Facts of Queen Latifah
|Full Name:||Queen Latifah|
|Age:||50 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||March 18, 1970|
|Birth Place:||Newark, New Jersey, US|
|Net Worth:||$60 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Profession:||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Record Producer|
|Father's Name:||Lancelot Owens Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Rita (nee Bray)|
|Education:||Essex Catholic Girls' High School, Irvington High School, Catholic School|
|Hair Color:||Honey Blonde|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Lucky Color:||Sea Green|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Cancer, Scorpio|
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Relationship Statistics of Queen Latifah
|What is Queen Latifah marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Single|
|Is Queen Latifah having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Queen Latifah lesbian ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Queen Latifah is now 50 years old and still unmarried. Many speculate her sexual orientation and she rather gives it the fuel when she was seen dating girls which include her personal trainer Jeanette Jenkins and Eboni Nichols.
Later, she was assumed to break up with Nichols in 2015. However, she has not spoken about this affair and relationship yet.
As for now, we may assume that she is a single lady and ready to start a family according to her social media post.
Who is Queen Latifah?
Queen Latifah is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and Actress known for her Grammy Award-winning hit single, U.N.I.T.Y in 1993.
Furthermore, she has known for her critically acclaimed films like Chicago(2002) and Bessie (2015).
Queen Latifah: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education
Queen Latifah was born on March 18, 1970, in Newark, New Jersey, the US. She is the daughter of Lancelot Owens Sr., a police officer and Rita (nee Bray), a teacher.
Her brother’s name was Lance Owens but he died in a motorbike accident. She holds an American nationality and of African-American ethnicity.
Talking about her education, she was enrolled at Essex Catholic Girls’ High School in Irvington. However, she graduated from Irvington High School and later attended Catholic School.
Queen Latifah: Career, Professional
Latifah was a talented girl during her childhood, she started bet boxing and rapping for the group called Ladies Fresh at the school years. Later, she was a part of a group called ‘Flavor Unit’ which was formed by DJ James Mark.
After that she record a demo rap song called ‘Princess of the Posse’ which caught the attention of Tommy Boy Music and immediately they signed her and offered her first single ”Wrath Of Madness” in 1988.
In 1989, when she was mere at 19, she released her first album All Hail To the Queen which was sold 1 million copies around the world. Her second and last album to Tommy Boy Music was Nature of Sista which was followed by her third album Black Regn which includes hit singles “U.N.I.T.Y.”, that won Grammy Award and tops the chart Billboard Hot 100. Her other albums are Order in the Court (1998), The Dana Owens Album (2004), Trav’lin’ Light (2007), and Persona (2o09).
Furthermore, she is not only a singer and rapper but she has featured in many films and TV sitcoms. She has a starring role in The Fox’s sitcom Living Single as Khadijah James from 1993 to 1998. Then she was seen successful film Chicag (2002) for which she had an Oscar Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
This critically acclaimed role was followed many other films and TV series such as, Girls Trip (2017), 22 Jump Street (2014), Last Holiday (2006), Bringing Down the House (2003), Taxi (2004), Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2005) and Hairspray (2007) among the others.
Awards Accolades and Net Worth
In the year 2015, she co-produced and starred as Bessie Smith in the HBO film Bessie which won her Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie.
She has won various awards such as a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, two NAACP Image Awards, and an Emmy Award. She has an estimated net worth of around $60 million.
Queen Latifah’s Rumors and Controversy
Latifah’s sexual orientation has been the topic as rumors for many years whether she is gay or not. However she refuses to talk about it and she told The New York Times in 2008, “I don’t have a problem discussing the topic of somebody being gay, but I do have a problem discussing my personal life,”. “I don’t care if people think I’m gay or not. Assume whatever you want. You do it anyway.”
She was twice arrested for possession of loaded handgun and marijuana in 1996 and for under the influence in Los Angeles County in 200 and placed for three years’ probation.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Queen Latifah stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall and weighs around 91 kg. She has a body with 45-43-45 inches with a 40D bra size.
Her natural hair is black in color but she has dyed her color to honey blonde. Furthermore, she has dark brown eye color and fits in 10 US shoe size.
Social Media Profile
Latifah has a huge number of followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has 4.6 million followers on Facebook, over 2.2 million followers on Instagram, and over 4 million followers on Twitter.