Queen Latifah Biography
Primetime Emmy Awards winner, Queen Latifah is the renowned singer songwriter and rapper from United States. She is also known as an actress and model. She is popular in the world from her own albums, Black Reign, Nature of a Sista, The Dana Owens Album and many more. Born as Dana Elaine Owens on 18 March 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, United States of America to Rita Owens, Lancelot Owens, Sr., Latifah was raised in a middle-class family. She is of an American nationality and is of black ethnicity.
Queen is not straight when it comes to her sexuality and she also had several feuds in this matters with Foxy Brown. Recently in 2015, she was seen with Eboni Nichols spending her time in Rio de Janeiro. It is believed that she is having love affairs with her. Yes, she was rumored to be a lesbian. Later, Latifah was found dating a Jeanette Jenkins female fitness trainer
But the all her lesbian rumors drowned and she was proved to be a bisexual when she was found having an affair with Kendu Isaacs who is the current husband of Mary J. Blige. when she was found having a long list of boyfriends whom she dated previously. She is not married and she hasn't been the loving spouse of anyone.
Multi-talented Queen Latifah began her career as Beatboxing for Ladies Fresh. She was also one of the founding members of Flavor Unit. She signed a recording contract with Tommy Boy Records and finally released her first album All Hail the Queen in 1989.
She is also an actress, television presenter and she has appeared in more than fifty movies, television series, and shows. For her role in Beauty Shop, she earned the salary of $10,000,000. Her net worth is estimated to be around $60 million.
Born in Newark, New Jersey
Born as Dana Elaine Owens in Newark, New Jersey, United States of America to Rita Owens, Lancelot Owens, Sr., Latifah was raised in middle class family. She is an American and is of black ethnicity.Edit
Released her first album
Multi talented Queen Latifah began her career as Beat boxing for Ladies Fresh. She was also one of the founding members of Flavor Unit. She signed a recording contract with Tommy Boy Records and finally released her first album All Hail the Queen in 1989.Edit
Released her second album
Her debut album, All Hail the Queen in 1989 provided her some success in her life and after being enthused from her first album, she desired to work on her second album. Her second album, Nature of a Sista was released in 1991.Edit
Began her acting career
Queen played her first acting role in 1991 in Jungle Fever. Within a year, she appeared in three different movies but all of them were the minor ones. She was also seen playing the role of Theresa in the 1993 movie, My Life.Edit
Though she is well respected in America as one of the great a singer, songwriter, actress and rapper, she is not away from committing crime she has also been arrested and charged several times. In 1996, she was arrested for using the loaded gun and using marijuana.Edit
Feud with Foxy Brown
In 1996, Foxy Brown became the main target of Queen Latifah. The fed between there artist became more intense with the passage of time and in several radio shows and interview, she questioned about Queen's sexuality.Edit
Won Golden Globes, USA
In 2003, she was nominated in Golden Globes, USA for the first time in her life and that was for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. That year she was not honored with this award however, in 2008 she won this award from the same category.Edit
Returned back to hip hop
She began her singing career as a black American rapper and she also released several hip hop albums during that time. But from the 2003, she began singing soul music and jazz standards and she became involved in this for a long time. She again resumed her career in Hip Hop and released her next hip hop album in 2009.Edit
Seen with Eboni Nichols
Queen is not straight when it comes to her sexuality and she also had several feud in this matters with Foxy Brown. Recently in 2015, she was seen with Eboni Nichols spending her time in Rio de Janeiro. It is believed that she is having love affairs with her.Edit
Net Worth Update
Queen Latifah has an estimated net worth of $60 million.Edit