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Queen Latifah Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sun Nov, 2015
Queen Latifah

Facts of Queen Latifah

Date of Birth: 1970 , March-18
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Queen Latifah
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Newark, New Jersey, United States
Profession Acting, Modelling
Net Worth $60 Million USD
Body Measurements 40-38-47 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 40 in
Waist size 38 in
Hip Size 47 in
Neck Size 8.9
Shoe Size 10
Weight in KG 58.5 kg

Quick Timeline of Queen Latifah

1970 Born in Newark, New Jersey
2015 Seen with Eboni Nichols
2015 Won Primetime Emmy Awards
2008 Won Golden Globes, USA
1989 Released her first album
1991 Released her second album
1991 Began her acting career
1993 Appeared in Living Single
1996 Was arrested
1994 Won Grammy Awards
1996 Feud with Foxy Brown
2008 Returned back to hip hop

Detail Timeline of Queen Latifah

March 18 , 1970

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. 

2015

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.

2015

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it is also an honor for everyone to be honored with this. She won this award for the first time in 2015 for Outstanding Television Movie. 

2008

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. 

1989

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.

September 3 , 1991

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. 

1991

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. 

1993

Appeared in Living Single

She was not known for her early movie role that she played from 1991 but from 1993, she appeared in the television series, Living Single. She became popular among the black culture as an actress and that one is one of her major role as an actress. 

1996

Was arrested

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. 

1994

Won Grammy Awards

On 16th of November 1993, she released her third album and it was released under the title, Black Reign. Some of the singles from this album were massive hit and it also provided her first Grammy nomination. In 1994, she won Grammy award for Best Rap Solo Performance. 

1996

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. 

2008

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. 

Content

Primetime Emmy Awards winner, Queen Latifah is the renowned singer-songwriter and rapper from the 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.

Queen Latifah's early life and personal life

Born as Dana Elaine Owens on 18 March 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, the United States of America to Rita Owens, Lancelot Owens, Sr., Latifah was raised in a middle-class family.

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CAPTION: Queen Latifah

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She is of American nationality and is of black ethnicity.

Queen Latifah's sexual orientation and personal life

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.

Queen Latifah's career and net worth

Multi-talented Queen Latifah began her career as Beatboxing for Ladies Fresh. She was also one of the founding members of the Flavor Unit.

She signed a recording contract with Tommy Boy Records and finally released her first album All Hail the Queen in 1989.

Queen Latifah's net worth

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.

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