March 18, 1970
53 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
45-40-45 in | 115-102-114 cm
91 kg | 201 lbs
10 US | 40.5 EU
Queen Latifah was born in Newark, New Jersey, United States, on March 18, 1970, is an American actress and singer.
Young Queen Latifah first began her career as a rapper in hip-hop group, Ladies Fresh and as a member of "Flavor Unit".
She released her first album "All Hail the Queen" in 1989, at the age of nineteen.
She made her big screen debut in drama romance film Jungle Fever (1991) in role as Waitress.
She got her television acting debut in the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1991) in role as Dee Dee / Marissa Redman.
Latifah's breakthrough performance came as Cleopatra "Cleo" Sims in crime action movie Set It Off (1996).
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Queen Latifah is 53 years old.
Queen Latifah net worth is around 65 million dollars.
Queen Latifah body measurements are bust-waist-hip 45-40-45 in inches or 115-102-114 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 40D with cup size D.
She was nominated for the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Matron "Mama" Morton in musical crime comedy drama movie Chicago (2002).
She voiced Ellie in Ice Age film series:
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
She won the BET Award for Best Actress for her roles in romantic comedy films:
Brown Sugar (2002) as Francine
Bringing Down the House (2003) as Charlene Morton
She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Theatrical - Best Supporting Actress for her role as Thelma in horror psychological thriller movie The Bone Collector (1999).
She played Gina Norris in comedy movies:
Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004), for which she won the BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Box Office Movie
Beauty Shop (2005), for which she was nominated for the Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
She won the Acapulco Black Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her role as Cleopatra "Cleo" Sims in crime action movie Set It Off (1996).
She was nominated for the BET Award for Best Actress for her role as Motormouth Maybelle in musical romantic comedy movie Hairspray (2007).
Taxi (2004) action comedy as Isabelle “Belle” Williams
Stranger Than Fiction (2006) fantasy comedy drama as Penny Escher
Juice (1992) crime drama as Ruffhouse M.C.
The Dilemma (2011) comedy drama as Susan Warner
22 Jump Street (2014) action comedy as Mrs. Dickson
My Life (1993) melodrama as Theresa
Living Out Loud (1998) comedy drama as Liz Bailey
Last Holiday (2006) romantic comedy drama as Georgia Byrd
She won the Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special for her role as Iza Banks in drama film Flint (2017).
Girls Trip (2017) comedy as Sasha Franklin
The Little Mermaid Live! (2019) musical as Ursula
Hustle (2022) drama as Teresa Sugarman
She won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Ana Wallace in drama television film Life Support (2007).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as blues singer Bessie Smith in HBO TV film Bessie (2015).
She was nominated for the BET Award for Best Actress for her role as Robyn McCall in CBS crime drama television series The Equalizer (2021- ).
She played Khadijah James in FOX sitcom Living Single (1993-1998).
She portrayed Carlotta Brown in musical drama television series Star (2016-2019).
She hosted her own talk show "The Queen Latifah Show" (1999–2001).
When the Street Lights Go On (2020) Quibi drama series as Detective Grasso
Hollywood (2020) Netflix drama miniseries as Hattie McDanie
Graduated from Irvington High School.
Attended Borough of Manhattan Community College.
Her real name is Dana Elaine Owens.
Has two-octave vocal range.
Her personal favorite of all her roles is Cleopatra Sims from Set It Off (1996).
She is a first female rapper to be nominated for the Academy Award.
She released 7 studio albums:
All Hail the Queen (1989)
Nature of a Sista' (1991)
Black Reign (1993)
Order in the Court (1998)
The Dana Owens Album (2004)
Trav'lin' Light (2007)
She is a first hip-hop artist honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, received her Star located on 6915 Hollywood Boulevard in 2006.
Lives in Beverly Hills, California.
She dated Jeanette Jenkins (2002-2011) and Kendu Isaacs (1992-2001).
She started dating Eboni Nichols in 2013.