Monifah is a married woman. She is married to her long tern partner Terez Thorpe since 2014. Their wedding ceremony was held on 4th of April. She also revealed that she is lesbian and she had same-gender relationship since a long time. She also has a daughter named Akemi. Her nationality is American and she is of black ethnicity.
Monifah has been pursuing her career as a singer since she was aged 23 years old. In the mid 1990s, she signed a recording deal with Uptown Records and recorded her debut album. Her debut album Moods...Moments was finally released on 28th of January 1996. Some of the hit songs from this album are Intro, You, It's Alright, Nobody's Body and so on. On 25th of August 1998, she released her second album under the title Mo'hogany. Her net worth is $1 million.