Hip/R&B Albums chart. Later in 1991, she released “Nature of a Siesta,” her second and final album with Tommy Boy.
Besides music, the multitalented actress also took part in the Situational Comedy Living Single from 1993 to 1998. She took up Khadijah James, the editor, and publisher of the fictional urban independent Flavor Magazine. The sitcom focused on four women and two men living a single life in Brooklyn, New York.
Latifah released her third’ “album Black Reign,” In 1993, which included the single U.N.I.T.Y. the album was massively received with the song receiving a Grammy Award and was ranked #23 on the Billboard Hot 100 because it influenced women. Subsequently, in 1998, she released “Order in the Court” in 1998 under Motown Records. Latifah then released her fifth album, The Dana Owens Album, in 2004, then “Trav’lin Light” in 2007, and “Persona” in 2009.
Latifah had her talk show aired on C.B.S. from 2013 to 2015. The Queen Latifah Show featured celebrity interviews, musical performances, and human interest stories.
Latifah has been as successful in her career as she has received outstanding awards for her stellar artworks. Here is a list of some of the awards she has received:
Emmy Award (2015): Outstanding Television Movie
Golden Globe Award (2008): Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Grammy Award (1995): Best Rap Solo Performance
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Queen Latifah in 2023
As of 2023, Queen Latifah has amassed a net worth of $80 million. She made a large percentage of this net worth from her music career. She has broken the record of female artists who made their initial wealth from music as her first album did very well, clinching the number six position on the Billboard R&B/Hip-hop charts. Her other albums did well, too, leading her to several awards.
She has also amassed her worth from other avenues ranging from acting in television, hosting her own C.B.S. talk show, taking on roles in a multitude of films, to being an executive producer of the television series Scream. Besides all this, Latifah has a Flavor Unit, which is an artist management company.
Further, Latifah has partnered with brands for product endorsements in the business world. Among the companies whose brands she has endorsed are CoverGirl cosmetics, as their spokesperson, Jenny Craig, and Pizza Hut. She also advocates underwear for voluptuous women.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- In high school, she was a member of the all-female rap group Ladies Fresh
- Queen Latifah’s prominence in Hollywood was cemented in 2003 when she received an Academy Award nomination
- Owens was given the nickname Latifah (Arabic for “delicate” or “sensitive”) as a child and later adopted the moniker Queen Latifah.
- Queen Latifah serves as a spokesperson for CoverGirl cosmetics.
Queen Latifah has always strived to succeed and become better, having seen both sides of living as a woman of color – her dad and brothers were police officers. We know that Latifah is not done yet, and we can expect more from her in the years to come. Queen Latifah has been in a long-term relationship with her partner, Eboni Nichols, since 2013. In 2019, they welcomed their son Rebel.