Queen Latifah Bio, Net Worth, Movie Career, Early Life

Queen Latifah Bio, Net Worth, Movie Career, Early Life

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Queen Latifah is an American actress, singer, and rapper hailing from Newark, New Jersey. She is widely known for her powerful performances in films, her hit songs, and her philanthropic work around the world. Her career has been a testament to her hard work and dedication, and her journey to become one of the most popular actresses in the industry has been nothing short of remarkable.

Early Life

Queen Latifah was born on March 18, 1970, in Newark, New Jersey. Her birth name is Dana Elaine Owens. She was raised in a Baptist household and has always been proud of her religion. Latifah attended Irvington High School and later studied at Borough of Manhattan Community College.


Queen Latifah’s career started off as a rapper with her first album, ‘All Hail the Queen,’ which was released in 1989. She quickly gained popularity among hip-hop fans and became known for her bold lyrics and unique style. She then ventured into acting, making her debut in the critically acclaimed movie ‘Jungle Fever’ in 1991.

Latifah went on to star in a number of hit movies, including ‘Set It Off’, ‘Chicago’, ‘Hairspray’, and ‘Girls Trip’. She has also appeared in numerous television shows, including ‘Living Single’, ‘Star’, and ‘The Equalizer’.

Notable Movies

Movies Release Year
Jungle Fever 1991
Set It Off 1996
Chicago 2002
Hairspray 2007
Girls Trip 2017

Personal Life

Queen Latifah keeps a very private personal life. She has never been married but has been in a long-term relationship with her partner, Eboni Nichols.

She graduated from Irvington High School in 1988 and then briefly attended Borough of Manhattan Community College.

Assets and Net Worth

Queen Latifah’s net worth is estimated to be around $70 million As of 2024. Her net worth in Nigerian Naira is approximately 28.8 billion Naira while it is around 58.1 million Euros. She owns a number of properties across the United States, including a penthouse apartment in New York City and a house in Beverly Hills. Latifah is also known for her love of luxury cars, including a Rolls Royce Ghost and a Bentley Continental GTC.

Social Media and Awards

Queen Latifah is active on social media and has a massive following across various platforms. Her Twitter and Instagram accounts have over 5 million followers combined.

Latifah has received numerous awards throughout her career, including a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Queen Latifah’s journey to success has been an inspiration to many. Her talent, drive, and determination have enabled her to achieve greatness in the entertainment industry. Through her work and philanthropy, she has made an impact on the world that will be felt for generations to come.

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