Queen Latifah Biography
A native of Newark, New Jersey, Queen Latifah (Dana Elaine Owens) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, and producer.
Latifah released her debut album All Hail the Queen on November 28, 1989, featuring the hit single “Ladies First” after being signed with Tommy Boy Records that same year.
Queen Latifah Age
Latifah was born on March 18, 1970. She is 50 years old as of 2020.
Queen Latifah Height
Latifah stands at a height of 5 Feet 10 Inches (1.78 m).
Queen Latifah Parents
Latifah is the daughter of Rita Lamae and Lancelot Amos Owens. Her mother, Rita was a teacher at Irvington High School, Latifah’s alma mater. Her father on the other hand was a police officer.
Latifah’s parents divorced when she was 10 years old. Her father attended Essex Catholic Girls’ High School in Irvington but graduated from Irvington High School.
Queen Latifah Brother
Latifah had an old brother Lancelot Jr. He died in 1992 after an accident that involved a motorcycle that Latifah had previously purchased for him.
She did an interview in 2006 and revealed that she still wears the key to the motorcycle around her neck. It was visible throughout her performance in her sitcom Living Single.
Latifah also discussed how her brother’s death had led to a bout of depression and drug abuse in her 1999 autobiography, Ladies First: Revelations of a Strong Woman.
Queen Latifah Partner
Latifah is in a relationship with her longtime partner Eboni Nichols. She and her partner welcomed their first child, a baby girl. They are said to have met at a taping of Dancing With The Stars in 2009.
Queen Latifah The Equalizer Robyn McCall
Latifah stars as Robyn McCall in a reboot of the 1980s detective series The Equalizer. The show premiered on CBS on February 7, 2021.
The series follows the life of Robyn McCall, an enigmatic woman and single mother to teenage daughter Delilah. She has a mysterious background and she uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn, acting as a guardian angel and a defender.
Queen Latifah Net Worth
Latifah has an estimated net worth of $70 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.